By: Daniel Cooley
The Blakeslee Village Council meeting of May 15 began with the Pledge of Allegiance. Five council members, Robert Mohre, Cody Reynolds, Rosemary Thiel, Cletus Radabaugh and Eric Jenkins, were present.
Fiscal Officer Beth Rediger reported that revenue received since April 24 was $1,900 and expenses were $1,500.
In the first order of business, council approved of both the meeting minutes from March 20 and April 24.
A Williams County engineer began working on the hills in Blakeslee, but the mower malfunctioned. Weed eaters were used to complete the job.
Aidan Muehlfeld, who did the mowing last year, said he found a mower with blades, for $1,300. Aidan said he would be glad to do the mowing, at the same price as last year, at $90 per mow.
Council then voted to purchase the mower and to hire Aidan to mow.
Mayor Linda Muehlfeld reported that there is a drain issue at State Route 34 and Dearborn. She contacted the state street department and they will be repairing the drain in the near future.
ODOT sprayed the Village Hills, to help top the growth of weeds and that should make the mowing easier.
Rediger announced that she will be resigning, as of December 31, 2022. Council then voted to adjourn the meeting.
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