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Clearmont Town Council Swears in New Members

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Three new Clearmont Town council members were sworn in at the Monday, May 20 regular meeting.

Kaelan Haring, Tim Rowe and Greg Rohrer were elected to serve on the council. Rowe will replace Jennifer Betz, who moved out of town, and Rohrer will replace Jay Buhr, who is retiring after 16 years as a councilman. Mayor Chris Schock thanked Buhr for his years of service to the town.

Haring was already seated, and Rowe will take his position immediately. Rohrer will take his position on June 1. Clerk Kristie Auzqui swore the new members in. Schock commented that it was good to see young people becoming involved in the town. There was also discussion about finding ways to get more young people involved.

Dusty Boggs, who recently purchased land in Clearmont, approached the council about a Septic System Variance request, but no action was taken by the council.

Schock reported that he gave a presentation about Clearmont to the Sheridan County Chamber Luncheon on May 8. He talked about the water line replacement, he said that they were close to completion on the east side of the tracks.

Schock also mentioned the upcoming WAM conference in June, and the council elected him as the voting delegate to the conference

Schock reported about the Cap Tax and how much of the tax Clearmont will receive.

Holly Jennings, Sheridan County Commissioner, attended the meeting.

The town voted to allow a town resident to raise pigs in town for a 4-H project until the 4-H fair in July. Pigs were not mentioned in the town ordinance as livestock that were not allowed in the town limits.

Council approved to install new locks at the town hall and discussed how the keys would be distributed.

Upcoming meetings will be the budget work session on May 21, a special meeting on May 28 and the regular meeting will be held on June 17.

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