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175th Committee Addresses Council

Posted: Friday, September 6th, 2013 at 6:25 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

Millie Youngquist and Diane Gallagher, chairpersons of the steering committee for Washingtons 175th Anniversary Celebration, presented plans for the event to the Washington City Council. The eight day celebration will begin June 1st next summer with each day having a specific theme. The entire celebration is estimated to cost $50,000 to $60,000 for various costs including publicity, entertainment and insurance. The 175th committee asked the council to consider a monetary donation of $25,000. Mayor Sandra Johnson stated that the budget for the fiscal year was completed in March but that the council will look into it.