Lebanon City Council approved several ordinances during the Monday night meeting. Council approved the second reading of a bill to rezone Nelson Park Subdivision, not including Nelson Lake from Kent Drive from Maple Drive from RS-2 Residential to M-1 Light Industrial. City Council consider the purchase of a drone. Public Works Director Richard Shockley said the City was awarded a safety grant of up to $10,000 from Missouri Employers Mutual which will help to offset the cost of the drone.
There were a total of 6 bids. The staff recommended the purchase of the Matrice Drone Kit from Ozark Laser with the low bid of $32,046.00. In other business, Council approved the purchase of 607 street name signs and hardware from MD Solutions which had the low bid of $19,152.00.
The Ready Mix bid from Lebanon Ready Mix was accepted at approximately $157,600, and they approved an agreement with Willard Asphalt for asphalt. Lebanon City Council approved the purchase of a printer to replace one at Public Works from Corporate Business Systems $7,951.86, which was under the local bidder, even after the 3 percent window was included. The removal and replacement of insulation at Lebanon Fire Station 1 was approved with InsulUSA for a total of $21,455. Council also approved a memorandum of understanding between the City and the Downtown Business District. City Administrator Mike Schumacher this is for no specific project attached to the agreement,but this will set the stage for future Capital Projects in downtown Lebanon, with equal cost between the District and the City of Lebanon. The agreement will remain in effect for 10 years.