April 6, 1990
Steve Wegner defeated incumbent George Offutt in the race for mayor of Platte City. Wegner finished with 618 votes to 216 for Offutt.
It is springtime in Platte City and for the Platte City Swimming Pool Park, it is planting time. Here is a “treemendous” idea for individuals, groups and organizations interested in a community service project. It is also a wonderful idea to make a donation in memory of a deceased loved one. Become a living part of Platte City’s Pool Park by donating to the tree fund established for landscaping the park area at the swimming pool.
A $4.7 million bond issue was approved by Platte County R-3 voters on Tuesday with a 71% majority. R-3 voters turned down a proposed boundary change but Park Hill voters approved it, so the matter is expected to go to a state board of arbitration.
The Platte County Commission has decide to sell printed lists of addresses to the public. After the county’s legal counsel advised that the lists of new addresses in each town and in the county is public information, the commissioners voted to sell the lists for 50 cents per page. This way a person need to buy only the lists they want, rather than buy the complete county list. The lists will be available from the county’s zoning officer Frank Downing, Jr. but only at times when it doesn’t interfere with zoning work.