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Free athletic physical resgistration is open

Pre-registration for the annual sports physical clinic sponsored by the Davis County Hospital must be done by July 12. Any parent wishing to take advantage of the free physicals must register their children by calling 664-7137. A limited number of spots will be available.


Hotel-motel tax applications available at City Hall

Applications are available at City Hall for distribution of hotel-motel tax funds. The total amount of tax generated in 2016 was $57,496.95. Twenty-five percent of this ($14,374) will go to tourism; 25 percent to economic development; and 50 percent ($28,748) to recreation.

Supervisors schedule budget amendment hearing

The Davis County Supervisors will decide Monday morning whether county equipment can be used to remove track debris as construction begins soon on Mustang Stadium. The supervisors' agenda also includes a meeting with Ernie Bohi to discuss property taxes and a meeting with representatives of Southeast Iowa Case Management regarding renewal of a 28E agreement contract renewal. A budget amendment hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m. as well as an appropriations resolution to the budget amendment. The supervisors will meet with John Schroeder regarding use of the courtyard for a July 4 Rotary pancake breakfast. The supervisors will meet with Josh Batterson regarding the fireworks law, and meet with Sheriff Davis regarding a purchase over $500 for equipment on a credit card.

City council approves streetscape resolution; notice to bidders to be published next week

The Bloomfield City Council last night approved a resolution approving the plans, specifications, estimated cost, and form of contract for the downtown streetscape project. DPW Chris Ball said the following items in the project will be bid as alternates: the Washington Street portion of the project, courthouse ramp, and Main Street entrance ramp. The notice to bidders on the streetscape project will be published in the May 24 edition of the Bloomfield Democrat.

 

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Saturday state track results

The Lady Mustang 4x100-meter relay team finished fourth overall in the Iowa State Track Meet. They clocked a time of 51.05 seconds. Alysa Shirkey finished eighth in the 200 meters with a time of 27.40. Davis County's shuttle hurdle relay finished sixth overall. The girls finished in a time of 1:52.94. The Lady Mustangs finished 12th. as a team with 19 points.

Mustangs begin baseball, softball seasons Monday night

The Davis County baseball and softball teams travel to Pekin Monday night to begin the 2017 seasons. Junior varsity games begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by varsity games. No freshman games will be played.

 


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