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Police Chief Recognized At City Council Meeting

The Wolf Point City Council held their regular meeting Aug. 15.

Wolf Point Police Chief Alisha Morales and Sergeant Enrique Morales were recognized for administering lifesaving measures to several persons suffering from opioid overdoses in Wolf Point recently. Dschaak read reports of their efforts and called for a round of applause.

John J. Szymanski has resigned from the city effective Aug. 19. Open positions with the city include police officer, animal control officer and various maintenance worker openings. All positions have been advertised in this newspaper. Carly Tattoo was approved for a pay increase.

A U-turn sign at Fourth Avenue North and Garfield Street was suggested during the public comment period. The topic was added to the streets and alleys committee portion of the agenda for the next council meeting.

Outgoing city attorney Anna Rose Sullivan finalized a memorandum of agreement between the city and Wolf Point Pound Puppies stipulating the nature of their work together in the community. It will be revisited at the next council meeting.

The city is moving forward with pest and rodent control from Pat Brunelle on properties on Custer Street slated for demolition during upcoming weeks. Brunelle submitted the only bid, which came in at $2,400. Some matching funds are available. Work on Custer Street is slated to begin Monday, Aug. 22. A single-family residence is planned for the location.

Repairs to the roof at L.M. Clayton Airport have been completed.

The last day of the season at the city pool was Aug. 14.

Dschaak reminded area residents to be careful as fire danger increases. “We haven’t had any significant moisture in a long time,” said Dschaak. He also recommended mitigation efforts. “It’s really bad out there right now,” he said.

A preliminary budget hearing has been set for Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. A budget adoption hearing is set for Aug. 29 at 7 p.m.

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