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City Council hears from Congressional candidate

The DeQuincy City Council met in regular session on Monday, Aug. 13. The Prayer and Pledge was led by Mayor Lawrence Henagan. The meeting was called to order by Mark Peloquin.

Regular meeting minutes for July 9, Special Council meeting held on July 30, Public Hearing and Adoption of Ordinance regarding the FYE 9/30/19 budget, and approval of Aug. 13, Agenda were approved by City Council.

Fire Chief Johnny Copeland had six call outs for the month of July.

Police Chief Michael Suchanek reported during the month of July, they received 194 complaints, 85 citations, 31 booked into City Jail and $24,062 was collected for fines.

Eddy Dahlquist, Public Works Supervisor, reported that the grass is being maintained, they serviced several sewer and gas jobs. Several pot holes were patched along with their normal routine jobs.

Public Input

Larry Radar, Candidate for United States 3rd Congressional district seat, was present and spoke on his concerns and issues.

Council authorized Mayor Henagan on behalf of the City to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Southwest LA Convention and Visitors Bureau regarding the 1% hotel Occupancy Tax.

Chief Suchanek stated that process is being made on Red Tags, which are notifications to clean and maintain properties.

Mayor Henagan said he was checking on finding a commercial grade handicap swing for the City park.

The Mayor and City Council members attended the LMA convention and said that it was well attended this year.

The KCS Holiday Express Train will not be stopping in DeQuincy this year.

The Council thanked the Department Heads for all their work.

Denise Maddox made a motion to adjourn.

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