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KEIZER CITY COUNCIL
Monday, March 7, 2016
Robert L. Simon Council Chambers
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. FLAG SALUTE
4. SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS
a. Greater Gubser Neighborhood Association Annual Report
5. COMMITTEE REPORTS
a. Volunteer Coordinating Committee Recommendation for Appointment to Keizer Parks Advisory Board
6. PUBLIC TESTIMONY
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7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
8. ADMINISTATIVE ACTION
a. RESOLUTION – Authorization for Supplemental Budget (Community Center)
b. RESOLUTION – Declaring a Vacancy for City Council Position Number Six
c. RESOLUTION – Granting Consent to Leave of Absence for Councilor Dennis Koho
9. CONSENT CALENDAR
a. RESOLUTION – Authorizing the City Manager to Apply for a Local Government Grant from the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department for Keizer Rapids Park Projects – Repealing R2015-2550
b. Water Filter Plant Equipment Purchase – Lacey Court
c. Approval of February 10, 2016 Work Session Minutes
d. Approval of February 16, 2016 Regular Session Minutes
10.COUNCIL LIAISON REPORTS
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To inform the Council of significant written communications.
March 14, 2016
5:45 p.m. – City Council Work Session
• Emergency Management
March 21, 2016
7:00 p.m. – City Council Regular Session
April 4, 2016
7:00 p.m. – City Council Regular Session
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The McNary High School varsity wrestling team posted three state placers at the tournament held in Portland Feb. 26 and 27.
Celt sophomore Brayden Ebbs led the way, finishing fourth in the 138-pound weight class. He improved on his sixth place finish as a freshman.
“I wrestled hard and did most of the things I should have. I had a pretty quick first day, but the second day you have to have a completely different mindset because every match is going to get tougher and tougher,” Brayden said.
While Brayden was visibly disappointed in not coming home with a state title, father and McNary Head Coach Jason Ebbs said there was little reason for it.
“He walked into the state tournament with his confidence exactly where he needed to be, but there were five returning state placers at his weight class,” Jason said. “Watching him go out there with that confidence facing those odds was comforting.”
Ebbs made it to the semifinals before getting ousted from title contention, but already has his sights on goals for next year.
“I’m definitely still chasing that state title, but I also hope to go undefeated next year,” Brayden said.
Senior Jon Phelps placed fifth at 132 pounds. Phelps, the third of three brothers to graduate from the program, scored the family’s biggest trophy.
“Jon beat the No. 3 seed in the tournament right off the bat. He not only made it to the podium, he beat some tough kids along the way,” Jason said. “The great thing about Jon is that once he believed he could make it to state and then place, he let nothing stand in his way.”
Phelps said he got on a hot streak the first day of competition, but felt a little off kilter the second day.
“Still, I recovered and took fifth and this feels amazing,” Phelps said.
Phelps is joining the U.S. Marines after he graduates and said he’ll take important lessons from wrestling with him into the Armed Forces.
“I’ve learned discipline and how to work hard and love it. I love working out and being good and taking the wins and the losses,” Phelps said.
Freshman Brooke Burrows took fourth in the girls state tournament at 106 pounds. Burrows won the regional championship three weeks ago.
“It didn’t go as well as I’d hoped, but I figure I’m still a freshman and I placed fourth in the state,” Burrows said. “The goal next year is to go to state again and win more matches than I did this year.”
Her coach offered Burrows about the highest compliment he can offer any wrestler in his program.
“She is the toughest 106-pound wrestler in Keizer right now,” Jason said.
McNary’s Isaiah Putnam, a sophomore, and Wyatt Kesler, a junior, also made it to the state compeition, but came up short of placing at state.
“I’m sure they’re both disappointed, but both of them are the types of wrestlers who are going to come back next year with bigger goals and a better idea of how to achieve them,” Jason said.