Athena City Council members are Deborah Hayward, LaVerne Mitchell, Chet Sater, Rebecca Schroeder and Carol Speed. With Speed absent Thursday, the board:
PLANNING: Heard report that planning commission has renewed Alan Schroeder as a member. Mayor John Shafer appointed Andy Weidert to the commission.
BANNERS: Agreed to spend up to $1,300 for new banners along Main Street, in partnership with Weston-McEwan High School and the Booster Club, who have each contributed $1,300.
WATER PROJECT: Approved purchase of land for new city reservoir from Barrnett-Rugg for $20,000.
FIRE: Heard report that volunteer fire department has re-elected John Reitz as chief.