The city of Ila is looking for more water. Ila’s mayor and council discussed the continuing need for a backup well for the city’s water supply at the July council meeting. The group agreed to check with property owners for possible sites for a new well.
Councilwoman Peggy Freeman reported that a price estimate for water line replacement on King Street should be ready by Friday, July 11. The council recently met with Harrison and Harrison to talk about the water line replacement.
City attorney Pat Graham reported that the intergovernmental agreement with Madison County for solid waste management has been finished and is awaiting approval by the county commission.
Mayor Mike Coile and councilman Troy Butler agreed to work on the concrete pad for the flagpole being donated by Woodman of the World, and Mrs. Freeman said she will work on getting a plaque to honor Joe Smith, David Fitzpatrick, Seward Adams, Hall Lord and Gaston Beatenbo for their service to the town. A dedication ceremony is planned for sometime in September.