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La Porte City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Tuesday, January 09, 2018

La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to order an election for May 5 to elect two council positions and the mayor.

Mayor Louis Rigby, District 2 Council Member Chuck Engelken and District 3 Council Member Daryl Leonard all have terms expiring in May.

Filing for the election officially begins on January 17 and continues through February 16.

The city council voted to award a $95,922 contract to Cobb Fendley and Associates, Inc. for design and construction phase services for the Spencer Highway Fence and Sidewalk Project.

The city council voted to renew contract between La Porte EMS and the Association of Bayport Companies, Inc. for the provision of emergency medical services to member companies located within the Bayport Industrial District.

Under the contract, the city's EMS department will provide emergency medical services to member companies within the district at a rate of $29.37 per employee, per year, an increase of $1.94 over the previous contract. The new contract is for a term of 3 years.

Companies that do not participate in the contract will be assessed a $5,000 per response non-member fee.

All items were approved. All votes were unanimous with all members present. Agenda

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