City Council approved $75,000 in new spending at the request of City Councilwoman Lindsay Webb on Feb. 26 for an Ottawa River environmental initiative. The vote was 11-1, with Councilman Szollosi dissenting.
In addition, Council approved an operating agreement regarding the Willis B. Boyer vessel at International Park. The agreement calls for the City to continue providing utilities to the ship, estimated to cost $5,000 over the next few years. The Boyer agreement passed 11-1 with Councilman Ashford dissenting.