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Look for more construction projects in the city of Napoleon.   City Council approved a contract for the Ohio Street sanitary sewer project during their Monday session, at a bid of $93,011.   That’s just shy of the engineer’s estimated cost for the project; with the award going to the Vern Nagel Company.                               And Napoleon Council approved specs for waterline improvements on Hudson Street.   This is a $100,000 project, with about $29,000 of that figure coming from the community development block grant program.

Another citizen approached Napoleon Council about keeping dispatch service at the Napoleon Police Department.   They’re suggestion was to cut other departments; and not go with the move to the Henry County Sheriff’s department.    Napoleon Council has directed some paperwork be put together on this project, so negotiations can get underway.

                                    Napoleon Council agreed with the recommendation from the parks and recreation board, to open the golf course sooner each year, and to keep it open longer.  This is a move to try and raise more revenue for the city.

An extra $2,000 in funding was approved for the training program for paramedics, in the city’s tuition assistance program.

Napoleon Council approved Henry County’s solid waste district plan regarding the upcoming closure of the landfill.

            And they went into executive session to discuss personnel, and possible land acquisition; but no action was taken on either matter.


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