By Melissa Huber, I-O Reporter
Out west of Conrad, on the rolling hills of Greg and Della Kellogg’s family farm, are several lines and clusters of trees that breakup the countryside beautifully. The trees, which were planted in two separate efforts, at two different times, were prompted by conservation programs, but the idea wasn’t a hard one for Greg to get on board with. The love of trees, he said, was something he got from his mother.
Chief Gary Dent reported on Tuesday, at the city council meeting, the CPD took in 188 calls for the month of June.
Six thefts were reported and officers solved five cases. There were eight cases of vandalism with seven of them being solved.
There were 13 calls concerning suspicious activity, various public assists, and 12 rides home from the taverns, six domestic situations, and six firework complaints.
At the last city council meeting wages of FY-14-15 were discussed and set.
The council looked at comparisons of Shelby and Cut Bank wages.
Alderman Daniel Jones recommended a $.50 an hour across the board pay increase for all permanent employees only.
Mayor Wendy Judisch feels a season pay matrix may need to be looked into. The seasonal employee wages historically have not implemented until the state of the next season.