(City of Pocatello Press Release, May 5, 2021)

Two proclamations from Mayor Brian Blad are on the agenda for Thursday’s Pocatello City Council Regular Meeting.

The first sets May 16 – 22 as National Public Works Week in Pocatello.  The proclamation encourages “all citizens to join with representatives of the American Public Works Association/Canadian Public Works Association and government agencies in activities, events and ceremonies designed to pay tribute to our public works professionals, engineers, managers and employees and to recognize the substantial contributions they make to protecting our national health, safety and quality of life.”  It will be read by Councilmember Linda Leeuwrik.  The proclamation was requested by the City of Pocatello Public Works Department and will be accepted by Jeff Mansfield, City of Pocatello Public Works Director.

The second establishes May 2 – 8 as Municipal Clerks Week in the Gate City. The proclamation extends “appreciation to our Municipal Clerk, Konni Kendell and to all Municipal Clerks for the vital services they perform and their dedication to the communities they represent.”  The edict will be read by Councilmember Claudia Ortega and will be accepted by Konni Kendell, City Clerk.

Thursday’s meeting is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

Citizens can watch a stream of the proceedings at streaming.pocatello.us or on Sparklight (formerly CableOne) cable channel 56.


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