Warsaw To Hold April Election Of Aldermen

Homer May
County Reporter
Under new business, Monday eve, Warsaw Aldermen approved an ordinance providing for an April election of the City’s Aldermen, which will see voting for new or returning Aldermen for Wards 1,2,3.
The meeting opened at 6 PM, with Aldermen Eric Flores, Lou Breshears, Adam Howe, Terry Marshall Sr., Eric Masoner present. Alderman Rob Coskey was absent. Mayor Eddie Simons presided; City Clerk Jessica Kendall recorded. First business conducted was to approve the evening agenda, minutes of the group’s Oct. 26 meeting, and payment of bills presented.
Also under new business, Aldermen approved an ordinance vacating a portion of Washington Street, formerly known as Darrell’s Tire Co.; also a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement with People Service Inc. for a maximum annual maintenance/repair of non-capital expenditures, and an increase of monthly compensation, and a base amount for chemicals increase. City Administrator Randy Pogue said the People Service agreement is an annual renewal of contract, to be included in the City’s 2021 budget.
Discussed was a proposed conditional use permit relating to the 801/807 Gasoline Alley recreational vehicle park. New owners Charles and Stacy McGann reported they recently purchased that property, and expect to add 30-50 new RV sites, and that they had purchased a nearby rodeo arena. No decision on the matter was reached this evening, and the matter will be subject to further analysis.
Reports were received from the City’s departments, boards and commissions, without comment. The meeting closed at 6:40 PM. Visitors are usually welcome at the open meetings, usually held on 1st and 3rd Monday eves, but are presently advised to stay home, because of Covid-19.