Elected officials have a lot of homework
August 23, 2023
225 pages – that’s the length of the Alva City Council meeting packet for their regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 21. The packet was posted online Friday evening, and councilmembers had the weekend to familiarize themselves with the contents. Then they went to their day jobs Monday followed by a 6:30 p.m. meeting.
Monday night’s agenda was long, and the meeting lasted two hours. That doesn’t count the brief utility authority and economic development authority meetings that followed. The meeting might have been shorter but there was a lot of lively discussion about nearly every item o...