Special Council Meeting to Be Held Friday

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com

Humboldt, Iowa — A continuation of the fireworks discussion for the Cy-Hawk Rivalry day will go before the Humboldt City Council once again, Friday morning.

The discussion was tabled following their meeting Monday evening.

The main hiccup was simply the proximity of the proposed firework display to downtown residents. The idea was for 4G Pyrotechnics — the group putting on the event — to blockade Sumner Avenue Bridge to allow for the fireworks to be shot off.

Sheriff Dean Kruger was one of the lead voices posing some concern over the fireworks, however he did not seem as apprehensive after speaking with Humboldt Fire Chief Jim Gronbach.

Gronbach explained to Kruger that the shells that will be used for the display are two-inches, significantly smaller than what the fire department uses for the Fourth of July celebration.

A consensus will likely be formed Friday morning, with the next scheduled Council Meeting just days before the Cy-Hawk event.

Two pay estimates are also on the agenda, Friday morning.