The St. Robert Board of Aldermen met Tuesday, September 5. Some of the topics discussed were an agreement for artist work between Sorensen Studios and the City of St Robert, an option for the mayor to renew the residential waste removal contract with Zeigenbein Sanitation Services, a technical assistance agreement between the city and Meramec Regional Planning Committee, and an agreement between the city and Willard Asphalt for road improvements on Phoenix and Dogwood.
Mayor George Lauritson, Alderman Charles Slider, Alderman Linda Daniels, Alderman Allan Johannsen, Alderman Michael Myers, Alderman John Moore, and Alderman Theresa Cook were present. Alderman Todd Williams and Alderman Reggie Hall were absent.
Three more things to know from the Board of Alderman are:
State Freedom Rock
Ordinance 3122 approved an agreement for work artist work between Sorensen Studios and City of St Robert.
Sorensen is painting a patriotic mural, on the State Freedom Rock honoring U.S. military veterans and those currently serving in the military.
Ray “Bubba” Sorensen is responsible for $1,500 reimbursement of paint and primer.
The City of St. Robert will pay Sorensen $9,000.00; 2,000.00 non refundable deposit and the remainder upon completion.
When completed, Sorensen will grant the city a non exclusive license to display the State Freedom Rock for the “ duration and life of the rock.”
Contract for residential waste removal
Ordinance 3123 authorizes the mayor to renew the contract with Zeigenbein Sanitation Services for residential waste removal. This is the second of two 1 year contracts the city had the option of renewing with Zeigenbein Sanitation Services.
3. Wastewater Treatment Plant repairs (WWTP)
Ordinance 3125 authorizes an agreement with the City of St Robert and Smith and Edwards for WWTP emergency repairs.
The WWTP needs emergency repairs due to recent flooding.
The contractor will work with the city’s engineer to get the WWTP in operating order to meet regulatory effluent limits. ( Environmental Protection Agency regulations)
The contractor has the necessary experience and knowledge of the city's WWTP.