|Update 9/18/16. After 1 year of no explanation of why the city purchased and then
improved lot 3 in Cobblestone I sent a email to city hall asking why this was done.
Mayor Bolander responded and his answer was basically that it was confidential.
$92,000.00 but I did have to estimate the amount spent on City labor and
equipment as apparently they did not keep track but city employees and equipment
removed lots of dirt and hauled it away.
So in summary over 1 year ago the city spent around $100,000 of your hard
earned money on yet another money pit that they have yet to even give a reason
One thing that would appear strange if you did not know the city council like I do is
the fact that the council appr0ved spending $35,000 but the project is close to
This is just one of the ways that they keep the City of Newton Il #1 in taxes.