You can learn more about what is going on in Carrollton at the city website.

You can learn more about what is going on in Carrollton at the city website.

CARROLLTON, Mo. – The Carrollton City Council met in regular session on the evening of Monday, September 19, 2016. Click to hear KMZU’s Mike Stone speak with Administrative Assistant Terry Bell about the evening’s proceedings.

The regular session of the Carrollton City Council was held Monday night at City Hall. One of the items on the agenda was an ordinance to enter into an agreement with Carroll County Trust Company to help finance a five-year lease purchase for a new fire truck.

Administrative Assistant Terry Bell explained how much has been paid out and what’s left to pay as well as why the city entered the agreement.

Council also heard from Street Supervisor Vern Dale Martin, who explained to Council that all manpower is being utilized to finish up any street repairs needed while Missouri Gas Energy continues to dig up certain streets to lay access lines for residents.

Administrative Assistant Bell also said that gaps in the walking trail will be filled with dirt and gravel to make sure it is usable during the upcoming Band Day.

The agenda also included an appearance by Jeff Adams with Edward Jones. He appeared before council with a variety of options available for city employees to grow their IRA’s.

Administrative Assistant Terry Bell gave a few details of what was presented.

Local resident Fielding Staton was not present, but Council did approve an ordinance allowing his Corn Maize to be an annual event at its location on North Main.

Council also approved a bid for stripping floors at the Rupe Center. The only bid was from Sanitary Cleaners which was the same company that did it a few years ago. The bid was approximately $2,000.

The complete minutes of the meeting will be available in the coming days at the Carrollton city website.