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Lebanon City Council Meets

Lebanon Mayor Jared Carr read a proclamation supporting the Alumni Plaza and Lebanon Schools and recognizing Square Dance Week during Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. Council held public hearings on three different requests during the meeting, including the final plat of Flatwoods Estates, located at the end of Ivey Lane. Joe Berkich with the City of Lebanon addressed Council.

A second public hearing was on the plat for Fremont Meadows, which is located on National next to Harke Park. According to Berkich, the plan is for constructing duplexes, and the developer has been granted a conditional use permit, which is good for one year. City Council voted to approve both requests. The third public hearing was to rezone 1262 North Jefferson, from residential to limited commercial. City Councilman Randy Wall sits on the Planning and Zoning Commission


In a vote of 6 to 1, the request to rezone the lot failed. In other business, Council approved moving forward with a block grant agreement with the Highway and Transportation Commission for the Airport for the master plan and airport layout plan update. A bid from Harry Cooper Supply for the electric department was approved at the cost of $34-thousand-872; Council also approved the purchase of aerial cable at a cost of $25-thousand-166 from Fletcher Reinhardt. Council approved the purchase of sewer meters from both Ferguson Waterworks and Scurlock Industries for the Lake Regional Project, and they approved a change order for the Wastewater Treatment Plant project. The Durham Company will be providing the city’s supply of meter bases over a period of several months with the agreed cost not to exceed just over $135-thousand-dollars.
Lebanon Parks Director John Shelton on the task order for the survey, design, and easement preparation for the Kent Drive


The agreement with Olsson incorporated was approved at the cost of $11-thousand 600. Shelton said this is a step forward to continue the connectivity of parks. In other business City Council approved the purchase of appliances for the fire stations and Wallace building from Jacobsen Appliance in Lebanon at the cost of. $20-thousand-701. Staff reported that while Jacobsen was not the lowest bid, they recommended the business because they are local.

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