Downing City Board Considering Trash Service Options
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The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 p.m. on June 1, 2020 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding, Present were Aldermen Gene Bruner, Deana Petary, Bill Anderson and Ray Bange. City Clerk Carol Dryden, Water/Waste Water Operator Kevin Martin and Contract Operator Eric Bowens.
Copies of the Agenda, Minutes of the last meeting, Deposits and Disbursements, Monthly Water Report and Account Balances were given to all.
Mayor Alan Garrett called the meeting to order.
A motion to approve the Agenda was made by Bill Anderson and seconded by Ray Bange and carried unanimously.
A motion to approve the Minutes of the last meeting was made by Bill Anderson and seconded by Gene Bruner and carried unanimously.
A motion to approve the payments of bills was made by Ray Bange and seconded by Deana Petary and carried unanimously.
We had no visitors at this time.
Water/Waste Water Report: No problems with the water system just doing normal maintenance. We had to open the lagoon because of all the rain so will begin our samples on it until we can turn it back off.
Street Maintenance: Kevin has been working on the equipment to get everything in shape. He has been working on the roads as weather permits. Waiting to start putting on gravel.
Cemetery: We received contributions from Keith Ketchum and Jeanine Moss for upkeep on the cemetery.
Old and Unfinished Business: Deana brought information about a new Waste Management Service. Carol is going to call and get more information on the services and prices.
New Business: Carol is going to do some checking on the ordinances for the mowing of yards. The city will start mowing lots and charging the owners.
Positive Thoughts: The sun is shining and no rain for a few days. Beautiful weather!!
A motion to Adjourn the meeting at 7:00 p.m. was made by Bill Anderson and seconded by Ray Bange and carried unanimously.
Submitted by Carol Dryden, City Clerk