The Osage Beach Board of Alderman met Thursday, May 3, for their regular meeting. Mayor John Olivarri began the meeting by noting three proclamations which correlate with the recognition of National Travel and Tourism Week (May 6-12); Municipal Clerks Week (May 6-12); and Peace Officers Memorial Day and National Police Week (May 13-19).

The Osage Beach Board of Alderman met Thursday, May 3, for their regular meeting. Mayor John Olivarri began the meeting by noting three proclamations which correlate with the recognition of National Travel and Tourism Week (May 6-12); Municipal Clerks Week (May 6-12); and Peace Officers Memorial Day and National Police Week (May 13-19).

The Mayor then recognized Alderman Kevin Rucker for 10 years of public service and presented him with special service pins and a certificate to mark the accomplishment; as well as welcoming the new City of Osage Beach Information Technology Specialist, Kellie Atkins.

Unfinished business entailed the approval of a second reading of Bill 18-23, which is an Ordinance of the City of Osage Beach, amending the Osage Breach Code of Ordinances by creating New Section 115.185, setting out the authority of the City Administrator to designate other city officers to act in the absence of the City Administrator and providing for a chain of command.

Under new business, the board approved Bill 18-24 which will allow for improvements to the Apple Blossom Stormwater Improvement plan, through a contract with Earthworks Excavation and Associates, LLC in the amount of $22,666.32.

Bill 18-25 was also approved to execute a contract between the City and Travis Hodge Hauling, LLC, for a grinder station, previously damaged by a dump truck landing on the station, in the amount of $25,096.65.

Bill 18-26 was also approved in the amount of $118,990 for an intergovernmental agreement with the County of Camden, for the Three Seasons Road Overlay Project. Bill 18-22, was approved and refers to an ordinance of the City of Osage Beach, Missouri, Repealing and Reenacting Section 510.300 of Article IV, Roadcuts and Utility Trenches to correct a scrivener's error in the re-codification of the City Code and providing for performance bonds and adding a requirement for a certificate of insurance. Listing the city as a named insured.

A motion was approved to the purchase of backup and storage equipment from AOS using State of Kansas Cooperative Procurement Contract in the amount of $136,182.59. During the staff communications portion of the meeting, Alderman Jeff Bethurem gave recognition to the Convention and Visitors Bureau for adopting Highway KK and picking up over 126 bags of trash last Thursday and Friday. Kevin Rucker also announced to the board that he has accepted a volunteer position with the Lake Area Planning Committee (LAPC) and it will pose no conflict of interest with his Alderman position.