In the minutes - Athena Council


Members of the council are Eric Pickard, LaVerne Mitchell, John Shafer, Deborah Hayward and Carol Speed. Mayor is Charles Vickery. With all present Thursday the council:

  • PLANNING: Learned the Planning Commission discussed changing the portion of the Comprehensive Plan dealing with fences at the April 7 meeting.

  • WASTEWATER: Approved proposal from Anderson Perry amp; Associates to improve the wastewater treatment and disposal system with a new screening system and chlorination system improvements. Unanimous.

  • REMODEL: Agreed to put the balance of the City Hall remodel project into the 2010-2011 budget.

  • GRANT: Approved $1,000 "ready to Read" grant for the library. Unanimous.

  • BUSINESS LICENSES: Approved retail business license requests from Gina Koskela for "Gina's Athena's Gifts, 239 E. Main St., and Christina Ann Lovins for "MooseBee's" at 210 E. Main St. Unanimous.

  • METER BOXES: Decided to charge residents a $10 fee beginning in 2011 if they fail to remove the packing in their meter boxes before meters are read for the first time in the spring. Unanimous.

  • LIFEGUARDS: Learned applications are being accepted for lifeguard positions.

  • MEETING: Learned the joint Athena-Weston council meeting will be April 24 at 8:30 a.m. During the breakfast meeting the council members will finalize plans on the two towns working together on the Athena-Weston City Wide Clean-up.


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