LINE – Lingle Town Council met for the second regular October meeting on Friday evening. Mayor Al Unverzagt was present along with council members AJ Lambert, Kathy Wilhelm, Brandie Cook and Micah Foster.
Council has approved a waiver for Tommy Grubbs who is building a one-car garage within the setback of the property boundaries.
Police Chief Endra Andrews told council about a series of vandalism complaints she was investigating across the city.
Fire Chief Kasey Bangerter announced that the fire department will host a fire safety seminar at the school, as well as a haunted house and chili food at the fire station Oct. 28-30. The department also sells raffle tickets at $20 each for a Stag Arms rifle. To purchase tickets, visit the Lingle Fire Department Facebook page or speak to a member of the department.
Clerk/Treasurer Ritch Reyes reported that the town’s trademark has been registered and accepted.
City supervisor Larry Haeffelin reported that he has worked with schools on some of their heat pumps. He said they were able to change a regulator and solved the problem.
Haeffelin also reported that the city has ordered new, larger signs noting Jake’s braking restrictions within the city limits.
Councilman Lambert shared his views on the jake brake ordinance, asking council to take a step back. He cited research he had conducted that showed a minimal difference in noise levels (decibels) of compression-release engine braking systems on both quiet and non-quiet engine exhaust systems during braking and acceleration periods.
The next Lingle City Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 9 at 7 p.m. at the Lingle Community Center on Main Street.