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Council OKs $2.5 Million Upgrade Of Electric System

The Kimball City Council decided against having three public readings for a proposed ordinance and passed Ordinance No. 804, authorizing the issuance of combined utility revenue bonds not to exceed $2.5 million. The purpose of the bond is to finance improvements to and expansion of the city's electric system and other improvements to the city's combined utilities systems.

The city's antiquated power plant, which provides power for brief periods when needed, has diesel generators from the 1950s. Those diesel generators will be parted out and replaced with three clean generators and updates t...