City Council to Meet Tonight

Daniel Prince

Priority needs list, matching funds for Jonesville sewer project among agenda highlights

Union City Council has a full agenda for its February monthly meeting. It will be held tonight at 6:30 at Union City Hall, at 101 Sharpe Avenue in Union. The meeting will begin with a special recognition of George Ashmore, who served on the Board of Zoning Appeals since 1997, for a total of 24 years. Two employees will be recognized for February work anniversaries.

There are seven items of new business for council to consider. First is the first reading of an ordinance granting the requested annexation of 439 North Duncan Bypass, currently occupied by KC Mart, into city limits. Council will then consider the priority needs list for the coming year. The Catawba Regional Council of Governments compiled the list based on last year’s list and feedback received at last month’s public hearing.

Council will consider a resolution pledging matching local funds for regional infrastructure grants for the Town of Jonesville. This supports grant applications in the works by the county for expansion of industrial sewer service into Jonesville. C

ouncil will also consider a resolution for local matching funds for infrastructure through CDBG funding for the Midway Green Industrial Park. The city will be applying for a grant to extend sewer service to the Midway Green Industrial Park.

There will be discussion and a possible motion regarding naming an engineering firm to oversee the Carlisle and Lockhart feasibility study. There will be a request by the Monarch Fire Department to direct purchase a pickup truck from the city’s replacement fleet. Finally, council will vote to set the dates for its budget workshop for the upcoming fiscal year.

The public is invited to attend.

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