signs to provide gas to Napoleon
Cathy May - Contributing Writer
At the regular meeting of the Osgood Town Council, they adopted
Resolution 2007-6 stating, The Town of Napoleon has determined
that the Town of Osgood is able to provide natural gas service to
the residents of the Town of Napoleon in a more efficient and economical
manner and it is in the best interests of the Town of Napoleon and
its residents to have the Town of Osgood provide said gas service
to the Town of Napoleon.
The Osgood Town Council adopted the resolution and signed the agreement
for the sale and purchase of the town of Napoleons gas utility.
Attorney Mary Ann Gay will take the agreement to the Town of Napoleon
for their signatures. The effective date of the agreement is May
Gas Superintendent Steve Wilhoit reported he is preparing for the
May 1 takeover of the Napoleon Gas System. An informational packet
is being prepared that will be sent out to the Napoleon Gas customers.
Wilhoit stated the odorization equipment is in and working well.
He will be getting some quotes for securing (roof and fencing) the
An ordinance annexing and making a part of the Town of Osgood Certain
Described Territory Contiguous to the Corporate Limits of the Town
of Osgood. A public hearing will be advertised and certified mail
will be sent to those affected. The hearing will be scheduled for
Two garbage quotes were presented. Linkel was approved with a low
bid of $68,324.04.
Marshal Rodney Stepleton said the new state leash law would be coming
into effect. He said he had also tagged and had eight cars moved
that were in violation of the towns ordinance. He also assisted
with several drug arrests.
The Compliance with Statement and Benefits for Best Metal Finishing
will be signed only if they comply with Resolution 2001-2 by May
The hand held devices used for meter reading are obsolete. A demonstration
on new hand helds will be scheduled in May. Datamatic will take
the old equipment and trade it in for the purchase of new hand helds.
The upgrade quote with trade is $10,410. This is for two hand helds
and two cradles and training.
All three town board members were present: Jeff Volz, Linda Krinop
and Gary Norman. Attorney Mary Ann Gay and Clerk-Treasurer Tammy
Wilhoit were present to advise the board. The next regular meeting
of the Osgood Town Council will be May 15 at 7:00 p.m. at the Osgood