MASON — At the most recent Town of Mason council meeting, the annual events for the 4th of July celebration were scheduled.
Councilwoman Michelle Pearson stated the 4th of July Parade will begin at 10 a.m. at the fire department and continue until the Mason Park. Several other festivities will take place at the park, and will last until 2 p.m. Councilman Marty Yeager made a motion for Pearson to order the necessary items for the celebration, under the budget of $1,000. Motion carried.
Concerning new business, motions were made to accept both the water budget and sewer budget. Both motions carried. Councilwoman Sarah Stover also made a motion to get three estimates, and accept the lowest, for the front tires of the town’s Kubota equipment. Motion passed. Yeager also made a motion to purchase new tires from Appalachian Tire for the police cruiser. Motion carried.
In other council news, Mayor Mindy Kearns stated the new swings and other upgrades for the park have been made. Council also approved an outdoor sign and advertising application from the Ohio Valley Animal Clinic.
Also making personal appearances were Larry Daniel and Donna Vickers. Daniel addressed the council concerning the Neighborhood Crime Watch meetings, and stated he would like to have the meetings at least once a month.
Council also discussed several complaints about cats on Maple Street, as well as agreeing to check with Mr. Marker about individuals placing campers on his property. Several bills were also presented and accepted for payment, and the minutes from the May 3 meeting were read and accepted.
In addition to Mayor Mindy Kearns, council members present were James Pauley, Marty Yeager, Michelle Pearson and Sarah Stover. Recorder Deann Russell was also present. Councilman Nick Northup was absent.
The Town of Mason Council will meet again at 6:30 p.m. on June 4.