In May, the Greenville City Council approved an agreement for shared fiber optic service between the city, Bond County Sheriff’s Department, Bond County 9-1-1, the County of Bond and Kaskaskia College.
At its June meeting, the council passed a motion to accept the total installation cost of $67,571. Councilmen also agreed to apply $17,571 of downtown TIF funds for the project, meaning the five agencies will then pay $10,000 each to cover the original installation estimate of $50,000.
When the fiber optic lines have been installed, each agency will have high speed Internet with better prices for the service.
The council approved its annual appropriations ordinance plus a Class G liquor license to the Bond County Fair Association to sell beer at the Bond County Fair August 2 through August 7.
A new GIS handheld receiver was purchased for $6,346. It will provide greater accuracy in the development of city GIS maps.
Doug Faulkner was appointed to the Board of Adjustments.
The annual prevailing wage ordinance was approved, and the council agreed that the city pay a $4,516 bill for disposal of CRT televisions that were turned in during the recent electronics recycling event in Greenville.
Equipment purchased for the water plant included a chemical mixing pump for $3,360 and an electric hoist for $5,196, including installation. Repairs to an aerator at the plant, which will require the use of a dive team, costs $3,260.