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Council considers digital radar signs in Ventura



Wednesday, 19 September 2012 11:04

The Ventura City Council will hold a workshop session at 7 p.m. tonight (Wednesday, Sept. 19) in the Library Meeting Room to discuss the possible purchase of digital radar signs.  City leaders are considering the digital signs as a way to heighten awareness of slow speed limits through the town.


City pursues ambulance purchase



Wednesday, 19 September 2012 10:59

The Clear Lake City Council heard a request Monday for the purchase of a new ambulance.  The vehicle would replace one of two units the city purchased in 2005.

City Administrator Scott Flory reported that in recent months the 2006 Ford F450, one of two ambulances the city purchased in 2005, has experienced significant engine and other mechanical problems that make it unfit for 


Fire empties Clear Lake apartment building



Wednesday, 12 September 2012 11:19

The Clear Lake Fire Department responded to a fire in an eight-unit apartment building early Tuesday morning in Clear Lake. 

Residents at 2102 14th Ave. N. were evacuated as firefighters worked to extinguish an electrical fire in the ceiling of the apartment occupied by Trent Schmitt.  The report of the fire came into the Clear Lake dispatch at 4:03 a.m. Tuesday. There were no injuries. 


City Council approves radio upgrade for police; new vehicle for K-9 officer



Wednesday, 12 September 2012 11:18


The Clear Lake City Council has given its approval to proceeding with plans for an upgrade of the police department’s radio system, as well as a new emergency back-up generator for City Hall.

City Administrator Scott Flory reviewed the proposed Public Safety Radio Communications System Upgrade and stated that several years ago, the FCC ordered all public safety agencies to upgrade their radio systems to 12.5 kHz technology and that public agencies were to convert to a narrower band by Jan. 1, 2013.  Chief Peterson 


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