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 Speed absent Thursday:

  • BUSINESS LICENSE: Approved business license application from Untamed Concrete Designs, 408 N. Second St., owned by Stacy Smith. Unanimous.
  • HIRING: Approval of hiring policies and procedures died for lack of second.
  • WATER PLAN: Authorized Brad Baird of Anderson Perry & Associates to write a letter to the Oregon Department of Transportation regarding replacing water lines down Main Street during reconstruction of Main Street. Also approved putting $13,000 into the budget for well design and development. Unanimous for both.
  • WORKSHOP: Vickery told the council there will be a work session in October to discuss funding scenarios for improvements to the water system.
  • LETTERS: Received thank-you letter from scholarship recipient Renee Baumann, and from Mary McGill. McGill thanked the city for allowing her group to decorate the rose garden for Memorial Day weekend.


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