After hearing a report on work completed in Phase I of the sewer improvement project, the council approved moving forward with Phase II of the project. The $680,000 project will include relining and repair of sewer not included in Phase I of the project as well as lagoon dredging and related work, which will be funded with a CDBG Community Development Block grant and loan from the DNR State Revolving Fund.
In other business the council:
• Approved a council work session to work out the details of selection and duties of a finance officer in compliance with the 2010-11 audit recommendation received in May of this year.
• Approved the second reading of the ordnance to increase mayor and city council compensation.
• Agreed to a special council meeting Monday to resolve the dog issue. Myers said that according to Wapello County officials, the American bulldog was not in the pit bull family, as some people had believed.