CITY MANAGERS REPORTReport Period September 4, 2019 - October 9, 2019Ginger Allen, City ManagerProperty Demolition Request for Proposal: The Building Demolition Request for Proposal is complete and requests for bids will be sent out during the week of October 14, 2019. Hank McDonald, of Santiam Tree Service will be removing the trees/shrubs on the property.City staff will remove any detached wood.An attempt to salvage the old oak hard wood flooring will take place prior to the demolition, as well as, the salvaging of the old ripple glass.Public Works Utility Worker I: The city will be interviewing three candidates for the Public Works Utility Worker I during the weeks of October 7th and October 14th. Lagoon Odor: The lagoons have regained their normal conditions for this time of year. Once the Public Works Division becomes fully staffed the city will begin working with DEQ on a Bio-solids Management Program. First Annual Doc Prill’s Apple Fest: Doc Prill’s Apple Festival was held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 11:00 – 1:00 p.m. The event was attended by 20 – 25 people. There were two apple presses on site, one electronic and one manual press. The weather was beautiful and everyone who attended had a great time. Fresh apple cider was handed out along with fresh apples. Games were also provided for the children in attendance.’Library Holiday Hours: The Library has extended the amount of hours open during the month of October to offer the public an opportunity to participate in a Pumpkin Painting Contest. The extended hours are:Open both Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.Regular hours will reconvene in November, 2019:Monday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Tuesday10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.Wednesday10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Thursday10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Friday10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noonStreet Sweeper Naming Contest: The city is hosting a “Street Sweeping Naming Contest” for grades K-12. The winner will be announced on Halloween and awarded $25.00 in Scio Bucks to be used in participating businesses located in Scio.Pumpkin Painting Contest: The Scio Library is sponsoring a Pumpkin Painting contest on Tuesday and Thursday nights in the month of October. Painting can begin as early as 5:30 and go to 7:15 p.m. There are three categories:Children 5-12 Youth 13- 17 Adult18 and aboveEach category winner will receive $25.00 Scio Bucks to be used in participating businesses located in Scio.