The next regular meeting of the Canton City Council will be at 6 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Canton City Hall, 100 S. Main St. in Canton.
The Galva City Council met on Feb. 5 for a regular meeting.
A financial statement was presented showing a balance of $1,842,265.03.
Totals this month include:
Special Highway: $97.22
Water Fund: $2,852.87
Electric Fund: $52,824.18
Sewer Fund: $4,914.81
Sales Tax Fund: $971.99
Bond & Interest: $4,300.00
Superintendent John Denk on behalf of USD 419 presented the council with the 2018 use of agreement for the baseball and softball fields for the practice and games, which the council approved.
During public input, Susi Bocks was present to question about the city code link, a website that has the museum information on it, and the new city website. Council stated that the clerk would look into these.
The council approved two ordinances. Since the sewer funding was finalized on Jan. 30, it was time to make the final adjustment on the sewer rates. The council adopted Ordinance 368, which repeals all other ordinances pertaining to monthly sewer rates. Cost for residents in city limits is $28, and outside city limits is $38. Cost for businesses in city limits is $35, and outside city limits is $45.
The council adopted Ordinance 369, which repeals all other ordinances pertaining to electric utility rates. Cost for zero to 100 kilowatts is $10 minimum, 101 to 3500 kilowatts is $00.100 per kilowatt, 3501 kilowatts and up is $.00.095 per kilowatt.
The council voted to use $250 for the Easter egg hunt, which will be for ages 0 to 11 at 11 a.m. on March 31 at Park Henry. Brantley Unruh gave his monthly report. He stated there had been some frozen water meters, they had to scoop snow, and put salt down on streets. They bored in a new water service, located lines, changed a utility service and put in a new service up on highway. He discussed needing to redo the water lines on Main Street. He was asked to look into it and get some bids if needed.
Staci Curl gave her monthly report. She presented bids for a new police vehicle. The council voted to accept the bid from Midway Motors for $13,549. The council also voted to allow Bill Blair to change out equipment from the old police vehicle to the new at a cost not to exceed $1,500.
The council accepted the 2018 contract with Custom Micro Works for the budgetary computer program for $3,010.
Councilman Stout informed the council that the basketball goal discussed last month had been removed and was being fixed to a permanent height and is to be placed in Park Henry.
The next regular meeting of the Galva City Council will be at 7 p.m. on March 5 at the Galva City Hall, 208 S. Main St.
The next regular meeting of the Inman City Council will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 12.
The next regular meeting of the Lindsborg City Council will be at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19 in the Council Chamber of Lindsborg City Hall, 101 S. Main St. in Lindsborg.
The next regular meeting of the Marquette City Council will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Marquette City Hall, 113 N. Washington St. in Marquette.
The next regular meeting of the McPherson City Commission will be at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 12 in the Municipal Center, 400 E. Kansas Ave. in McPherson.
McPherson County Commission
The next regular meeting of the McPherson County Commission will be at 9 a.m. Feb. 12 in the fifth floor Conference Room of the First Bank of Kansas Building, 122 W. Marlin St. in McPherson.
The next regular meeting of the McPherson Recreation Commission will be at noon on March 8 at Tres Amigos.
The next regular meeting of the Moundridge City Council will be at 5:45 p.m. March 5 at 225 S. Christian St. in Moundridge.
The next regular meeting of the New Gottland Township Council will be held at 6 p.m. March 6 at the New Gottland Lutheran Church at 1822 17th Ave.
The next regular meeting of the Windom City Council will be at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Windom City Hall, 611 N. Main St. in Windom.