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lockportlegend.com School the Lockport Legend | April 12, 2018 | 9 the Lockport Legend’s Standout Student Sponsored by Marquette Bank Mariana Moore, Taft School third-grader Mariana Moore was chosen as Standout Student for her academic excellence. What is one essential you must have when studying? A quiet place so you can focus. What do you like to do when not in school or studying? I like to draw in my spare time. What is your dream job? To be a veterinarian at the Brookfield Zoo. What are some of your most played songs on your iPod? Taylor Swift, Camila Cabello, Beyoncé. What is one thing people do not know about you? I like to do science experiments. Photo Submitted Whom do you look up to and why? My aunt Maryann, because she is a nurse and helps people. What do you keep under your bed? A big bucket of Legos. Who is your favorite teacher and why? All of my teachers, because they are all nice and are good at helping students. What is your favorite class and why? Science class. This unit we are learning about weather and it is very interesting. What is one thing that stands out about your school? The PTA always makes fun activities for us to do. What extracurricular(s) do you wish your school had? I wish they had soccer. What is your morning routine? Wake up and get ready, eat breakfast, then I watch cartoons until it’s time to leave. If you could change one thing about school, what would it be? Nothing, it’s a great school already. What is your favorite thing to eat in the cafeteria? The personal pizza. What’s your best memory from school? The Walk-A-Thon. Standout Student is a weekly feature for The Lockport Legend. Nominations come from Lockport area schools. Leave the writing to the pros. Local writing professionals for all your copy needs. Council From Page 5 This segment of the streetscaping project is anticipated to be completed in 2019, and is part of a larger street overhaul project estimated to cost about $15 million over several years. Water rates The council also voted Wednesday to approve an increase in water rates for non-Lockport residents living in Lockport Township. For years, unincorporated township residents have paid 15 percent less on their water bills than their counterparts in the City of Lockport. This variance was ruled outdated and no longer necessary, so the council had previously agreed to raise the township rate, making it equal for all residents. Some debate broke out over when the change should be implemented. Legally, the City has to give residents and township officials 60-days notice, though Streit was in favor of putting the raise in effect on Oct. 1, which would give the township six-months notice, “out of courtesy, since the rule has been this way for so long.” This was contested by Perretta, who said the 60- day minimum was plenty of notice. “We’re making this change, we should be collecting our money as soon as possible,” she said. Other board members backed up her claim, and the board eventually voted to pass the motion with the stipulation that the new rates will go into effect on July 1. All the new revenue from the increased township rates will go to the Lockport Water Department. BOOST YOUR BUSINESS NOW: 708.329.8594 or content@22ndcm.com FOR MORE: 22CMBOOST.COM