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La Porte City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to deny an appeal by American Recyclers regarding the city's initial denial of the operation of donation collection bins at 9701 Fairmont Parkway and 8300 Spencer Highway.

The city council had adopted an ordinance that took effect in March establishing regulations for donation collection bin owners, including that all companies be a 501(c)(3) non-profit company. American Recyclers does not meet that requirement.

The city council voted unanimously to approve the purchase of Neptune Water Meters from HD Supply for the replacement of several water meters in the city. A total of 1,200 meters will be replaced during the current fiscal year.

The city council voted unanimously to authorize the La Porte Police Department to submit an application for the Crime Victim's Liaison Grant to continue partial funding of the Crime Victim Liaison's position.
The city council voted unanimously to reject all bids for Headstart Facility Parking Improvements.

The city council voted unanimously to approve a 4 percent lump sum salary increase for Municipal Court Judge Denise Mitrano, as discussed in closed session.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. All members were present. Agenda

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