Local News Headlines – Tuesday, December 4

THE WINDOM CITY COUNCIL MEETS AT 7:00 THIS EVENING.  THE COUNCIL WILL CONSIDER A RESOLUTION, ASKING FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE SOUTHWEST-WEST CENTRAL SERVICE COOPERATIVE.   THE TRUTH-IN-TAXATION HEARING WILL BE HELD.  THERE WILL BE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO COMMENT ON THE PROPOSED CITY BUDGET AND PROPERTY TAX LEVY.  THE COUNCIL WILL DISCUSS THE CITY’S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN.   THE FIRST READING WILL BE HELD OF AN ORDINANCE ENACTING REVISIONS TO THE CITY CODE BOOK.  THE MAYOR WILL ANNOUNCED APPOINTMENTS TO THE TELE-COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION.    
 
THE MT LAKE CITY COUNCIL MEETS AT 6:00 TONIGHT.   THE TRUTH-IN-TAXATION HEARING WILL BE HELD. INFORMATION WILL BE PRESENTED ON THE PROPOSED 2019 CITY BUDGET, AND THE PROPERTY TAX LEVY.  DURING THE REGULAR MEETING, THE COUNCIL WILL VOTE TO CERTIFY THE FINAL 2019 PROPERTY TAX LEVY.  FURTHER DISCUSSION WILL BE HELD ON POSSIBLE REMODELING PROJECTS AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER.  THERE WILL BE AN UPDATE ON THE FURNACE.  THE COUNCIL WILL REVIEW A PROPOSAL FOR 2019 UTILITY RATES.   THE FINAL READING WILL BE HELD FOR AN ORDINANCE REVISION.   
 
THE CITY OF FULDA IS HOLDING A “WINTER FUN WEEK.”   TODAY, THE HOT DISH CONTEST WILL BE HELD AT THE FULDA HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA, BEFORE A BOYS BASKETBALL GAME AGAINST ELLSWORTH.   PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED FOR THE BEST HOT DISH RECIPE.  THERE WILL BE AN UGLY SWEATER CONTEST AT HALFTIME.  WINTER FUN WEEK WILL CONTINUE WITH MORE EVENTS ON SATURDAY, INCLUDING THE 2018 PARADE OF LIGHTS.   
 
THE WINTER WEATHER LAST WEEKEND CAUSED A NUMBER OF EVENTS TO BE POSTPONED AND RE-SCHEDULED.  THE JACKSON CHAMBER HAS RE-SCHEDULED THE HOLIDAY FEST LIGHTED PARADE AND FIREWORKS FOR THIS SATURDAY.  THE 1ST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN WINDOM RE-SCHEDULED ITS HOLIDAY FLING FOR THIS SATURDAY.  BARC IN WINDOM HAS RE-SCHEDULED ITS HOLIDAY BRUNCH FOR SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15TH.   THE HO, HO, HO HOLIDAY CRAFT AND VENDOR SHOW AT THE WINDOM COMMUNITY CENTER HAS BEEN RE-SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 15TH.   
 
THE COTTONWOOD COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WILL MEET AT 4:15 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.   THERE WILL BE A REPORT ON THE STONE HOUSE AT PAT’S GROVE PARK.  THE PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR WILL PRESENT THE YEAR-END REPORT FOR THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT.   THE 2017 COUNTY AUDIT REPORT WILL BE PRESENTED.  THE BOARD WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON AN APPLICATION FOR A HOUSING TAX ABATEMENT.  SOME PERSONNEL MATTERS WILL BE REVIEWED.  THE TRUTH-IN-TAXATION HEARING WILL BE HELD AT 6:00 WEDNESDAY EVENING.