Tuesday 3 March 2015

Local News

Plans readied for sanitary sewer rehabilitation project



Thursday, 08 January 2015 14:10

The Clear Lake City Council reviewed preliminary plans and received an estimate of cost and work schedule for its 2015 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project Monday.


Equipment purchase OK’d



Thursday, 08 January 2015 14:09

The Council approved the purchase of a new front-end loader-mounted rotary snowblower for its Public Works Deparment.  Road Use Tax revenues will fund the $160,000 purchase.  

Public Works Director Joe Weigel told the Council the city’s newest front-end loader-mounted snow blower was purchased in 2001 and has approximately 527 hours on it. 


Police Department hiring



Thursday, 08 January 2015 14:09

Police Lieutenant Paul Chizek  reported to the Council that the department has begun advertising to hire another police officer.  The deadline for applications is Jan. 25.  

He noted the city has an April 20 slot reserved at the State Academy in the event the person chosen for the position is not already a certified officer. 


Property valuations are up



Thursday, 08 January 2015 14:08

In other business Monday, City Administrator Scott Flory said he has received notification that city property valuations are up 4.5 percent.  That will translate to roughly $19 million for the city’s budget.  The number is consistent with trends in recent years.


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