Goldendale City Council Update 8/05

Monday night’s Goldendale City Council meeting was short, sweet and positive. Here are the bullet point takeaways, in the order they came up:

The city’s fire department applied for and received a grant from brewer Anheuser Busch for six pallets of ……water, to hydrate firefighters. The department plans to share it with neighboring fire departments.

The second annual Goldendale Night Out will be held Saturday, October 12 from 3 to 7 pm at Ekone field. The council waived fees for the use of the park for the event, which will feature education and display of public safety equipment.

Community Days was described as being a big success with one of the biggest turnouts in memory.

Construction on the rebuilt observatory is going well, following some earlier delays with public opening now planned for early November.

The beacon at the city’s airport which had gone out at the end of its useful life was replaced successfully. The airport committee will have a major meeting next Monday night.

City Administrator Larry Bellamy said that the paving of South Columbus, which was originally scheduled for this week, will now take place next week.

Both councilor Justin Leigh and mayor Mike Canon reminded voters that tomorrow is the deadline for getting your votes in for the KVH bond measure, and councilor Jane Roberts had this word of encouragement.