Barnesville Village Council discussed the village’s salt supply at its Feb. 4 meeting.

Village Administrator Roger Deal informed council that they have a contract with Compass Minerals for their salt supply. However, they have been struggling to get deliveries. Instead, they will be purchasing a load of salt from Belmont Mills.

In other business, Deal said Roger Morris began Phase 3 on the Pike Street Culvert Project.

Deal also said Astro Pools is committed to the pool repairs at the community pool. They have extended their warranty for one year from the pool opening date. 

Fire Chief Tim Hall asked to have Jacob Barrett removed from fire and EMS rosters. Council approved.

Chief Hall also thanked Wendy’s, McDonald’s, Alyssa Hendershot and others for food and beverages for the firefighters on the night of the recent house fire in the village.

Mayor Dale Bunting gave the Mayor’s Court Report for January. It collected $1,365 for the state, $48 for the county, and $2,462 for the village. 

In other business, council approved Ordinance No. 3802, New Credit Card Policy, which requires the creation of a Credit Use Policy Compliance Officer. Solicitor Marlin Harper was appointed to the position. 

Council was also informed by Deal that Antero is not renewing their water lease and are removing all their equipment from Slope Creek.

Deal also said that Switzerland of Ohio is asking to increase their water limit to 9 million gallons. Council approved the increase.

Meanwhile, Deal said the lowest bid for the demolition of the Graves Hotel came in at $46,200 from Rosen. The demolition will start next week. 

Council also approved the hiring of Heritage Architectural Associates for the Bohandy building project. 

Mayor Bunting congratulated the Barnesville cheerleaders for being the AAA OVAC Runner-Up and for qualifying for the state competition. 

Council will meet again Monday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in council chambers.