Board approves bid to fix back side of Miner lagoon

Thursday, May 26, 2016

MINER, Mo. -- Work will soon begin on the Miner lagoon, after a bid was approved by the Miner Board of Aldermen at Tuesday's monthly meeting.

According to Miner City Clerk Darrin Skinner, erosion has damaged the back side of the lagoon. The Board approved the bid of AC James Excavating to do the work for $14,450.

The Board also approved a street study to be conducted off of North Interstate Drive at Break Time to see if a new street is needed.

In other business during Tuesday's meeting:

* Deloris Smith was appointed to serve as Mayor Pro Tem.

* Bill James was reappointed to the Planning and Zoning Commission, filling an alderman's position. He previously served on the Commission as a citizen. Cathy Walters, who previously filled the alderman's position, was reappointed to the commission as a citizen.

* The Board approved repairs to be made to the Convention Center lights.

* A purchase of mosquito spray was approved by the Board at a cost of $1,680.

* A metal detector purchase for Public Works was approved by the Board at a cost of $850.

* New boots for the Miner Fire Department from H&W Public Safety Equipment were approved for $1,087.

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