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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

Marysville City Council met Monday, and considered options for a communications antenna located on the city water tower. Planned repainting will require moving the antennas which serve the city, schools, sheriff, and emergency services. Options for relocating the antennas to a temporary, or another permanent location were considered. Following discussion, ideas to locate a tower near the city lagoon west ...

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Beatrice City Council Meeting Notes

Beatrice City Council Monday voted unanimously to add a half percent sales tax to the May 13 ballot. Earmarked for street improvements, the proposal would bring the local sales tax to a total of 2%. An interlocal agreement with Gage County was also adopted, whereby if the increase passes, up to 5% of the funds would be used for improvement ...

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Beatrice City Council Half-Cent Sales Tax Increase Faces February Vote

A half-cent sales tax increase proposed by the Beatrice City Council now faces a final vote on February 3rd, which would advance the question to the May Primary Election Ballot. City Council this week approved wording of the ballot question, 95% of the proceeds of which would be used for public infrastructure, road, and street projects in the City of ...

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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

The Marysville City Council opted to postpone a decision on a planning committee recommendation to rezone a 3 1/2 acre property east of Marysville from suburban residential to multi family, allowing for construction of 22 duplexes near the new water tower. Neighbor concerns to the south regarding water runoff issues had forced developers to revisit the request. Earlier the city ...

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Washington City Council Meeting Notes

The Washington City Council continued discussions with the Washington County Fair Board regarding a ten year contract that would turn over the fair ground and buildings to the board. It was agreed that the fair board would reserve the buildings a month before, and two weeks following the county fair, other building reservations would be coordinated through City Hall. Utility ...

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Marysville City Council Notes

The Marysville City Council met Monday. The interlocal agreement for participation in the revised neighborhood revitalization program through Marshall County was approved. Discussion regarding the potential for using available surplus funds to pay off the 11th Street and curb and gutter projects early yielded no action. An earlier decision to pay off the bonds in February was affirmed. Boring work ...

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Washington City Council Meeting Notes

The Washington City Council December 2nd adopted a revised ordinance regarding city utilities and deposits. Among changes, effective January 2014, delinquent notices will no longer be mailed, service termination guidelines and reconnection fees were established, and landlord liability will be attempted once an account has been delinquent at least ninety days. Electric meter deposits will be $150, and water meter ...

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Marysville City Council Notes

The Marysville City Council met Monday. Following discussion, an agreement with a consultant for a study on the tennis court project was approved, at a cost of just over $39,000. Scope of the agreement with Olsson and Associates would include meetings with the public, city and school officials regarding potential for developing six or eight courts at the present site, ...

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Beatrice City Council Meeting Notes

An option floated by Beatrice City Councilman Ted Fairbanks that would have consolidated police and sheriff departments into a countywide public safety department in Gage County has reportedly stalled. That, following discussion between council members, and county supervisors. They do plan to continue meeting on a regular basis to discuss ideas for more efficient operations. In a related story, elected ...

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City Council votes for new tennis courts

The Marysville City Council voted 7-0 to fund 8 new tennis courts for $400,000. The plan is to have the city pay for the whole thing and then have the school district pay the city $150,000, over the course of 10 years, and the tennis committee will raise private funds, along with a grant from the U.S. Tennis Association in ...

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