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 • Stratford school board to meet Wednesday.

 Another meeting of the Stratford school board will be Wednesday afternoon at 5:30 at the elementary school library. The board will get a financial update, a report from superintendent and principal Sarah Binder on student achievement, the honor choir, a math bee, a review of the modified summer program, and set the budget for the at risk and dropout district program. The board will consider a resignation. In other matters, the Stratford school board will get a transportation report,building and grounds update and enter into a strategy session at the conclusion of the meeting.

 • Search for new Webster City city manager to begin at Monday's council meeting.

 The search for a new city manager will begin Monday evening when the Webster City city council meets at 5:30 in the city hall council chambers.Current city manager Ed Sadler will be leaving Webster City to begin his new duties as city manager of Sidney,Nebraska in late March. The council will disucss the procss on filling the position. Shirley Helgevold of the MIDAS Council of Governments will discuss Webster City's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Housing Program t...o the council. A request from Webster City's finance director to hire the firm of Robert W. Baird and Company as the city's underwriter for a General Obligation bonding issue. A motion to authorize proceeding with the Construction Management Phase of the East Second Street Improvement Project in the contract with Snyder and Associates of Ankeny will be considered. The city council will consider a resolution authorizing a loan from the U.S. Department of Agricultural Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program in the amount of one million dollars. Another resolution to be considered is for a loan agreement for economic development with Mary Ann's Specialty Foods in the amount of $500,000 from the Economic Development Revolving Fund. There will be another resolution authorizing approval of an application for the Webster City Revitalization Plan involving a tax abatement at 330 North White Fox Road. Three public hearings will be on Monday's council agenda. The first one at 5:45 is for the proposed sale of city owned property at 601 Woolsey Avenue. The second hearing at 5:50 is for the proposed 2016-18 Capital Improvement Budget and 2016-17 through 2020-21 Capital Improvement Plan. The third hearing at 5:55 p.m,. is for the Webster City city budget for 2016-17. Monday's council meeting will be telecast on cable channel 12 at 5:30 with repeat telecasts Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings at 7:00 p.m.

 • Northeast Hamilton School Board to meet Tuesday evening.

 A meeting of the Northeast Hamilton Community School Board will be Tuesday evening at 6:00 at the elementary media center in Blairsburg. The agenda for the meeting includes the consideration of chemical disposal agreement proposals, look at professional services for the building assessment proposal and an update on teacher leadership and compensation. In other matters, the Northeast Hamilton school board will look at an at-risk dropout prevention grant, look at the proposed 2016-17 school calendar and set a hearing for the calendar.There will also be a review of the proposed budget for next school year followed by setting a date for a public hearing on the budget.Northeast Hamilton superintnennendent Mike Sherwood and assistant superintendent Mike Kruger will present their reports to the board.

 • Stratford City Council looks at budget requests.
 • Van Diest Medical Center board discuss access road.

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Rest Of Today...Mostly sunny. Breezy. Patchy blowing snow. High 15 to 20. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Tonight...Mostly clear. Bitterly cold. Low around 10 below. North wind 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph through midnight. Wind chill readings 20 below to 30 below zero.
Saturday...Mostly sunny until late afternoon then becoming mostly cloudy. Very cold. High around 10. Northeast wind near 5 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon. Lowest wind chill readings 15 below to 25 below zero in the morning.

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