3/18/2014 1:33:00 PM Dodge Center City Council
No hot dogs, no pigs, no frozen pipe payments
By Larry Dobson
"No" was the word at the Dodge Center City Council meeting Monday night, March 10 until after public participation was finished. The council said "No" to Dan Archer's plans for a hot dog stand on city property; "No" doctor's prescription for a pig as companion animal was presented to the council, so the council said 'No" to amending the city code for Kari Samlaska; and the council said "No" to Brad Barber's request that the city pay expenses for his frozen water service lines. That out of its system, the council then approved:
minutes of the Feb. 24 regular council meeting, the March 3 special council meeting, the Feb. 3 planning and zoning commission meeting and the March 4 economic development authority meeting;
payment of bills totaling $53,965.72;
a Resolution to Extend Period to Let Contract for Main Street Project;
purchase of a replacement handheld meter reader;
staff recommendations for aquatic center wages;
13.5 hours of public works overtime;
a March 24 public hearing for a liquor licensing amendment to the city code;
a consultant agreement for a dual fuel system at the airport;
waiving fee for ambulance association to use the Community Center for its annual banquet;
Mayor Bill Ketchum's re-appointment of Bill Thiemann to the EDA board.
Archer asked the city about the possibility of using city property for a vending cart from which to sell hot dogs. The council encouraged the idea but said using city property is not appropriate and turned down his request....Read the rest of the story in the print edition of the Star Herald.