The Ottumwa Courier

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September 17, 2013

Council recommendations approved

OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa City Council held a regular meeting at Council Chambers in City Hall on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. to discuss some of the approved recommendations.

Those approved include appointing Erlan (Kam) Reeves to Superintendent for the Ottumwa Water Pollution Control Facility; acknowledging the Mayor’s Proclamation of the month of September as National Rehabilitation week; and approving a contract between the City of Ottumwa and Wapello County for new construction inspection services, among other recommendations.

The council also approved the passing and adopting for the plans, specifications, form of contract and estimated cost for the first phase of the 2010 Flood Mitigation Project and Market Street Bridge Deck Replacement Project.

— Josh Vardaman, Courier staff writer

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