Brief Council Meeting on Election Night
(Hannibal, Mo)--The Hannibal City Council moved quickly through its agenda Tuesday night.
Police Chief Lyndell Davis demonstrated new wearable cameras for his officers, funded by a risk management award from the organization MIRMA.
A motion to accept the resignation of 6th Ward Councilman Dr. Richard Draper was accepted, with a timeline approved to select a replacement. A letter addressed to Mayor Hark from Draper says he is now unable to attend most meetings due to a change in employment.
The Council approved revisions to the Fire Chief's job description and reporting relationship, as well as resolutions regarding use of city charge accounts and the transfer of unused monies from several expenditure accounts to the capital and general funds.
Hannibal Convention and Visitors Bureau Exec. Director Gail Bryant received approval for production of the 2013 Visitors Guide. Poole Communications was awarded the bid, which was the lowest of three, coming in at $37,614.
The Council also approved the designation of Hannibal as a Host City on June 24th for the 2013 Hemmings Motor News Great Race featuring pre-1969 vintage carsBryant told the council the $10,000 partnership fee will be funded from sponsorships, not Tourism Bureau funds.
Two issues were tabled--A request from the Historic Hannibal Marketing Council regarding more input into Tom Sawyer Days, and the controversial pigeon control issue was tabled after City Manager Jeff LaGarce said options are still being evaluated.