Mud run is Sunday in Green Springs

GREEN SPRINGS – Plans for the first Green Springs 5K Mud Run are almost finished. The run is set for 10 a.m. Sunday. Mayor Jesse Darr said the insurance company has allowed a rider to be added to the policy to cover any liability issues that may arise. Green Springs Police Department is to assist with traffic control. A portion of the race is to take place on SR 19. Runners are reminded to follow all traffic laws.

John Miller said the saddle and curb stop replacement has been repaired and replaced for a home on West Adams Street which had issues with water on the boulevard.

Miller also said the cemetery grounds keeping has improved. Consumer Confidence Reports will be finalized and mailed to residents this week. Policies on brush and bag pick up will be included also.

In other news:

Recent vandalism of slide by juveniles. The slide is to be removed and replaced.

Council still is receiving street repair quotes.

Water has been restored at the park.

Audit is to take place in the fall.

Six tree stumps to be removed at a cost of $300 by Shawn Jarrett.

Darr questioned curfew times for teenagers. Police Chief Charlie Horn clarified a curfew of 9 p.m. for 15-year-olds and 10 p.m. for 16- and 17-year-olds. Horn said a level 3 sex offender must register with the town in which they reside.

Dollar General still is attempting to annex into Green Springs. Attorney Tom Dewey is working on the annexation issue. Lighting also was discussed.

The electronic sign at the corner of Broadway and Adams needs to be removed. Council said the person removing the sign must be licensed. The matter and cost are to be investigated.

In his report, Horne said:

Seatbelt campaign starts Tuesday.

School program for safety included training with staff as well as police officers in conjunction with the Clyde Police Department.

Memorial Day Parade has not been confirmed at this time. A police officer will be on duty 2-5 p.m.

Council approved:

Employee payroll.

Payment listing report from May 6-20 totaling $57,386.51.

Council entered executive session to discuss litigation.