Shortest meeting in history

Mayor Mike Huether introduced himself to a boyscout before Tuesday’s City Council meeting and told him that he was about to witness, “The shortest meeting we’ve ever had in the history of city government.”

No items were on the agenda for real business, and councilors had a roll call vote and a vote to approve a few minor items.

The meeting ended at 7:15, and the majority of time was spent on public input. Three citizens talked about subjects ranging from Project T.R.I.M., which deals with city tree trimming, the BNSF railyard negotiations and homeless numbers and lack of affordable housing.