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LIMA — The city will install a $390,000 booster station to improve water pressure in the city’s south side and allow for a waterline extension.

City Council will receive a letter Monday from Deputy Utilities Director Michael Caprella about the project. Council will vote on legislation authorizing the project at a later date.

The St. Johns Road Booster Station Project will include installing booster pumps at the recently constructed water tower at Central Point Industrial Park and two pressure-reducing stations in the existing water distribution system. That will allow increased pressure in the area, Caprella said. It will also pave the way for a new waterline to Westminster.

In other business, the council will:

•Vote on entering into a contract with Reineke Ford for the Lima Police Department.

•Vote on accepting a $5,000 donation from Lima Sertoma Club for a restoration project at the South Cole Street and North Shore Drive entryway in Faurot Park.

•Vote on the annual update to the city’s plan to spend Community Development Block Grant and federal housing assistance funding.

•Hold two public hearings, one for the 2014 tax budget and another for the CDBG spending.

•Hear an alley vacation petition, from the city of Lima, on Fischer Alley, north of East Wayne Street.

•Hear from Parks, Recreation and Forestry Director Ric Stolly, giving an update on Star Spangled Spectacular.

•Hear from Limaland Comedy owner Gina Chiappazzi about initiating Phyllis Diller Day.

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