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Council Approves Site Plans, Sanitation Contract

The Culbertson Town Council held its regular meeting Monday, June 11. Council members discussed the town cleanup effort, which they agreed was successful.

The bathhouse levy, which passed, was also discussed. An initial work order was approved on the project. Jeremy Fadness with WWC Engineering said the design portion with building and site plans should be completed in July or early August, with bids going out in November/ December and a spring start to construction.

Council member Mark Nelson expressed his concern that a spring start to construction could interrupt summertime use of the pool. Fadness said he was look into accelerating the schedule.

Pay for swim lessons was discussed, with the council voting to set the hourly rate at $20 per hour, with administrative curbs on overtime.

The council discussed steps for moving forward with local government review, which was approved by voters by a margin of four votes. Three local residents will need to be named to a committee overseeing the process. The council has until August to appoint members. A budget of $5,500 has been set.

A second reading was heard on Resolution 525, adjusting the town boundaries.

A site plan submitted by Laura Christoffersen was approved to move forward. The plan involves a modular double wide build for a commercial office.

A new contract with Bowker Sanitation and Roll Off was approved. Allen Bowker was on hand to discuss the terms, which include a 2 percent cost increase to the town.

The council voted against Sheridan Electric’s capital credit retirement option and a proposed street closing for a fireworks display during the Fourth of July holiday.

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