Remember the council can amend this agenda (i. e. add or delete items) at the beginning of the meeting.
Highlights of tonight’s meeting include:
For a short report, this one packed a lot of meat. Others will see different issues, but here are some points that I found interesting:
There was not a quorum of at least 3 council members present at tonight's meeting, so there was no action taken (or information presented on items requiring action on tonight's agenda). Council Members Stebener and Huson were absent. There will not be a study session next week. Instead, the meeting tonight was continued until next Monday, Feb. 25th at 7 pm.
Information only was presented on:
Action items on the agenda for next Monday:
The following people have applied for the council vacancy created by Bob Everding's resignation as of 4:55 pm Friday:
I've submitted an information request to Town Hall and will ask each applicant for copies of the application letters and resumes. They will be posted as soon as possible.
UPDATE: Here is a copy of the email I sent to Jane, Virginia and Bill. I don’t have Mark’s email. If you happen to read this, Mark, please email your information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I understand each of you has applied for Everding's remaining term. I would like a copy of your application letter and resume that was submitted to the Town to post for the public on the Ruston Home blog. In the interest of public disclosure, I hope you are willing to cooperate.
Please call with any questions, 253-228-8529.
Here are some details behind the issues that are being discussed in the local papers (the News Tribune's story is now published, front page in the print version on Feb. 19th):