Stanton City Commission

3 incumbents win in Stanton

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Four people ran for three seats on the Stanton City Commission, three incumbents and one new candidate.

All three incumbents were re-elected, with Jane Basom receiving 216 votes, Tamara Kuhn receiving 154 votes and Everett “Ray” Holloway receiving 130 votes. A fourth candidate Tammy Ferguson received 125 votes.

Stanton gets new city commissioner

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Residents will see a new face when they attend monthly city commission meetings in Stanton.

During Tuesday’s meeting, the Stanton City Commission unanimously voted to appoint Jacky McGill as the newest commissioner. McGill will fill a vacancy left by the September resignation of Michael Mazzola and will serve until the term expires in November 2023.

Stanton City Commissioner Mazzola resigns 

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The Stanton City Commission accepted the resignation of Commissioner Mike Mazzola on Tuesday evening. 

The commission voted unanimously to accept the resignation of Mazzola, who has been a commissioner since Nov. 5, 2019. 

Stanton city commissioners approve ordinance codification hire, set trick-or-treating date

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City ordinances will soon be hosted on another site for Stanton residents to access.

The Stanton City Commissioners voted 5-1 on Tuesday to accept a quote from Municode, a codifier of legal documents for legal documents. Commissioner Jane Basom was the lone “no” vote, as she preferred one of the other companies the city received a quote from.

Safety first for Stanton Old Fashioned Days

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American Legion commander questions traffic barriers, city official cites safety concerns

The Stanton City Commission discussed traffic barricades at their recent Old Fashioned Days festival during Tuesday’s meeting.

Mayor Lori Williams and commissioners Ray Holloway and Michael Mazzola were all absent from the meeting, which was also attended by three members of the public.

Stanton police officers to combat speeding in village of McBride

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Speeding has been an issue for the tiny village of McBride, but a solution is on the way.

During Tuesday’s meeting, the Stanton City Commission voted 6-0 to approve a one-year contract for the Stanton Police Department to enforce traffic laws at various times in McBride.

Stanton to sell engraved bricks for Veterans Memorial Park with March 12 fundraiser

Come March 12, this city will begin selling engraved bricks to go around the forthcoming monuments at Veterans Memorial Park.

The Stanton City Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a motion to accept an agreement with a company called Brick Makers so the city can begin selling engraved bricks that will go in Veterans Memorial Park.

Stanton changes meeting time to hour earlier

Starting on Feb. 22, the Stanton City Commission will start meeting one hour earlier.

The City Commission voted 4-2 on Tuesday to bump up meeting times by an hour, meaning regular meetings will now begin at 6 p.m. Commissioners Jane Basom and Ray Holloway both voted against the motion.

Stanton City Commission holds off on fire department equipment purchase

The Stanton City Commission opted not to approve spending $15,000 on airpack equipment for the Stanton Community Fire Department on Tuesday due to questions about the purchase timeline.

The matter is ongoing, and the city will likely continue discussing purchasing the equipment at a later date.

Stanton closes out Bradford sewer project

With the construction of the Bradford storm sewer and detention pond project now complete, the city of Stanton held a final public hearing on the matter Tuesday.

Over the course of 2021, the city worked with engineering firm Prein & Newhof and Malley Construction on a two-part project that involved placing a new storm sewer on Second Street (from Main Street to Bradford Street) and on Bradford Street (from Second Street to M-66). Additionally, the project involved upsizing a detention basin on the southwest corner of W. Main and N. Second Street, next to Forest Hill Cemetery.