The Marysville City Council met Monday. A fifteen cent per hour increase for seasonal workers was approved. Council approved the MHS Prom Walk Saturday, April 21st at 8 p.m., suggesting only walkers, street legal vehicles, and police presence.
A mower bid was approved from Bruna Implement for $16,500. The bid was $3,200 higher than the low bid but would accommodate grasshopper attachments that the city currently owns. A $5,000 bid for an aerator was approved 5-1, with Terry Hughes voting no.
Concern was expressed with a $4,425 change order for the school crosswalk signal project, and following discussion a motion to split the cost with the school district was approved.
The downtown tree project was again discussed, with a variety of opinions and input. Consensus was to proceed, on a 5-3 count. The matter will be referred to the Tree Committee.
The amount of $18,000 was approved for boring work involved with moving underground utilities to accommodate adding handicapped accessible walks at 5th and Carolina. CES Group received approval for engineering work at Hometown Drive for concrete replacement, and 20th and Center for drainage.
The third week in April was designated as City Cleanup Week. City crews will pick up yard debris and tree limbs left curbside beginning April 16th.
It was decided that the street sweeper will operate in sections of the community each week, as opposed to the current practice of city wide street sweeping. The new sweeper is to arrive in April.