- Approved the authorization to Issue a Letter of Support for St. John’s Bayou Basin Drainage District.
- Information is still being collected on the Flood Plain Study Progress Report according to Dr. Charles Patterson, Engineer at Allgeir, Martin & Associates.
- Approved issuance of special permit for a high tunnel for a community garden at 205 Jackson.
- Approved Emergency Bill #6064, Replat of Lot 1, Block 20, Collins North Acres (Section 6) Subdivision.
- Approved authorization to execute contract with Sikeston Regional Chamber of Commerce for Tourism Marketing & Promotion Services.
- Approved Bill#6062, Creation of Friends of the Sikeston Pet & Animal Welfare Services (PAWS) Advisory Board.
- The following individuals were appointed to the Animal Shelter Advisory Board:
One(1) year term: Megan McGill-Knight and Jeff Reynolds
Two(2) year term: Renee Grimes, Emily Eaves
8. Bill #6058, Lead Ban in Public & Private Drinking Water Plumbing, was approved.
9 Approved Phase II Summer Street & Stormwater Management Improvement Program and awarded the bid to Lappe Cement Finishing of Perryville, Missouri for $383,370.76.
10. Approved the purchase of 3 DPW Vehicles from Don Brown Chevrolet in St. Louis: ¾ ton pickup truck for Street Division; ½ ton pickup truck for Parks Division; and ½ ton pickup truck for Code Enforcement.
11. Approved the purchase of 5 (New & Used) DPS Vehicles: Two (2) 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe’s PPV 2wd for $37,730 each from Don Brown Chevrolet of St. Louis; two (2) used Highway Patrol 2013 Dodge Chargers at $12,900 each; and One (1) used Highway Patrol 2014 AWD Dodge Charger at $15,850.
- Other Items:
- Sgt. Wheetley demonstrated to Council the new bullet-proof vests that was purchased with donations that were presented to DPS from the Sikeston Jaycees, Lions Club and Pizza Inn. A total of 14 vests were purchased.
- Parks & Recreation Director Dustin Care handed out the Calendar of Events for Parks & Recreation Month (July). A lot of activities are planned for the month of July including Party in the Park on the 29th.
- Jay Lancaster mentioned that Spread Hope Now had mission teams working in Sikeston over the weekend.
- Mayor Burch cancelled the July 31st Council meeting. Business matters will be moved to the July 20th Council meeting.