Modesto City Council members on Tuesday voted 7-0 to:
- Award a contract for up to five years and $230,380 to AM PM Farms of Crows Landing for discing and flail mowing services
- Accept a $469,176 state grant for the Stanislaus Drug Enforcement Agency to combat major drug trafficking and manufacturing
- Approve a contract for up to $79,761 with URS Corp. of San Francisco to design a well in the Tivoli development area in northeast Modesto
- The council met in closed session to discuss acquiring property at 3936 Dale Road for right-turn lane improvements at the intersection of westbound Sylvan Avenue to northbound Boyce Lane. The council also discussed a settlement in a lawsuit filed in San Joaquin County Superior Court -- McFadden Construction vs. City of Modesto -- and a lawsuit filed by a woman whose son drowned at Dennett Dam.
-- Leslie Albrecht