Lamar Council Hosts Reception for Ron Stock, Urban Renewal Board Meets


The Lamar Redevelopment Authority Board will meet Monday, June 27, at 5:45pm, discussing approval of a resolution for an intergovernmental agreement between the board and Prowers Medical Center hospital district. The contract is for the distribution and sharing of Tax Incremental Funds generated by the hospital district levy.

The council’s work session will discuss posting city oriented information on the city’s website instead of publishing that information in a general circulation newspaper. The city has had a long time contract with the Lamar Ledger as the paper of record. The ordinance, if adopted, will pose the question to the voters at the next city election. The remainder of the work session wil focus on the creation of a marketing district within the city limits.

A retirement reception for city administrator, Ron Stock will be held immediately following the work session, beginning at approximately 6:30. This past March, Stock announced his intention to retire and the city council began a search for his replacement. Last Thursday, June 16, a meet the candidate night was hosted by the council at the Cultural Events Center at which time the public had the opportunity to meet with the three finalists for the position.

The regular council meeting will begin at 7pm.and agenda topics include janitorial services for the Lamar Welcome Center; awarding a bid for the cleaning and rehabilitation of the city’s 6 million gallon water tank; an memorandum of agreement concerning the invoicing of the city’s share for an enviromental impact statement needed for the Arkansas Valley Conduit project; approval of a request for overnight camping in Willow Creek Park in July for visiting swim teams; approval to puchase equipment for Lamar Light and Power; a request to loan the city’s 1964 fire engine for display at the county’s transportation museum; a request to waive EMT fees at the upcoming world series games in August and setting a calendar for council review of the 2012 city budget work sessions.

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