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Clark and the council attempted in 1938 to find a place for a park on the west side of town. A parcel of land along Highway 20 was offered for $200 an acre if the city would purchase ten acres or more. If less than ten acres was purchased the price would be $300 per acre. (3) The council also had to continue dealing with homes not connected to the city sewer. In July, 1939 the Health Director and Sanitary Inspector advised the Board of Health that 25 houses along Southern Avenue were not connected to the sewer. Due to the solid rock excavations for both water and sewer, it was suggested that some plan be worked out to assist the home owners. (4) In 1940 he attended the State Judicial Convention.
1. "Change is Voted in Zoning Law," Telegraph Herald, March 20, 1938, p. 10
2. "Council Ousts Czizek; Clark Named Mayor," Telegraph Herald, April 5, 1938, p. 1
3. "Latest Proposed Playground Site Rejected by City Council, Telegraph Herald, March 20, 1938, p. 10
4. "City Council Proceedings," Telegraph Herald, July 10, 1939, p. 11