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March 6, 2013

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Page 14 March 6, 2013 Laura Bruno appointed Quartzsite Town Manager Quartzsite Town Council approved a one year contract with Interim Town Manager Laura Bruno as the full time position of Town Manager at their regular meeting on Tuesday, February 26th. Bruno has been serving as Interim Town Manager since September, 2012. Vice Mayor Mike Jewitt made the motion and Council Member Norma Crooks seconded. Even though public comments were originally not allowed, Mayor Ed Foster opened the topic for the public to comment. Issues raised by the public included concerns over the high salary of over $96,000, the creation of a recent ���subcommittee��� on water rates (which Bruno explained was a ���working group��� of staff and concerned citizens), concerns of high insurance costs, employees are FREE WI-FI Times Three Family Restaurant OPEN 6am-8pm ��� 7 Days a Week NEW Mexican Food by Sara! ~ Enjoy Isabel���s Scrumptious Salsa ~ Free Refills for Coffee, Tea & Sodas We���d like you to become our new ���Best Friends��� happier since Bruno began, Bruno said she would not stay one day past 6 months back in September, issues with open meeting law violations made by Bruno, etc. The motion carried 5 to 2 with Mayor Foster and Council Member Pat Workman voting nay. The contract is a continuation of the original contract made in early September, 2012 with a thirty day noti���cation clause. Council members had admitted at February 13th���s Town Hall meeting that they had not attempted to search for a permanent Town Manager and was very happy with Bruno���s performance. Bruno���s bi-weekly salary which includes bene���ts and insurance, is $3706 and terminates March 11, 2014 unless terminated according to contract. PALO VERDE CAFE & LOUNGE Great American Food LUNCH & DINNER 11AM - 8PM DAILY March 14th Wine Dinner March 17th Corned Beef & Cabbage GARAGE SALE March 29 & 30 March 31 Roast Pork Happy Hour Daily 2pm - 5pm 305 N. Central (Hwy. 95) 928-927-7676 Dorothy & Toto���s Ice Cream Shoppe & 205 W. Main St. Quartzsite In front of D&B Leather, next to Silly Al���s Lots of Parking Drive up Kettlecorn Cozy, warm, Indoor Seating VOTE D FAVO #1 RI DESSE TE RT Real Hand Dipped Ice Cream Old Fashioned Shakes & Malts * BREAKFAST SERVED ALL DAY (except Cakes, Waffles, French Toast) * Plate Size Pancakes! * Weekday Breakfast Specials 5 $ 99 from 6am-11am * LUNCH AND DINNER SPECIALS * Fish Friday with Alaskan Cod * Treat yourself to Rib Eye * * * & Shrimp Scampi Dinner Senior & Small Fry Menu! Delicious Desserts Lemon Meringue Cake & More! 1265 W. Main St., Quartzsite West of McDonald���s ��� 928-927-6014 Bad Boys Cafe BREAKFAST AND LUNCH Quartzsite Marketplace 50 E. Kuehn, space 23 Open daily 7am-2:30pm Breakfast Served All Day! La Casa Del Rancho M &A F EXICAN MERICAN OOD Early Bird Dinner Specials 3-5pm $695 ��� Taco Tuesdays ARE BACK! $100 Tacos ��� Slider Thursdays! the f Fa eo m mo ��� Friday All-You-Can Ho us Eat Clam Strips! ��� Saturday Prime SOMBRERO! Rib $1295 BREAKFAST - LUNCH - DINNER 7AM-7PM 70 N. Central, Quartzsite (one block north of Shell, Hwy. 95) Orders to go! 928-927-6610

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