Public meeting for Lincoln Terrace Slip today at 10 a.m.

By Lindsay Kriz - [email protected]

POMEROY — There will be a special meeting for Pomeroy Village regarding information regarding the Lincoln Terrace slip project. The meeting will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Pomeroy Village Hall. At Tuesday night’s meeting Mitch Altier, of IBI Group, spoke to council about the project, and announced that the bid for the project had been awarded to Pullins Excavating at a cost of $257,129.20. Fisal Officer Sue Baker.

The crew will be putting in 60 feet of retaining wall that can be expanded as finances allow. More information will be discussed during the public meeting, including start and finish dates. Altier also announced that the Downtown Improvement Project has been submitted to the Public Works Commission for approval.

The date for Treat Street this year is Thursday, Oct. 29 from 6:30-8 p.m. Treat Street takes place on Main Street and allows children and parents Trick or Treating to safely do so with help from local businesses.

Members also passed a routine resolution accepting amounts and rates as determined by the Budget Commission, and authorizing the necessary tax levies and certifying them to the county auditor. After hearing from representatives of the Schwendeman Agency, council voted to renew county employees’ health, life, vision and dental insurance plans. The health life and vision plan only increased cost by 7 percent, with dental remaining the same.

Representatives from Rocket VII spoke to council about a digital billboard sign that will be placed near the turnoff to Middleport near the Pomeroy Mason Bridge. Council said the sign will comply with all village codes and will be about 20 feet off the ground.

The ordinance committee added members during Tuesday’s meeting, and the committee now consists of Phil Ohlinger, Maureen Hennessy and Don Anderson. The commitee will meet soon to discuss weight limits on vehicles driving through Pomeroy and look into ways of enforcing weight limits on vehicles traveling village roads.

Reach Lindsay Kriz at 740-992-2155 EXT. 2555.

By Lindsay Kriz

[email protected]