Summary of Minutes of the Mt. Pleasant City Commission Meeting – August 8, 2022

Water Plant Operators Alexander Swick and Zach Griffith were introduced.

Received petitions and communications.

Approved the following items on the Consent Calendar:

6) Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held July 25, 2022.

7) Minutes of the closed session of the City Commission held July 25, 2022.

8) Purchase from JWC Environmental of Santa Ana, CA of a rebuilt 2022 grinder assembly.

9) Waived fees for Downtown Pitch Competition being held November 9, 2022.

10) Warrants and Payrolls.

Approved a second Youth Services Unit Officer position.

Approved a resolution approving the Downtown Mt. Pleasant Social District and budget amendment for same.

Held a work session discussion regarding potential housing program.

Adjourned the meeting at 9:13p.m.

Topics to Watch at the Hybrid Mt. Pleasant City Commission Meeting – August 8, 2022

Here are the topics to watch at the next in-person, as well as virtual Mt. Pleasant City Commission meeting scheduled for Monday, August 8, 2022 at 7 p.m.

  • Consider approval of purchase from JWC Environmental for a rebuilt 2022 channel grinder assembly.
  • Follow-up discussion on Youth Services Unit (YSU) Officer.
  • Consider resolution approving the Downtown Mt. Pleasant Social District and approve a budget amendment for the same.

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