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 • Wright County Supervisors to have public hearings on drainage district projects.

 The Wright County Board of Supervisors will meet Monday morning at 9:00 in the supervisors board office in Clarion. The board will meet with Disability Service Coordinator Jen Sheehan to present and sign a contract for Building Families nuturing parenting through DECAT. Wright County Engineer Adam W. Clemons will introduce the new Heavy Equipment Operator from the Bridge and Sign Shed.The date of March 2 will be set for a public hearing on the Wright County budget for the 2016 fiscal year. There will be public hearings on the engineer's report for Drainage District 35 and 93. A review of options on roofing contractors and make a final decision who to hire will be made. The board will also an architect quote from Modus Security Company for a possible courtroom project.

 • Clarion City Council meeting set for Monday afternoon

 A public hearing to consider bids for the Community Development Block Grant Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation project will be one of the agenda items at Monday's Clarion city council meeting. The council will then adopt the plans for the project and award a contract. Clarion city council members will set March 2,2015 at 5:00 p.m. for a public hearing on the proposed budget. In other matters, the council will consider approving the Wright County Communication Center Amended 28-E agreement and approve a request for $7500 in the membership fee to Clarion Chamber and Development.

 • Fort Dodge man arrested after an early morning chase on Saturday.

 A 20 year old Fort Dodge man was arrested early Saturday morning after a chase through the city. The incident happened at about 12:35 when Fort Dodge police officer Dennis Quinn noticed a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed through the intersection of Central Avenue and 12th Street. Officer Quinn attempted to stop a 2005 Ford E-350 van which refused to stop. Other officers joined in the pursuit through the downtown area. The chase ended at North Seventh Street and Eighth Avenue North. The driver of the vehicle, Chase Tyler Lara was arrested and booked into the Webster County Jail. Lara is facing charges of Eluding Law Enforcement officers, Reckless Driving, Driving While License Suspended and Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device. A passenger in the vehicle was not arrested and was released. There were no injuries due to the pursuit.

 • Webster City City Council to face brief agenda on Monday afternoon.
 • VDMC to begin new Emergency Department Transition of Care Policy on February 6.
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