Hillsboro City Council approved selling $4.6 million of bonds to pay for a recently completed sewer lagoon project.
The approval was just paperwork, City Administrator Larry Paine said. The city will pay the bonds with revenue from sewer fees. The bonds will be paid over 40 years with an interest rate of 4.375 percent. The total payback amount will be $5.3 million.
In other business:
- Paine provided council members with a draft of an ordinance that would allow worksite vehicles and golf carts on city streets.
The council will consider the proposed ordinance at its next meeting, 4 p.m. Sept. 22.
- Mayor Delores Dalke appointed Dan Dalke to the Museum Advisory Board and Barbara Nowak to the Recreation Board with council approval.
- Sales tax for July was higher than it was in July 2008, Paine said. Through July, the city was about $25,000 ahead of tax receipts at the same time in 2008.
- City engineer Bob Previtera said Kansas Department of Transportation approval for a project on Ash Street is going well.
- The council approved renewal of a liquor license for R&D Liquor.