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 Mayor provides updated on spillway repair, front entrance beautification and fire protection services

We had a very successful 2nd Annual Fred Braun Community Cleanup Day. I would like to thank the Braun family and everyone who collected trash and treasures inside and outside of the gate. I look forward to continuing this tradition for years to come.

During our April meeting, Bill Cole, the city's engineering consultant, reported the project plan to repair the spillway should be finalized within the next thirty days. Work will likely begin this fall and be completed in phases over the next few years.

Last week, Bruce Rimbo and I met with Q-Inc. board members and an architectural design firm to discuss the development of a master plan for possible improvements to the front gate and surrounding area. This area is unique because it is owned in part by both the City and Q Inc. The plan will include changes in landscaping, fencing, road appearance and cosmetic changes to the guardhouse and City Hall. Ultimately, each entity would be responsible for completing their portion of the work, but the overall plan would be shared.

We have continued a discussion with the City of Shawnee regarding contract fire protection services. At this point, nothing has been finalized, but I do anticipate progress in May.

Lastly, we are about to hit summer. This means more kids bouncing around our community. Once again, I will remind you and your contractors that the speed limit inside the gate is 20 mph. If you speed, you will receive a ticket.

You are encouraged to attend our upcoming City Council meetings. The next meeting is May 1 at 6:30. The following meeting is June 5 at 6:30.

I look forward to seeing everyone on the water soon!

Mayor Mike Olson's Report: May 2017