The Chillicothe Council gathered for a light agenda May 11th.

The Chillicothe Council gathered for a light agenda May 11th.

Click to hear KMZU’s Mike Stone speak with Chillicothe Parks and Recreation Director Josh Norris.

The Chillicothe City Council had a brief meeting Monday evening with the main part of the agenda being the approval of the lowest bid for directional boring at the baseball field in Danner Park. Parks and Recreation Department Director Josh Norris explained why the work is needed and what directional boring is.

Director Norris spoke with council and explained North Missouri Construction was the lowest bid at $18,800 with a total estimated cost of $26,000. Director Norris explained how the city will keep costs down.

The contract was unanimously approved by council with work expected to be complete by June 1st.

The council also unanimously approved the appointment of Mel Brown to the City Golf Course Advisory Board.