City Council

Council Authorizes Contract For Skatepark, Changes Zoning Codes On Three Properties

By Sue Curry Jones The Ava Board of Aldermen met in regular session Tuesday evening, with city council President Burrely Loftin presiding over the meeting...

City Council Adopts Proposed Budget for 2012-13, Focuses On City Well

By Sue Curry Jones The City of Ava opened their regular business meeting Tuesday evening with John Forrester, of Olsson Associates, updating council members about...

City of Ava To Build Skatepark, Council Selects Design Company

By Sue Curry Jones Council members adopted three ordinances Tuesday evening during the monthly session of the Ava Board of Aldermen.  Two of the bills...

Sewer, Water Rates To Rise; Ava Pool Opens Saturday

By Sue Curry Jones Ordinances to increase sewer and water rates were passed by council Tuesday evening.  However, the much-needed increase was adopted at a...

Inspection of City Manholes Now Underway

Abandoned wells is topic of discussion. Council members tabled a request posed by city employee Janice Lorrain Tuesday evening during the regular session of city...

Council Urged To Raise Sewer Rates Significantly — Right Now

By Sue Curry Jones Tuesday evening members of city council and administrative officials were confronted with a situation that brings to mind a phrase we’ve...

Engelhardt, Norman Take Positions on City Council

The Ava Board of Aldermen convened for their regular meeting Tuesday evening, and to administer the oath of office to candidates Ric Engelhardt and...

Engelhardt Retains Council Seat In Only Contested Race Tuesday

With only one contested race in the county for Tuesday's municipal and school elections, the voter turnout was exceptionally low. In the East Ward of...

Net Metering Policy Adopted; Council Recognizes Lovan

By Sue Curry Jones Concluding ten years of service as representative for the west ward, councilwoman Judy Lovan fulfilled her last duty as an elected...

Council To Continue Sidewalk Improvement Project, Accepts Bid From Monett Firm

City officials convened Tuesday evening to news that the City of Ava had received a higher than usual evaluation rating from MIRMA (Missouri Intergovernmental...
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