What Happened @ the City Council Meeting
June 28, 2021
Hope you enjoy the July 4th Fireworks this weekend at Three Sisters Park! While you are around town, check out the street and parking lot improvements. And take the kiddies for a ride on the new park equipment of Sycamore Trails, Gollnitz Park and Cutright Park. The telescopes for the new Observation Tower at Cutright Park are still on backorder, waiting for casting supplies. The Shademakers have been planting new trees and flowers in the parks, in front of businesses, and all over town. City Council has approved LED lighting to Cutright Park and City Park and that will complete the lighting upgrades.
The City Council approved a Priority One Cemetery Project, working with the Veterans Memorial Commission, to upgrade the area of City of Chillicothe Cemetery that honors veterans…three new flag poles have been ordered and bids have gone out for the concrete foundation work and possible lighting. In the Cloverdale area…The City Council has approved a water project upgrade. Also a pump and motor went down at the Cloverdale area Lift Station and rehabilitation has begun. Council approved an application for overlay work on Cloverdale Road as well. Three new Façade Grants were approved at the recent City Council meeting. If you need to talk about updating your business’ façade, call Amanda Beadles at City Hall. The City approved the annual Appropriation Ordinance. This document is a statement of the most amount of money that the city could conceivably spend if sufficient funds were available.
If you have not been to Chillicothe’s 2nd Saturday Market, you are missing a fun time! It runs from 10am-3pm on the second Saturday of every month. Most of the city’s retail shops are open and have offered their parking lots, sidewalks, and other open areas to crafters, vendors, food vendors, woodworkers, antique & vintage dealers, jewelers, etc. The Chillicothe Historical Society Museum is also open from 10-3 that day. The city is hopping! And talking about hopping, our annual Corn Boil is July 29 at July’s Downtown 2nd Street Market (5-8pm). Watch for more information. AND the Corn Boil will also kick off the Chamber’s City Wide Garage Sales. Save the Date!!!
Mayor Mike Hughes