November 4, 2019 Minutes

  • ​The Kids’ “Best of Augusta” Photo Contest winners are Alyson Paule of Augusta, MO with “Endless Grapeablities”; Ryleigh Rehmeier of Augusta, MO with “Sunset on Water”; and Sunny Null of Augusta, MO with “A Child’s Eye View.”   First prize to Alyson is a $20.00 gift certificate to Kate’s Coffee.  Ryleigh received a $25.00 gift certificate to any Augusta business from the Town Board, Sunny’s prize is 4 all day bike rentals from Katy Bike Rental. Congratulations!
  • One prize from the Augusta Elementary dinner-auction was naming rights for a Town Street sign.  Jodi Howell reported that $21,500 was raised.
  • Chamber:  Christmas Walk is the 1st and 2nd Fridays in December. The Scavenger Hunt theme is based on the Christmas Carol book. Looking for sponsorships from businesses. Plein Air registration is now open.
  • Town & Country snow removal bid was accepted and approved for 2 inches or more of snow at $65/hour with 21cents/pound for salt and chemicals.
  • Public Works:  Pothole repair work in progress. Waiting for a letter from East-West Gateway to give the Town a timeline for future sidewalk repairs.
  • Historian Report Furniture made in Augusta (a bed, 2 chairs, and a rocking chair will be delivered Saturday and stored in the Town Hall.
  • Other Committees:  Museum:  Ellen Knoernschild nominated for Legacy Award.  Museum closed until Christmas Walk.  Cemetery:  Discussed responsibility for headstones and their maintenance. Meeting dates posted at Gallery Augusta.
  • Board of Adjustments met about a request to divide 5.3 acres into 2 lots.  It was denied because the agricultural zoning is 3 acres.
  • Land Use permits:  $50.00 each at 225 Augusta Village Place and at 5518 High St.
  • ATV ordinance is in compliance with St. Charles County. Call County police with concerns.
  • Library contract lease approved and made an ordinance.
  • Checks for cleaning will no longer go to a third party.  Kathryn Frazier was reimbursed by check for paying the cleaning lady.
  • Robert Kenkel, managing member at 525 Hackmann Road, apologized for