Mount Ayr Council Approves Employee Wage Increase

Mount Ayr’s Board of Aldermen approved a 3 percent increase in employee wages for the upcoming fiscal year during a meeting held on Monday night.

Council members approved a $12,600 donation to the Ringgold County Conservation Office toward a Liberty Lake project. That will help the office provide a match for a grant opportunity. The conservation office had raised $87,400 for the project.

Council members approved a new excessive water policy retroactive to January 1, 2020 that provides one adjustment per property over a 3 year period.

The city plans to list the city-owned house located at 207 S Webster.

Blair Glendenning was named as pool manager. Myles Greene will be assistant manager at the Mount Ayr pool. Guards will be rotated.

Robbie Mason was appointed as a lead for the Mount Ayr City Crew.

A request for a rabbit permit for rabbits to be sold at a rental property was tabled until those requesting attend a future council meeting.

The council received an update from the Wellness Coalition regarding the sidewalk project that is planned from Columbus Street to the Ringgold County Hospital.