BY MELANIE WADE –
Mena City Council voted last week to keep the city’s millage rate at two mils at their monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. The two mils rate has stayed the same for many years and the rate passed with no opposition.
In other matters, the council approved a bid for new carpet to be installed at City Hall. The low bid was awarded to local company, ACCI, with a cost of $7,424.12.
Just one bid was received for the installation of a new septic system at the City of Mena Animal Shelter. L&M Plumbing submitted a bid of $5,400, and the council accepted.
Council member Dwight Douglas was reappointed to the city’s Board of Adjustments and Appeals and Bryan Hebert was reappointed to the city’s Planning Commission. Both will serve five year terms ending on October 31st, 2022.
The next meeting of Mena City Council is set for Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 6 p.m.