repairs put on hold
to replace signs
The Holton Town Council addressed
the need to replace missing street signs at the regular November
meeting. According to council president Paul Hughes, there are
four street signs and one railroad sign that need to be replaced.
In addition, the town will address two street lights that have
burned out. The motion to purchase the needed signs was unanimously
Mark Salyers, sewer employee, reported a unit at the sewer pond
needed repairs. According to Salyers, the repairs would cost about
$15,000. The council decided against the repairs at this time
upon the advice of Salyers.
The sewer budget hearing was scheduled for November 30. Appropriation
changes for the regular budget were also to be discussed at this
Work for the sidewalk project at the town park will begin in the
spring, according to Hughes. Wilbur Myers reminded the board that
the park will be closed starting December 1. Myers also reported
that repairs to the sandbox and the water fountain are needed.
The town nuisance ordinance was read due to complaints on some
properties. According to Hughes, the property owners will be contacted
and given the opportunity to clean up the property before legal
proceedings are filed.
All board members were in attendance. The next meeting will be
held on Thursday, December 10 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Holton