Saturday, February 22, 2014

Around Town - February 25th

City Council Meeting February 3rd
1.  The Southside Liquor license was approved along with Delores Carroll's request to have the St. Patrick's Day parade on March 15th at noon and to have the street blocked off on that day.
2.  Discussions:
     a.  A report was given on the progress for the culvert repair on South Prairie.  There was discussion about responsibility for care and maintenance of that portion of highway.  
     b.  Also discussion took place regarding junk vehicles and trailers on private property.  
     c.  Street repair needs to be done on South Prairie over some of the manhole covers.
     d.  The West Ames leak has re-appeared.  
     e.  A chlorine test on the water will be done to determine if it is a water leakage or waste water. 
   f.  A fee of $35 per call and $35 per hour after initial fee plus parts or new meter to fix any water meters that are the resident's responsibility to keep from damage or freezing.
3.  Clean up day will be on Saturday May 3 from 8 a.m. to noon.
Council members in attendance were Susan Beecher, Dana Blue, Crystal Moore and Duane Bedford, along with Ed Scheel,  Mayor; Wendy Nickel, City Clerk; Larry Mitchell, City Employee.  Jay Pierschbacher was absent.  Also in attendance was Delores Carroll, visitor. 
4.  The next meeting will be on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.   The Budget Hearing will be held prior to the regular council meeting.