Gould officials plan meetings

The mayor, recorder/treasurer and council members of Gould will have two upcoming work sessions.

Meetings will meet at the Gould City Hall conference room Saturday, July 26, from 9 a.m. to noon and Tuesday, July 29, from 7 to 9 p.m. Gould Mayor Dubs Byers said in a news release.

Aldermen will be working on proposed ordinances to be presented at the Aug. 12 city council meeting. The ordinances will include topics such as duties of the mayor, recorder treasurer, and council; the maintenance of property, vacant lots, and nuisance structures; the requirement of house numbering; the establishment of a city inventory; regulations for purchases by the city; regulations governing fireworks in the city; the control of dogs in the city; the establishment of penalties for violation of city ordinances; and other ordinances of public interest.

The council will also review the city budget for the first half of the year and prepare to make recommendations for adjustments in the budget at the Aug. 12 city council meeting, Byers said.

The public is invited to attend but public comments will be limited at the work sessions. For input, residents are asked to express their concerns to their council members prior to these meetings, the mayor said.