In other business, the council:
? approved a noise permit for Tabor College, which was planning an event involving music for Oct. 9 in which school officials will be attaching Tabor license plates to cars of students who want them.
The music was intended to add a ?party atmosphere? to the event, according to Councilor Marlene Fast, who also is alumni director at the college.
? authorized Mayor Delores Dalke to sign a proclamation makeing Oct. 7-13 ?Public Power Week? in Hillsboro. The proclamation highlights the contributions of the city?s electrical utility.
? authorized payment of $3,315 to EBH & Associates for final engineering and inspection on the Adams and First streets projects. The charges are construction administration and for Terracon, a subcontractor, to add the concrete breaks.
? approved payment of $128.83 as the city?s share of the cost of repair for damage done to a resident?s irrigation system while working on the Adams Street project.
? approved, following an executive session, an increase of $150 per month in the city admin?istrator?s car allowance in lieu of a salary increase.