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The City of California Board of Aldermen were informed of the progress made on various city projects at the regular monthly meeting, Monday, Feb. 1, at the City Hall Council Chamber.
Peoples Bank of Moniteau County is pleased to announce the addition of Gary Miller to the bank’s lending team. As a loan officer working out of the California facility, Miller will be responsible for commercial, agricultural and real estate lending as well as assisting with consumer loan requests.
The Moniteau County Library Board and the Moniteau County Commission have approved Proposition A, a Moniteau County library proposed levy increase, to appear on the April 15 election ballot.
California R-I Elementary Principal Daniel Williams has resigned his position, effective at the end of the current school year. For the next school year, he will be at a new school, Tipton R-VI School. And he will be known as Superintendent Williams.
The American Heart Association, through its Go Red For Women movement, urges everyone to support the fight against heart disease by wearing red on National Wear Red Day® – Friday, Feb. 5. American Heart Month is February, a perfect time to focus on the prevalence of heart disease, America’s No. 1 killer.
The Moniteau County Democrat meeting met at the Nic Nac Cafe on Jan. 28.
An ordinance to put an issue before the voters was approved Monday, Jan. 25, at a special meeting of the City of California Board of Aldermen. The ballot issue, called a local use tax, will be on the ballot for the April 5 election.
The California R-I School Board was recognized in advance of School Board Recognition Week, which is Jan. 24-30. A proclamation from Gov. Jay Nixon was read and each board member presented with a certificate of appreciation.
Emergency responders in the area went to aid a horse that had fallen through the ice in a pond on East Railroad Road, near McGirk. That event was Wednesday, Jan. 20. On Thursday, Jan. 21, a cow was assisted from a similar situation south of California.
The last day for filing for the upcoming municipal election was Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 5 p.m. The election is Tuesday, April 5, for school boards, city offices, fire districts, ambulance districts, water districts and local and county issues.