Echo City Council Draft Goals: DRAFT - City Council Goals 2-23-21   History - 1. Fort Henrietta - rebuild the bolck house replica 2. Modernize/ App for the digital world 3. Strong historical community 4. Coordinate w/tribes, EHA, or any other local civic group 5. School history day   Council - 1. Update rules / procedures 2. Transparency / communication 3. Update Comprehensive plan 4. School District Student representation on the Council   Economy - 1. Promote tourism 2. Community reader board 3. Review/ Develop commercial code (Historical themes) 4. Money incentive for new businesses 5. Railroad right of way - commercial zone   Safety / Health - 1. Code enforcement 2. Railroad Crossing Blocking roads Train horns Crossing contact signs Pedestrian crossing bridge  3. Crosswalks 4. Sidewalks - repair & new construction 5. County/ PW/ State for road repairs 6. Police accountability 7. Community cleanup/ free dumpsters for public    Growth- 1. Businesses 2. Planning commission for developments   Community - 1. Community Events - City sponsored or Co-sponsored National Night Out Giving Tree Arbor Day School History Day 2. Promote main events 3. Outreach to groups/ clubs 4. Welcome baskets for new residents & maybe tourist baskets 5. Revitalization of Fort Henrietta Days 6. Resource list   City Operations -  1. Council Packets made available to the public via website - keeping people informed 2. Water Master Plan update 3. Sewer Project 4. Proper Equipment for the Public Works Department 5. Golf Course irrigation & management plan for future 6. Continuing education for City Staff 7. Maintenance & Improvement Plans for streets, buildings, and other City owned assets.     

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Echo – Good Neighbor Award

Mike & Tonya Barzee are our 2021 Good Neighbor award winners. They exemplify the true meaning of a good neighbor to our entire community. We all know they serve the best burgers on the west coast at the HnP, but they also volunteer in our community regularly, donate to nearly every local event and offer help whenever they can. They participate as part of the Chesters Food Pantry that serves a box of food to many local residents in need on a monthly basis. 

If you stop into the HnP, give them a big congradulations for earning this wonderful community award!