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2018  TOWN  BOARD  MEETING SCHEDULE

First  Monday  Dates  7:00 pm  (unless noted otherwise)

January 8 (2nd Mon)         February 5                March 5                         April 2  

May 7                                    June 4                      July 2                          August 6

Sept. 10 (2nd Mon)           October 1              November 5             December 3

MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

The complete and official Town Board Meeting minutes may be found in the Augusta Library.

December 4, 2017 Meeting

  • ELECTION -- Two Town Board trustee positions for a term of two years are available.  Sign up in the library between December 12th and January 16th for the April 3rd elections.
  • Christmas Light Decorating Contest winners are:  First Place - Jane Fuhr, Second Place - Jason Moseley, and Third Place - Bill Ferris.  Congratulations!  Thank you to all of the contestant entries.
  • First Christmas Walk went well.  There was a good turnout.  Christmas decorations were placed in the directional signs around town.
  • Projects completed as scheduled:  street sweeping before the Christmas Walks, street striping, tree trimming, and finally the street paving and repair was completed by Marty's Paving.
  • Visitor's Center walls painted and flooring will begin on December 18th.
  • Bob Hofer reviewed the contracts for the Town Hall basement walls and leaks.  Motion made and approved for up to $5,000 for the repairs.
  • Bob Hofer will be contacting Alferman Air after the Christmas Walk about the town HVAC maintenance.
  • Yard waste dumpster was removed and replaced.
  • Ellen Knoernschild sent in the application for Tree City recertification.
  • Kathryn Frazier and the History Museum are planning an Augusta history play with the Augusta Elementary sixth graders.  About 250 people visited the Museum during the first Christmas Walk.
  • Suggestions for the upcoming 2018 "Best of Augusta" Photo Contests were discussed.
  • A new pump station is being installed at the Legion.

 *VOLUNTEER*        Various projects available.  Contact a Town Board member.   

*Influence*​                 THANKS FOR VOTING ON APRIL 3rd for the Two Town Board positions. 

*Build up Augusta*    SPRING CLEAN-UP A SUCCESS, ONCE AGAIN.

        --  Plein Air Art Festival from April 19th to the 29th.  Watch artists in action.                                                               Take photos for the "Best of Augusta" Photo Contest.  Or sign up to paint.  --                                                                         

TOWN BOARD MEETINGS
First Monday of the month           (exceptions in January and September)

NEXT MEETING:  May 7, 2018
                                7:00 pm

           Town Hall / Dan Kemner Building                on the Town Square
            

2017 MONTHLY MEETING HIGHLIGHTS continued

The complete and official Town Board Meeting minutes may be found in the Augusta Library.

TOWN BOARD

TOWN OF AUGUSTA, MO

January 8, 2018 Meeting

  • Plein Air Art Festival coming from April 18 - 29, 2018.
  • The Augusta Visitor's Center flooring has been completed.
  • The 2017 Chrismas Walk went well.
  • Help de-decorate the Town on January 14th.
  • The new directional signs need to be reinforced.  The signs are coming loose from their chains with the wind blowing on them.
  • Election sign-up deadline for two Town Board positions is January 16.   Election day is Tuesday, April 3rd.
  • Money from St. Charles County has been received.

November receipts = $399.90. 
First & Second December Advances = $4800.00 & $1600.00 


February 5, 2018 Meeting

  • Bulk Trash Pick-Up scheduled for Monday, April 9th. 
  • Mowing bids upcoming in April.
  • ​Town & Country has agreed to salt and plow snow at the library and Post Office for the season.
  • Augusta Elementary will host a play on May 10th at 6:30 pm with the Augusta Museum.
  • Trees will be planted on April 20th at 8:45 am.  
  • Tour of the History Museum by Augusta Elementary 6th graders also on April 20th at 1:30 pm.
  • Lampke Trenching & Excavating encountered utility complications during during Water Street project.  An additional $25,197.07 was approved above the original contract.
  • Alferman Air completed the winter maintenance.  Recommended Town Hall furnace replacement with a cost of $1,425.  Bid was approved.
  • "Best of Augusta" Photo Contest winners:  First Place is Richard Buretta of Washington, MO with "Augusta Garage" and Runner Up Kaye Coates of Augusta, MO with "Light Up the Night."
  • The Athletic Association update submitted by Jodi Ripka.
  • Request made by Bill and Debbie Schaefer for rezoning from commercial to residential.  Update to be given in March.
  • Economic Development reported that high winds caused damage to the sign material. Looking into replacement materials.   
  • Candidate forms were submitted to the St. Charles Election Authority for the April 3rd election.
  • Business Licenses are due March 31st.

TOWN  RESIDENTS

INFLUENCE TOWN DECISIONS               *VOLUNTEER*               BUILD UP AUGUSTA

TOWN  BOARD  TRUSTEES

​May 2017 - April 2018

TOWN BOARD EVENTS

RESIDENTS'  INFORMATION      

Communities Working Together  --->   Warren and St. Charles Counties   Augusta and City of Washington

Augusta Bottom Road Dedicated  ---->  New Safety Rails installed 



March 5, 2018 Meeting

  • Bulk pickup scheduled for April 9th.
  • The election of two Town Board members is on the April 3rd ballot.
  • The Plein Air art festival takes place from April 19 - 29.
  • Augusta Athletic Club has three teams.  Practices begin in March/April.
  • Directional signage decorations will change to match the seasons as stated by the Economic Development Committee.
  • 2017 Budget Report was accepted as modified.
  • Business License renewals were sent out.
  • Mowing bids to be approved in April.
  • Repairs on the levee breach were approved for up to $4,700.
  • Furnace repair completed in the Town Hall basement.  Basement clean-up to be scheduled.
  • Letter received about rezoning and a conditional use permit for Bill & Debbie Schaefer:  1st hearing on 3-26-18 and 2nd hearing on 3-27-18.
  • Discussed the sidewalk at Jackson and Chestnut, the uneven pavement on Jackson Street, and the potholes on Lower Street. 

                  Picture of the new board coming soon!

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS                    Gene Schaper  

TAX COLLECTOR & SECRETARY                    Rick Barton

CHAIRMAN                                                    Bob Hofer

TOWN CLERK                                                 Kathryn Frazier

TREASURER                                                  Ellen Knoernschild                                            





     






                                     Next Meeting   May 7,2018 at  7 pm                                                                                Elected Town Board Members sworn in.