Council to discuss upcoming events, various resolutions

FILE: Fulton City Hall is located in downtown Fulton. (Fulton Sun photo)

At Tuesday's Fulton City Council meeting, the council will discuss upcoming local events and several resolutions.

Kristina Bright and Blaine Pestle will be present to request permission for the upcoming Brick Blast event. The event would be on Thursday, Sept. 21 from 1:30-6 p.m.

They are requesting approval to close Court Street between 6th and 7th street for the event. The CVS Pharmacy will remain available for drive-through access.

Kathy Nielson will request permission to sell concessions at the Morgan Soccer Park for a football jamboree. The event would be Aug. 26 from 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Another event request is included in the council's consent agenda. Lin Diekamp is requesting approval for the annual Callaway County CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 1:30 p.m.

Lindsey Pace-Snook and Cole Snook will be present to request that 902 Court Street is designated a "Fulton Historic Property."

Four resolutions will be discussed by the council at Tuesday's meeting.

The first resolution would authorize the mayor to apply for the State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) Local Crime Prevention Grant. This grant would assist in acquiring six mobile data units for the Fulton Police Department.

The second resolution would authorize the mayor to apply for the Natural Gas Distribution Infrastructure Safety and Modernization (NGDISM) Grant. This grant would assist in the replacement of aging natural gas lines in the city.

The third resolution would authorize the mayor to apply for the Leary Firefighter Foundation Grant for purchase of a skid mount water pump.

The final resolution would authorize the mayor to enter into an agreement with Southwest Power Pool, Inc. for firm point-to-point transmission services to be rendered.

One ordinance will have a first reading at the meeting. The ordinance would fix the tax rate and levying taxes for the 2023 calendar year for all taxable property in city limits.

The rate would be $o.5271 for each $100 of assessed valuation of property.

This tax rate is the same as the previous year.

The Aug. 8 meeting will begin at 7 p.m. The council will host a work session at 6:30 p.m., when they will discuss department updates.