The new fiscal year appropriation along with condemning a home in the village topped the discussion last night by officials in Creston.
The 2013 appropriation was introduced as it totals just under $460,000. The figure is a increase of just under 5 percent from last year.
Village board President Tom Byro talked about the financial status remains good, but they will have to watch expenses for the next 12 months.
The appropriation will be approved during the August board meeting in Creston.
Phase II of the water meter project is expected to begin by the end of the month. Meters will be installed in 30 homes. Phase I also involved about 30 homes on the north side of the village.
The annexation and zoning agreement with Davidson Grain on Woodlawn Road is expected to be approved also next month. The property totals 5 acres as negotiations lasted nearly 2 years.
The village plans to condemn a home at 102 West South Street due to it's poor condition
No one lives in the home at the present time.
The sidewalk project began last week near Creston Grade School. The work should be completed by the 1st part of August.
The board made no final decision on the sidewalk issue in the downtown area.