April 5, 2021 Meeting Highlights

TOWN  BUSINESS

  • $18,000.00 received at part of the Covid relief program awarded to municipalities in St. Charles County.
  • Citizens voiced their opinions about the fence at the Augusta Cemetery and along Highway 94.
  • New Augusta Post Office lease approved.
  • Gardening funds ($1,500.00) for the History Museum and Augusta Library approved.
  • MOWING BIDS approved
  •                   Bill Harrison            Town Park      $210.00            Ball Field           $152.00
  •                   Paul Carmen            Library             $ 70.00             Visitor Center   $ 30.00
  •                   Trei Irwin                 Town Square   $ 55.00

COMMITTEE  REPORTS

  • Collector:    –February collections of $18.60.    – St. Charles County Finance deposited $18,000.00.
  • Public Works:    –Pothole patching and sidewalk repair updates.    -Still checking on the mailbox situation.          -Approved up to $700 for the street sweeper.    -Approved up to $3,000 for street striping.    -Approved up to $2,000 for tree removal at High Street.    -The second sidewalk grant was approved.

CALENDAR EVENTS

  • April 6, Tuesday — Election to Vote for three Town Board member positions with four people on the ballot:   *Ellen Knoernschild, *Kathryn Frazier, *Joe Buchheit, and Laura Miller.  (* indicates an incumbent)
  • April 12,, Monday — Bulk Trash pickup for Town residents
  • April 16, Friday — St. Charles County Tourism meeting
  • April 22 – May 1 — The Plein Air Art Festival provides organized opportunities for registered artists to paint in the area to the final sales in Augusta on May 1.
  • April 24, Saturday —  Garden Planting at the History Museum
  • April 27 + 29 — Viewing of Artwork at Harmonie Verein.
  • May 8, Saturday — Rabies Vaccination Clinic for dogs and cats (call 636-239-2745 for information).
  • May 31, Monday — “Best of Augusta” Photo Contest entry deadline.
  • September 17-18 — Harvest Festival:  Friday is Swinging in the Vines; Saturday is Festival of the Streets with a parade and races.