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City Council Moves Forward With Sewer Improvements

Public works director Greg Lukasik delivered an update on wastewater system improvements during the Wolf Point City Council’s regular meeting Monday, April 15.

“We’re still looking at a fall start depending on contractor schedules,” Lukasik said.

Grant applications are expected for signature at the next council meeting. Mayor Dschaak touted $15 million invested in the city’s sewer system over two years.

Brianna Vine from Great Northern Development Corp. provided an update about Custer Street improvements. The council approved approximately $314,000 to Majestic Homes out of Billings to pay for two mobile homes for the project. Approximately $7,000 was also approved for GNDC to cover administrative costs.

Montana Wilson addressed the council about taking on responsi- bilities as legal counsel for the city. The personnel, policy and wage committee is expected to give a recommendation for filling the position. No action was taken.

A building permit has been issued for a new garage door and other improvements for Blue Brooks between Fleming & Long Insurance and High Plains Motors. A permit was also issued for a new dock at Albertsons.

The council discussed the development of ordinances for large recreational vehicles and signage. Public input is begin sought.

The equipment replacement committee recommended a new camera system for use in chambers. The council approved the purchase at a cost of approximately $3,000. The council voted to grant the equipment replacement committee authority to purchase two new patrol vehicles for the police department. They also voted to have the committee make a recommendation for a new truck for animal control.

The next regular council meeting is set for May 20 at 7 p.m.

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