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Winslow City Council meeting highlights

WINSLOW, Ariz. - The Winslow City Council met Sept. 25. Following are highlights from the meeting.

• The city was informed by citizens that some of the city parks were not getting enough watering. The city manager was aware and was working on the issue.

• Two additional forest clearing enterprises were looking at Winslow as a location to base their prospective businesses.

• Finance Director Gina Reffner gave city finance update for August. The report reflects the city is financially stable.

• Oct. 7-13 is proclaimed Fire Prevention Week. This year's them is "You need two exits from your home."

• City council agreed to refund vendor fees for recent PT's motorcycle rally since it's private property.

• Board of Adjustment new member Glen Christenson and Historic Preservation Commission new member Esther Fry were welcomed.

• An update was given on Resolution No. 1607 Haze Implementation Plan. The resolution ahs been sent to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) via Navajo County stating that current EPA haze rules and coal fired power plants regulations are excessive and have disparate goals and rules not relevant to northern Arizona.

• Luke McCauley and Dustin Key were added as new members to the Art Council.

• Resolution No.1188 was approved. The city will enter into an agreement with state parks for continued Homolovi support.

• Resolution No. 1189 updated the airport's lease with Wiseman Aviation giving them more oversight of day to day airport operation and maintenance.

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