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City rejects contractor’s bill for change order in fire station construction



Wednesday, 28 September 2011 11:17

    The Clear Lake City Council has directed City Administrator Scott Flory to meet with representatives of SEH, Inc. to negotiate the amount the city is willing to pay for a change order the architectural firm made on the city’s new fire station without Council approval.
    Stan Owens, lead technician, architectural services for SEH, told the Council at a recent workshop that during the excavation at the rear of the building substandard materials were discovered in the subsoil.


No contested races for City Council seats



Wednesday, 28 September 2011 11:15

There will be no suspense associated with local elections in November.  
    Clear Lake and Ventura city clerks report races in each community will have just one candidate.
    In Clear Lake, incumbents Mike Callanan and Terry Unsworth are unopposed in their bid to continue to serve in the two at-large positions on the Council.  Unsworth


Custodian says lessons learned on the job have been valuable



Wednesday, 28 September 2011 11:11

by Marianne Morf
    Sterling Washburn has spent a lot of time in school.  And he’s learned quite a bit.
    “I’ve learned you ‘never say never’ and ‘things don’t just happen,’” said Sterling, seated at a lunch table in the gym turned lunchroom at Sunset School.  Ironically, Sunset is where he started his career as a school


New fire station celebrated



Wednesday, 21 September 2011 11:59

    “Welcome to YOUR Clear Lake Fire Station,” Fire Chief Doug Meyers told hundreds attending a special dedication ceremony Saturday.  “It is dedicated to all of us that call Clear Lake our home.”
    The station, located at 711 2nd Ave. N., was dedicated in unique fashion, with the department’s 1924 Ahrens Fox Fire Engine being driven out of the station by Chief Meyers and former Fire Chiefs Jim Dyre and John Simpson and breaking a tape.  A few moments later a sign which has been displayed


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