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A gift of 1.3 million dollars is nice.   But when you have to contribute over a half-million dollars to get it; well that might change your tune.   And that’s what happened to Napoleon City Council this week, when considering a grant for a sidewalk to run along North Scott Street, and under the U.S. 24 overpass.           The total project cost for a sidewalk that runs from the Walmart Plaza, all the way to Becklee Drive, would cost over 1.875 million dollars.  Napoleon Council felt the local share of over $570,000 was not worth it for this project.

Napoleon Council also reviewed a license agreement for the new Brick N Brew Pub in downtown, as they sought approval to serve food and drinks on the sidewalk in front of the establishment.


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