NORTH WEBSTER — North Webster Town Council approved the move of the chlorine tank and a structure to cover it at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening, Feb. 11, at the North Webster Community Center. Lisa Strombeck presided.
Utilities Manager Jayne Alger explained the tank was currently located near some controls and close to a generator. A safer location was needed. By state law, the sewage treatment plant has to use chlorine from April 1 to Oct. 31 so time is of the essence. Council approved Alger get another bid besides the one from Site Works, Warsaw, and to use judgement to spend a designated amount.
An estimate from Dave’s Electric, North Webster, to install a heater was tabled until a later time. In other sewage and street department business, Alger reported the town is getting ready for the forecasted snow.
An operator error caused a wrong PH reading and it was corrected and maintenance was continued.
Police Chief Greg Church said the police department had 228 calls of service for January with the most being traffic related and citizen assists. Officers worked 858.25 hours, drove 4,067 miles and used 340 gallons of gas.
The council was informed the North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce has applied to be the town chosen in the HGTV Home Town Renovation Contest.
The next meeting of the council will be 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, at the community center, 301 N. Main St.