“So we’ll renew our efforts and double our efforts and hopefully we’ll be successful this year in getting some CDBG funds,” Antonen said.
• The council voted 5-0 to place the Social Host Ordinance on their next agenda with the intent to hold its first reading toward approval.
Centerville Police Chief Tom Demry said the ordinance is a good thing and the city should stand behind it.
* The council voted 5-0 to deny the request made by Danny Moore for a liquor license for South Side Cellar, located in the 1600 block of South 18th Street.
Demry said Moore has a lengthy criminal record including alcohol, drug, weapon, assault and harassment charges.
“Many of those I would consider to be issues and problems that probably would not coincide with somebody running a bar,” Demry said.
As reported in Wednesday’s Ad Express, Centerville Mayor Jan Spurgeon presented Dianne Senior, the wife of the late mayor Jim Senior, the inaugural Jim Senior Memorial Citizen of the Month award at Monday’s City Council meeting. Spurgeon said it was only fitting that she should be named the first recipient of the award.
Monday’s council meeting lasted 70 minutes with approximately 50 in attendance.
The next Centerville City Council meeting is at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7 at City Hall.