Camden County Commissioners have appointed John Curran and Anna Curran to serve as Trustees for the Village of Grand Glaize.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has low interest loans of up to ten million dollars available for Missouri school districts, local governments, public colleges and universities that want to fund energy efficiency projects, like heating and air conditioning upgrades, lighting improvements, boilers, chillers, insulation and window replacements. Applications for the Energize Missouri Schools and Local Governments program are due by September 30th.
The Versailles Area Chamber of Commerce is getting ready for this year’s Old Tyme Apple Festival. There’s a contest to design a logo for this year’s event. The theme is Apple Jammin. And, the prize is one hundred dollars. Members of the Chamber also discussed ways to increase the number of marching and performance bands in the parade, considering cash prizes, awards, food vouchers or gift cards for participants.
The Chamber has extra t-shirts from past apple festivals and is looking for a civic group or charitable project who could use them.
Two Camdenton High School Students have won prizes from The Foreign Language Association of Missouri. Sophomore Daniela Lotze was a finalist in the Poster Contest. Freshman Alaina Sonkson was a finalist in the Essay Contest. The theme was Speaking Up for World Languages.
The Versailles community garden is ready for the first harvest of the season. Those who pick the produce are asked to pull a few weeds and share what they take. Lettuce and radishes are available. The garden is on Monroe Street, north of the United Methodist Church.
The Camden County Commission awarded a contract for the installation of a new Courthouse Generator to Norton Power Systems. That was the only company that bid on the project, but Commissioner Kris Franken said he had been doing cost comparisons, and the bid was below what he’d expected.
Plans are moving forward for construction at Fire Station Number Two in the Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District. Chief John Suellentrop told the Board of Directors, this week, that the architects should be done with revised building plans by early June, that meet the budget of 900-thousand dollars. It will be a five bay building with living quarters. Once the plans are finished and approved, the contract will be awarded.