A six degrees below zero reading on Saturday made the 30th day this winter season of zero or below weather according to Clinton area weather observer Jim Blaess. He says that is the most since there were 31 days in the winter of 1978-79. He also said it is the 12th most zero or below days since 1892-93 winter season. » Read more..
Proposal to reduce spending to match Clinton City Council’s vote to lower the tax rate spares cuts in public safety personel
No police and fire department personnel would be cut in a budget adjustment proposal prepared to meet the Clinton City Council’s vote to lower the tax rate. At last week’s budget meeting the council voted to eliminate the ‘emergency levy’ that was 27-cents per thousand dollar valuation. That meant a $260,000 reduction in expenses from the general fund.
City gains favorable ruling in the case filed by a Clinton Firefighter over light duty while she was pregnant
A District Court judge has ruled in favor of the city in the case of Clinton Firefighter who claimed she was unfairly denied ‘light duty’ when she was pregnant. The summary judgment was filed in Clinton County District Court and written by Judge Henry Latham Second Link to complete ruling is included » Read more..
The mayor talks about the Mississippi River Cities & Town Initiative and the city budget on the show – give it a listen
With little discussion the Clinton school board approved budget cuts of over 900-thousand dollars as proposed by superintendent Deb Olson