BREAKING NEWS



Mayor Gary Fyke today called a special meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at City Hall.


Mayor Gary Fyke today called a special meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at City Hall.

Ward 2 alderman Jim Thornton has resigned his seat and the appointment of Danny Colwell is planned, according to the agenda.

City consultant Tom Tincher will give his final report at  the meeting. His contract is up, and Mayor Gary Fyke said he plans to dissolve the riverfront advisory committee since they have completed their job.

Originally aldermen also were expected to approve the hiring of the new superintendent of public works, Ron Jaski of Huntly, Ill., who was expected to begin work May 5, but now the motion is expected to be on the May 11 council meeting.