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9 ! Neaville & Bobell Join Council Andrew Neaville (Left) and Matt Bobe!l (Right) were appointed to the Mt. Pulaski City Council. By Mike Lakin At the conclusion of old coun- cil business, Sue Stewart and Randy Reeter stepped down from the Mt Pulaski City Coun- cil. Sue and Randy decided not to run for reelection. The Coun- cil appointed Andrew NeaviUe to replace Sueand Matt Bobell to replace Randy. The last motion that Sue and Randy made was the motion to approve -the aipointment of Andrew and Matt to the Council. Sue Stewart was appointed to the Council to represent Ward 3 in May 2011. She was then elected to a two-year term in 2013. Randy Reeter was appointed to the Council tO rep- resent Ward 2 in 2008. He was then elected to a four-year term in 2011. The work on the city water tower was to take a step closer with the opening of bids April 16. The last bid opening did not generate any interest but this one appears to have quite a bit of interest; there having been an inquiry from a contractor from Minnesota besides seven other Contractors that have taken out plans on the tower project. Once the bids are submitted and opened, the Council will meet 6pm Thursday April 23 in a special meeting to review the bid recommendations, Consult- ing Engineer Greg Gustafson said that the interest in the water tower project might be Times Photo due to the fact that several con- tractors have found "holes in their schedules" and are inter- ested in the project. Work on-N. Washington St. along the cemetery may or may not take place. The work would be done with motor fuel taxes and now there is a question whether municipalities will have access to that money. The Council was told that munici- pal fuel taxes for the month of March were taken in the fund sweep by the state of Illinois. Police Chief Lynn Freer reported the 1995 Pontiac, seized after a traffic stop, was picked up by Clinton Auto for an augtion. The new banners for the Courthouse Square have been put up on each of the comers. CityTreas.Jim Sutton reported receipts between March 25 arid April 14 of $54,310.85. Of that total, $19,033.04 represented the city's share of Illinois income taxes and $7950.39 rep- resented the 1% sales tax. The city will have a joint meeting with the city of Atlanta and Logan County Tuesday April 28 at 7 PM in Atlanta at the golf course. This is a regular Council meeting night that will not be held in Mt Pulaski. Sue Stewart asked Chief Lynn Freer about the damage that was done to Frazier Park. She asked if in the arrest was made. Cont'd on Back Page Local Bankers... Making Local Decisions... g Local Needs Do You Know Who You Can Trust? It's a hard choice in today's financial Marketplace. With so many banks and other financial companies trying to get your business, it's hard to know who really has your best interest at heart. What's the solution? Placing your trust in A Real Community Bank@ solves that problem. Because only banks qualified to display this banking seal of approval are dedicated to hometown values and hometown commitment. As A Real Community Bank@, we're committed to the community where we" live and work. Committed to making all our decisions locally and remaining focused on the needs of our customers and community. Come visit and tell us how we can serve you. FARMERS 8 r B A N K o,r k o, raae.B.m,. ,u,.r.,ognm c:o,u .,s'ce, e 1,z2 792-,5211 130 S. Washington St. Mt Pulaski www.farm-bank.com