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City to appoint attorney

August 2, 2013
By David Swartz - Managing Editor , Estherville Daily News

The Estherville City Council is scheduled to appoint a new city attorney on Monday. City officials began the search for an attorney in early July when long-time city attorney David Forsyth announced his plans to become the new magistrate judge on Aug. 1.

The council hold its regular meeting at 5 p.m., Monday, Aug. 3 in council chambers at city hall.

Under other business, council will consider adopting an ordinance regulating residential composting.

Council will review the storm sewer capacity evaluation for the watershed area that includes Eighth Avenue North and Eighth Street.

Council will consider approving pay estimate No. 5 in the amount of $367,122 to KHC Construction, Inc. for the 2012 Digester Improvements Project.

Council will be asked to approve a sign permit application submitted by Kevin Wegner for property located at 632 South Ninth Street (The Woodworkers Shop).

Council will consider a request to close the 700 block of First Avenue North from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Aug. 25 for a block party.

Council will consider a resolution setting a date for a public hearing and bid opening for the 2013 Storm Sewer Improvements North First Street project.

Council will consider adopting an ordinance amending raw water rates.

Finally, council will discuss the RICE NESHAP assessment memorandum prepared by DGR Engineering. The agreement deals with the power plant. After that review, council will be asked to consider the following:

n A proposal to update four generation units to comply with EPA RICE NESHAP requirements.

n A proposal to conduct asbestos abatement on five generation units at the Power Plant.



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