Two Hoisington High School students, Hannah Wilborn and Lexi Stephens were present at the Hoisington City Council meeting held recently to ask permission to paint Cardinal faces on driveways and addresses on curbs to raise money for a spring break school trip to the east coast. They will use industrial grade concrete paint. This was approved by the council.
The council approved the Hoisington Ministerial Association to work with the city and chamber on the Mud Run event in June. The proceeds of the Mud Run go back into the community to help those in need through the Association.
Kindscher Mule Barn will be allowed to begin selling fowl in the city limits. The business asked this council for a change to Ordinance 1477 to allow this. They cannot sell dyed birds. They will place a sign in the business that undomesticated fowl is not allowed in the city limits of Hoisington.
The council approved an extension for a Rotomix option purchase agreement. The option renewal date was originally Jan. 1, 2013. It was extended to Jan. 1, 2014.
During the City Manager update, Jonathan Mitchell told the council that baseball and softball practice in the city building have damaged the walls and mortar is starting to fall. Balls will not be allowed to hit the walls.
The city is working to reestablish treatment capabilities at the water treatment plant. The second valve for the plant has arrived.