Sunday, August 25, 2019

Council tackles short agenda at special meeting

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
At a special City Council meeting Monday night, the mayor and three council members breezed through the agenda and approved an agreement for services for repair of a drainage wall in Old Bisbee. 
Public Works Director Jesus Haro presented the agenda item regarding a service agreement with WLB Group for professional engineering services to assess and design improvements to a drainage wall on OK Street.
According to Haro, the drainage wall, which is behind the El Dorado Suites, has become deteriorated. It is located in the Flume Drainageway and is maintained by the City of Bisbee. The wall also has a walkway.
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CM updates council on City Hall, fee schedule and salary plan

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
Although City Manager Theresa Coleman was out of town and unable to attend Monday night’s special City Council meeting, she provided a manager’s report in the agenda packet that included an insurance summary report for the destruction of the old City Hall last year. The report from AMRRP shows the city has $17,307,300 in building replacement cost value and $2,218,6000 for content replacement.
She also noted that the city is in the process of adopting a fee schedule that would consolidate the fees listed throughout the City Code.
Coleman stated that the city attorney is in the process of preparing a request fo full story (e-subscribers only)

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