City Hall to remain closed
Last updated 8/27/2020 at 11:59am
RITZVILLE – Council members reached a majority consensus to uphold a July 7 resolution extending closure of city hall through the end of the year.
The decision followed a lengthy, and at times heated, discussion that took up the majority of the August 18 meeting. The request to open city hall was brought up by council members Mark Weigand and Dede Boyer at the August 4 meeting. Weigand and Boyer both attested being confronted by constituents about city hall remaining closed.
“I’m getting tired of getting chewed out,” Weigand said when Mayor Gary Cook opened the discussion August 18....