By Stephanie Malench
The first meeting of 2022 was short and sweet for the Troy City Council.
City Public Works Director Rob Hancock said the $411,310.50 estimate is for road maintenance materials and supplies for all of 2022 including concrete, asphalt, and pipes.
During reports from staff and committees, City Administrator Jay Keeven announced that the city closed on the property at 110 E. Market St. for the parking lot. The current tenant will be moved out by the end of January then an asbestos assessment will be completed prior to demolition.
The Planning Commission will be having its next meeting on January 13 to review its home occupancy ordinance and compare it to neighboring municipalities to see what updates may need to be made in the future.
City engineer Tom Cissell reprted that the online bike trail survey received 98 responses and he will begin reviewing them shortly. Cissell also reported that Troy’s application for the ACT grant was the eighth one received and even if the first seven applicants asked for the full amount, he is confident they will receive the funding requested.
The next City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 18 due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.