Meeting: Jasper Board of Public Works

The Jasper Board of Public Works and Safety met Tuesday and:

• Opened a bid for road microsurfacing that was taken under advisement.

• Opened bids for a new fire truck that were taken under advisement.

• Approved the vacation of a no parking on Jackson Street in front of the Jasper Pub ‘N’ Grub and designated a loading/unloading zone on Sixth Street on the back side of the restaurant.

• Approved parking/street closures from July 23 through Aug. 8 for Strassenfest, which will take place Aug. 5-8, with the stipulation that Strassenfest organizers reach out to coordinate with the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center on some of the parking closures.

• Discussed how to address unimproved alleys throughout the city.

• Approved the removal of a pulse oximeter from the fire department’s inventory.

• Approved road closures on West 15th Street, 350 West near Shiloh Church of Jasper, Cobblestone Road just south of Schuetter Road and part of Kathy Lane.

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