Lake Tax Refund, Stella Theater, BB Field Improvements Discussed At Council Meeting

At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Council Grove City Council, new members Keith Wessel and Mark Berner joined new Mayor Debi Schwerdtfeger in the first meeting of the new City Council.
 
In the public comment period, Angie Schwerdtfeger proposed that the Pride Committee team with the Council to work on picking a design for possible new street signs. The Council agreed that they would work with Pride on this endeavor.
 
Councilman Jeff Blosser updated the Council on renovations to Ben I. Smith Field. Blosser stated that much of the work can be done by City work crews, which has been factored into the estimates. One of the renovations will be the installation of a pad mount transformer which would be used to power the lights and concession stand, as well as possibly powering RV’s for short term camping. The Council will seek some funding through grants as well as a possible partnership with USD 417. Additionally, the Council approved spending of $14,900 on new backstop fencing, which will be purchased from Kansas Fence Company.

 

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