The Centre City Council held their regular meeting on Monday – the Council heard from each of the city’s department heads who presented quarterly reports from their respective departments. Those reports included; Centre Police Chief Kirk Blankenship, Fire Chief Jeremy Lee, Parks & Rec. Director Charles Glazner, Streets & Sanitations Supervisor Bobby Paul and Building Inspector Raymond Matthews.
The Council also approved minutes from their previous meetings in addition to approving the accounts payable.
Brad Green with Raymond James was in attendance during the meeting to talk about some good news for the City of Centre regarding some upcoming Capital Improvement projects.
The Council then made a motion adopting a Resolution for a General Obligation Warrant Series 2020.
Mayor Wilkie said that there are several projects that he would like to see completed including the renovations at the former Armory Building and a new city pool among other things.
The Council also opened sealed bids for fencing work around the city lot at city hall. There were three bids received and the project was awarded to Highfield Fencing in the amount of $4,568.88 – with the stipulation that they meet all bid specs and requirements.
Mayor Wilkie also announced that following over 18 years of service, Parks and Recreation Director Charles Glazner is retiring.
The city is planning a retirement luncheon for Glazner at City Hall on February 11th ; his last day will be February 18th.