Virgil Shipley/News Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis, left, speaks with Ted Rice following Monday’s Kiwanis Club meeting. Mavis presented his State of the City address during the luncheon. Purchase
MOUNT VERNON — Mayor Richard Mavis gave his annual “State of the City” address to the Kiwanis Club Monday, running through highlights of what the city accomplished in 2013 and some of what is on the table for 2014 and beyond.
He even managed to joke about the potholes forming as a legacy of the harsh winter: “It’s not true that we’re assigning house numbers to potholes,” he said.
“We’ve had a lot of potholes this year and we expect more,” he said, then explained how the Dura-Patcher will allow the city to make more permanent repairs to potholes than the cold mix the city usually has to use.
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