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November 8, 2013

City looks to demolish dangerous buildings

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The council agreed to have Kiley work to locate and contact the owners of the buildings.

A new police sergeant was sworn in Monday evening as the city council witnessed the ceremony.

Officer Paul Bennett became the newest sergeant on October 24

“We have two sergeants and this brings us to full force,” said Chief Tallman.

In other business:

- Commissioner Schafer asked residents not to burn trash in open areas, citing the offensive odor. He also encouraged residents to bag leaves to take to city waste dump. He noted that the yard waste causes problems with the city’s drainage and sewer system.

- Schafer also reported that easements were being attained for drainage work on East Northland Drive. “We’re trying to drainage issues on as many streets as time and money allows,” he said.

- Commissioner Bill Shoaff reported the completion of the work on the water storage tank on South Hickory Street and the cleaning of the east water tower. He also reported that easements were being attained for a new sewer line on North 12th Street.

- Commissioner Brent Fogleman reported that the new emergency siren will be delivered later this month and hopes to have it installed before winter weather sets in.

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