David Wilson

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Updates given to council on city projects

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.

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Principal Williams to shift jobs and schools

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.

Council approves ballot issue for April 5 election

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.

School Board Recognition Week proclamation from Gov. jay Nixon read at meeting

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.

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Chamber of Commerce presents awards at annual dinner

The California Area Chamber of Commerce presented awards at the annual dinner meeting Saturday, Jan. 23, held at Centennial Hall at the Moniteau County Fairgrounds.

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Emergency responders aid animals in trouble

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.

Emergency Dispatch 911 Board approves 2016 budget

Administrator Corey Sullivan presented the 2016 budget to the 911 Emergency Dispatch Center Board of Directors at the Jan. 14 meeting.

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Kindergarten Nursery Rhyme Day held Friday

The California Kindergartners filled the seats in the California High School Auditorium with parents, friends, family and guests, Friday, Jan. 15, for Nursery Rhyme Day.

Bids opened for California Mid-Mo Ambulance Base

Bids for construction of a new ambulance base in California were opened Wednesday, Jan. 13, at the regular monthly meeting of the Mid-Mo Ambulance Board of Directors.

Tipton R-VI Board hears report on bus service

Tipton R-VI School Board heard a report on the bus service transition from district -owned to contracted at the regular monthly meeting, Monday, Jan. 11.

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