At the request of Rekemeyer, the city approved no longer writing reimbursement checks to residents who owe the city money and are behind on payments. Of 40 individuals who are in line for reimbursements, seven owe the city money, she said. In a new offset policy, Rekemeyer said the resident should be informed of what is occurring and why. The council agreed such a policy should be written and returned to the agenda.
The council was informed of a marketing opportunity for the city by CGI Communications, Inc., of Rochester, N.Y., to create marketing videos on the city’s website. Lindner said the proposal must go through the DeWitt Chamber and Development Company to be effective.
Rice reported DeWitt was declared a Tree City USA for the 23rd time and received the growth award for the 19th time.
Mayor Don Thiltgen proclaimed Operation Prom Week and National Library Week in April. The library book sale is from Saturday to April 19.