In the minutes - Pomeroy City Council

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Pomeroy City Council members are Dennis Gillis, James Fuchs, Michael Akers, Stephanie Newberg and Donna Hunt. Mayor is Alan Gould. With all present Tuesday the Council:

  • SHERIFF: Garfield County Undersheriff Drew Hyer discussed finding agencies that will accept the abandoned dogs in the city. He also mentioned that Sept. 25 is National Take Back Day accepting old prescription medicines. Sept. 14 a large bike group from Cycle Oregon will come through town.


  • GOLF COURSE: Received a design for the Crystal Springs Golf Course sign designed by city employee Michelle Russell.

  • GROUNDBREAKING: Learned the groundbreaking ceremony by Puget Sound Energy will be Sept. 30 at 11:30 a.m. at the Fairgrounds.


  • SIDEWALK GRANT: Learned the Transportation Improvement Board sidewalk grant for 10th Street has been submitted. The school district has applied for the same grant. Notification of the award is expected in November.

  • STUDIES: Learned Gould met with engineering firms to discuss planning grants to conduct studies of water sources and the sewer system at the east end of Pomeroy and Pataha. Gould said there is a moratorium of any new septic systems and there may be an opportunity for the city to extend the sewer system to Pataha.

  • LIBRARY: Discussed Garfield County's request for $7,400 to cover costs that exceeded the county's budget for the library walkway project. Gould will ask the county engineer to explain the reason for the cost at the Oct. 6 meeting.

  • ORDINANCE: Passed an ordinance to revise the Pomeroy Municipal Code regarding Health and Welfare. (Nuisances). Unanimous.

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