THAYER -- Jo Ann Bowlin was at the Feb. 13 Thayer City Council meeting to ask the council to re-zone property she recently purchased on North Business 63 in the city.
Bowlin told the council she recently bought the property known as the Shultz property and is planning to build an RV park at the location. She said in the future her plans are to remodel the old house on the property and make storage units. The council voted to re-zone the property from residential to commercial.
The council voted to increase the admission to the Thayer City Pool this summer. The new individual day pass will be $3. They discussed an increase in seasonal passes at the pool also but made no decision what that increase would be.
Council members voted to set a date for the annual spring clean-up in the city. The date was set for the week of April 2. The council voted to place a roll-off dumpster adjacent to the Thayer Police Station the Friday before the clean-up. City residents will be allowed to bring items to the dumpster starting March 31.
The council voted to re-schedule the March council meeting to March 20. The meeting was changed due to Thayer Municipal Clerk Rozella Simpson attending an annual training session in Jefferson City the second week in March.
The council voted to advertise for bids in The South Missourian News on a used 1998 Crown Victoria Thayer Police car. They also voted to purchase new uniforms for the police department. Police Chief Frank Bernard said the uniforms will be gray shirts and black pants with a gray stripe.
The council voted yes to allow city tax collector Janice Tolar to write off the uncollected taxes in the city. The uncollected taxes amount to $153.