Saint Jo City Council to consider EMS billing

Saint Jo Fire Chief Scott Thomas and emergency medical services will be front and center at the Aug. 9 city council meeting.
The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Saint Jo Civic Center (101 E. Boggess Street).
The council will consider creating a new city ordinance to allow billing for the Saint Jo Volunteer Fire/EMS Department.
Thomas is then expected to update the council on the selection of a billing company.
There also will be a confirmation ceremony for Saint Jo volunteer fire/EMS officers.
Councilors will discuss a new health and sanitation ordinance and aa water system agreement between CareFlite and Saint Jo.
The 2015-16 financial audit will be approved, and the calling and ordering of the 2017 general election.
Three places are up, Paul Mouring, Bryan Wolf and Stephanie West. Mouring also has been serving as Saint Jo’s mayor pro tem.
The council will act on the approval of Doyle Cook and John Sickles to the Saint Jo Economic Development 4A Board.
Resident Jack Dunn has asked to place a manufactured home at 815 W. Crump.
Two upcoming events will be discussed – Ladies Night Out and the Boho Saint Jo Fall Show.
There will be citizen’s comments, and action on minutes from the prior meetings, financial statements and bills.
Reports from the police, fire, public works and municipal court judge wrap up the meeting agenda.