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Mayor's Report for the Month of February 2023

At the March 6, 2023 regular monthly meeting of the Columbia City Council, Mayor Pam Hoots distributed the report of activities from the previous month. It's a tradition she started with her first Council meeting noting things that had taken place in the weeks since the prior meeting. Her February list follows:

By Pamela Hoots, City of Columbia Mayor Lots of work starting to get the Little League Park ready for the season.

Blue building pressure-washed.


Getting some electrical repair completed.

Awning over field #1 bleachers.

Locks at concession stand repaired.

Building moved for better location.

Netting ordered for backstop at #1 and #2.

Appreciate Terry and crew. They have replaced flooring in city hall and police department. Also, they have painted and made some other repairs.

The pavilion at the park on Fairgrounds Street was cleaned and pressure-washed.

Repairs made to the portable skateboard park at the park on Fairground Street.

Approximately 100 (yes, 100) bags of trash picked-up on roadways during the month. We urge people to not throw out their trash on our roadways.

Several loads of brush picked up by the street department.

Road signs straightened and repaired.

Honored to recognize the Family Resources and Youth Centers.

The new sign at the entrance to the south industrial park was installed by the City Street Department. (sign through economic development).

Proclamation for FBLA Week.

Work done at the Trabue Russell House. Art show is scheduled to start their on March 16. We urge you to go by and look.

Items taken to Nursing Home for Valentine's Day.

Thanks to our School Resource Officers. (SRO Day) during the month.

Attended the grand opening and open house for KORT Physical Therapy. Welcome to Columbia.

Attended the fundraising breakfast for the Church of the Harvest.

Visited with Synergy Food Group on a Saturday morning during the month. They have also hired a person for logistics and cost analysis based at the Columbia plant.

Work at the Little League Park on the water lines.

Had a great time at the Adair County Middle School during February when magician Lance Burton performed. His dog, Rocky, was with him (and, Jakky enjoyed that). We so very much appreciate Lance for his commitment to our community.

Thank you to 3 Trees for their community service at the park on Fairground Street.

Happy birthday to Southern Nest Realty. Thank you for being a part of Columbia.

Congratulations to the Adair County Indians and Lady Indians who made it to the Regional Basketball Tournament.

Met with Lake Cumberland Area Development District relative to grant application.

Jerry Watson, Robert Flowers, along with the Lake Cumberland Area Development District met with engineers interested in our gas project.

Work started on trail through the park on Burkesville Street.

Got to read to the students at the Adair County Primary Center for Dr. Seuss Week.

Black Balloon Day declared for March 6. Thank you for letting us be a part.

Attended the Adair County FFA Luncheon. We appreciate our farmers.

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