By Mollie LaSalle
COLMESNEIL – Colmesneil City Council held their regular meeting last Tuesday at 6 p.m. Mayor pro-tem Bubba Sheffield presided over the meeting in the absence of Mayor Duane Crews, and council proceeded to tackle all items on the agenda.
City Secretary Wendy Bendy advised council that there were two water/sewer accounts written off for 2022, one was a business that closed, the other was a homeowner who had recently died. She also advised that the city is going to open a dedicated account at Citizens Bank strictly for the CDBG funds which the city was recently approved for. The city currently has all their main accounts with Citizens and have invested the CDs at Education First in Woodville.
Council approved the engineering contract with Lesley Waxman’s office for the TDA CDBG Grant CDV21-0272. Waxman will be at April’s meeting to advise council on the progress of the meetings with the engineer. Sheffield then issued a Fair Housing Proclamation for the month of April and advised that the city has accepted the lowest bid for the main well project. Bendy mentioned that the new city truck is currently in the shop for repairs.
Council approved all minutes from the previous meeting, and with all agenda items being discussed, council adjourned for the evening. Colmesneil City Council meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.