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Grandview City Council Briefs

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Two appointed to G'view museum board

GRANDVIEW - Larry Bolan and Wayne Fields were appointed to Grandview's R.E. Powell Museum Board at Monday's Grandview City Council meeting.

The appointments brings the total number of board members to seven.

Bolan and Fields were the only two who expressed an interest in serving on the board.

Recovered bicycles deemed surplus

GRANDVIEW - The City Council voted Monday to allow the Grandview Police Department to deem 16 bicycles recovered over the past year as surplus.

The police department will donate those bikes to charity.

City Administrator Jim Sewell said donating the recovered bikes to a charity is an annual event for the city.

Some council members expressed their concern that the bikes' rightful owners may not get a chance to identify the bikes before they are given away.

Concerns were also expressed about the shape the bikes are in when they're given away.

Councilwoman Joan Souders said volunteers help repair many of the bikes before they're given to a charity.

Easement approved

GRANDVIEW - The City Council Monday approved an easement for a landlocked 75-acre parcel the city sold in 2000 for $50,000.

The easement is needed because the current owners are looking to sell the property and there is no legal access to the site.

The land owners have been using the easement already, but needed to be given legal access to be able to sell the property.

City approves engineering services contract

GRANDVIEW - The City Council, Monday, approved the renewel of its contract with Huibregtse, Louman Associates Inc.

The new contract, which has a duration of three years, includes two notable increases.

First, the liability insurance limit has increased from $1 million to $2 million.

Second, rates for work have increased by 3.5 percent per year.

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