Tricounty News

Watkins Public Notice

Regular meetings of the Watkins City Council will change to 7 p.m. start time, beginning with the May 9, 2013, meeting.

Debra Kramer, Clerk

Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, April 25, and May 2, 2013.


Watkins Pool Swimming Lessons Schedule

Legal Notice

Swimming lessons available at Watkins Area Pool

Registration for swimming lessons will be held Saturday, May 4, 2013, from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Watkins Village Hall, 110 Central Avenue South. Below is the 2013 lesson schedule. Sessions will run Monday through Thursday for two weeks. Class will only be held on Friday, if a makeup day is needed because of bad weather. If you are unable to register on the 4th, you may register in person at Watkins City Hall starting from Monday, May 6, 2013, to Wednesday, May 8, 2013. You must pay for swimming lessons when you register.

Class size will be limited as follows: Preschool: 6 students; Level 1, 2, and 3: 8 students; Level 4, 5, and 6: 6 students. Children must be at least 5 years old and at least 42” tall to enter Level 1. Classes will also be subject to change if the class is not at least half full one week prior to the start of that session. The fee for a lesson will be $35.  Levels 1-5 will be instructed per American Red Cross guidelines. The Preschool level will be instructed as in previous years. It will not be the American Red Cross Program. The city may have either a lifeguard or a WSI instructing the preschool class. ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE. **Any parent wishing to observe their child during lessons will be asked to do so from the designated picnic area adjacent to the wading pool.


June 10-20     July 8-18        July 22-Aug. 1

9-9:50 a.m.     9-9:50 a.m.     9-9:50 a.m.

Level 2           Level 1             Level 1

Level 3           Level 2             Level 2

Level 5           Level 4             Level 4


10-10:50 a.m. 10-10:50 a.m. 10-10:50 a.m.

Level 1             Level 2             Level 1

Level 3             Level 3             Level 2

Level 4             Level 5             Level 3


11-11:50 a.m. 11-11:50 a.m. 11-11:50 a.m.

Level 2            Level 1           Level 1

Level 3            Level 3           Level 2

Level 4            Level 5           Level 4

Preschool Preschool Preschool


12-12:50 p.m. 12-12:50 p.m. 12-12:50 p.m.

Level 1                                  Level 1

Level 3                                  Level 3

Level 4                                  Level 4

Preschool Preschool


Preschool: Ages 3-5

Level 1: Intro to Water Skills (5 and older, and 42” minimum height requirement

Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills

Level 3: Stroke Development

Level 4: Stroke Improvement

Level 5: Stroke Refinement

City of Watkins Equalization Meeting April 17

Important Information Regarding Assessment and Classification of Property

This may affect your 2014 property taxes.

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Appeal and Equalization for the City of Watkins shall meet on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Watkins City Hall, 111 Central Avenue South.  The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether taxable property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor, and to determine whether corrections need to be made.


Watkins City Council Meeting March 21, 2013

City of Watkins PUBLIC NOTICE

The Watkins City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting Thursday, March 21, 2013, at 6 p.m.

Dated: March 1, 2013

Deb Kramer, Clerk

Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, March 7 and 14, 2013.


Watkins Economic Dev Authority Meeting March 18

The Watkins Economic Development Authority will meet Monday, March 18th, at 7 p.m. at City Hall instead of March 11th.

Dated:  March 4, 2013

Deb Kramer, Clerk

Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, March 7, 2013.