The Grayville City Council met in regular session Monday night.
The treasurer reports $929,105.95 in the Investment account, $1,622,734.59 in the restricted account, and $92,846.52 in cash available for operations. for total of $2,655,687.06. The treasurer also reports the city has received $17, 649.54 from White County, $3,648 in TIFF 1 money and $132.88 in TIFF 2 money, and $1,029.76 from the library.
The Police Chief reported 50 calls for the month of August, more than double July’s figures. Included were 11 non-criminal investigations, three warrants, thefts over $500, two criminal trespasses, one criminal damage to property, one for intimidation, and one domestic battery. The city issued one ordinance violation citation, and one written warning ofr ordinance violation, which has since been complied with.
During recognition of guests, Penny Pritchett, representative of Grayville Beautification Committee submitted a proposal seeking permission to landscape in various locations around the city at no cost to the city. The request will be placed on the agenda for the next regular meeting.
In Executive Session action, the council approved the employment agreement of the Chief of Police.
In Old Business the city hopes to start the sale of excess property from the Police Department within the next few weeks. The council also approved the request for a revolving loan agreement with Osbees Unique Boutique in the amount of $8,000, and the council approved the second reading and motion, to release Creal Springs and Tamms from the Interstate Municipal Gas Agency. The amendment to the traffic schedule would be tabled for the next meeting.
In New Business the council approved the audit presentation from Botsch & Associates and tables the request from Gregg Chapman for a revolving loan demolition of two properties purchased from the White County Trust, pending.
The next Grayville City Council Regular Session meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 27th at 7pm at the Grayville City Hal.