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.

November 6, 2017 Meeting

  • Christmas Spirit Decorating Contest judging on November 30th.​  Luminary party on November 14th.  Town Square decorating on November 19th.  Christmas Walk on December 1-2 and 8-9.
  • Flowers in Business Sign barrels will be replaced by Kathryn Frazier.
  • ​"Best of Augusta" Kids' Photo Contest winners are Ellie Hopen of Augusta, MO in first place and Runner Up Ryenne Carpenter of Washington, MO.  Ellie's picture of "Daytime Dande's" won the $25.00 gift certificate donated by Kate's Coffee.  Ryenne's picture titled "Clay House" received the 4 all-day bike rentals and ice cream from Katy Bike Rental.  Congratulations!  Thanks to Lois Barton for co-ordinating the judging.
  •  2018 Town of Augusta river bottom land to be farmed by Tim Hellebush.       
  • Town & Country 2017-18 snow removal at $65/hour with 21 cents/pound for salt and chemicals. 
  •  Rick Schwarzer approved for $1300 to remove and replace men's restroom plumbing fixtures and various leaks in the Town Hall.
  • Marty's Paving will give an estimate for pothole and crack repair on the Town streets for up to $6000.
  • Striping of Town streets has been increased to $2800.
  • Levee District survey will take place in November for repairs.
  • Street sweeper will come when leaves have fallen before Christmas Walk.
  • Email sent to Mark Piontek with drawing of David Bean's property boundaries for evaluation.
  • The History Museum will be open December 1st and 8th.  The committee is working on recruiting new officers. 
  • Town directories have been mailed out.


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

*Influence*​                 VOTE TUESDAY, APRIL 3rd.  Two Town Board positions on the ballot.               *Build up Augusta*    SPRING CLEAN-UP COMING IN APRIL 

--  Masquerade Ball Feb. 10th at the Augusta Heritage Foundation/Harmonie Verein/American Legion  --                                                                            


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


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


October 2, 2017 Meeting

  • Library parking lot is complete.
  • Harvest Festival went well.  Good turnout.
  • Town Directory is progressing and will be mailed out soon.
  • Accepted Rottler's bid of $2,234 to put up and take down Christmas lights.
  • Accepted the cost of $1500 for two shuttles for the Christmas Walk.
  • Jacob's Flooring is doing the repair work at the Visitor's Center.  
  • Plumber will be looking at the men's restroom in the Town Hall.
  • Two estimates received for striping with a crosswalk safety focus.
  • A request has been made for a temporary speed sign on Jackson Street.
  • Historic Preservation is making changes to the Harmonie Verein ceiling.
  • Tim Hellebusch's bid of $221/acre out of 4 bids was accepted by the Farm Committe (Bob Hofer, Bob Struckhoff, and Hubie Mallinckrodt.)
  • The History Museum is working on a brochure.  They are looking to add a restroom facility at their building.
  • David Bean discussed issues with his property's right of way and easement.  Chuck Dressel removed signs at Jackson and 94; the right of way and road easement are being investigated.
  • Economic Development sent a letter to businesses in Town about purchasing signage for posting on the directional barrels. 

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS                    Gene Schaper  

TAX COLLECTOR & SECRETARY                    Rick Barton

CHAIRMAN                                                    Bob Hofer

TOWN CLERK                                                 Kathryn Frazier

TREASURER                                                  Ellen Knoernschild                                            


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

NEXT MEETING:  March 5, 2018
                                7:00 pm

           Town Hall / Dan Kemner Building                on the Town Square

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 


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


May 2017 - April 2018

                                     Next Meeting   March 5, 2018 at  7 pm    





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