Category: The Mayor’s Corner

The Mayor’s Corner 02/13/2019

Well, the first real snow hit us. Now comes the discussion about what is the best way to clear streets. The same discussion comes up when the first snow hits in earnest every year. Is it better to plow snow to the middle and have berms in the middle of the street or is it …

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The Mayor’s Corner 02/06/2019

February burst upon us with lots of moisture. The rain has certainly cleared away our snow quickly. The crews are still working on making sure storm drains are functional. If you do have an area where the storm drains appear to be clogged, please call and leave word at the office so they can be …

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The Mayor’s Corner 01/30/2019

Winter hit for a day. Thankfully, we had no accidents and people had an opportunity to use those new snow shovels and ice melt. I was traveling on Wednesday to Boise to visit the legislature but roads were fine by 11:00 am. Interesting how many people there remembered our circumstances two years ago and wanted …

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The Mayor’s Corner 01/23/2019

Patriot, loyal citizen, friend, family man and mentor are all words I think of to describe my friend, John Walker, Jr. Former Mayor Walker passed away last Friday after a tough battle with cancer. John gave so much to a community he loved. He moved back after retirement to become the Economic Development director, served …

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The Mayor’s Corner 01/16/2019

Congratulations to our new Washington County officials. Monday was swearing-in day and the full change over has taken place. Thank you to Tom Anderson, Georgia Plischke, and Betty Thomas for their many years of service to the residents of Washington County and enjoy your retirement. While out on my walks around town, I noticed that …

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