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Mayor: City 'stayed the course' during year of pandemic

Mayor Greg Mahler presented a summary of the past year in Sweet Home during the Chamber of Commerce’s Awards Banquet Saturday evening, July 24, at Sankey Park, noting that “2020 was a year that many of us would remember as a time that changed our lives.”

The city had to adapt to “ever-changing rules and regulations implemented because of COVID,” Mahler said.

He said officials and the population “stayed the course and were able to accomplish many things.

Mahler said the city's overall financial health is “steady,” crediting city department heads for staying within their budge...