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Council

retreats to

Ephrata this Saturday

Electric City council, mayor and city staff will go to Ephrata this Saturday for a city retreat to review procedures and shape plans for the future. The meeting is at 124 Enterprise Avenue and begins at 9 a.m. The public is welcome to attend.

Classing up

vacuum sales?

It was a classic case of two men overdressing for their job. A woman on W. Grand Avenue in Electric City answered the door to find two men dressed in tuxedos trying to sell vacuum cleaners. Police checked the area but couldn’t find the two overdressed men.

Back to the

attorneys

Electric City’s council, at its meeting last Tuesday night, referred the pending police contract with Grand Coulee back to the two city attorneys to clarify the language. The two law enforcement council committees had agreed on the contract early in December, but language changes were made after the agreement. The two-year contract calls for Grand Coulee to provide police services for $125,000 the first year, with a slight cost-of-living change for the second year.

No quorum

nixes council

Coulee Dam’s town council meeting last Wednesday night was canceled for lack of a quorum, since only two of its five members were present. The council’s next meeting will be Wednesday, Jan. 27.

Easter in

Elmer City

considered

Elmer City Mayor Gail Morin told her council that a woman’s organization in the town was interested in having an Easter Egg Hunt in the town park this spring. She explained that the women’s group would pay for the entire cost of the event.

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