Around the Point


As budget deadlines approach, all three taxing districts, the parks, hospital and fire districts have elected to receive the regular 1 percent levy lift for 2022.


In search of available federal infrastructure funding, water district manager Dan Bourks told commissioners at their regular monthly meeting on November 9 that he intended to issue a request for quotes (RFQ) to develop a new comprehensive plan for the district. The utility has been plagued with breaks on water lines that were financed by LIDs in the 1960s. The district is working on Covid-19 payment plans for about 130-140 delinquent customers.


A newcomer to the Point, Mitch Friedman was appointed to one of the two empty parks commission positions at its regular November 8 meeting. Nathan Romanczak and Bill Zidel also applied for the seat. The two were encouraged to apply for the remaining seat which will be filled at the district's December meeting. Those interested in applying should apply in writing to


The health clinic has held two flu clinics to date and plans on having flu shots available through the winter. SuperTrack has received a stock of antibiotics which will be free, for the most part, to patients. More expensive antibiotics will be charged a nominal sum of $10.

District superintendent Barb Wayland noted that she had been receiving "nice comments" from the community regarding the new staff and Dr. Kelly


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