Polk County Enterprise (Livingston, Tex.), Vol. 119, No. 99, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 13, 2001 Page: 3 of 20
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POLK COUNTY ENTERPRISE, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13,2001, - PACE 3A
Parking lot development discussed
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from Paine-Weber has been gather-
ing information from member cities
for presentation to band rating
agencies in February or March.
The city manager also reported on
future plans for property at the
southwest comer of Tyler and Polk
streets which was purchased by the
city last month. Gordon visited
with the county judge concerning
CERTIFICATE PRESENTED - Dun ng* Tuesday^* ISg
the Onalaska City Colincil, Council member Patsy Goins
presented a certificate to Genette Cruse for recently attending and
completing a continuing education course regarding libraries.
The City of Onalaska’s new library is projected to be open
shortly after the first of the new year.
Library in city's future
Santa letter deadline Friday
Santa Claus is making his list for Christ-
mas Eve deliveries and has enlisted the help
of the Polk County Enterprise to help gather
Santa's official mailbox is located in front
of the Enterprise office at Tyler and Calhoun
\ streets. His helpers will be checking the box
i least once a day and will forward the letters
By special arrangement with Mr. Claus,
we will make copies of each letter and will
publish them in a special Christmas Greet-
ings section to be included in the Dec. 23 issue of the Enterprise.
In order to get the letters ready for publication and get them to Santa
in time for Christmas, letters must be received by Friday, Dec. 14.
possible county participation in
developing a parking lot on the
property, which is behind the
county tax office.
The county put money in this
year’s budget to purchase the prop-
erty. but decided not to due to deed
restrictions, Gordon said The city
negotiated to purchase the property
without deed restrictions. While the
possibility that the city could sell
the county the property was men-
tioned, no firm plans have been
made. The county judge indicated to
Gordon that the county may be able
to include funds for development of
the tract in the 2002-2003 budget
The next regular meeting of the
Livingston City Council is sched-
uled for Jan 8
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Reporting on the library, Council
member Patsy Goins recognized
Genette Cruse and presented her a
certificate for attending and com-
pleting a continuing education
course geared toward libraries.
Kathy Fothergill, president of the
Friends of the Library, reported that
the organization has received offi-
cial non-profit status from the state
and that the next step will be to be
recognized by the federal govern-
ment as a 501-3.
Fothergill reported that over
2,500 donated books have been
logged in and that an additional
1,000 donated books are about to be
logged in. She said there are several
committees currently working on
library business, one working on
promotional brochures and another
working on putting the Dewey
Decimal System on the books.
Fothergill also reported that the
city library board recently met, ap-
proved its bylaws and elected offi-
Anyone interested in donating
books to the new library may call
the city hall at (936)646-5376 to
During the public forum, Brenda
Kay Blankenship Reimers addressed
the council regarding a series of
advertisements she's recently run in
the local newspaper, commenting
that she thinks the council has a
right to know why.
“There are a lot of questions that
are not being answered. The Con-
cerned Citizens of Onalaska are not
a threatening group,” she said. ‘1
have two thriving businesses here
and would like to see everyone’s
“I want to work together, side by
side, with the mayor and the coun-
cil, but there are just a lot of ques-
tions not being answered and I’m
the only one in the group who has
the nerve to show my face up here
and put my name on the ads," she
Another citizen, Connie Hatfield,
then spoke, commenting that eve-
ryone was told at a previous council
meeting tliat any questions would
be answered if submitted in writing.
Other business included approval
of the minutes, voucher list and
Polk County and vicinity
(Provided through the courtesy of t|ie National Weather Service station in
Livingston.) These are the figures for the 24-hour periods ending at 6 a m
POLK COUNTY AND
VICINITY -- Rain in the forecast Thursday
with a high of 60.
Thursday, Dec. 6
Friday, Dec. 7
Saturday, Dec. 8
Sunday, Dec. 9
Monday, Dec. 10
Tuesday, Dec. 11
Wednesday, Dec. 12
(Rainfall figures obtained from the National Weather Service
station at KETX.)
Total rainfall for 1997.......
Total rainfall for 1998.......
Total rainfall for 1999
Total rainfall for 2000.......
Total rainfall for 2001.......
Rainfall for week eliding Dec. 12.....................................
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White, Barbara. Polk County Enterprise (Livingston, Tex.), Vol. 119, No. 99, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 13, 2001, newspaper, December 13, 2001; Livingston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth790647/m1/3/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Livingston Municipal Library.