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October 21, 2013

City council to discuss delinquent water accounts

By Michael Schaffer

Managing Editor

The Centerville City Council’s light agenda for Monday night’s meeting does deal with 54 inactive, delinquent customer water department accounts that may be sent to collection.

The Centerville Municipal Waterworks is on the agenda asking the council to approve turning over 54 delinquent water accounts for collection. The 54 accounts total $12,542.68.

Six of those accounts would be sent to the Appanoose County treasurer totaling $1,614.09 for collection. The other 48 would be sent to the state of Iowa Offset Program for collection totaling $10,828.59.

The Appanoose County Baseball Association is on the agenda asking the council to forgive the sewer portion of their water bill during the state baseball tournament as they watered the baseball field for play.

Park Board representative Lottie Wilson is on the agenda asking the council to support a work day on Nov. 2 to remove brush, scrubs and dead trees in the park.

William Mark Hoffman, ACF/Appanoose County All Play, is on the agenda asking for the city to support the Vision Iowa CAT Grant.

Patti Lind and Bill Burch are on the agenda to request the city to partner with Grow Centerville/Organizing for Main Street organization with the intent to jointly complete the Main Street Iowa application in order to become a participating city in the Main Street Iowa program.

And while not least, but first on the business agenda, Mayor Jan Spurgeon kicks off the business portion of the council meeting by presenting the Jim Senior Memorial Citizen of the Month award. The agenda packet doesn’t list the recipient.

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