Dalman’s Disposal Contract Approved By Village Of Okawville

Dalman’s Disposal Contract Approved By Village Of Okawville

By Alex Johannes

The Okawville Village Board met on the evening of Monday, November 27, 2017 for their regular monthly meeting.

Garbage Collection

After the board members’ concern at last month’s meeting of the new trash collection contract from Republic Services, the board approved to hire Dalman’s Disposal for trash collection.

The board is in a five year agreement with Dalman’s Disposal effective February 2018.

The rate for the first year will be $11.50 per month with increases of 4 percent the third and fifth year of the contract.

The collection date will also change to Fridays beginning on February 1, 2018.

The previous proposal from Republic Services began with a rate of $12.95 per month and a 4 percent increase annually.

Regular Meeting

The board began the meeting with a sincere thank you to the Lions Club for placing the flags on the overpass during the Veteran’s Day weekend.

Village Board President, David Jasper stated that there were many compliments on the flags.

The board adopted Ordinance No. 546 that will increase the aggregate and individual retail prize amounts to $1,000,000 and increases the number of days tickets can be sold for a raffle to 400 days.

The board approved the hiring of Rollie Excavating to repair an area of concrete at Commercial Drive and Hen House Road at a cost that is not to exceed $3,400.

The project will begin in the next couple of weeks weather permitting.

The board approved to hire Rooters Asphalt to seal cracks in the streets at Obercreek for $2,500 and the Spring Valley Estates for $7,000.

Total cost is not to exceed $9,500.

The board hired Fabick to replace the tracks and rollers on the skidsteer at a cost not to exceed $10,000.

Two bulletproof vests that were purchased from anonymous donations to the board have arrived.

Shop with a Cop will be held on Saturday, December 9.

The village received $569.07 in fines from the circuit clerk this month.

The village received $4,199.32 from the video gaming receipts this month.