Aitkin City Council approves next step for pickle ball courts, new City Administrator
By Paul Vold firstname.lastname@example.org (10/20/21)
(Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin City Council did meet to discuss an employment contract for a new City Administrator and held talks on the Capital Project during their regular meeting from the Aitkin Public Library Community Room.
The Council did approve a special event permit for the United Methodist Church and their Trunk of Treat event set for October 24th.
Council member Amanda Lowe did review the presentation she gave to the House Capital Investment Committee on October 7th which did draw support.
Lon Nicko from the Street Department recapped his work on paint the pickleball courts and was seeking approval for purchasing paint.
The request for $2,560 for the paint was approved by the Council. Nicko also went into more detail on Aitkin ALANO requesting a handicapped parking spot on 1st Avenue NE.
The handicapped parking spot was approved, the contract for snow shoveling of City buildings for Ritter Sewer & Excavating, and the City Administrator employment contract for Mike Skrbich. Council member Lowe also noted near the end of the meeting that she will have to resign her position on the Council.
The Aitkin City Council will next meet on November 2nd at 6pm from the Aitkin Public Library Community Room.