It was a busy night in Vincennes for the Board of Works and Safety at their first meeting of the month.
At the meeting, the city officially welcomed 2 new officers to the police force. Lucas Wallace from Terre Haute and Jordan Christie were sworn in at the beginning of the meeting. The board also removed the bids for the Executive Inn demolition.
In new business, the board approved the hanging of banners for the 4-H program in Knox County as well as Tecumseh Harrison’s T.H.E. 5K run. The board also approved The Vincennes YMCA for their Kids Day 5K along with Trotting Turkeys 5K and the second annual Run for a nurse 5K.
The City signed an agreement for work on the 2nd Street Project. The agreement called for $14,000 in work from Bernardin Lochmueller Associates for pre-construction activities.
Troy Jones added 2 new businesses to the towing rotation. Troy’s Towing 1 and Troy’s Towing 2 were approved to be added to the city towing rotation.
Finally, the city of Vincennes decided to sell one of their older fire trucks. A 1991 Pierce Arrow as sold for $10,001 to the White River Fire Department in Hazelton.