Craig City Council May 13 meeting recap |

Craig City Council May 13 meeting recap

From left, Craig City Council members Jarrod Ogden, Don Jones, Tony Bohrer, Terry Carwile, Ray Beck and Kent Nielson.
Erin Fenner

At its bimonthly Tuesday meeting, Craig City Council:

• Approved, 6-0 (City Council member Joe Bird was not present), a special events permit for Grand Olde West Days for May 23 and 24 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds and May 26 at Alice Pleasant Park.

• Approved, 6-0, the renewal of the Retail Liquor License for Lariat Lee Liquors Inc.

• Approved, 6-0, a proclamation declaring May 2014 to be Higher Education Month.

• Approved, 6-0, a proclamation declaring the week of May 18 to 24 to be Emergency Medical Services Week.

• Approved, 6-0, a proclamation declaring the week of May 11 to 17 to be Police Week and May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day.

• Approved, 6-0, awarding the bid for city asphalt work to Elam Construction for $294,833.

• Approved, 6-0, the intergovernmental agreement between the city of Craig and Moffat County to work together on the Shadow Mountain improvement project for the duration of the project. The contract did not require the city to budget more money but specified the city would work in conjunction with the county in seeking grant money.

“We thought we would formalize this relationship on the Shadow Mountain project,” said Roy Tipton, director of Moffat County Development Services.

• Welcomed audience comments. Community member Ken Wergin discussed U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., visiting Craig. Liane Davis-Kling, government teacher for Moffat County High School, announced her retirement.

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