Purdy aldermen heard from an investment firm about funding options for the city's sewer system project and discussed routine matters at \the Dec. 14 city council meeting.
Tyson Markham, a representative with McLiney and Company, was present to provide aldermen with information about the company and discuss ways the city could finance mandated sewer upgrades.
Purdy Mayor Ron Dutra told Markham the city has submitted a project report and grant application to the Department of Natural Resources and is waiting for a response. No funding decisions have been made yet.
The project is under the direction of the city's engineering firm Allgeier Martin and Associates.
In his report, Public Works Superintendent Teddy McIntire told aldermen he has received bids for renovations to the city well houses. The matter was tabled for further discussion.
In police business, Purdy Chief of Police Jackie Lowe reported he assisted officers with the Barry County Sheriff's Department with- two vehicle pursuits. According to Lowe, the suspects in both incidents allegedly attempted to ram police cars prior to being apprehended by law enforcement officers.
The next city council meeting is scheduled for Jan. 11, 2010, at 5:30 p.m.