After a presentation by Grant County Health District’s Jeffrey Ketchel, the Electric City council voted to give the district $2,000. The district had asked for $2 per resident or $2,000 from the city to help with its outside expenses.
The Grand Coulee Senior Meal program is the beneficiary of a $2,000 donation from the city of Electric City as the result of council action last Tuesday night. The meals program report stated that it provides 200 meals a month to seniors in Electric City alone.
Church to offer
The Church of the Nazarene will hold its community Thanksgiving dinner from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at the Senior Center, according to Pastor Adrian Harris.
The Coulee Dam Town Council agreed to write off $1,290 of uncollectible ambulance fees at its meeting last Wednesday night. The recommendation to write off the fees was made by HealthCare Management Associates, the firm that does the billing of ambulance fees for the town. The $1,290 write-off constitutes two charges.
The town of Coulee Dam will hold a 2014 budget workshop at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, in the council chambers at town hall. It will be the final workshop before the budget goes to council for approval. The council voted to cancel its next meeting, scheduled for Nov. 27, because of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Grand Coulee’s Civil Service Commission will ask the city to approve its request for budget money totaling $14,900 for the 2014 year. Commissioners agreed on the budget amount last Friday as they reviewed their activity for the new year.
Electric City has raised some $4,217 through its Transportation Benefit District from April 30 through Oct. 31, a report to the council notes. The TBD allows the city to receive $10 per vehicle license applied for from applicants who reside within the city. The city plans to budget $15,000 for 2014. This is the first year the city has taken advantage of the license provision.
October was the first month this year that the Delano Transfer Station brought in less money compared to the same month in the previous year. The transfer station showed revenue of $34,532.07 in October this year compared to $35,648.11 last year. The report was made available to the Regional Board of Mayors, whose meeting Monday was cancelled due to a lack of a quorum.