October 7, 2019 Minutes

  • The Town Budget for 2019-20 was read and approved.
  • Sidewalk grant was approved for Augusta by East-West Gateway.
  • Chamber Report:  Harvest Festival was successful.  Luminary Party is November 19.  Town decorating is November 24.  The Chamber meeting is moving to the third Monday of the month.   Plein Air is April 22 – May 3, 2020.  Website updates are in progress.
  • Gene Shaper resigned as a trustee from the Town Board.  Position is open.
  • Pothole patching for October/November is in process.
  • St. Charles County Code Enforcement has been finalized and sent out to Town Residents.
  • The Town Park will have its erosion damage repaired.   Bill Harrison submitted a $3,000 bid which was accepted and approved.
  • The Curb Cut and Town Right of Way ordinance review is in process.  An update on the revision of Ordinance 02-08 concerning All Terrain Vehicles was given.
  • Discussed the renewal of the Library lease.
  • ​Reports:  The historian reports that the 2019 paperwork for the state of Missouri is due at the end of November.  The Museum will be closed until the Christmas Walk in December.  It is usually open the first Sunday of the month.  The 1860’s furniture made in Augusta will be arriving soon to the Museum from Michigan.  The Economic Development pole banners have been positioned at various places around Town.  The Photo Contest and Website reports by Gay Eskew were read by Rick Barton.
  • Alan Frazier via Kathryn Frazier has asked that the Town of Augusta purchase the Wine Hall to make into a Wine Museum.  The Town will research its legality in case this purchase could happen.
  • The break on the Creek Levee down on the bottoms was discussed.  Looking into options for the basketball court repair.
  • Resident Concerns:  No parking areas and missing signs on Main Street were brought to the Board’s attention.  Robert Kenkel expressed concerns over emails for the property at 535 Hackmann Road.