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Mayor's Report - City of Columbia November highlights

Columbia Mayor Pam Hoots shares a list of activities from the prior month at each Council meeting. At Monday night's December meeting, she provided the following list of projects working and/or completed for the month of November, 2019. Click 'read more' for the Mayor's highlights.

November 2019 Report
By Mayor Pamela Hoots

All regulators and relief valves have been tested by the gas department.

Eddie Brown has been in, in reference to the Green Hills Subdivision/Highway East 80 gas extension. In process of preparing encroachment permits and a couple of easements for the project.

Gas request on North Highway 55 completed.

Four more requests for gas pending.

Leak survey completed during month. We have met with Vanguard Company in reference to mapping. Will be done in conjunction with leak survey of next year. Couple of locations will be done before then. Some small leaks on meters only have been repaired (found in 2018 and earlier in 2019).

Several loads of brush picked up.

Christmas decorations put up during the month. Additions to previous decorations. Thanks to our decorating committee.

Several street lights turned in for repair.

Fence completed at the fairgrounds.

Some lighting completed at fairgrounds city park.

Working on vents cleaning at city hall.

Changed filters in air-conditioner.

Playground equipment completed installation at fairgrounds and groundwork completed.

Rack built for city wreathes.

Replaced panels in city hall.

Had 2nd Truck It Up event.

Approximately 20 street lights turned in to both Kentucky Utilities and RECC.

Some ditchlines and tiles worked on during the month.

Salt ordered in preparation for inclement weather.

Appreciate Lewis Transport for allowing the city to be a part of their presentation in recognition of Pam Scott. Bench placed in front.

We have begun the distribution of bags of supplies to the elderly.

Third ramp being built; and, volunteers in place to build the fourth.

Annual coat drive for children in process.

Having a PAW drive for the animal shelter and Sugarfoot Farm Rescue.

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Gathering for the December City Council meeting

2019-12-04 - City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, City Council Member.
Two groups came to speak in the Open Comments section of the December City Council meeting Monday evening. Jason Upchurch came back for a decision on the 911 Operators needs for expanded fixtures. His request was unanimously approved. And Dustin Brockman and his supporters came to request one more month before the Council gives final vote on the property zoning issue at 511 Burkesville Street. His request was also given unanimous approval for that time frame in which to bring proof of neighbor consent, if that is possible.

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