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Everly council moves forward with siren purchase

Noon, 6 p.m. whistle to sound each day once again

Everly is about to become a one-siren town.

The city council on Monday approved an amended quote from Blue Valley Public Safety raising the price tag to replace the town’s warning siren from $28,500 to $31,098.95. Included in the new quote are the removal of the city’s two old sirens and the addition of a noon and 6 p.m. whistle, which was requested by council members.

The new warning siren will be installed later this summer. Only one of the city’s old sirens functions properly, and the new one will be capable of covering the entire town rather than just a portion of it.

The apparatus will be...

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