It took the Carmi City Council just four minutes to zip through an abbreviated agenda during the group’s July 6 meeting.  Only three items were handled during the meeting.  Alderman Mike Knight was absent.

Aldermen unanimously approved a $19,154 payment to the engineering firm of Brown & Roberts for work they performed at the municipal airport.  The payment was for engineering work in association with the parking lot and related improvements at the airport.

The council approved...