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At their meeting Monday night, Village of Hammond Trustees voted to approve spending $21,700 on preliminary site work including map and survey work in preparation for submitting a Transportation Economic Assistance matching grant proposal to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The grant will be used to help fund road work at the intersection of County Road T and County Road J. Approval was contingent on attorney Tim Scott securing a master agreement and additional insured binder with a noncontributor clause.
At a special session July 21, New Richmond City Council members unanimously approved a recommendation from the Library Planning Committee to hire MSR Design (Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, Ltd.) out of Minneapolis to design the initial concepts for the new library for a fee of $44,000 plus reimbursable expenses of $2,500. The Library Planning Committee received proposals from eight design firms in response to its Request For Proposals. Four firms were selected to be interviewed including MSR.
Trustees were greeted by a standing-room-only audience at their July 18 meeting. Village President John Melvin rearranged the agenda to allow resident Shannon Luloff to present her case to change village ordinance 7-1-9, subsections (a) and (b), pertaining to the ownership of pit bull dogs. The ordinance is unclear in several regards as to whether pit bulls are allowed within village limits unless grandfathered in prior to the ordinance being enacted and whether they are allowed provided they are registered with the clerk-treasurer and strict guidelines for their care are adhered to.
Having access to enough healthy food for every person in our communities should be considered as sacred as clean water, clean air and healthcare. Fact, we have enough good food to feed every person. Fact, hundreds of children and adults in our very own communities go to bed many nights hungry. They are our neighbors, fellow students, parishioners and coworkers. They often work multiple jobs to make ends meet and even then can come up short of the resources necessary to feed their families. Often these are families who depend on a single parent.
While in sixth grade at St. Anne’s, he played the King in “Cinderella.” He never looked back.
It is kind of amazing how much you can learn about a graduate in one of these half hour interviews. You are about to meet New Richmond High School senior, Alexa Wanless, who graduated in May.
We miss hearing their voices, listening to their stories, the warmth of their smiles, the comfort of their touches, the pleasure in their laughs, the strength in their silence, and the love in their hearts. It is the same for a community.
Following a bit of a misfire earlier this year, New Richmond Community Development Director Beth Thompson looked to get the city's comprehensive plan revamp back on schedule following a recruitment meeting on behalf of the Community Action Plan (CAP) Committee Wednesday, June 29 at Champ's.
In front of New Richmond City Council members and staff Monday, July 10, Police Chief Craig Yehlik recognized three of his officers for going above and beyond the call of duty in responding to a potentially life threatening domestic disturbance June 12.