The Witt City Council met at 7 p.m. on Sept. 25, at Witt City Hall.
Mayor Lenny Homa called the meeting to order with Aldermen Mike Lowe, Doug Donaldson, Randall Lowe, Tim Taylor, Kathy Tolle and Patsy Beasley present.
Motions carried to accept previous minutes, the treasurer's report and to pay the bills.
The police report was read by Mayor Homa. Chief Woods responded to a report of vandalism at Witt School, a stolen GPS and a disturbance on Talmadge Street. City Attorney Sherer was also forwarded information on two derelict properties in town.
Fire Chief Tom Rogers gave the fire department report. There have been nine calls since the last meeting, including two lifting assistances, three medical assistance calls, one roll over accident in Irving, one structure fire in Nokomis that was canceled en route, one electrical smell in a house in Witt and power lines down on Hillside Avenue.
In new business, City Engineer Bill Whitlow discussed the changes that will be taking place at the water works plant, well #5 and the water tower grant application.
A new metal detector will be ordered and used by the water and sewer department, as well as at the cemetery.
Trick or treat dates will be Oct. 30 and 31 from 6 to 8 p.m.
In old business, the municipal utility tax for August was $3,071.30.
The meeting adjourned into executive session at 7:40 p.m., resuming into regular council at 8:30 p.m.
Motions carried to accept Dan Rogers' resignation, to give Joe Bugg a performance raise and to offer part-time city worker Heath Cunningham full-time employment.
The meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m.