Bourbon and Leasburg News

American Legion Auxiliary Post 81 News

                 Unit 81 Bourbon American Legion Auxiliary President Shirley Pinkston and Vice-President Ruth Woodson attended the Missouri State Convention at the St Louis Airport Hilton.

Voters will determine fate of Bourbon bond issue

Bourbon residents will determine the fate of a $3 million bond issue aimed at improving city water and sewer services on August 2.

The ballot language reads: “Resident voters living in the city of Bourbon will be asked to answer the following question: Shall the City of Bourbon, Missouri, issue its combined waterworks and sewerage system revenue bonds in the amount of $3,000,000 for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, furnishing, equipping, extending and improving the City’s combined waterworks and sewerage system, the cost of operation and maintenance of said system and the principal of and interest on said revenue bonds to be payable solely from the revenue derived by the City from the operation of its combined waterworks and sewerage system including all future extensions and improvements thereto?”

Fire district questions city about water bill

Kevin Ware, President of the Bourbon Fire Protection District Board, questioned the Bourbon city council regarding a water bill during a meeting on July 19. He voiced frustration about how the district was treated over a recent bill and questioned how the city conducts its business.