Lake Annexation Discussed At Special Meeting Of City Council
On November 26, a special meeting of the Council Grove City Council was held to discuss plans for annexing the Council Grove City Lake into the City of Council Grove. In attendance were the members of the Council Grove City Council, Mayor Debi Schwerdtfeger, City Attorney Steve Iverson and City Administrator Nick Jones, along with annexation consultant Jim Kaup. Members of the Council Grove City Lake Association Board of Directors and many lake residents were also in attendance.
Mayor Schwerdtfeger opened the meeting by reading a message that stated that this is a serious and controversial issue and that the council would investigate the issue fully. Following the statement, Schwerdtfeger appointed an annexation committee, which included: Chris Bolton, Mark Berner, Dan Winter, Keith Wessel, Jim Steckart, Chris Thomas, Tom NurnBerg, Jesse Knight, Jeff Blosser, Sharon Haun and Debi Schwerdtfeger. The appointments were approved by the council.
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