Mountain Grove City Council Discusses Rental Safety and City Hall Roof [AUDIO]

Mountain Grove City Council met Tuesday night and heard a report from Fire Chief Mark Bushong. Bushong told council that he has formed a committee with 4 council members and 4 of the city’s rental property owners.

..and go from there.

Those committee meetings will be open to the public and for public input into the process of developing a rental property safety ordinance.

City administrator, Rick Otersky addressed a number of needs to city council, one is that the roof at city hall needs to be replaced in the next year…

…on you before you realize it.

Another issue Otersky brought up for council is that building security needed to be addressed.

In other business, Rick Otersky reported to city council that the city’s insurance company appraised the city’s property. The appraised value of city hall was estimated at $2-million-dollars, and was insured for $1.9-million-dollars. The senior citizens building was appraised at $1.2-million-dollars and was only insured for about $1-million. Otersky said that he did not agree with the assessment on a couple of buildings, including the Senior Center that houses the health department, which was appraised for a half-million-dollars, he said they were only insuring it for $129-thousand-dollars. And the YMCA appraised at just under $3-million-dollars, and is insured for $1.9-million-dollars. Otersky also announced that he will be retiring at the end of 2016.


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