Machelle Smith | Galena
Mayor Dale Oglesby opened the council meeting on Monday with a statement.
“We are delighted to see everyone here, the city proposed landfill will help stabilize the rates for the residents of Cherokee County. The County Economic Development Committee will host a public forum on Thursday evening in Baxter Springs, at the high school from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and we will be there to answer questions,” said Oglesby.
“The city owns this issue. We want to encourage dialogue with the county. We the council stand behind our decisions,” said Oglesby.
Oglesby stated that there was a mock-up of the proposed landfill in the city clerk’s office and invited everyone to take a look at it.