Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
A report about the recent citizens survey, and discussions concerning insurance and benefits for city employees were highlights of the Edgerton City Council meeting, held on May 9.
Karen Falk, of ETC Institute, presented findings of the 2013 Edgerton citizen survey. Falk discussed the results in great detail and answered questions from the mayor and council concerning those results.
Members of the governing body commented they were pleased with the survey’s results, which showed that Edgerton citizens are generally satisfied with the way the city is being governed.
The council approved ING as the provider of a deferred compensation plan for city employees. Two representatives of ING were present to discuss the plan with the City Council. The council approved ING to be the provider of this plan.
In addition, there was a report on the 2013-14 health insurance program for city employees, and also, the council approved American Fidelity Assurance Company as the provider of a supplemental benefit program for city employees.
Donald Roberts was sworn- in as Edgerton mayor, to begin his second term. Roberts ran unopposed in the April general election.
In other business, the council listened to concerns by two citizens concerning the sale of fireworks inside city limits, and also approved the purchase and installation of a new heating and cooling system for the city hall.
The next Edgerton City Council meeting will be on Thursday, May 23, at 7p.m. at Edgerton City Hall.