Meeting: Holland Town Council

The Holland Town Council met Wednesday and:

• Accepted a letter of resignation from longtime councilman Mike Ellis, who quit due to health reasons. President Tom Thacker said Councilwoman Melanie Barrett, who is also a Republican precinct committeewoman, will recommend a replacement to County Republican Party Chairman Mark Messmer.

• Adopted a sewer inspection ordinance to require a sanitary sewer inspection for prospective sellers and buyers of residences within the town corporate limits.

• Reported that a new splash pad at Holland Park could open in early August.

• Noted that the town’s $1.13 million water tower upgrade should be complete by the end of the month. A fence is currently being installed around the new Stendal tower, Thacker said.

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