December 7, 2020 Meeting Highlights

  • The Town Spirit Decorating Contest winners are the Walsh Family in First Place, the Moseley Family in Second Place, and the Bormann Family in Third Place.  Congratulations!
  • Approved a resolution for 3 Board of Trustee positions for 2 year terms for the April 6, 2021 ballot.  It included the associated costs for the Election.  A sign-up sheet for the positions is in the Augusta Library.
  • Public Works Report:  -The check for Cochran Engineering was released for payment.  -A cultural research survey is required by the State of Missouri.  The cost of $3,375 is covered with the contingency plan.                    –Dumpsters by the ball field are only for yard waste and branches.  Trash and rubbish is being thrown in the yardwaste only dumpster.
  • Farm Report:  Backhaus Brothers have prepared the field for planting.
  • Historian/Museum:  -The Certified Local Government (CLG) report was submitted.  -The museum received two benches made in Augusta from Questers.
  • Chamber Report: Ginger Bread House contest was a huge success.  –Winners of the Business Decorating Contest:  First Place is Red Brick Inn and Second Place is Kate’s Coffee.
  • Cemetery Report:  The offer on Highway 94/Jackson Street property was declined.
  • Future road improvements and maintenance update.
  • Barrel Signs received approval for completion with $500 allocated for material and $500 for labor.
  • Police contract was approved.
  • Flood Plain Management was approved.
  • Post Office ten year lease contract expires in August on 2021.
  • Honorable Mention and Special Thanks to Alan Frazier for the new chairs in the Town Hall.
  • Thank you card sent to Mr. and Mrs. Hofer for allowing a food collection point at the Augusta Visitors Center for Cub Scout Pack 359.
  • Thank you to Kathryn Frazier for calling the Warren County Commission concerning the potholes on Augusta Bottom Road.  Warren County has graded and taken care of the ruts and potholes.