Business View Civil and Municipal | April 2021

106 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL ARIL 2021 us with future development.” Immediate goals include funding the new wastewater treatment facility and investing for future needs like transportation. “I started off stating 2020 was an exciting year,” recounts Harder. “I can’t imagine how we could have planned better or accomplished more. Maybe COVID gave us the opportunity to complete projects without distraction. It’s the busiest we’ve been. The city’s motto ‘Yes, Winkler!’ is used extensively throughout City Hall. Somebody approaches us with a problem, and we say “yes.” We also consider what can be added to the request to better suit the community. We don’t say “no” often. We say ‘yes’, then we help people get there.” PREFERRED VENDOR/ PARTNER n Winkler Concrete