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3 Stone River Group Vote Holds Second Meeting in May to be V )ting B Mlk Lakin • Its yet to be confirmed, y " e " location is being moved. . Stone River • but the dumpsters are , planned to be located at Mt. Pulaski s City Council met last Tuesday. On the Agenda the Mt Pulaski Townshin I was the Stone River Group electrical supply contract. - At the .... • June Council meeting, the Council rejected the contract. Since " the contract was rejected without two Council members, the. is the walkin front of tho : : matter was brought to the Council at this meeting. ......... : ........ Pete Howe sai" "h ........................................ (] e t: ty coma try tne contract mr a year. Jonn Stewart's the exnansion of ........ Poffenbarger said he saw a lot of "ifs". One had the impression that hn h " . • pdXlk llg pl~C;~b ~;IL tllV~:~ JUU;~t, Jo ad a gut feehng that not all was right with the offer. Office and the walk at the John Utterback and John Poffenbarger also talked about the C rist'i n "h h r i 1 " . . n a u urc . comme c a wind farm projects m the area. Both talked about The Post Office narkina a project outside of town that stretches from nearSteenbergen ..i .... -1.,-.- .... m . [Jlgltst:~ dklUlLIUll~ ~#v 111 ~U lI UIU Ce etery to Elkhart. John Poffenbarger thought the project existino narkin- nlaces to could include a power substation at Mt. Pulaski. John also men- the Cit, s eea l 'm t si-n tioned another commercial project in the Latham area. John : b . Utterback said a third project could locate north of Quentin Spark's property. After the discussion, Mayor Jim Fuhrer asked if anyone wanted to discuss the matter further, or vote on the contract. lJqtJ I Avenue of Flags - U.S. Flags will be flown at the cemetery from May 29 (Sat.) 8Am - May 31 (Mon) 5Pm. The Flags commemorate the memory of each Veteran buried in Steenbergen from the Amer- ican Revolution through the Vietnam.War. I On behalf of Dalen Shell- I hammer, I would like to thank | everyone who sent letters to I him for his Honor Flight trip. I We would especially like to [ thank the teachers and stu- I dents of the MPGS who wrote [ and drew pictures. You made _ his trip so memorable• " I Melissa Shellhammer Kwit No one made. a motion. Mayor Fuhrer deemed the matter at an end. Voting Meeting The second Council meeting in May (May 25)is the regular Committee meeting. Mayor Fuhrer asked the Council to make the meeting a voting meeting. The mayor said a meeting with CEFCU, on the well-known house on West Cooke, was cancelled by CEFCU. A CEFCU representative told the Mayor that the property might not be a CEFCU matter. It could be a mortgage held by Freddie Mac or Fannie Mac. Mayor Fuhrer first checked with the Logan County Treasurer. That office told him the real estate taxes were not paid in 06, 07, and 08. The 09 taxes were in the name of CEFCU. The second office was the Logan County Asses- sor. That office told him the property is listed with CEFCU. With all documentation showing CEFCU as the responsible party, the Mayor wants the Council to take action at the May 25 meeting. City Attorney Tom Van Hook told the Council that it would have to declare the property a hazard or danger. City Inspector Lyle Fout will inspect the property. If he finds it to be hazardous or dangerous, then the Council has to vote give notice to CEFCU to start the legal ball rolling.•, so to speak. If action is to be taken, Mayor Fuhrer did not want to wait until June. If action can be taken, he wants it to be done May 25. City Attorney Report Attorney Tom Van Hook said the sale of the Red Door was con- firmed May 3. Some dog ordinance violations are going to court May 21., The Council voted and approved... - Raises for City Employees. - The annual contract with Logan County Animal Control. The contract was for $3,218.05. On the animal control matter, Police Chief Lynn Freer com- mented he has been more than satisfied with . .imal control's response• He said they have a timely response to calls. He added residents could call animal control direct at 735-3232, If the City did not have a contract, Logan County Animal Con- trol would charge the City $200 per call. According to last year's records, the City had twenty-five calls. This would have resulted in a total bill of $5,000. In Other Business If you have tall weeds and or un-m0wed grass, Chief Freer will be getting on touch. Inland Tool sewer expansion is done. The Mt. Pulaski Junk Gathering will be Sept. 25 & 26. The Insurance + Financial Services : I You can't really have one without the other and still achieve your financial goals. Let's get together for an Insurance and Financial Review to solve this equation for you. Larry D. Medaris LUTCF 31 6 S. Washington -Mt. Pulaski 0510,,506H0 FI II,AllCiAL www.oou~t~com It's a hard choice in today's financial !i! marketplace. " With so many banks and other financial ComPanies trying toi get your business, it's hard to know who has your best interest at heart. really What's the solution? Placing your trust in A Real Community Bank@ solves problem. Because only • qualified to display this bank ing seal of approval are dedicate, t to hometown values and homet ,wn commitment. As A Real Community Bank ,), we're committed to the community where we live and work. Committe to making all our decisions loca!ly and remaining focused on the nee ds of our customers and communil y. Come visit and tell us how we can serve you. THE FARMERS B A N K 130 S: Washington st. Mt Pulaski .com lll[l