October 6, 2012 in Washington Voices

Week in review


Fairfield City Council – There was a public hearing on the town’s proposed 1 percent property tax increase. The council then voted in favor of the increase, which will bring in an additional $846.47 per year. A workshop on the proposed 2013 budget is scheduled for Oct. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Center. The town’s new recycling program has been a success and has not generated any complaints. The council also agreed to allow FirstStep Internet to install two small antennas on the town’s water tank to provide broadband internet service to the Fairfield Library. (Source: Town Clerk Cheryl Loeffler)

Rockford City Council – A representative from the Spokane County Department of Emergency Management spoke to the council about an updated interlocal agreement. The council voted to award the town’s lagoon project to apparent low bidder General Industries. The council also discussed projects that could qualify for Community Development Block Grant funding in 2013. A public hearing on possible CDBG projects will be held at the next council meeting. (Source: Town Clerk Darlene LaShaw)

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