UFO Fest details still up in air

January 8, 2012 • Local News

While there are definite plans of hosting the annual UFO Festival, many aspects of the event, such as the creation of a festival committee, are still hanging in the air.

According to City Manager Larry Fry, the city allocated $150,000 in Lodger’s Tax funds in its 2012 budget for the festival, without a specific identification of how that would be accomplished.

Fry said the council is in charge of deciding how and when the committee will be established.

Greg Neal, who served as co-chair of the festival last year, said he and Julie Shuster, also co-chair, do not understand the city’s holdup. “We’re concerned of the apathy from the City Council. We filed a request in August to do it again. It’s just dragged on and on and on,” he said.

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One Response to UFO Fest details still up in air

  1. DJH says:

    We have recently located here and have no knowledge of city politics. Just curious, does the city support the festival?

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