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Wamac City Council Moving Forward with Demolishing Fairview Trailer Court

By Will Doolin, WJBD News

The Wamac City Council is moving forward with the demolishment of the Parkview Trailer Court.  The Council approved for Raymond Mandrell to purchase the mobile homes for $200 each.  The city will keep one trailer and William Burr will take the rest of the mobile homes that will be used for salvage.  The city will then use the property as part of the city park.  

The Council approved a 36-month contract with CTS for a new telephone and security system for the new city hall building.  The system also includes a disaster recovery service.  The Council approved several change orders related to the new city hall building.  This includes $7,525 for soil stabilization, $6,943 for painting, $3,836 for cabinets and installation, $2,970 for plumbing fixtures and accessories and $1,479 for counter space.  The Council approved a pay request from Shores Builders of Centralia in the amount of $139,478.80 for the new city hall.  The Council also approved a contract with McNeil Flooring in the amount of $11,162.40 for tile work.  

The Council approved an ordinance setting impoundment administrative fees.  If your car is towed for abandonment, it will cost you $50 in addition to the towing company's fees inside the city limits.  If your car is towed for misdemeanors, it will cost you $125 in addition to the towing company's fees inside the city limits.  If your car is towed for felonies and DUI's, it will cost you $250 in addition to the towing company's fees inside the city limits.  

In other Council action, the Council approved an ordinance amendment regarding part-time police officers.  An minimal age and education limit is now required to be a police officer.  You must be at least 21-years-old and have a high school diploma or GED in order to be a police officer in Wamac.  The Council approved a CDAP housing grant application for a fourth home in Wamac.  The Council approved annexing a piece of city park property.

The City of Wamac will be having a workship session on Monday, January 28th at 5:30 p.m. to discuss the 100th Year Anniversary of the town.  The community is welcomed to attend the meeting and give their opinion.  

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