The Metropolis City Council met Monday and approved several items on the night's agenda.
• Approved an expenditure of $1593.51 for pump repairs to the Street Department's 2000 GMC 1-ton truck.
• Approved the closure request of Johnson Street from 11th to 12th streets from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 23 for Vacation Bible School at Just By Faith.
• Approved an invoice from Woodwalkers Electric in the amount of $125,674.38 for phase one of the 12kV system conversion project.
• Approved the quote from North American Salt Company for 200 tons of bulk de-icing salt in the amount of $12,000.
• Approved a training request in the amount of $3036.90 for the chief of police and two investigators to attend the 18th annual Medicolegal Death Investigation Conference in August.
• Adopted a motion to ratify the determination to include the police and fire pension funds in the 2011-12 fiscal year tax levy.
• Approved a biosolids hauling proposal from Midwest Environmental Management Services LLC at $32 per wet ton.
• Approved the purchase of 12 breakaway light poles to replace the existing ones along U.S. 45 in the Deadman's Curve area. The poles will be coming from HD Supply in the amount of $15,396.90.
• Approved the purchase of two transformers from Fletcher Rinehart in the amount of $14,619 for phase one of the 12kV system conversion project.
• Approved the purchase of a pump on the lift station at the Girl Scout House from Flo-Systems in the amount of $2550. The replacement due to flood damage has been approved for reimbursement by Federal Emergency Management Agency.
• Approved repairs to the Water Department's 1995 Ford truck in the amount of $1936.50 from A-1 Automotive Repair.
Following a closed session, the council suspended the rules and adopted an ordinance approving the collective bargaining agreement with Operating Engineers Local 318.