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5 OUR WEATHER 2012 - The official National Weather Service rainfall for the Mt. Pulaski Observa- tion Location for June was a total of 1.27". By Day - Rain 6.01.71" 6.12.09" 6.25.08" 6.03.03" 6.17.36" By Mike Lakin OChief Lynn Freer took a report from a Mt. Pulaski resident concern- ing an identity theft claim. "Lifelock" had notified the resident that three purchases had been made on his Dis- covery card. No other information TOTAL 1.27" So far this year - total moisture is was provided and no suspects were 11.58". 2012 - Snowfall is 6.1". named. ! Shawn Knauer attended the City Council meeting to take notes on local government. Jim Fuhrer and Shawn posed for a photo to commemorate Shawn's visit. Times Photo Mayor Freedom of Information Request By Mike Lakin Mayor Fuhrer and Mr. Friend didn't Charles Friend attended the meeting directly discuss the actual content to and filed a Freedom of Information be disclosed, but the mayor expressed Request with the city. his opinion when he told Mr. Friend The request states "7-24-2012 that he was a pain in particular area of the human anatomy. After stating that, To whom it may concern, My name is Charles Friend. I am Mayor Fuhrer somewhat retracted the formally asking for all documentation statement by saying, "not really". pertaining to all hiring of Mt Pulaski Mr. Friend told the Council that if City employees from the period .start- the city did not meet the deadline of ing with January 1st to July 1st of August 14, he would go to the Illinois 2012. This includes, but not limited to, Attorney General's Office. applications, resumes, interview notes, In Other Business interoffice memoranda, email, and aU Police Chief Lynn Freer reported other electronic communications. As repairs to the police station A/C unit. per the rules of the FOIR Act, I am He added one of the patrol cars had also giving the Mayor, City Council, gone in for A/C repairs. and whomever else that is involved City Treasurer Jim Sutton reported with these procedures, a reasonable that between July 11 and July 24 city time frame to have this ready for deposits totaled $32,260.13. perusal before the next City Council City Clerk Dee Jason clarified that meeting on August 14th, 2012. the raises approved by the City Court- Restfully Submitted, cil would increase the clerk's and may- /S/ Charles Friend" or's salaries to $7,000. The treasurer's Mayor Jim Fuhrer said the request salary would increase to $3,000. The would be reviewed. Mr. Friend said salary increase will take effect after the the request had to be met by the date next city election. he gave in his request. LOGAN COUNTY WILL BEGIN grant from the Federal Emergency preparing a countywide plan that Management Agency(FEMA). will identify, activities and projects to A Logan County Hazard Mitigation reduce the damages caused by natural Planning Committee has been created hazards such as floods, snowstorms, with representatives from each partici- thunderstorms, tornadoes, and ice paring municipality. The first meeting storms among others. The plan is is August 9 at the Logan County called a Natural Hazard Mitigation Public Safety Complex beginning at Plan and will be funded through a 4 pm. In Other News - A military gear company is selling a zombie extermination kit for $24,000. Do You Know Who You sy 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 valueg and hometown commitment. As A Real Community Bank,we're committed to the community where we five and work. Committed to making all our decisions locally and remaining focused on the needs of our custo ners and community. Come visit and tell us how we can serve you. 130 S. Washington St. - Mt Pulaski rI