ISGRIGG, GWYN RETURN
The council unanimously approved short-term contracts for former Council President Greg Isgrigg and former Town Attorney Sam Gwyn to help with the town’s ongoing sewer, wastewater and effluent-line projects.
Isgrigg and Gwyn will be paid $50 per hour. Both were brought on to fill in for project coordinator Brittany Montgomery, who is on maternity leave.
“So as to not create interruptions in those projects, they have agreed to come in ... and pick up some of that work for us,” Gilkey said.
COUNCIL APPROVES INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT
The council unanimously approved an interlocal agreement with Clark County for the maintenance of the overpass along Lewis and Clark Parkway over Brown’s Station Way.
Per the agreement, the county will own and perform regular maintenance on the overpass. Any work above what is considered routine maintenance would be paid for by the town.
The Clark County Commissioners will consider the matter at their meeting tomorrow, Town Attorney Chris Sturgeon said.
The council unanimously approved the purchase of a dump truck and a bucket hopper. The dump truck cost just more than $35,000, while the bucket hopper cost $189,000.
CLARKSVILLE GETS A GIFT
The council voted to accept a gift from Nancy Kraft, the wife of Councilman Paul Kraft. The gift — A 28-by-29-foot illuminating sign that proclaims “peace on earth.”