WOOD RIVER – City workers will pay more on their insurance premiums this year.
The Wood River City Council approved a higher premium for workers’ health, dental and vision insurance coverage Monday, Feb. 3.
City Administrator Jim Schneider said the council approved a 6 percent increase from last year’s premium. The coverage will run from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31.
In other news, the council appointed Tracy Kennet, the city’s finance director, as a Tax Increment Finance Administrator for the city.
Schneider said Kennett was appointed as the new finance director last summer.
The council also passed a request from the Wood River United Pentecostal Church to solicit funds at the intersections of Wood River and Penning avenues and Ninth Street and Ferguson Avenue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 29.