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City and school leaders meeting tonight

The leaders of two communities and one area school district will meetin in regular sessions this evening.

Farmington City Council

The Farmington City Council meets in regular session at 6:30 p.m. at Long Memorial Hall. The meeting was moved up one week due to the Memorial Day holiday.

Legislative items on the agenda included the second reading of an ordinance vacating part of a street right-of-way on a section of land located on North Henry Street behind the Walgreen’s at Karsch and Washington.

First and second readings are scheduled for two ordinances authorizing the city to enter into lease agreements with the St. Francois County Sheriff’s Department and Iron Mountain Lake for surplus police vehicles.

A first and second reading is schedule for the purchase of real estate. First and second readings will also be held on two ordinances for the purchase of avigation easements with two properties near the Farmington Regional Airport. “Avigation easements” are meant to help lessen potential problems of noise pollution from airports.

The meeting is open to the public.

Leadwood Board of Alderpersons

The Leadwood Board of Alderpersons will meet in regular session tonight at 6 p.m. at the fire house.

On the agenda, the board will hear from two speakers, Jessica Lawson and Randy Beckett.

Under old business the board will discuss in a closed session the wiring of street lights on Hunt and Highway 8. There should also be a discussion of business licenses.

Selected bids for the tree removal on Walnut Street will also be heard from the board.

The meeting is open to the public.

Central School Board

The Central R-3 School Board will hold its regular session at 6 p.m. at the high school auditorium.

Under new business, the board will consider the new handbooks for the 2014-2015 school year. The board will also discuss joining with the St. Francois County Assessor’s Office in legal actions against Laclede Gas.

Talk about a food service equipment grant and the consideration of Central Elementary renovations and additional bids will be discussed as well.

Student recognition for high school, middle school, West Elementary and Central Elementary students will be heard at the high school auditorium.

Reports will also be heard from the food service and other facility programs as well.

The board will also hold a closed session at 5 p.m. at the high school library media center.

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