Members of the council are Bill Boyd, Lynn Delph, Juan Avila and Dennis Snider. Mayor is Duane Thul. With all present Wednesday the council:

  • PUBLIC WORKS: Learned engineers are working on the final draft of drawings for a storage building.
  • PARADE: Received a handout regarding parade safety from the police department. The department also requested closure of Main and S. Franklin streets for Pioneer Days June 4. The city is waiting for a parade permit application from the Pioneer Association.
  • NEWSLETTER: Decided to change format and method of distribution of city newsletter. Newsletters will contain information from individual departments, and information about local businesses. The newsletter will be included with monthly utility bills. Previously, the newsletter was available to be picked up at businesses, City Hall and the Post Office.
  • PUMP: Decided to turn negotiations on an insurance claim for replacing a water reservoir pump and control box the city's attorney. The insurance company paid $5,750 on a $32,000 expense, and said the new panel wasn't needed. Unanimous.
  • WATER BILLING: Voted to change the city water billing ordinance so bills 75 days and more overdue would result in a lien on the property. Presently the trigger for a lien is 45 days. The change is in effect until a new ordinance adopted. Unanimous.
  • CITY HALL: Learned the next phase of City Hall stabilization will not begin until after July 1. The first phase, stabilization of the foundation, is complete. The next phase involves tying the second floor and roof to walls, and third phase will strengthen bricks.


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