Canton City Council met for their regular meeting Tuesday night.

Canton City Council met for their regular meeting Tuesday night.

Following Christopher Jump’s resignation from Council due to moving outside his district, Quinn Mayhew was appointed to fill the seat in Ward 3.

He was sworn in by City of Canton Clerk, Diana Pavley-Rock.

On hand was Jump who was recognized by Mayor Kent McDowell and fellow council members for the work he did as Ward 3 Alderman.

Chase Jones, a native of Trivoli, was sworn in as a new Canton Fireman.

Rounding out the newest additions was Jeff Strode who was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Police Pension Board.

McDowell called for a moment of silence for Dan Fuller who suddenly passed away a few days ago.

The longtime Canton businessman owned Fuller’s Jewelry.

In other Council action:

•Finance Committee Chair, Alderman Ryan Mayhew, discussed a request to consider a vote for a revolving loan application from Arthur Williams DBA Jackson Hewitt.

The request was denied.

•Also under finance, council voted unanimously to purchase a new police vehicle for $26,200. It was noted the cost of the vehicle was budgeted for.

•Under Legal & Ordinance, Chair, Alderman Craig West, broached the possibility of an intergovernmental agreement with Canton Union School District #66 regarding solid waste disposal. The council approved moving forward with the concept, but the outcome will depend upon the approval of the Canton School Board.

•Spoon River Partnership for Economic Development Executive Director, Missy Towery, said the Partnership’s Transportation Committee has become active once again. They are focused upon US 24. It is their intention to hold meetings and activities in an effort to promote it.

•Towery said there is a possibility a shoe store may be coming to Canton. Look for additional details in the near future.

•Those anticipating the opening of the new Jimmy John’s will have to wait just a bit longer than originally anticipated. Towery said they are hoping to be open towards the second week of November.

•Friday, Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. a Ribbon Cutting will be held at the new Heritage Center.

•A request from Brew N Cue for an extension in outside music for special events Aug. 25 and Sept. 8 was granted.