Strum trustees discuss ideas for use of ARPA funds
STRUM - Members of the Strum Village Board discussed ideas for use of American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA) funds during their April meeting held on the 11th at Village Hall.
Some of these ideas included adding metal picnic tables and also a new set of bleachers at Spangberg Field. A smart board for the library to be used for other organizations throughout the village, adding power outlets to the light poles for decorations, upgrading the Spangberg Field lights, adding a concrete walking trail in Woodland Park, adding an addition on to the pavilion at Woodland Park, raising the existing pavilion and constructing a new one at Walnut Park, a new pavilion by the golf course and a splash pad, adding more radio read meters to the water department.
After considerable discussion a motion was made and approved for funds to be allocated for a new set of metal bleachers for Spangberg Field, lay a concrete path from the pavilion to the parking lot in Woodland Park and to put an addition on the existing pavilion at Woodland Park.
As a citizen expressed concern about jake breaking from trucks going through the village, the board approved a motion to put up signage regarding "No Jake Brakes".
The board also approved a motion to approve the fence permit for a residence at 729 Elm Street and approved a permit for a 30x40 garage 326 W Hickory Street