MENDOTA - The Mendota City Council handled several items of business at its Jan. 21 regular meeting. Joe McConville acted as mayor pro-tem in David Boelk's absence.
Alderman Walt Weiland said the timeline for work on the new pump station east of town will be formulated within the next month.
In business from Alderman Bill Hunt's report, the council approved abating levied taxes on the Series 2012 Alternate Revenue Bond, and gave authorization to the city clerk to execute a one-year contract with an electrical supplier. Bids will be sought for this service.
Alderman Hunt informed fellow council members that he will be meeting with the city's current insurance provider to see if there is any way the city can save some money on its premium. He will report to the council at the next meeting.
Under Alderman Paul Norris's report, the council voted to authorize bid letting for the East Fourth Road bridge.
In action from Alderman Justin Setchell's report, the council approved video gaming licenses for Main Street Station (three terminals) and the Hub Tavern (four terminals).
Under Alderman Jim Fitzpatrick's business, the council voted to allow the use of Veterans Park by United Pentecostal Church for a church service on Sunday, June 23 from 5-8 p.m.
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