Athena City Council members are Deborah Hayward, LaVerne Mitchell, Chet Sater, Rebecca Schroeder and Carol Speed. With all present Thursday, the board:
RATES: Approved resolutions setting the 2014 water and sewer rates, which will remain the same as in 2013.
FEES: Approved 2014 fee schedule raising the water deposit from $60 to $75.
WEBSITE: Reviewed new city website which is now live at cityofathena.com.
VISITOR: State Sen. Bill Hansell attended to ask people to attend the Athena Chamber of Commerce banquet on Jan. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Baptist Church.
POLICE: Visitors from Weston council and budget committee asked council if they would be willing to consider a contract with Weston for police coverage. Council said they would look at a proposal if Weston put one together and past issues with law enforcement contracts between the two cities would need to be addressed.