January 6, 2020 Minutes

  • ​The “Best of Augusta” Photo Contest winners are Wyatt Gibbs of Foristell, MO with “The Autumn that Forgot to Fall,” and Marilyn Kluesner of Marthasville, MO with “Katy Trail Relic.”   Wyatt’s  prize is a $25.00 gift certificate to Stone Ledge Antiques.  Marilyn’s prize of a $25.00 gift certificate is from Gallery Augusta. Congratulations!
  • Chamber:  Four events, possibly five, scheduled in 2020:  Plein Air, AVA Birthday Party in June, Harvest Festival, and Christmas Walk. Possible Halloween Masquerade Ball with Heritage Foundation in October.
  • Resolution passed for the Election Ballot to read that two 2-year terms will be voted on with all of the associated costs. Sign up at the Library by January 21.
  • Farm Report:  Received the second farm contract payment of $29,500.  Farm contract is due in 2020.
  • Museum:  Good showing at the Christmas Walk. Four new people expressed interest in becoming members. David Stone shared information with Kathryn Frazier about the Bigelow family in Augusta.
  • Motion made and approved to move the portable toilet to the West side of Ferry Street between Walnut and Chestnut.
  • Public Works:  Still working on NO Parking and STOP signs. The Post Office gutter has been repaired.  Trei Irwin received $625 for removing leaves.
  • Need to prepare an ordinance for MODOT since they handle the distribution of funds and approvals.
  • Receiver $10 cash for a sign permit at Harmonie Verein.