Funding for future projects considered by Royal council
Financing warning siren, 125th plans discussed
September 16, 2021
The Royal city council discussed ways to finance an upcoming celebration and the purchase of a warning siren during its meeting on Sept. 8.
Royal’s 125th anniversary will be celebrated in 2025, so council members feel it is time to start planning for it. One concern is who will lead the effort.
“My biggest fear is we won’t have someone to chair it,” said Council Member Jeff Van Westen.
He is also concerned that no one will step forward to collect information about Royal’s history, especially since the centennial celebration in 2000.
The council’s intention is to tie the sesquice...