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The Board of the City of Downing convened of 6:00pm on October 11, 2021 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Bill Anderson, Ray Bange, Gene Bruner, and Joy VanWye. 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 & Disbursements, Monthly Water Report, 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 Ray Bange and seconded by Bill Anderson and carried unanimously.
A motion to approve the Payments of Bills was made by Bill Anderson and seconded by Gene Bruner and carried unanimously.
Water/Waste Water Report: Nothing really going on with water and sewer. Everything is running smoothly.
Street Maintenance: Got the remainder of the gravel we needed on the roads. Kevin will continue to maintain them as needed.
Cemetery: William and Kathy bought 3 plots this month.
Old Business: A motion to raise water rates by sixty cents per thousand gallons was made by Ray Bange and seconded by Bill Anderson and carried unanimously. A motion to take $7000.00 out of the cemetery CD to pay back what was used to mow this year was made Gene Bruner and seconded by Ray Bange and carried unanimously.
Positive Thoughts: Got some rain which we needed. Weather is lovely and we have no stop sign in Downing.
A motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:30pm was made by Ray Bange and seconded by Bill Anderson and carried unanimously.
Submitted by Carol Dryden, City Clerk
Alan Garrett, Mayor Carol Dryden,