Spickard City Council: Fairgrounds, April Ballot, Survey among topics

The Spickard City Council met Monday evening, addressing several topics.

Jesse Richmond presented a request on behalf of the fair board for a fence and gate to be put around the fairgrounds. He noted the fair board will pay for the project. The request was approved by the four member town council.

The council agreed to have an addendum for the April 2017 ballot which allows the town of Spickard to forgo costs of an election when the number of filed candidates equals the positions to be filled. The request is subject to a public vote.

New signatures were authorized for a certificate of deposit that’s to be re-invested with U-S Bank. Names of Mary Exley as city clerk and Janice Vandevender as a council member were added to the account.

Survey results were presented to the Spickard council with discussion on how to get 34 remaining surveys turned in. Those that remain are to besent a survey with their utility bill next month.

The council decided to reduce sewer bill amounts following requests from Nancy Anderson as well as Buck and Carolyn Brown.

It was decided the Spickard council would meet on the second Monday night of the month at 6 o’clock beginning with the April 11th meeting.

A 20 minute closed session also was held for the Spickard city council.