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(continued from page 1) tive state departments about the dam and pond before taking any action on the matter. In other business, the coun- cil: --Approved payment of monthly bills in the amount of $195962.35. --Received a report from City Clerk Kristal Sherman that the city's oil and gas income for the month of June had amounted to $1,600.68. --Heard a report from Public Works Director Danny Shaw who asked that the council re- view and approve the city's Emergency Water Supply plan as required by the state. --Heard Shaw report on some problems with water lines within the city. --Heard Mayor Penny Bruckner report that the city's consulting engineer had in- formed her that several bids had already come in on the Main Street drainage project. --Heard a report from Lake Manager Sam McCleary on camper parking at the city lake. -- Heard the lake manager re- port that someone other than the city has put a stretch of rock along the edge of the west side of the city lake. The counc'fl mem- bers agreed that they had no problem with that, as long as it was not dangerous or in the way. --Heard Coldwater Police Officer Paul Base report that he was withdrawing from the race for Comanche County Sheriff, and would be resigning from his city law enforcement position in order to move back to Arkansas to serve as caretaker for his fail- ing parents. --Heard a report from City Attorney Allison Kuhns who re- ported on looking into the pa- perwork which John Zielke had requested that the city approve and sign, in order for him to get a grant to deal with brush and trees on city property which he leases. She said she did not have a copy of the contract with the state, and felt she needed that and a number of other questions answered before she could give the council her opinion. --Heard the city attorney re- port that she had drafted two or- un il to have anything to do with the annual Fourth of July Fireworks show, and the possibility of someone purchasing the fire- works storage unit and mortar tubes from which the fireworks are detonated. --Briefly looked at the pro- posed 2017 city budget, agree- ing to look it over before taking action to approve the budget for publication. They then voted to set a special meeting for 5:45 p.m. next Wednesday, July 20, to meet with the auditor and approve the budget for publication. --Passed a resolution stating that the city mill levy would be raised from its 2016 level to fund the 2017 budget. --Voted to instruct the city crew to demolish and remove a derelict house in the west part of town, agreeing to accept the owner's offer to pay the bill at the rate of $100 per month until the cost is covered. Chadwick Family Sponsors Movie [ Bring Back Finding Dory I ForSecond Weekend I Brought back by popular de- mand, Finding Dory will again be showing this Saturday, July ~ l~b Tdldl~stcrrl ~|llr 16 and Sunday, July 17, at the ~ 'rh,,,.,~,, ,,, Chief Theatre in Coldwater. 1 Rated PG, the movie runs an ,, hour and 37 minutes in length. It will be sponsored by Tim and Cindy Chadwick and Bradley and Kelly Edmister, in honor of their parents, J.C. and Karen Chadwick. The box office and conces- sion stand open at 7:30 p.m., with the movie to begin at 8 p.m. It is classified as an animated com- edy-adventure. Finding Dory, the long- awaited sequel to Finding Nemo (2003), is a beautifully-captured production and it's the perfect film to see with your whole fam- ily. Kids Pedal Tractor Pull Winn Are Listed The new film opens with a scene from Dory's youth and shows her separation from her loving parents (voiced by Diane Keaton and Eugene Levy). Af- ter the heartbreaking separation, Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) became a lost and confused fish until she befriended Marlin. Flashing for- ward to a year after the events from Nemo, this story shows how Dory slowly begins to remember how she once had a family of her own. For kids and adults, it's a lovely parable about persis- tence, optimism, and embracing difference -- and that's some- thing we could all use a little more of. The Comanche County Farm Bureau Association hosted their with his pull of 36" on his sec- ond attempt. His first attempt Senior Menu dinances governing the parking annual Kids' Pedal Tractor Pull ended when he bumped into the ~2 oftmilers,housetmilers,andrec- on Monday, July 11. The event registration table, so he was J 2 reation vehicles for the council's had 27 contestants competing in given a second chance to see consideration. With little discus- seven age divisions, how far he could go and bested At the Ooldwater Elevator Chicken Parmesan sion, the council voted to ap- Each contestant went home his first pull by five inches, duly 6 2.95 Squash Casserole prove an ordinance regulating with a prize coupon from Auntie Our final age group of theJuly7 2.92 Tomato Slices the parking of trailers andrecre- M s, while first and second place evening was the 10-year olds July8 3.01 Whole Wheat Roll ational vehicles on publicwinners were awarded t-shirts and featured our contest with ' July11 2.96 Citrus Fruit Cup streets, from Ragtime Embroidery and the narrowest margin of victory July12 3.03 Tuesday --Met in a brief executivethe opportunity to compete in as Hayden Martin placed first Barbecued Pulled Pork session to discuss litigation with the pedal tractor pull at theKan- with her pull of 321 "andMoUy AllianceAg & Grain Roasted Sweet Potatoes the city attorney, sas State Fair in September. Murphy placed second with her Zucchini & Tomatoes -- Heard Councilman DanielIn the four-year old division pull of 29 inches. 582-2251 Bun Hess report on recent problems Jace Underwood won first and Yogurt Parfait with the refrigerator and freezer Kasen Yoder earned second ._ ~ Wednesday at the municipal swimming pool. place, t,- m . Chicken Fajita --Discussed problems with aThe five-year old age group =~WtpO]~ ~'~ ~ L~ Spanish Rice manhole in an unused alley in was the largest with six contes- m ~ ~. Spinach Salad the north part of Coldwater. tants and Cali Martin took first Tortilla Someone would like to park a place with a 30" pull and Gavin Blushed Pears trailer, but Shaw said the man- Martin won second with his pull Thursday hole there is not load-bearing, of 24". Spaghetti with Meat Sauceand he would check into the cost The six-year old division was ~. , Toss Salad of replacing it with one on which won by Colt Yoder and Connor Green Beans it would be all right to drive and Martin placed second. ---- Garlic Bread park. East o, n Huck won the seven- Cantaloupe -- Voted to approve the ap-year old s division with a pull of Friday plication for renewal for Mid- 30" and Grady Theurer was Fish Sandwich ~ ~1 Baked Beans west Supermarkets to permit awarded second place for his 27" sales of beer at the Venture Food pull. Dell Fixin s Store in Coldwater. The eight-year olds were rep- Bun --Approved the renewal of resented by Quincy Howling ~ ~~ Strawberries & Fruit Cocktail HG Midwest Group cereal malt who won first place and Mylee i ii11~111.~ beverage for the sale of beer at Turley who placed second. Lucky s in Coldwater, In our smallest age group of --Briefly discussed the fact the evening, the nine-year olds, that the city is no longer going Landon Martin won first place The Election Equipment in Comanche County has been updated. Those voting in the upcoming Primary Election in Comanche County will be given a paper ballot. Choose which candidates you want to vote for, and darken the ovals. Turn the ballot over, (so your vote is protected) go to the voting machine, wait for the green light, put it in, and it will automatically be counted. A receipt will be printed out. "Fortunately, I quit worrin' about gittin' rich several years ago. This lets me devote all my Ume to Improving' my pool game." There's NO substitute for MONEY IN THE BANK! SAVE, SAVE, SAVE -- ever member in your family should have a Bank of Coldwater savings account that they can add to, and use, at ANY time. The Bank of Coldwater A Branch of Bank of Protection P.O. Box 726 Coldwater, KS 67029 (620) 582-2113 www.bankofpr0tection.c0m