Shelbyville Daily Union

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April 25, 2014

City Council approves donation, hears new trail plans

(Continued)

In old business, City Attorney Jack Kiley reported that a default judgment was handed down in court against the owner of the deteriorating Lidster Hotel who failed to appear. A $500 per day fine was also imposed against the owner.

Smart reported that want to buy the property of the burned out home on North Second Street and that paperwork is being completed for the buildings on North Morgan and West Main streets.

Commissioner Thom Schafer reported that the building next to the north alley in the 100 block of East Main has been stabilized but that the real problem of the building still needs to be addressed. He discouraged the idea of opening the alley to traffic.

In new business, Shoaff reported that the fee for sewer cleanout will be raised from $75 to $100.

Shoaff reported that a Boy Scout asked to replace veterans markers in Glenwood Cemetery as part of his Eagle Scout project.

“There are 83 markers that need to be set in concrete,” Shoaff said.

Shoaff also reported that a sewer plant return pump needs to be replaced at a cost of $8,565.

Schafer reported that new drains have been cut in areas where water drainage problems are the worst in an effort “to get water to move quicker.”

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