The Fennimore Common Council will hold
a special meeting next Monday to come up with
an answer to the debate of concrete or blacktop
for street projects in the city this year.
The issue has been referred back to the Street
Committee to consider. That’s where the
committee will talk about the benefits of using
concrete or blacktop for the streets, versus
the additional cost. City Clerk Margaret Sprague
says the difference is about $100,000 more,
if the city decides to have the streets that are
being rebuilt this year, paved with concrete.
Sprague also says it’s not certain if the city
has the money budgeted for all concrete to
Meanwhile, the council has approved an
ordinance that calls for the change of
all yield signs in the city to be switched
to stop signs. Last Fall, the city had
switched about half of the yield signs…
this ordinance covers the remaining signs.
Sprague says the city hopes to have the
change out done by the end of Spring.