Consolidation committee discusses next steps


The Coulee Area Consolidation Committee discusses the next steps in the effort to merge area towns together. Seen here are, left to right, committee members Cheryl Hoffman, Ben Hughes, Tom Poplawski, Ian Turner, and Nic Alexander.

So what's going on with the effort to consolidate local towns into one?

A group of local business owners and residents who have that goal met Thursday at the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce to discuss the logistics of the ambitious task.

The Coulee Area Consolidation Committee consists of people from Electric City, Grand Coulee, Coulee Dam and some outlying areas, and those present discussed wanting to bring in someone from Elmer City for the committee as well.

The group discussed where the goal is at now, and what the next steps are.

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