“We’d still love to see the lamps lit and it might be time to dovetail the project with the downtown renovation project.” Shanks said.
Shanks also noted the group applied for TIF funds a few years ago, but was turned down. The council encouraged them to apply again for the funds.
Sarah Fuesting from American Cancer Society requested permission to have late night music playing during the Relay for Life event August 2-3 in Forest Park. The council granted permission.
Johnson reported that work on the mIni-park will begin next week.
Shoaff reported that the west water tower is receiving its first of three coats of paint.
“The west tower will have the Ram head logo in purple and ‘Shelbyville - Home of the Rams’ on it. The east tower will have the sailboat and the Lake Shelbyville logo on it,” Shoaff said.
Shoaff also reported that two new flow meters have been ordered for the east sewer lagoon at a cost of $1858.83 each. The current meters are 20 years old.