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At the May 1, 2012 City Council Meeting, 4 members of the City Council were sworn in. They include Don Krank, Sandy Muller, Arnold Hinkle, and Ben Allen. (in the photo below) The City Council combined has over 100 years of dedicated service to the City of Black Jack. The City was incorporated in 1970, and the City is proud to say that there are 3 members of the Council that have been with the City for over 30 years, others include 10 plus years.In the near months, we will be providing a detailed breakdown of all the Councilpersons and the Mayors accomplishments , along with their years of service.We are hoping that you will contact us to do a feature story about this amazing accomplishment in City Government. Since 1970, the City has only had three
Gorgeous gardens, grand views, and a great farm with goats, geese and more! Sponsored by the Spanish Lake Community Association, the Spanish Lake Garden Tour and Plant Sale on May 20 features nine residential and three community gardens, from butterfly and cottage to organic vegetable and perennial beds.
The Black Jack City Council Meeting, at its last meeting, the city council and mayor were informed by a member of the Investment Firm Stifel Nicolaus, that the refunding of the city’s bonds will save Black Jack and its residents $190,000, which is equivalent to a lower refinancing rate.
In his novel, “Look Homeward, Angel”, author Thomas Wolfe wrote “you can never go home again.” But former Spanish Lake resident Phillip Andrew Morton tried anyway. While working as a visual effects line producer on a major motion picture in Los Angeles, Morton, 32, has also been laboring as the developer and director of a documentary about his old neighborhood.
By Bob Lindsey
Community and business leaders attending the Legislative Reception for North County got to hear brief perspectives from elected legislators followed by questions on a wide range of questions such as an Interstate 70 toll road, charter schools and the lack of accreditation at two school districts, and state efforts to start taxing Internet sales.