Category Archive: The Mayor’s Corner

Feb 27 2017

The Mayor’s Corner 02/15/2017

Enough! Is spring around the corner.  Someone needs to get hold of the groundhog quickly.  The snow was a trial and the slush was discouraging but the water was frightening last week. Beginning on Monday of last week, we began planning to again approach the County to get help to clear the streets of the …

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Feb 27 2017

The Mayor’s Corner 02/08/2017

The community continues to get help and support from former residents and WHS students as we ‘weather’ the weather.  Former WHS student, Nicole Wilson, who currently lives in Oregon, reached out with words of encouragement and a big box of gloves for crews and volunteers to keep their hands warm and protected as they work …

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Feb 02 2017

The Mayor’s Corner 02/01/2017

Last week was definitely a whirlwind of activity.  Once the process got streamlined we had equipment from contractors on the ground.  Hopefully, many people have been able to keep up with the progress through the Washington County Disaster Services Facebook page.  Following the Special Meeting of the City Council on Sunday night where the Council …

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Feb 02 2017

The Mayor’s Corner 01/25/2017

Many thank yous need to go out this week. Thank you to the many residents who have stepped up to help family, friends and neighbors with roofs, sidewalks and driveways throughout this stormy winter. Thank you to WCC, Ruszoni’s and the Mire family for providing meal for the crews. Thank you to Mark Ridley, Irv …

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Feb 02 2017

The Mayor’s Corner 01/18/2017

Many people have had questions about “declaring an emergency” thinking that by doing so, the National Guard will come in to help with snow removal.  An emergency can be declared by the mayor or county commissioners for seven days which can be extended if the governing body agrees.   The declaration allows some additional flexibility in …

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