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Maryville Deputy Chief to attend FBI training

By Kathy Turner

The Maryville Board of Trustees on Feb. 15 approved Deputy Chief Tony Manley’s absence to attend special training at Quantico, VA. 

The Command Training session will be held at the FBI National Academy from April 3 through June 8. The Board members also congratulated Manley for selection to this program.  

In other business, the Board approved the submission of an STP (Surface Transportation Program) funding application to the East-West Gateway Coordinating Council (EWGCC). The funding is earmarked for preservation and improvement of transportation infrastructures. It is a federally funded program administered by EWGCC. Funds, if approved, will be used for the Pleasant Ridge Road reconstruction project, phase 1.  

The board also approved the purchase of a GPS locator from Subsurface Solutions at a cost of $13,644 The locator will be used by the water department to identify underground lines and systems.  

The SW Route 159/162 sanitary sewer extension project is winding down. It is expected to be completed within the next month. The board approved a pay request from Kamadulski Excavating for payment of the completed stages.  

Kinney Contractors received approvement of the fourth pay application for the Lin-Hy Curb and Gutter replacement project. That project is also nearly complete with essentially just final cleanup needed.    

Brotke Well and Pump submitted the low bid to provide cleaning and camera observations of well 2 at the Water Plant. This is an EPA required project. Total cost is $30,640.

The Board also approved a Distributed Energy Resource Agreement for the Village with Voltus, Inc. This is part of a Demand Response Program which pays large energy consumers to conserve or shift their electrical usage. Voltus connects energy users to the grid and maximizes cash earnings at no cost or risk to the Village. 

Fire Chief George May presented the report of fire department activities during the month of Jan. There was a total of 128 responses including 104 EMS calls.  

The next meeting of the board will be held on March 1 at 6:30 p.m.


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