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MERRILL NEWSLETTER

DECEMBER 2018

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COUNCIL NEWS

Bob Hoffman announced Volunteer of the Year, Bev Fagan.

Bev Fagan asked Council to reinstate “Yard of the Month” next spring.

Library told Council the five area directors met and will ask Supervisors for $100,000 to be divided according to formula.

Economic Development is working on new website and developing ag land.

Attorney read first reading of Ordinance to vacate lots 1,2,3,4,12,13 of alley located off third street between Main and Douglas Sts.and deed to adjacent property owner.

Motion by Norgaard, 2nd by Conley to ratify hiring of Karsen Morehead to read water meters. All voted aye.

Motion by Pierson, 2nd by Norgaard to ratify camper storage motion. All voted aye.

Motion by Conley, 2nd by Hemmelman to approve Waiver of Special Assessment on property at 125 Main St. All voted aye.

Motion by Norgaard, 2nd by Pierson to approve Annual Financial Report as presented by Clerk. All voted aye.

Motion by Hemmelman, 2nd by Norgaard to approved Resolution declaring 2000 Dodge 2500 surplus and to advertise. All voted aye.

Attorney will contact union about upcoming negotiations. Mayor appointed Norgaard, Murphy and Marienau to negotiations committee

Bills were approved.

October Receipts: $165,900.36, Disb. $185,161.25.

Credit and debit cards are now being accepted for payments at City Hall

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.

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

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

COMING EVENTS

Dec 5 – Economic Development Committee

Dec 17- Council meets 7 pm

RECYCLING – 2 & 4TH THURSDAY

GARBAGE PICK-UP -EVERY THURSDAY

January seems to be a slow month for events, but did you know space is available at the Kissinger Center for get-togethers or sports? For small gatherings the Iowa Room and the President’s Room are both available at $20 per hour. The gym with its new floor is available for basketball and volleyball for $20 per hour. It would be a great birthday party for your kids-play basketball or volleyball with friends and bring in a pizza. Call 938-2088 to inquire or reserve a space.

SPOTLIGHT”

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

BEV FAGAN

If you want the definition of “volunteerism”, it is Bev Fagan. She is a real inspiration and hopefully an encouragement to any of you who think you would like to help out. The list follows:

Various church committees

President of church women’s circle

Community Foundation of Greater Ply Co Board

Abu Bekr Shrine Auxiliary

Serves at Gospel Mission

C N C Board

Merrill/Hinton Lion’s Club Officer

Delivers meals for Senior meal program

Re-stained playground equipment at Kissinger

Painted picnic tables and playground equipment

at City park

Repainted fire hydrants

Working with 2 Eagle Scouts for benches and a

pergola for downtown

“This award is not just for me. So many others helped to make each project a success. Thank you, Merrill Residents.”

And thank you, Bev, for all you have done for our community. As you said at the presentation, “I love this community” and it shows.


 



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