December 2, 2019 Minutes

  • Augusta Library lease agreement has been signed and returned.
  • Two Board trustee positions are open for the election on April 7, 2020. Sign up for these positions at the Augusta Library from 12/17/19 to 01/21/20.
  • Public Works:  Pot hole patching is in progress.  Trey Irwin will clean the leaves at the Town Square. The erosion problem is on hold since the ground is too wet. The Post Office gutter which was damaged by high winds needs to be fixed. The sidewalk grant is in progress. Street sweeping expenditure of $500.00 approved for the Christmas Walk.
  • Museum Report:  Ellen Knoernschild is nominated for the “Don’t Let the Flame Go Out” legacy award. Mary Robertson, principal of Augusta Elementary, has also been nominated for the Legacy Award from the education aspect. Plans for the Museum addition are in progress. Museum is open December 6th and 13th for the Christmas Walk.
  • Chamber of Commerce:  Preparing for the Dec. 6 + 13 Christmas Walk.
  • Other committees:  Cemetery Committee sold 3 lots. The Tree Committee’s annual application is ready to mail.  Farm Report:  The ground is too wet for planting.  Historian Report:  Annual form submitted to the State of Missouri. The Augusta furniture found in Michigan is delivered and in the Town Hall.
  • Land Use Permits for $50 each have been filed for 6865 Augusta Bottom Road and for building demolition at 130 Church Street.
  • Fireworks permit approved for Benny Moseley to shoot a cannon on New Year’s Eve. Notices of Fireworks permits will be posted on the bulletin board outside of the Town Hall on Walnut Street.  A complaint was received about the Fireworks in November set off for a wedding at Mt. Pleasant in the Town Park.  A fireworks permit was issued.
  • A better location is being researched for the portable toilet at the Visitor’s Center; a complaint was received.
  • Robert Kenkel and Penelope Woodhouse expressed concerns about the St. Charles County smoking policy.