Splash Park Restrooms On Agenda For Meeting
The Sullivan City Council met Tuesday, July 2, with three requests before them, one item on the city administrator report and three proposed bills to be submitted as ordinances.
One of the ordinances would approve constructing restrooms at the Route 66 Splash Park.
The first proposed request is from the “Out of the Darkness Walk,” scheduled for Sunday, September 15, with the walk at 1 p.m. and registration at 11 a.m. The walk is for suicide awareness and prevention. The walk will cover Maddox Drive along with the fairgrounds and portions of city lake paved trail. The are seeking approval for road closures.
The second request is from Eagles Lanes and Fun Zone, 645 Missouri Avenue, formerly Sullivan Bowl, for by the drink and Sunday liquor sales as the business is under new ownership.
The final request is from the Downtown Business Partnership, for temporary street closures for the groups event on Saturday September 28,
Under City Administrator J.T. Hardy’s report, Hardy reported that N.B. West, was the only company to submit a bid for the Nova Chip resurfacing for nine streets at a cost of $164,034.10.
Hardy stated that a ninth street in this area was added to the eight specific street due to its poor condition.
The streets to be resurfaced is approved by the council include: Hanna Avenue, Hobart Avenue, Sewell St., Grigsby St., McKinley St., Bland St., South Center St., East Main St., and South Mansion Avenue.
The project is expected to be approved under ordinance 3854, which is one of three ordinances proposed Tuesday night. The contract would be a 15-day contract.
The remaining two ordinances included: Ord. 3853 which would approve a 30-day agreement with TRE to construct restroom facilities at the Route 66 Splash Pad at the corner of Springfield Road and Elmont Avenue at a cost of $164,034.10;
Ord. 3855, would approve a ten-year lease comprised of ten auto-renewable one-year increments, at the sum of $6,000 per year to be paid in advance on the first day of January and adjusted by the Consumer Price Index every five years with Four Health Farms LLC, for Hay production on city owned properties.
The council did have closed session posted for real estate, litigation and personnel.