Council members are William Jenkins, Adam Keatts, Marge Nyhagen, Bernie Yanke, Mayor Rick Newby, Larry Dickerson, Julie Scott and Loren Peterson. With Nyhagen absent Monday, the council voted as follows:
cars project: Authorized Mayor Newby to execute agreement with state Transportation Improvement Board for College Avenue-Rose Street Reconstruction Project grant in the amount of $1,465,079. Unanimous.
annexation: Approved resolution to annex 1.54 acres of property at 915 N.E. Spitzenberg St. Annexation requested by property owners. Unanimous.
water system: Authorized payment to RH2 Engineering Inc. for $9,776 to amend city water system plan to answer comments from the state Department of Health, which has to approve plan. Unanimous.
road project: Authorized Mayor Newby to execute cost-sharing agreement with Walla Walla County for Taumarson Road reconstruction project and authorize local contribution not to exceed $30,000. Unanimous.