*MINGO CARING CORNER"
FOOD PANTRY & CLOTHES CLOSET - LOCATED AT THE CITY LIBRARY
ACCEPTING DONATIONS: Non perishable food items, health & beauty items, gently used winter coats, hats, gloves, mittens & scarves
DONATIONS ACCEPTED ONLY WHEN LIBRARY IS OPEN. PLEASE DELIVER DIRECTLY TO LIBRARY DURING THESE HOURS
Monday 3-5:00 PM
Tuesday & Thursday 9-Noon
Wednesday 1-5 PM
Saturday 9-11 AM
CITY OF MINGO REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES AUGUST 8th, 2023 – 6:30 pm – CITY HALL
Mayor Bartels called meeting to order at 6:30 pm with motion by Goaley-Pleggenkuhle & 2nd by Perry to approve agenda. AIF MC 5-0. Council members present: Phelps, Crozier, Perry, Bode & Goaley-Pleggenkuhle.
Mayor Bartels asked for approval of previous council meeting minutes. Motion by Goaley-Pleggenkuhle and 2nd by Crozier. AIF MC 5-0.
Emily Perry provided council with revised list of grant opportunities on 5 city projects. After much discussion, the Council picked out one project to have Emily give an estimate on time and cost to write grant(s) for this project and will bring to September meeting. Council agreed that grant writing would be on an as needed basis with the direction of council and sub-contracted thru Emily Perry.
Public works – Allen gave report. Sewer line on W. Bluff had a blockage and has now been repaired. Went over decision made by Jasper County Engineers in regards to filling in a ditch along E. Main which is a Farm to Market Road. Clerk will report to resident.
MEDCO – Scott Hoskins gave report. Updated council on new development. Finishing up the construction drawings. Updated on Catalyst Grants in progress.
Hometown Pride – Kristen Crozier gave report. Scott Hoskins informed council that there was a meeting scheduled for Friends of CVT on Tuesday, August 22nd at 5:30 pm.
Library – Report available.
Community Center – report available
Fire Department – Jerry Ratliff gave report. Unsuccessful in obtaining the AFG grant. Will look elsewhere but will be making a needed big purchase. CPR training for department the 10th of August. Still looking for interested party to purchase Fire Truck that is no longer needed, truck is still in good operating condition.
Mayor’s report – still waiting for resident on Davenport Street to contact Mayor in regards to theft of dirt from City owned property.
Resolution 23-32 – Approval of year end transfers. Motion by Perry & 2nd by Bode to approve said resolution. Roll call vote: Bode-Aye, Crozier-Aye, Phelps-Aye, Perry-Aye, Goaley-Pleggenkuhle-Aye. Resolution passes.
Resolution 24-1 – Approval of year end remaining budget transfers into Capital Equipment Fund for future needs. Motion by Goaley-Pleggenkuhle and 2nd by Bode to approve said resolution. Roll Call vote: Perry-Aye, Goaley-Pleggenkuhle-Aye, Crozier-Aye, Bode-Aye, Phelps-Aye. Resolution passes.
Resolution 24-2 – Approval of Road Use Tax Report(SFR). Motion by Goaley-Pleggenkuhle and 2nd by Perry to approve said resolution. Roll Call vote: Bode-Aye, Crozier-Aye, Phelps-Aye, Goaley-Pleggenkuhle-Aye, Perry-Aye. Resolution passes.
Motion by Perry & 2nd by Bode to approve bills and financials. AIF MC 5-0.
Motion by Goaley-Pleggenkuhle & 2nd by Crozier to adjourn regular council meeting, Mayor Bartels adjourns at 7:53 pm.
GARBAGE COLLECTION: WILL ALWAYS BE ON THURSDAY, THE ONLY TIME IT WOULD CHANGE IS IF CHRISTMAS FELL ON A THURSDAY THEN PICKUP WOULD BE FRIDAY
The City of Mingo supports Fair Housing.
U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY We Do Business in Accordance With the Federal Fair Housing Law (The Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988) It is Illegal to Discriminate Against Any Person Because of Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Handicap, Familial Status, or National Origin In the sale or rental of housing or In the provision of real estate residential lots brokerage services In advertising the sale or rental In the appraisal of housing of housing In the financing of housing Blockbusting is also illegal Anyone who feels he or she has been discriminated against may file a complaint of housing discrimination: 1-800-669-9777 (Toll Free) 1-800-927-9275 (TTY) www.hud.gov/fairhousing U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Washington, D.C. 2041
NEWS AND EVENTS
Jasper County Emergency Management has a new alert system, please visit their website at: www.jasperema-hls.org. Then click on the Jasper County Emergency Notification Sign Up button in the middle of the home page. This will direct them away from our site to the Smart911 signup page. You can also use the following text:
Jasper County has changed its Alert System. Text JASPERIA to 67283 to receive alerts or visit http://bit.ly/JasperAlerts.