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The Princeton City Council now officially has a new commissioner on-board. Raymond Mabry was sworn-in at Monday night’s meeting. Also sworn in for another term was incumbent Bob Warren. They were the top vote-getters in last month’s election. Mayor Keith Cain appointed commissioners to various posts. Bob Warren as Commissioner of Public Affairs, Accounts and Finance - Raymond Mabry as Commissioner of Streets and Public Improvement - Ray Swanson as Commissioner of Public Health and Safety (police & fire) and Joel Quiram as Commissioner of Public Property and Utilities. During the public comment period - 10 people spoke in regards to massive water and sewage backup from the April 18th heavy rains. Mayor Cain said the city did everything it could do at the time. He said the city is looking at ways to resolve such a situation in the future. Especially focused on was the Skin Creek storm sewer affecting the North Euclid, North Chestnut, North Church and North Vernon area being especially bad. It was announced the city has hired
Farsnsworth Engineering out of Peoria to do a drainage study. Princeton Electric Superintendent Jason Bird gave a report explaining the April 28th power outage in Princeton.In other action, Robert Glick was appointed to the Pension Board and Princeton City Manager Jeff Clawson reminded residents that the burning ordinance restrictions have been extended a month, to allow for burning through May 30th due the wet weather.
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