The New Ulm City Council is holding a public hearing this (TUE) evening concerning more than $1.6-million worth of upcoming road work in the city. A total of $461,000 of the Municipal State Aid Street improvements will be paid for through bonding. The public hearing involves the reconstruction of the water and sewer lines and the roadway on Valley Street in New Ulm from 7th South to 12th South Streets. In other business this evening, the council will consider the approval of a tobacco license for a new smoke shop opening on Westridge Road, a temporary intoxicating liquor license for this summer’s Bavarian Blast, and the resignation of Ward 2 City Councilor Todd Olson due to a career move. The New Ulm City Council meeting starts at 5pm at City Hall.