Voters in Pella have overwhemingly given the Pella City Council the green light to move forward with a telecommunications utility in a special election held yesterday. Unofficial results have 582 “yes” votes to just 48 “No” – 92% to 8%. Also coming to the Tulip City in the near future is a bike share program with VeoRide, which was recently approved by the City Council.
Assuming the thunder and lightning doesn’t rain on their parade, The race that kicks off Tulip Time in Pella will celebrate its silver anniversary tonight. The 25th Annual Klompen Classic begins at 6 p.m. with the kids classic and at 7 p.m. with the main event, all in downtown Pella. Director of Crossroads of Pella Jim Hibma says proceeds benefit the non-profit organization helping the community in a variety of ways. Raceday registration is $30 and can be done from 4:30-6:45pm along Broadway Street in Central Park.