Town Council received a final recommendation for contracts on
the Waterworks Improvement Plan at the regular meeting held
on Tuesday, November 16. Kyle Helfrich, Commonwealth Engineers,
noted that the bids came in higher than anticipated and advised
the board to request a supplemental loan for $130,000 to cover
that portion not covered by town funds.
Contracts awarded were Mitchell and Stark; and Holman Excavating
for the project. The motion to submit the bid documents to Rural
Development for final approval was unanimously approved. The
board also approved the motion to request a supplemental loan
from Rural Development.
Marshal Steven Stepleton presented an ordinance banning the
sale of K2 or Spice in Osgood. According to Stepleton, the effects
of the product, marketed as incense, remains with the user after
According to town attorney Mary Ann Gay, she was advised by
the county prosecutor to wait until the county passes the ordinance.
It was noted that the issue is being considered at the State
level. The board has tabled the ordinance for further review.
All board members were in attendance. The next meeting will
be held on Tuesday, December 21 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Osgood