Springtown council appoints Earley to fill vacant post, receives updates

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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Council members appointed a new council member to fill a vacant seat and heard information on a number of town projects and a grant application, according to draft minutes of the Nov. 13 meeting. Mayor Paul Lemke reported that it will probably be after the first of next year before the project to clean out and improve the drainage ditch in front of town hall and the fire station can be accomplished. The Council agreed to wait until that time to transfer the $5,000 needed for this project from the General Fund to the Street Fund. Lemke said the State will assist with part of this project by cleaning out the silt in the ditch at the intersection of Wasson Road and Arkansas Highway 12. He said he had heard differing opinions in regard to the best way to proceed with the project to improve the drainage on Springtown Rd. He suggested waiting for a time after the drainage project is completed before laying down new asphalt in order to have time to evaluate whether the work has solved the drainage probl


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