Mound City Aldermen reorganize and approve purchases

(KLZA)-- The Mound City Board of Aldermen met April 9 with Alderman Adam Krueger elected President of the Board and Annissa Brandon was was reappointed as City Clerk / Office Manager.

The Board awarded a bid to clean the city lime pits to Johansen Drainage & Tile for $4,500, the lowest of two bids received.

A bid of $10,485 from M & M Concrete to replace the sidewalk on the southeast side of the Library and around the southeast corner of /city Hall Park was approved.

Council members requested Clerk Annissa Brandon research the process of getting bonds to allow for a major street project in the next year.

An agreement for grant writing with the Northwest Regional Council of Governments for a TAP grant for a bike and walking trail and stairs at Chautauqua Park and a sidewalk going to the school was approved.

Aldermen also approved the use of ARPA Funds for the purchase of a John Deere Gator from Hiawatha Implement of Mound City in an amount of $28,930. The bid was $1,287 higher than a bid for a Bobcat UTV from Bobcat of St. Joseph.

ARPA funds will also be utilized to purchase a Bad Boy Rebel Mower from Skyview Equipment in an amount of $9,988 which was $2,138 higher than a John Deere Ztrak mower bid from Hiawatha Implement.

Aldermen approved the use of ARPA funds to purchase a 83-inch by 12 foot single axle trailer in an amount of $2,899 from Redline Trailers and $2,850 for the purchase of a DF-850 Folding Machine from Sunmerone.

The Board also decided there will not be a Spring Clean-up this year due to rising costs. The event will be held in the Fall.

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