The Gallatin City Council last night accepted a contractorsâ€™ proposal for street projects this year.
According to information provided by city hall, the board accepted Herzog Constructionâ€™s proposal on hot mix asphalt projects at Gallatin.
Just over 99 thousand dollars is the cost for work on Prospect Street, from Mill Street to Highway 13. The council also accepted a proposal from Utility Services Company for water line work on Mill Street. That cost is five thousand dollars.
Discussion also was held with Jamie Mayse of Utility Services regarding the water well maintenance agreement.
Other discussion at the meeting included the trash contract that ends in July;and debris from the buildings that burned on the east side of the square. The public comment portion of the meeting including citizens discussed the new water plant, neglected dogs, kids driving four wheeler and golf carts, as well as an electric issue at 107 State Highway 6.
Among reports by City Administrator Zac Johnson was interim financing for the new water plant project; an inspection of the power plant, and the â€śwelcome to Gallatinâ€ť sign. Johnson stated the U-S Department of Agriculture has sent the required water rate increases that need to be in effect at Gallatin before the new water plant project can be bid.