Colfax City Council

Council inches closer to finding funds

Colfax City Council members inched closer to completion of a state-mandated wastewater treatment plant upgrade last week, extending the terms for a state loan, authorizing staff to ...

Youth asks council to keep swimming pool open

For more than three hours last Tuesday night, 14-year-old Joseph Goulet waited patiently for his turn to address the Colfax City Council. During that time, he watched council mem ...

Council considers tough measures to balance budget

In a marathon six-hour meeting last Thursday, the Colfax City Council, city staff and residents debated how to balance the general fund budget and pay for upgrades to the wastewate ...

Delfino jumps right into council business

Out of a field of five candidates, Ken Delfino was last night’s unanimous choice to replace Sharon Gieras on the Colfax City Council. Gieras resigned from the council July 2. De ...

General plan joint session draws few residents

Despite pleas from the Colfax City Council and Planning Commission, only about a dozen curious citizens showed up to participate in last Wednesday’s joint planning session. The ...

Meeting delayed for lack of quorum

Tuesday’s city council meeting and budget workshop was rescheduled to 7 p.m. Thursday. Late Friday afternoon, Councilman Josh Alpine informed the city he could not make Tuesday ...

City staff lets out 'flustrations'

Shortly before he resigned, former mayor Jim Albright told the Record he was “flustrated.” Although flustrated is technically not a word (it’s a colloquialism combining the ...

New ideas, attitudes on sewer upgrade

With the exception of one person, there was a distinctly new, more positive attitude from concerned citizens at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. The packed 4-1/2 hour meetin ...

City Council seats up for election

Voters will be selecting three Colfax City Council members during the Nov. 4 general election. Up for election are two four-year terms and one two-year position as well as the trea ...

Mayor, councilwoman resign due to hostility

The sudden resignation of Mayor Jim Albright and Councilwoman Sharon Gieras resulted in mixed public comment during Tuesday night’s council meeting. In the wake of last week’s ...