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City Issues Final Payment For Water Tower Repainting Project

The Nashville City Council met on Thursday, October 17, where the members agreed to  issue the final payment for completed work on the city’s water towers.

The unanimous vote approved $85,412.50 to EVCO for exterior protective coating restoration at the Enterprise Avenue Reservoir.

In other council news, Police Chief Brian Fletcher informed the members that two squad cars will be up for auction. The first was Saturday, October 19 in Okawville, and the second will be held on Friday, October 25 in Addieville.

Councilman Doug Hargan asked about side by sides and the city requirements about driving in city limits. Fletcher said the requirements are the same as golf carts. City Attorney Bill DeMoss said he will change the ordinance and add side by sides, which will be read for the city to act on during the first meeting in November.

Hargan also provided the all trash and special recycling numbers that were held in the city recently. According to reports, there were 53 residents who participated in the all trash days, four Dumpsters were filled, 120 cubic yards of trash were taken in and 3.09 tons of steel were collected.

Streets Superintendent Logan Gill said the streets department has two new hires. Jake Kobus and Tim Sherman were chosen out of nine applicants. The council agreed to provide Gill the authority to hire them.

Also at the meeting, Courtney Gladson approached the council to ask for permission to have picnic tables and trash cans set up for the upcoming Nashville Hometown Christmas event in December. She also requested the city to help set them up.

Activities for the event are expected to begin at 9 a.m. with registration for the ugly sweater 5K to start at 8 a.m.

Vendors are expected to take their places after the race.There will also be lights strung across the street for the duration of the event.

The next city council meeting will be held on Thursday, November 7.

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