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AND CLEAR ACCESS VOTING EQUIPMENT Notice is hereby given, that the public test of the Clear Ballot Clear Cast and Clear Access voting equipment, to be used in the 7th Congressional District in Chippewa County, is comprised of the following municipalities: Town of Anson W1-3 Town of Goetz W3 Town of Arthur Town of Lake Holcombe Town of Auburn Town of Ruby Town of Birch Creek Town of Sampson Town of Bloomer Town of Tilden Town of Cleveland Town of Woodmohr Town of Colburn Village of New Auburn Town of Cooks Valley City of Bloomer Town of Delmar City of Cornell Town of Eagle Point City of Stanley Town of Estella for the May 12, 2020, special partisan election, conducted at the Chippewa County Courthouse, 711 N. Bridge Street, Room 001 and 003, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729, Tuesday, May 5, 2020, beginning at 9 a.m. In order to comply with social distancing guidelines because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the public test will be live streamed on the Chippewa County clerk’s Facebook page, located at https:/www. County- Clerks- Offi ce-201914610448036/ Jaclyn J. Sadler county clerk 88336 • wnaxlp NOTICE City of Cornell Special Garbage Pick-up Day Thursday, May 14, 2020 Waste Management will provide a special garbage pick-up day Thursday, May 14, 2020. Residents may dispose of two (2) yards of garbage per household at no extra cost. Examples of two yards of garbage are: one couch or two stuffed chairs, or one box spring and mattress, or 10 miscellaneous garbage bags. No one may dispose of appliances, electronics, concrete block, brick, dirt, shingles, construction debris, liquids, paints, solvents, car batteries, gas engines, household hazardous waste or yard waste.

All items must be placed at the curb no later than 7 a.m. on the 14th. Any questions, call 715-239-3710. Dave DeJongh, city administrator/ clerk-treasurer 40727_4 • wnaxlp NOTICE City of Cornell Minutes of Common Council Meeting April 2, 2020 7 p.m. mayor Judy Talbot called the regular council meeting to order at the city council chambers. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence honoring all individuals who have, or are, protecting our freedom. Minutes taken by administrator/ clerk-treasurer DeJongh.

Council members present: Floyd Hickethier, Terry Smith, Steve Turany, Aimee Korger, Ashley Carothers and Mark Larson.

No guests present.

Motion Korger, seconded Carothers, to accept the agenda as printed. Carried 6 ayes.

Motion Carothers, seconded Hickethier, to approve the regular council meeting minutes of March 19, 2020. Carried 6 ayes.

Turany reported on Finance Committee meeting held earlier at 6:15 p.m. Committee met in closed session.

Motion Carothers, seconded Korger, to act on Resolution #20-1 amending the Declaration of Emergency in response to COVID-19 preparation. Carried 6 ayes.

Next council meeting is the city’s organizational meeting set for Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at 7 p.m., in the city council chambers.

An update was provided on the April 7 election, and the state’s and court’s response to date.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was council consensus to continue on a monthto- month basis, passing on a roughly 13 percent reduction in the cost of power to the city electric utility customers. This effort started with the April billing, and is made possible through our joint action agency Great Lakes Utilities, and the pool of electric power suppliers. Power supply surplus funds will be used to accomplish this.

Council received correspondence from J& M Displays discussing display/ payment options with the uncertainty of the future and the ability to congregate.

For the time being, the city’s special garbage day has been moved to May 14.

The city’s appliance/ electronics drop-off has been pushed back by Waste Management to October.

Motion Korger, seconded Hickethier, to approve bills totaling $142,221.64. Roll call vote carried 6 ayes. Forthcoming events:

• Special election partisan office – May 12, 2020.

• Red Cross Blood Drive in Bloomer, 4/17/20, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

The city has been notifi ed this year’s statewide tornado siren drill has been canceled. However, the National Weather Service will still provide informational items for Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin, (April 13-17), along with local television stations and Wisconsin Emergency Management. Local municipalities are asked to not sound sirens on the traditional siren test day. This year’s tornado siren drill has been canceled.

Motion Turany, seconded Carothers, to adjourn. Carried 6 ayes. David DeJongh, administrator/ clerk-treasurer 88478 • wnaxlp