Council agreed to set the town’s Spring Clean-up for April 19-23. During the clean-up, it will cost $25 to throw away a truck load of items and $10 for a few items. Paint, tires, chemicals, batteries and brush will not be accepted.
In other business:
• The sealed bids were opened on the 2003 Ford Crown Victoria and 1997 Ford Crown Victoria. The highest bid for the 2003 Ford Crown Victoria was from Grace Quality Used Cars Inc. in the amount of $867. The highest bid for the 1997 Ford Crown Victoria was from Sid Little in the amount of $500. Council agreed to accept both bids.
• Council agreed to accept the contract with Triad Engineering, Inc.
• Council set a budget work session for 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 16.
• Council agreed to put the two old police cars up for sale by sealed bid. The vehicles may be seen at the city building during regular business hours.
• Council discussed the possibility of increasing police protection fees. The issue was tabled until further information is available.
• Council discussed the return check fee policy and tabled fee increases until the next council meeting.
• Council agreed to give $50 to the 2010 Wahama High School After Prom Party. In addition, council members will donate $50 for total donation of $100.
• The Park and Recreation committee reported that the annual Easter Egg Hunt will be 1 p.m. March 27 at the city park. Individuals or organizations that would like to volunteer or hide eggs, call the city building at 304-773-5200.
• Danny Yonker came before council to discuss the dust from the trucks at Bob’s Market and Greenhouses. Yonker also thanked council for the completion of the sidewalks to the bridge.
• Randy Jackson approached council in regard to the sewer backing up in his house.
• Pam Thompson asked that council include the library in the town’s 2010-2011 budget.
The next meeting will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 18.