City Council members are Delphine Bailey, Kathy Berg, Christine Broughton, Dain Nysoe, Arthur Hall and Bill Graham. With all present Monday, the council:
PLANNING: Reported that the city has hired a planner, who hopes to start by May 20.
PUBLIC WORKS: Reported that the city’s spring cleanup will begin June 10. Crews will move from north to south and collect materials, which must be compostable and may not include sod or grass clippings. The Public Works Department has a full list of rules.
MAYOR: Mayor Craig George reported that all councilmembers other than himself and Kathy Berg are up for reelection this fall, and that filing is this week. He also recommended that councilmembers attend the Small City Connector Meeting tin Waitsburg at 6 p.m. on May 20.
ACTION: Approved request from sheriff’s department to use city park Tuesday on Aug. 6 for annual National Night Out event.
SPECIAL EVENTS: Discussed proposed special events application process policy and heard comments from citizens. No action was taken, and the policy will be revised by the public safety committee.