Fort Pierre City Council

Fort Pierre City Council members Greg Kenzy, left, and Callie Iversen along with Public Works Director Rick Hahn and Mayor Gloria Hanson discuss a proposal to remove ash trees from public property before the expected invasion of the emerald ash borer. During Monday's meeting, the council unanimously voted down a proposal to cut trees.

For a second time this month, the Fort Pierre City Council did not approve a $21,263 contract to remove ash trees from public property before the expected invasion of the emerald ash borer.

During Monday’s meeting, Councilman Todd Bernhard did not want to approve a tree removal plan with Local Works in Fort Pierre without a tree replacement plan.


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For more than 30 years, assistant editor Gwen Albers has worked for community newspapers in Pennsylvania, Montana, Idaho, Virginia, North Carolina and New Mexico. She received a master's in journalism from Ohio University.

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