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City, Hometown Hardware Settle

Council Decides To Place New Playground Fixtures In City Park, Not Gotte Park

At the Kimball City Council meeting on Wednesday, May 15, the City of Kimball announced a settlement with Hometown Hardware, Inc., regarding an incident involving a waterline break that occurred July 12, 2021.

As a result of the incident, Hometown Hardware claimed property damage. The city’s insurance company settled in the amount of $210,000 through mediation. State law requires notice to the general public of any municipal settlement. No council action was required.

In a variety of action items for the council, the new playground equipment originally purchased for Gotte Park will now be inst...