The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 p.m. on February 4, 2019 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Bill Anderson, Ray Bange, Gene Bruner, and Hannah Reed. City Clerk Carol Dryden, Water/Waste Water Operator John Petary and Contract Operator Eric Bowens also were present..

Copies of the Agenda, minutes of the last meeting, deposits & disbursements, monthly water report, and account balances were given to all present.

Mayor Alan Garrett called the meeting to order.

A motion to approve the agenda was made by Bill Anderson and seconded by Gene Bruner and carried unanimously.

A motion to approve the minutes of the last meeting was made by Gene Bruner and seconded by Bill Anderson and carried unanimously.

A motion to approve the bills was made by Ray Bange and seconded by Gene Bruner and carried unanimously.

There were no visitors.

Water/Waste Water Report: We are doing Batch discharge at this time and have shut the lagoon off for the month of February. We will open it up again in March so we can shut it down during the summer. This will keep us is compliance with EPA standards.

Street Maintenance: Not much to report; the snow has about all melted leaving lots of mud. Can’t work on the roads at this time as they are too soft. John will start working on them as soon as he can.

Introduction and Consideration of Ordinances; Carol is still working on getting some new ordinances written.

No old business.

No new business.

Positive Thoughts: Right not we are staying above 0 degrees.

A motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:00 pm was made by Bill Anderson and seconded by Ray Bange and carried unanimously. Submitted by Carol Dryden, City Clerk.