Carrollton approves requests, accepts bids
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 11:00 AM
The Carrollton City Council approved several requests from businesses and organizations, accepted bids for rock and gravel, and heard the first readings of two budget ordinances during its meeting Monday night.
City council members approved an Enterprise Incentive Program grant request for a new awning at Carrollton Office Supply. The grant was approved for $745.
Council members approved a funding increase request for the Carroll County Community Development Corporation for the first time in 10 years, Mayor Gene McMurry said Tuesday.
The increase will include an additional $9,000 from the city of Carrollton and $6,000 from Carrollton Utilities. The increases will take effect in the new budget cycle.
City council members approved a request by the Carrollton Main Street Program to use the Point Park pavilion for annual River Sweep events on June 21.
The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Council members accepted the only bid submitted for asphalt from Ohio Valley Asphalt. The council also accepted the low-bid for rock and sand from Nugent Sand.
City council members also approved the first readings of the 2014-2015 budgets for the City of Carrollton and Carrollton Utilities.
The city budget reflects a 3 percent raise for employees. No major construction projects are planned.
The Carrollton Utilities budget showed water and sewer rate increases of 2 percent for in-town customers and 3 percent for out-of-town customers.
The budget also reflected a 3 percent increase for employee wages system wide.
No major projects are planned in the 2014-2015 budget.
Second readings of the ordinances will be held at the May 12 meeting.