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City awarded $94,000 for water plant security

Interim City Auditor Andrew Presnell has started his new role with a bang.

The city was awarded $94,350 in grant funds for security improvements at the water plant just last week.

As with most grants, it wasn’t a quick and easy process either. Presnell began working on the project in January, while he was the assistant to former city auditor Becki Schumacher.

“I was working with Lisa Thomps...