During the June 11 meeting, members of the Fifty Lakes City Council congratulated Bill Bright on his many years of service to the city and his June 30 retirement, according to unapproved draft meeting minutes.

Bright informed the council that his staff finished applying class 5 to Meyer, River Lane, Pistol and a section of Kego and North Eagle Lake roads.

After closing the meeting to discuss personnel matters, the council reopened the meeting and agreed to promote Chad Wosmek to maintenance supervisor with a six-month probation, effective June 17.

In other business, the council:

  • Accepted $1,700 in donations from 14 area businesses for Fifty Lakes Day.
  • Approved an ordinance amendment allowing alterations to historic ice ridges and defining “view corridor” and to allow some vegetation removal in the view corridor.
  • Agreed to contract with Bolton & Menk for services as Wetland Conservation Act managers for 2019 at a cost not to exceed $200.
  • Approve hiring a new bartender at the municipal liquor store.
  • Tabled a discussion of light poles being installed at intersections to give residents time to comment.
  • Approved an emergency operations plan.