November 27, 2015

Divided council approves citizen survey

Danedri Thompson A divided council agreed to hire ETC Institute to conduct a citizen satisfaction survey for $9,900 Monday night. Gardner council member Kristina Harrison opposed the measure. “I’m kind of speaking facetiously,” she said. “But for $9,900 I could bring in 495 residents and buy them dinner for $20 apiece and get feedback Continue Reading

Council discusses hiring new administrator

Danedri Thompson Hiring a new city administrator will be challenging. That’s the word from  Gardner City Council member Steve Hale and Mayor Dave Drovetta. The council selected members Kristina Harrison and Brian Broxterman to assist Drovetta in hiring a consulting firm to search for a new administrator during a meeting March 21. Drovetta said Continue Reading