Sabetha City Commission: City approves website upgrade

The Sabetha City Commission met at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12. Present were Mayor Doug Clark, Commissioners Norm Schmitt, Nick Aberle, Maridel Wittmer and Julie Burenheide, City Administrator Doug Allen, Assistant City Administrator Bill Shroyer and City Clerk Steve Compo.

Website

Commissioners approved a website upgrade by Outdoor Resources, LLC. The initial cost of the update will be $2,400. Following the initial cost, the city will pay monthly payments of $200 for maintenance of the website.

Resolution No. 2018-22

Commissioners approved Resolution No. 2018-22, establishing water rates to generate sufficient revenue to offset the operation, maintenance and replacement costs of the city’s water treatment system. This resolution can be found on Page 9A of this week’s Herald.

Also at the meeting:

Mayor Clark signed an Arbor Day Proclamation, declaring Wednesday, Nov. 14, as Arbor Day for the City of Sabetha. This one of the requirements to become a Tree City USA. This proclamation coincides with the city’s tree giveaway to be held on Nov. 14.

Commissioner Wittmer asked if citizens on Sixth Street will be notified before construction begins for the Sixth Street repairs. City Administrator Allen said that they would.

Commissioners also approved the following:

• Oct. 22 meeting minutes.

• Wage Resolution No. 2018-23 for Jago Livengood as a full-time employee of the Sabetha Police Department.

• Class “B” Club license for Scooters.

• Mayor’s appointment of David Koch to the Planning Commission.

Commissioners entered into an executive session with their attorney, Martin Mishler. No binding action was taken following the executive session.

The next regular commission meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26.

Krista Wasinger66 Posts

Krista Wasinger is Co-Editor of The Sabetha Herald, where she has been on staff since 2011. She specializes in city reporting and feature stories, as well as photography and page and advertising design. Krista is a 2004 Fort Hays State University graduate with a degree in communications studies with an emphasis in journalism. She lives in Sabetha with her husband and four children.

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