4/5/2021—The Irvington City Council approved a motion to pay off the principal of the Recycle Center loan at their regular meeting Monday evening. The amount paid off is $7,453.30. City Clerk Mona Drane said the City will save interest charges on the loan.
In other business, Mayor Yvonne Kennedy said the City’s auditor, who was working on the 2018/19 Fiscal Year audits, has resigned. Kennedy said she is looking to find another auditor.
The Council approved a motion to allow Mayor Kennedy to renew several CD’s.
The Council discussed a zoning change for the old elementary school property. Letters will be sent to adjacent property owners, and a public hearing on the matter will be scheduled.
The Council tabled action on sanitation bids.
The City Attorney is working on an ordinance regulating mobile food vendors.
The Council approved paving sections of five streets, and patching areas on West Maple and Hillview Streets. The five streets are: Bishop Street; 2nd Street from Grand Avenue to Caroline Street; 2nd Street from Union to Lake Street; 3rd Street from Union to Lake Street; and 4th Street from Lake to the Board residence. The estimated cost is $37,680.00. The City has $43,536.84 in available budgeted funds.
The Council approved a motion to remove several trees. They approved a motion to check with the City Attorney about removing all street bumps.
The Police Department received 163 calls for service in March. They issued 39 citations and made 22 arrests.
City Clerk Mona Drane said 80 city stickers have been sold to date. Fifteen business licenses were renewed, and three new business licenses were issued. The city distributed $1,250.00 to each of eight local businesses, using CARES Act funds.
Before adjourning, Councilman Ricky Lucas said the new sidewalks need to be cleaned up.