NORTH JEFFERSON — Kimberly, along with other cities, is gearing up for the upcoming municipal elections in August. On Tuesday, the council adopted a number of measures regarding the elections, including numbering council places, appointing election officers, setting pay for election officers and establishing the use of electronic vote-counting devices.
In other business, the council:
• voted to buy a new handicap swing for Kimberly City Park, at the cost of $960.33
• approved a request to purchase supplies for the city at Costco, up to $1,000
• announced an upcoming public hearing on July 10 at 6:25 p.m. regarding a request from Kimberly Church of God to vacate an alleyway on Jefferson Street and James Street. Residents Leslie Armstrong and Pat Akers were at Tuesday’s meeting to oppose matter. Armstrong will be out of town for the July 10 meeting, and requested that her comments be placed on the record for the public hearing.
The next regular meeting is June 25, 6:30 p.m., at Kimberly City Hall.