November 2, 2020 Meeting Highlights

  • Farm Report:  -Soybeans harvested.  -Backhaus Brothers signed the Farm Contract.
  • Historian/Museum Report: Questers Woodworking delivering two benches for the history museum.         -Greg Nadler has a local person to give an estimate on the Museum addition.
  • Chamber of Commerce:  –Luminary party at the Visitors Center on 11/17.  –Decorate the Town Square on 11/22.  De-corating is scheduled at the Visitors Center for 1/17 at 1 pm.  -A Gingerbread House Contest begins this year before and during the Christmas Walk.  -No ornament being made this year.  -A  website page was added for local artist information.  -The Town is sponsoring a Spirit Decorating Contest for the residents.  Prizes are First Place of $100, Second Place of $75, and Third Place of $50.  The Chamber is sponsoring a contest for the Town businesses.
  • Snow removal bid from Town & Country approved at $70 per hour with salt and chemicals at $0.21 per pound.
  • New and replacements for the 8 Barrel signs was approved for up to $1,200.
  • The bid for the Town Park sign is tabled until the sidewalk plan is finished.
  • Joe Buchheit is in contact with St. Charles County officials.
  • The “Best of Augusta” Photo Contest deadline for adults/teens is November 30.