The subject of a new Marysville Pool was brought up by Mayor Bill Phillipi at Monday’s City Council Meeting. According to Debbie Price Phillipi brought up the subject for discussion because Phillipi said he had been contacted by a donor interested in paying ten percent of the cost so long as the price of the pool was under 3.5 million dollars. Phillipi did not reveal the donor’s name. After discussion, no action was taken.
Wayne Kruse, Director of Marshall County Arts Cooperative, asked the board to extend the contract with the Cooperative for the use of the Lee Dam Fine Arts Center. The council agreed to extend the contract with the Cooperative for one year to September 2013. The contract specifies the City of Marysville will be responsible for the care of the outside of the building and the Cooperative will be responsible for the interior of the building. Both parties agreed to continue discussions on the long term plan for the building.
Pam Dankenbrink, representing Marshall County Travel and Tourism informed the Council that work was moving forward on the development of a brand identity for the purpose of encouraging tourism in the area. According to Dankenbrink the committee had narrowed the selection down to three logos and tag lines. She said the logos and tag lines will be shown to the public and the public will be asked to help decide the final brand.
A discussion was held concerning the creation of a dog park within the city. The council members were unable to decide on a possible location. No action was taken.
The Council approved a bid of 51,975 dollars to replace three lamp poles near the courthouse.
They also approved chip and seal application to 72 blocks in the city of Marysville at a cost of 75,000 to 76,000 dollars.
The Marysville City Dump will be closed on June 27th.