GCE Student Council opens City Council meeting
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The regular monthly meeting of the Glenwood City Common Council was lead by grade school students who are members of the student council at the Glenwood City schools. The students are from the second, third and fifth grades. This is the third month in which Mayor Rob Unruh has invited student council members to open the city council meeting.
After opening the meeting, Mayor Unruh public thanked the community and all citizens for the support shown over the loss of St. Croix County Sheriff’s Deputy Kaitie Leising, who was killed in the line of duty on May 6 just south of Glenwood City.
In other city council business they reviewed a variance application request from James Johnston for a setback variance to the Zoning Board of Appeals.
Approved a resolution to discontinue two dedicated public alleys that were plotted on what was the old school property. The council learned that these two alleys’ were plotted on city maps, but were never developed and never used and to make the property saleable these alleys need to be abandoned. Some of the old school buildings were built on the plotted part of these alleys.
Approved changing the hours that the city hall is open for the summer. The new hours will be Monday thru Thursday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Friday from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. At present the hours were 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. five days a week.
The council granted operator’s licenses to Tracy L. Lawson, Rachel A. Albrecht, Tara D. Lawson and Alexys J. Curvello.