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End Game For Power Plant?

City Officials Addressing Big Budget Expense

The Kimball City Council and the Kimball Board of Public Works met in a joint session on Monday evening in the City Council Chambers.

The only item to be discussed at the meeting was the future of the power plant. Although the power plant produced electricity when it was needed in February, over the past few years it has become a drain financially on the city budget.

In 2018-19, the total loss for the power plant was almost $70,000. By 2019-2020, the numbers had jumped to nearly $350,000, and from October 2020 to May 21, 2021, the loss is $143,000.

All Board of Public Works members agreed that...

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