Calamity Jane Days topic of Princeton City Council meeting

City Council

The Princeton City Council has approved several requests from the Chamber of Commerce for service contracts for entertainment during the Calamity Jane Days festival, which runs from September 16 through the 18th.

A total of $525.00 was allocated for school bands in the parade, drumline, and battle of the bands.

The Ambassadors band is to receive $500.00 for playing at the festival and Pearls Residential Care.

The Honky Tonk Special band is to receive $400.00 for a performance on the Friday night of the festival.

A talent show was allocated $150.00 for the adult division and $150.00 dollars for the youth category for prizes.

Accordion players Carl and Gretchen Schroeder are to be paid $150.00.

The Mic-O-Say dancers are to receive $100.00.

The performance of the National Anthem at the beginning of the parade, and an entertainer at the queen contest each is to receive $50.00 dollars.

The Calamity Jane Queen contest is the night of July 23rd at 7 o’clock at the Princeton First Baptist Church.

The council approved Tiffany Igou and Jeff Power for a beer garden during the festival.

The city of Princeton is getting cost estimates for materials for paving work with the city’s paver which is anticipated to include the Stacy Center area.

Sam Walkup was appointed to fill a vacancy on the city council created by the resignation of Mike Greenlee, who will hold the appointment until next April’s city elections.