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RSSArchive for July 11th, 2012

Prowers Journal Alert Winner Claims Prize

Prowers Journal Alert Winner Claims Prize

Buddy Conley accepts a $100 gift certificate from Jennifer Steward of J & N Shoes, South Main Street, Lamar. Conley was selected as the most recent winner of The Prowers Journal Alert contest. Alert registrants are randomly selected as prize winners from participating sponsors and Robinson Printing in Lamar. Several similar contests are held throughout […]

Public Invited to Meet City Administrator Candidates this Thursday

Public Invited to Meet City Administrator Candidates this Thursday

The Lamar City Council is hosting a public meet-n-greet this Thursday, July 12, for the remaining five City Administrator candidates.  Interim administrator, Steven Rabe, reminded the council and those attending the July 9 council meeting, the event will be held at the Multi-purpose room at the Lamar Community Building from 5pm to 7pm.  A light […]

LUB Reviews Financials, Approves Scholarship Renewals

LUB Reviews Financials, Approves Scholarship Renewals

  The Lamar Utility Board reported that Year to Date electric sales through May of this year were 4.2% lower than the same time last year.  Residential, commercial and industrial customer sales were off 5% and irrigation loads were down approximately 16% compared to the same time last year.  Total operating revenues for 2012 are […]

Another Monthly Increase for Lamar City Sales Tax

Another Monthly Increase for Lamar City Sales Tax

May 2012 sales tax collections are up another month for the City of Lamar.  City sales tax is up 7.33% over the same period last year and total sales and collections show a gain of 7.72% for a gain of $19,523.06.  Total city sales tax collections for May are $256,618.54.  Year to Date figures show […]