by Sam Clanton
BRANSON, Mo. – The City of Branson is allocating 12-thousand dollars for the local Salvation Army to provide utilities and emergency housing for residents who find themselves displaced unexpectedly this year.
Aldermen have approved first reading of the contract for temporary public assistance. Branson Mayor Karen Best addressed Salvation Army Captain Linda McCormick, who attended the regular council meeting this week…
Aldermen previously approved similar contracts with six other non-profit agencies in the area.
In other business, the board voted to renew the city’s contract with Allen, Gibbs & Houlik for auditing services totaling more than 51-thousand dollars, and approved first reading of a bill amending the city’s human resources manual.