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Council meeting features tributes, tribulations

City officials celebrated outgoing Mayor Roger Tobler’s final City Council meeting Tuesday night with emotional speeches lauding his character and achievements in transportation, solar energy and fiscal issues.

Leavitt, Shuman win

Peggy Leavitt will retain her seat on the City Council, and Rich Shuman will occupy another one after both secured the most votes during Tuesday’s election.

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Tobler looks back as duties come to end

After 12 years on the City Council, including the past eight as mayor, Roger Tobler is nearing the end of his public service duties for Boulder City.

Council OKs pay raise for new members

The City Council on Tuesday approved a bill 4-1 that will increase newly elected members’ pay by about $9,000 a year. That amount will be reviewed every two years.

Candidates make final push

The three candidates running for City Council made one final push for votes as they shared their thoughts about several issues Tuesday evening inside the Elaine K. Smith Center.

Solar leases paid for majority of settlement

The yearslong strategic lawsuit against public participation that cost Boulder City more than $800,000 has already been paid for, in large part from solar leases, according to City Hall.

Payments made to residents in SLAPP

After five years of litigation, the final chapter has been written about the six residents who the Nevada Supreme Court said were wrongfully sued by Boulder City for circulating ballot initiatives.

Council considers pay raise

City Council members may see a healthy pay increase thanks to a bill introduced at Tuesday’s meeting.

Ballot question seeks funds to repair city facilities

Boulder City residents will soon determine whether the city can spend up to $1 million per year indefinitely from the capital improvement fund to improve city facilities.

Candid council

With two vacancies to fill in the upcoming election, three candidates decided to throw their names in the ring for City Council.

State Bar sanctions Olsen

City Attorney Dave Olsen was sanctioned by the State Bar of Nevada in March for his involvement in his son’s civil suit against Boulder City in 2010.

City to pay off golf course loans early

In June, the city is expected to make its final payment on the Boulder Creek Golf Club revenue bonds, putting behind years of contention and controversy over the hot-button issue.

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