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July 19, 2019

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Council to consider bids

There will be a special village council meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the City Building to review bids for the 2018-2021 solid waste and recycling disposal contract. 

Ada council meets Tuesday

Special meeting's purpose is to authorize advertising for bids

A special Village of Ada Council meeting has been called for Tuesday, July 31, at 6:30 p.m. 

The sole purpose of the meeting is to ask for passage of a resolution authorizing the Village Administrator to advertise for bids for the solid waste contract, an action that must be taken before any advertisement can be placed.

Council to hold special meeting about Willeke Ave

Ada Village Council will host a public meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 2, at Community Health Professionals, 1200 S. Main. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Willeke Avenue phase 1 reconstruction project.

Ada Village Council meeting notes

A proposed cell tower, dog park planning, and the football drop schedule were discussed at Ada Village council meeting on Tuesday night in the city building.
Verizon is interested in constructing a cell tower on village property and may pay the Village about $10,000 a year to do so.
Council agreed to pursue the idea further. It will probably be discussed for a long time before contracts are signed. The location has not been decided, among other issues.

$347,000 low bid on Ream Street, $260,000 low bid on Eric Wolber project

Council will act on bid acceptance soon

By Monty Siekerman
Village officials recently opened bids for the Ream Street sewer project and improvement of part of Eric Wolber Avenue in Grass Run Industrial Park.

Zee Contractor's bid of $347,000 was the lowest of three bids for the sewer project. Zee is from Ottawa.

Hohenbrink Excavating's bid of $260,000 was the lowest of 10 bids submitted for the Eric Wolber project. Hohenbrink is from Holland, Ohio.

Eighty percent of the cost of the sewer project and 88 percent of the cost of the street project will be paid for by state grants.

Council has not met to decide the winning bidders.

Village begins approval of tougher dog law

Legislation's first reading passes on Tuesday

By Amy Eddings
Tougher penalties against vicious and loose dogs, as well as new restrictions aimed at owners who keep their dogs tied up all day, were introduced at the regular meeting of Ada’s village council on Tuesday night. Council members unanimously voted in favor of them during the first of three readings of the legislation.

The legislation was inspired by a pit bull attack last July in which a pit bull that had escaped from its pen charged and attacked one of two dogs owned by Jim and Jackie Meyer of Ada. Jim Meyer is the former village administrator of Ada.