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January 17, 2019

1/10/2019 2:05:00 PM
City council approves variance for garage
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Three items were taken care of quickly during Tuesday night's Robinson City Council meeting.

Gerod and Desiree Briggs were on hand to see if their variance request for a metal garage on their property was approved.

While they did not speak to the council during the meeting, Alderman Barbara Alexander said they would like to have a 40x76 foot metal garage added to their property at 10399 E. 1150th Ave. This also includes a 12-foot attached porch.

The council approved the motion after hearing that the planning commission approved the request at a meeting Monday.

Siding removal for a city owned building on Roosevelt Street was also approved. Superintendent of Public Works Lawrence Quick said that Elite Enviromental will provide the service for $4,203.

Quick's other request for an employee transfer was also approved. One employee will be transferred from the wastewater department to the street department and vice versa. This will begin Monday, Jan. 14.

Robinson Police Chief Chad Weaver informed the council that the department's two newest officers graduation from the police academy on Friday. Colton Williamson and Paul Wieland are expected to begin field training later this week.

Mayor Roger Pethtel announced that Crawford County Board Chairman David Fulling has invited all taxing bodies to attend a meeting Thursday. The meeting will be held at 5 p.m. at the courthouse annex.

The county board is expected to consider a resolution to place a referendum on the April 2 ballot to "limit annual property tax extension increases in Crawford County" that evening during their regularly scheduled meeting.

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