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Monroe City Council and committees: May 18, 2009
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MONROE - During a meeting Monday, the City of Monroe Board of Public Works heard from Fehr-Graham and Associates on the costs of the downtown streetscape project.During a meeting Monday, the City of Monroe Public Safety Committee:• Approved action on a request for yield signs at North 12th Avenue and 2nd Street North.• Approved the Farmer's Market changing locations around the Square to accommodate street construction, and approved its eight-square-foot storage shed being placed in parking spaces on the inside ring of the Square for the summer. • Recommended the Police Department take action to place pedestrian crossing signs at 8th and 9th streets on 25th Avenue.• Directed Police Chief Fred Kelley to return to the board with recommendations on how to handle expenses incurred by the Police and Street departments during special events.During a special meeting Monday, the City of Monroe Common Council:• Recommended to the Finance and Taxation Committee to approve an estimated minimum of $40,000 in funding for a Transportation Utility program creation feasibility study, outreach and implementation. • Went into closed session with Rex Ewald, city attorney, for a performance evaluation and to discuss compensation.