Cheney council delays capital facilities plan
Addition of public safety study sought
Last updated 11/5/2020 at 12:05pm
CHENEY – For the second time, the City Council has postponed the third reading and final passage of the city’s capital facilities plan — with both postponements stemming from council members’ desires to call for additional studies.
The second postponement came after a proposal by Councilman Vince Barthels to conduct an “efficiency/effectiveness evaluation” of the city’s public safety, specifically police and fire departments. Barthels made the suggestion at the council’s Oct. 27 meeting, following a request by Councilman Paul Schmidt at the Oct. 13 meeting to add a $250,000...