The Gering city council this evening will consider appointing a new city engineer.
If approved, Brendan Lilley will replace Paul Snarr, who had been the city engineer for most of five years during two stints before he left in late November to go back to Idaho with family. Lilley graduated from Alliance High and earned his civil engineering degree from South Dakota School of Mines. Lilley has 25 years of experience working on municipal water, sewer and paving projects while being employed in Scottsbluff and York.
Annie Folck, who has been working part time for the city as a planner and engineer, has been handling essential duties in the interim.
Also on the council agenda is approval of nearly $61,000 in keno funding requests, highlighted by $20,000 to Buckboard Therapeutic Academy for a well, septic system, land prep and to help pay for the building that will be the organization’s new arena.The council will also consider approving a preliminary and final plat to formally split the NTC Logistics building from the remainder of the NTC property off of Country Club Road.