Red Bud Council terminates employee at special meeting

A brief special city council meeting was held on Monday, May 21 following the council’s committee meetings.

First, they approved of an internship with the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Environmental Resources Training Center (ERTC) at the city water plant.

During the Public Works Committee meeting, City Superintendent Josh Eckart had explained that the city has been part of the program for several years and the school was needing to place some students.

Next the council approved of an agreement with Clearwave.

As explained in the Public Works Committee meeting, Perandoe will be starting to hold some of its programs at the Red Bud Southwestern Illinois College Campus. Clearwave was wanting to utilize the city’s right of ways to put down lines to provide service to Perandoe there.

For more from this special meeting, please see this week’s print edition.