It appears as if the city of Pine Grove is still having trouble with its garbage truck. Council member Brian Price reported that although the turbo is still operational, as it had previously been thought as not functioning, several of the head bolts have rusted out, which could end up being costly if a new head is needed on the truck.
In another matter, Price reported that a new bucket is needed for the city's small tractor. There were questions as to how much a bucket might cost, but the council ended up deciding on allotting $1,000 for a replacement bucket.
As for the city's sewer plant project, Mayor David Barr reported that Michel, Inc., out of Clarksburg, W.Va., is done, whereas Cowgirl Up, Inc. out of Simpson, W.Va., is "getting there." Barr reported that a Sewer Board meeting will be held Oct. 11, 1 p.m.
Price reported that someone recently tried to break into Pine Grove's water plant. He recommended that council investigate the possibility of acquiring security cameras. He stated that new locks have already been installed on the plant, but Price also recommended better lighting at the plant.
Finally at Monday evening's meeting, at the insistence of resident Ed Martin, the council decided on rerouting a small section of the city's water line, so that it would not lie on Martin's property.