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Minden Town Board present proclamation

by Maggie O'Neill, Staff Writer

Minden Town Board members passed a proclamation Wednesday night supporting the second annual Swing for a Cure golf tournament.

David Sheets, Board Chairman, presented a proclamation plaque to Renea Louis, golf tournament director, and Mary Richardson, granddaughter of Milos Sharkey Begovich, at the board meeting

The golf tournament, in honor of Begovich who died August 2002 from cancer, raised more than $25,000 in its first year last year. This year, the Swing for a Cure is scheduled for Saturday, May 15 at the Carson Valley Golf Course.

Also at the monthly board meeting, members:

* Discussed a bid for construction of a 10-inch water line from 4th Street to 6th Street in the alley between Esmeralda Avenue. The bid was approved and awarded to V&C Construction.

n Approved a bid for the 2003-04 street rehabilitation project, awarding the work to Sierra Nevada Construction.

* Voted to approve the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office changes to a street cutting ordinance.

* Continued discussion on the creation of a maintenance district and the language to be added to Douglas County Code. The discussion will continue at next month’s meeting.

* Discussed draft plans for a Town of Minden development agreement with Scotsman, LLC, Monte Vista Subdivision. Town Counsel George Keele and Town Engineer Bruce Scott will continue work on the details.

* Voted to increase rates for the CVIC Hall in Minden. As of July 1, CVIC rates increase to $50 an hour with a two-hour minimum rental period. The bridal package increases to $750. The board voted to make slight rental rate increases each year. Prior to the board discussion, rental rates were not reviewed since February 2001.

* Passed the final budget for the Town of Minden for the fiscal year 2004-05.

Maggie O’Neill can be reached at mo’neill@recordcourier.com or (775) 782-5121, ext. 214.