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MERRILL NEWSLETTER

MARCH 2018

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COUNCIL NEWS

Council talked again about annexation of property and Attorney explained procedure.

On motion by Pierson, 2nd by Hemmelman Council approved 4 year contract with Orange City Sanitation with a 40 cent increase.

Council approved annual insurance with ICAP at cost of $28,274.05.

McClure Eng. gave update on project schedule for lagoon project.

Council voted to increase tax levy for FICA & IPERS and Kissinger Center.

Hearing for 2018-19 budget was set for March 12

Bills were approved.

January Receipts: $40,153.42, Disb. $52.517.13

Did you miss that delicious fish dinner last month? You’re in luck! The Legion is serving another dinner

March 9. Serving is 5-7 pm.

Cost is $9. Stay and play BINGO at 7 pm.

Thanks to the Library for hosting “Pockets Full of Fun” last month. About fifty people attended and it was fun for adults as well as children. Watch for events like this.

Sorry-water bills were late getting out. Weather was a big factor. The due date is correct on the stub (3-23-18). Please ignore the date in the lower left hand corner of the bill.

Some did not see the letter sent out last fall explaining why you saw an increase in your bill. The large increase is actually the sewer portion of the bill. Because of the one and a half million dollar lagoon project required by the DNR it was necessary to increase the sewer rates.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

COMING EVENTS

March 9 – Legion Fish Fry & Bingo

March 19 – Council meets 7 pm

March 24 – Easter egg hunt????

March 28- Blood Drive

March 31 – Spring Fling


RECYCLING – 2 & 4TH THURSDAY

GARBAGE PICK-UP -EVERY THURSDAY


Visit Merrillia.info for Merrill news. Calendars are also available there.


Connections Area Agency on Aging is offering frozen and shelf stable meals. See brochure on City Bulletin Board. Call 1-800-432-9209, ext 8226 0r ext 8225.


There is a “rescue” food bank in Merrill sponsored by the churches of Merrill. Persons or families in need should call 712-938-2548 to

schedule assistance. All persons will be helped if possible.

Coffee in the Legion room for veterans, 3rd Tuesday each month at 10 am.

SPOTLIGHT

“SAD EASTER BUNNY”

Last year there was no Easter Egg Hunt, mostly due to lack of funds.This year we can get the funding, we have ladies willing to stuff the Easter eggs. BUT we need your help. Mary, who has done such a great job organizing the event, has another commitment that weekend. We need YOU to step up and help with the event. We also need YOU to don the bunny costume. If you can help, please call 938-2514 as soon as possible so we can get the word out that the Easter Bunny will arrive.


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