NAPOLEON COUNCIL APPROVES FUNDS FROM ELEC. DEPT. TO STABILIZE RATES


The city of Napoleon will dip into their electric department reserve fund, to help keep rates lower for customers in June.Napoleon Council approved the move from an account that has over 7 million dollars set aside for big-ticket electric emergencies.The legislation will indicate no more than $100,000 may be spent for this rate stabilization.

Council approved the recommendation to establish a tax increment financing district, which will raise money to make improvements in infrastructure for American Road.These dollars will help bring the Love’s Travel Center to the community.

Plans for phase-4 of the Park Street improvements in Napoleon was approved at about $475,000.A grant will pay for about $275,000 of that total.The final phase of Park Street should get underway by fall.

Napoleon Council accepted a grant of over $5,300 from the state body armor fund, to help pay for vests for local police.

And Marcus Schuette was sworn-in as the newest member of the Napoleon Fire and Rescue Department.