10/25/2018 3:23:00 PM Shafer Council updated on Ridgewood road project
Shafer City Council met October 16 for a regular meeting. All members were present with Finance officer Richard Hill absent.
After consenting agenda, the council then moved unanimously in passing a resolution accepting a donation of $5000 from the Shafer Fire Rescue from gambling during Shafer Days. The council then passed another resolution accepting $20,000 for the Fire Relief Association fund.
The council then moved to remove the temporary classification of public works employee Bob Neil to permanent.
In unfinished business, city attorney James Monge told the council he was looking into how to get the burned remains of a home on Reflection Avenue removed. Monge said nothing could be done until the insurance company has completed its investigation and closed the case. Monge said he would contact the owner to look for consent, but if not given, the city could pursue action under he Hazardous Building ordinance.
In the engineer's report city engineer Lucas Jones told the council the Ridgewood Avenue extension would begin this week. Jones then said he hoped the jetting and televising of Shafer Oaks storm and sewer lines will be done by the end of October.
In the public works report, maintenance supervisor Dan Cooper told the council the parking pad in the Shafer Meadows park will be completed soon. Cooper then said hydrant flushing will start this week as well. Cooper then told the council the roof on the well house may not be fixed until the spring.
In the clerk’s report, city clerk Joan Ciesler told the council she would like to see water shut-offs moved to after Thanksgiving. The council agreed to wait until the Monday after Thanksgiving.