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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 6:56 pm

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 6, 2019 at 10:41 pm

      That might look good on paper, but the real question is, will it work. Now that’s a question that remains to be seen, at whose expense.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 6:46 pm

    Saudi training at Pensacola Naval base killing 3. Trump says it’s ok because the Saudis are sorry. MAGA.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 6, 2019 at 7:38 pm

      Malarkey, or if you prefer BALDERDASH.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 6, 2019 at 7:47 pm

        I know facts confuse you, but if we put it in Fox News language, do you think you will understand? https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-saudi-king-greatly-angered-barbaric-shooting-florida-naval-station

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          December 6, 2019 at 9:54 pm

          “Trump says it’s ok because the Saudis are sorry.”
          The cite doesn’t say “Trump says it’s ok…” Nothing even close. Typical LYING LIBUFFOON spin.

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            Anonymous

            December 6, 2019 at 11:05 pm

            “His (Trumps’s) remarks came after Florida’s Republican Gov. Ron Desantis said the Saudis “owe a debt” following the shooting.”
            “The government of Saudi Arabia needs to make things better for these victims,” DeSantis, who said he had spoken to President Trump about the shooting, told reporters during a news conference Friday afternoon. “They are going to owe a debt here given that this is one of their individuals.”

            And Trump’s response is they are sorry and angry. If that isn’t brushing someone off(a Republican no less), what is?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 2:22 pm

    +*****OH NO!! Camel A. Harris has dropped out of the presidential race. But I bet she would make a good “VICE” President.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 2:21 pm

    *****OH NO!! Camel A. Harris has dropped out of the presidential race. But I bet she would make a good “VICE” President.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    NPR. Heehaw, Heehaw, Heehaw.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 11:35 am

    One of trump’s best buddies, Kim Jon-Un called trump DOTARD! LMFAO!!! For you dumb ass republiCONS, DOTARD: An old person who has become physically weak or whose mental faculties have declined. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA….

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 6, 2019 at 2:02 pm

      Malarkey.

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        Truth seeker Reply Report comment

        December 6, 2019 at 2:51 pm

        Which part do you term malarkey? Why? Do you have other information that would refute this?

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 6, 2019 at 10:00 pm

        Looks to me like you’re describing BIDEN NOT Trump.

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    GH Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 10:09 am

    TWO WORDS: IG REPORT —bye bye dems and this circus.

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      Truth seeker Reply Report comment

      December 6, 2019 at 11:51 am

      According to most preliminary reports, the IG report will find some things wrong with the FBI’s investigation but will confirm that they had every reason to investigate Carter Page and the Trump campaign. Trump, of course, will change his tune about that report and will then say that the Durham-Barr report is the one people should listen to. Wonder what he will say if that also tells the truth? Of course, he added Barr to the investigation to make sure that wouldn’t happen and Barr will do whatever he can to make Trump look innocent.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 6, 2019 at 2:07 pm

        Malarkey.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          December 6, 2019 at 2:49 pm

          Great response.

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            Truth seeker

            December 6, 2019 at 2:50 pm

            Which part do you term malarkey? Why? Do you have other information that would refute this?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 10:08 am

    The whistle blower is Schiff. Easy to figure out.

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      Kim S Reply Report comment

      December 6, 2019 at 10:10 am

      Schiff WAS his own whistle-blower, this is why he will not testify. It’s him.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 6, 2019 at 11:53 am

        How do you know that? How do you know that Schiff won’t testify? Making stuff up again?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 6, 2019 at 1:17 pm

      The only one that’s blowing is your wife! I know! She is really good!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 6, 2019 at 2:14 pm

      If Schiff is the whistle blower the DemocRATS are trying to make chicken salad out of chickenSchiff. Heehaw, Heehaw, Heehaw.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 8:31 am

    President Trump on Thursday challenged House Democrats to impeach him “fast” and ship the process over to the Senate, where he threatened to seek testimony from top Democrats including House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi…“We will have Schiff, the Bidens, Pelosi and many more testify, and will reveal, for the first time, how corrupt our system really is.”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 6, 2019 at 8:58 am

      You are talking about the trump administration RIGHT???

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 6, 2019 at 10:06 am

      yes the dems are corrupted to their core.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 6, 2019 at 10:49 am

        Brainwashed trumpTARDS don’t like to hear about the FACTS! Incredibly sad when all republiCONS think that their daddy trump is better than Lincoln. I guess that is why Lincoln has his own monunent which CORRUPTED, LYING, NARCISSIST BONE SPURS WILL NEVER, EVER HAVE!

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          December 6, 2019 at 2:17 pm

          That’s MALARKEY and you know it.

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            Anonymous

            December 6, 2019 at 2:52 pm

            did you learn a new word today?

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            Anonymous

            December 6, 2019 at 6:15 pm

            “did you learn a new word today?”

            yes, its kind of like Bot!

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            Anonymous

            December 6, 2019 at 7:34 pm

            No I didn’t learn a new word. I’ve known about malarkey for a long time, and the fact that YOU LIBUFFOONS are great at spreading it.

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            Anonymous

            December 6, 2019 at 7:49 pm

            did your grandkid help you with your reply?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 8:31 am

    The border wall system worked exactly as designed. The illicit traffic was slowed down, the detection technology alerted @CBPElCentro USBP agents, agents responded, and the subject was apprehended. This type of activity — people scaling the wall — isn’t unusual for the area, which is located east of the Calexico West Port of Entry, Ornelas says. “What’s unique is that it’s dangerous to take video of this because the area is controlled by organized crime,”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 6, 2019 at 9:52 am

      They only have one 8 mile section under construction. There have already been people able to climb it.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 6, 2019 at 10:51 am

      Not to mention that a big hole has already been knocked in it, and a pickup truck full of drugs driven right through.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 8:30 am

    Employers added 266,000 jobs in November and unemployment matched a 50-year low of 3.5%, signs the U.S. economy is withstanding a global slowdown.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 6, 2019 at 10:53 am

      Those numbers only count people receiving unemployment insurance. It doesn’t count those whose insurance has run out, or those who have given up looking. The figures are deceptive.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 7:39 am

    Wow. After Pelosi orders articles of impeachment to be drafted, approval for Trump hit 52%. Obama’s at this date was 46% – and no one even suggested his impeachment. Hmm… I wonder what Pelosi and Congress’ approval is? It’s in the toilet, nowhere near close to the president’s. Even after months (and years) of negative news coverage, Americans are still backing Donald Trump.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 6, 2019 at 8:59 am

      I did not know THE GREAT OBAMA was getting impeached while president!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 7:30 am

    I heard the Dems were also accusing the president of not putting the seat down on the toilets in the White House after he pees. That’s also an impeachable offense in their play book.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 6, 2019 at 9:02 am

      He doesn’t use a toilet! His FAT ASS is too big to fit on one! He just goes outside and squats like the pussy he is!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 7:29 am

    • Because science tells us that something cannot come from nothing, the existence of this universe is, by definition, “supernatural.”
    • Because we cannot escape the paradox of self-creation (i.e., that for something to come from nothing, something had to have created itself), we must accept self-creation as necessary to the existence of this universe, and indeed, to existence itself.
    • Because self-creation cannot have occurred randomly, or accidentally, it must have been intentional.
    • Because intention is not enough to cause self-creation, whatever caused the universe to come into existence must also have had power and knowledge.
    • The only way to account for all of the above, therefore, is if this universe is the product of something with will, power, and knowledge, that exists in a separate universe, that is subject to its own scientific principles, different from our own.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 7:29 am

    Nancy Pelosi and the Do Nothing Democrats have decided to move forward with articles of impeachment against President Trump. She says, “No choice but to act”, yet they haven’t acted on improving the economy, border security, and moving our country forward in a positive way. #DoNothingDemocrats #ImpeachmentScam

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 7:28 am

    FINGER-POINTING PELOSI CALLS TRUMP A ‘COWARD’ AND ‘CRUEL’ THEN SAYS: ‘I was raised in a way that is full, a heart full of love, and always pray for…’

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 7:28 am

    * Nazi democrats trying to change the election. This party needs to be removed from power.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 6, 2019 at 9:03 am

      The NAZIS love your daddy trump! FACT!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 7:27 am

    I believe Dems have lost the focus of their jobs. They were elected to work on behalf of our country and its citizens. Dems have done nothing for three years but hate the President elected by the people and pay tax dollars on investigations that are uncalled for. I hope the American voters wake up and vote all the dems out and vote Trump in again in 2020. Trump has done nothing wrong but what the people elected him to do

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 6, 2019 at 7:26 am

    Please keep your comments on-topic and interesting. Do not attack others. Follow the rules or be deleted!!!

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    December 5, 2019 at 12:15 pm

    ORDINANCE NO. 19-11-A

    AN ORDINANCE CORRECTING AND AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 19-11, PROVIDING THAT GENERAL PROPERTY TAXES LEVIED AND COLLECTED EACH YEAR ON ALL PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THE AMENDED MASON CITY UNIFIED URBAN RENEWAL AREA OF THE CITY OF MASON CITY, COUNTY OF CERRO GORDO, STATE OF IOWA, BY AND FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE STATE OF IOWA, CITY OF MASON CITY, COUNTY OF CERRO GORDO, MASON CITY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, AND OTHER TAXING DISTRICTS, BE PAID TO A SPECIAL FUND FOR PAYMENT OF PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST ON LOANS, MONIES ADVANCED TO AND INDEBTEDNESS, INCLUDING BONDS ISSUED OR TO BE ISSUED, INCURRED BY SAID CITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE AMENDED MASON CITY UNIFIED URBAN RENEWAL AREA (AMENDMENT NO. 8 TO THE MASON CITY UNIFIED URBAN RENEWAL PLAN)

    WHEREAS, by Resolution No. 19-209, adopted September 3, 2019, this Council found and determined that certain areas located within the City are eligible and should be designated as an urban renewal area under Iowa law, and approved and adopted Amendment No. 8 to the Mason City Unified Urban Renewal Plan (the “Amendment No. 8” or “Amendment”) for the Mason City Unified Urban Renewal Area (the “Urban Renewal Area” or “Area”) described therein; and

    WHEREAS, the Amendment approved and adopted by Resolution No. 19-209 included certain attachments that contained a scrivener’s error in the legal description of the land being removed from the Urban Renewal Area as the Amendment No. 8 Subarea (the “Amendment No. 8 Subarea” or “Amendment No. 8 Area”), incorrectly describing the Amendment No. 8 Subarea; and

    WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 19-11 regarding the general property taxes levied and collected with the Urban Renewal Area also contained a scrivener’s error in the legal description of the Amendment No. 8 Subarea and this amending ordinance is intended to correct said error; and

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MASON CITY, IOWA:

    Section 1: That the legal description of the property located within the Amendment No. 8 Area of the Urban Renewal Area and set forth in Section 1(n) of Ordinance No. 19-11 is hereby corrected and amended to read as follows:

    GOLDEN GRAIN AREA

    Commencing at the NE corner of Section 20, Township 96N, Range 20W; thence west along the north line of said Section 20 to the Point of Beginning, said point being the intersection of the said north line of Section 20 with the west right-of-way line of South Pierce Avenue; thence west along the north line of said Section 20 to its intersection with the easterly right-of-way line with the Union Pacific Railroad; thence southwesterly and south along the said right-of-way line to its intersection with the north right-of-way line of 43rd Street SW; thence east along the said north right-of-way line to the SE corner of Parcel 072040001900, as described in Book 2015, Page 69 of the records of the Recorder of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa; thence north along the east line of said Parcel 072040001900 to the NE corner of said Parcel 072040001900, which point is also the SE corner of Parcel 072020001600, as described in Book 2019, Page 1901 in the records of the Recorder of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa; thence north along the east line of said Parcel 072020001600 to its NE corner, which point is also the NW corner of Parcel 072020001700, as described in Book 2003, Page 16325 in the records of the Recorder of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa; thence east along the north line of said Parcel 072020001700 to its NE corner, which point lies on the west right-of-way line of South Pierce Avenue; thence north along the said west right-of-way line of South Pierce Avenue to the Point of Beginning.

    WILLOW CREEK AREA

    Commencing at the SE corner of Lot 8 in Block 4 of Paul Felt’s Plat of Mason City; thence west along the south line of said Lot 8 to the SW corner of said Lot 8; thence south across the 3rd Street NW right-of-way to the NW corner of Lot 1 in Block 5 of Paul Felt’s Plat of Mason City, which point is also on the east line of the north-south alley in said Block 5; thence south along said east line to the southwest corner of Lot 8 in said Block 5; thence south across the 2nd Street NW right-of-way to the NW corner of Lot 1 in Block 12 of Paul Felt’s Plat of Mason City, which point is on the east line of the north-south alley in said Block 12; thence south along said east line to the SW corner of Lot 8 in said Block 12; thence south across the 1st Street NW right-of-way to the NW corner of Lot 1 in Block 13 of Paul Felt’s Plat of Mason City, which point is also on the east line of the north-south alley in said Block 13; thence south along said east line to the SW corner of Lot 8 in said Block 13; thence south across the West State Street right-of-way to the NW corner of Lot 1 in Block 19 of Paul Felt’s Plat of Mason City, which point is also on the east line of the north-south alley in said Block 19; thence south along said east line to the SW corner of Lot 8 in said Block 19, which point also lies upon the north line of the 1st Street SW right-of-way; thence west along said north line of 1st Street SW to the SW corner of Lot 11 in Block 70 of Meservey’s Addition to Mason City, Iowa; thence west across the South Monroe Avenue right-of-way to the SE corner of Lot 6 in Block 63 of Meservey’s Addition to Mason City, Iowa; thence south across the 1st Street SW right of way to the NE corner of Lot 1 in in Block 64 of Meservey’s Addition to Mason City, Iowa, which point also lies upon the west right-of-way line of South Monroe Avenue; thence south along said west right-of-way line to the SE corner of Lot 6 in Block 66 of Meservey’s Addition to Mason City; thence SSE to the NW corner of Lot 24 in W. C. Belding’s Replat as recorded in Book 2, Page 96 and filed June 3, 1910, which point also lies upon the south right-of-way line of 4th Street SW; thence east upon said north right-of-way line of 4th Street SW to its intersection with the east right-of-way line of South Jefferson Avenue; thence south along said east right-of-way line to its intersection with the north right-of-way line of 5th Street SW; thence SSW to the intersection of the south right-of-way line of 5th Street SW and the east right-of-way line of South Jefferson Avenue; thence south along said east right-of-way line of South Jefferson Avenue to its intersection with the north right-of-way line of 6th Street SW; thence south across the 6th Street SW right-of-way to the intersection of the east right-of-way line of South Jefferson Avenue and the south right-of-way line of 6th Street SW; thence east along said south right-of-way line of 6th Street SW to its intersection with the west right-of-way line of South Federal Avenue; thence east across South Federal Avenue to the intersection of east right-of-way line of South Federal Avenue and the south right-of-way line of 6th Street SE; thence east along the said south right of way line of 6th Street SE to the NW corner of Lot 4 in Block H of the Town Plat of South Mason City (Original Town), which point also lies upon the east right-of-way line of South Pennsylvania Avenue; thence north along said east right-of-way line South Pennsylvania Avenue to the SE corner of Block B of the Town Plat of South Mason City (Original Town); thence west across the right-of-way of South Pennsylvania Avenue to the SE corner of Lot 1 in the Auditor’s Plan of Block I of the Town Plat of South Mason City (Original Town), which point also lies on the north right-of-way line of 5th Street SE; thence west along the said north right-of-way line of 5th Street SE to the SW corner of Lot 5 in Block K of the Town Plat of South Mason City (Original Town); thence north along the west line of said Lot 5 to the NW corner of said Lot 5, which point also lies upon the east right-of-way line of South Federal Avenue; thence north along said east right-of-way line of South Federal Avenue to a point lying directly east of the NE corner of Lot 20 of I. R. Kirk’s Replat of Block 17 in the Town Plat of South Mason City (Original Town); thence west across South Federal Avenue to the said NE corner of Lot 20 of I. R. Kirk’s Replat of Block 17 in the Town Plat of South Mason City (Original Town), which point also lies upon the south right-of-way line of 4th Street SW; thence west along said south right-of-way line of 4th Street SE to the NE corner of Lot 1 in Block 30 of the Town Plat of South Mason City (Original Town); thence north across the right-of-way of 4th Street SW to the SW corner of Lot 36 in Block D of Paul Felt’s Plat of Mason City, which point lies upon the north right-of-way line of 4th Street SW; thence east to the intersection of the north right-of-way line of 4th Street SW with the west right-of-way line of South Washington Avenue; thence northeasterly along said west right-of-way line of South Washington Avenue to its intersection with the south right-of-way line of 2nd Street SW; thence west along said south right-of-way line of 2nd Street SW to the NW corner of Lot 13 in Block A of Paul Felt’s Plat of Mason City; thence north across the 2nd Street SW right-of-way to the SE corner of Lot 8 in Block 20 of Paul Felt’s Plat of Mason City, which point also lies upon the west right-of-way line South Adams Avenue; thence north along said west right-of-way line of South Adams Avenue to the NE corner of Lot 1 in Block 19 of Paul Felt’s Plat of Mason City; thence north across the right-of-way of West State Street to the SE corner of Lot 8 in Block 13 of Paul Felt’s Plat of Mason City, which point also lies upon the west right-of-way line of North Adams Avenue; thence north along said west right-of-way line of North Adams Avenue to the Point of Beginning.

    Section 2. That all other provisions of Ordinance No. 19-11 not affected or otherwise revised by this Ordinance No. 19-11-A, as well as all ordinances previously adopted by this City Council related to the Urban Renewal Plan be and the same are hereby ratified, confirmed and approved in all respects.

    Section 3. That if any section, provision or part of this ordinance shall be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of the ordinance or any section, provision or part thereof not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional.

    Section 4. That all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith be and the same are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict.

    Section 5. This Ordinance shall be in effect after its final passage, approval and publication as provided by law.

    /s/Bill Schickel
    Mayor

    ATTEST:
    /s/Aaron Burnett
    City Clerk/Administrator

    Read First Time: November 5, 2019
    Read Second Time: November 19, 2019
    Read Third Time: December 3, 2019

    PASSED AND APPROVED: December 3, 2019.

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      Lost in River City. Reply Report comment

      December 5, 2019 at 6:01 pm

      Well now, isn’t that a bunch of mumbo jumbo. It would be nice if they would put in directions that people could understand.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 5, 2019 at 8:34 am

    Please keep your comments on-topic and interesting. Do not attack others. Or, your comments will be deleted.