Updated to show no parking on the east side of Midland Street

SYRACUSE - Week of the young child proclamation signed by Mayor Dettmer.  

I do hereby proclaim April 10th- 18th, week of the young child.  In the City of Syracuse, Otoe County, I do hereby urge all citizens to take due note of the observance. Dan Mauk of the  Nebraska City Are Economic Development Corp. thanked Mayor Dettmer for the recognition and her signature. 

Girls scouts Ashley Habel, Natalee Wemhoff and Olivia Foley, earning their silver award, presented to the Mayor and City council the safety of using sunscreen. The girls were asking permission and was granted, from the council, to place a sunscreen dispensary at the Syracuse Aquatic center. 

  Kaden Knake  of troop 337,  earning his Eagle scout badge presented to the  City Council members, a need to replace the flag holders located in Syracuse Park Hill Cemetery. Knake was  granted  $150 from the Keno fund. 

Tia Taylor was granted ARPA funds to help offset the cost of fencing in her daycare area. 

 Midland Street parking will see a change. The 4-hr parking signs will be removed from the west side of Midland Street. Parking will be prohibited on the east side.

 Little Rivers Edge was granted permission for a sign to be placed at the entrance of the RV park located at  2671 J Rd. There will be a total of 14 rock beds for RVers to utilize. 

 Sheriff Caudill's report stated there were 46 calls, with 37 calls leading to follow up reports. Caudill commended his deputeis on the quick resolution of the St. Paulinus Catholic Church vandalism.  His office does expect rising calls with the nice weather and school getting out soon. 

There will be a fireworks show at the Otoe County fair this year.   Jeff Rudolph  of the Otoe County Fair Board said "it's our 150th year, we thought we would do something special". 

There will be a 5 to 7 minute fireworks show between the rodeo and the dance. Fireworks will be shot off from the Frontier Co-op property , south of Syracuse, the show is fully covered by the Fair Board and Frontier Co-op insurance. 

 Downtown revitalization fees will be waved for those downtown business owners that apply for the grants available to make changes to their business building.