City manager report proposal divides Hannibal City Council; former councilman calls behavior a 'spectacle'
HANNIBAL, Mo. — A former Hannibal councilman expressed concerns during Tuesday’s meeting of the Hannibal City Council regarding the council’s behavior, specifically referring to Feb. 21 meeting. Jim Van Hoose watched the meeting on the City of Hannibal’s YouTube channel, where each meeting is live-streamed. He was specifically concerned with the behavior of the several…Read Full Article
HANNIBAL, Mo. – The Hannibal City Council meeting became a little heated Tuesday evening as several issues were discussed. The proposal by two councilmen, Charlie Phillips and Stephan Franke, that would require City Manager Lisa Peck to give monthly updates. Councilman Mike Dobson moved to table the proposal. Charlie Phillips told the group he has…Read Full Article
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Business owner April Azotea came before Hannibal City Council on Tuesday evening to question the conditions of City Clerk Angel Zerbonia’s administrative leave. Zerbonia has been on paid administrative leave since November because of accusations of a hostile workplace. The council voted in January to hire an outside agency to conduct an…Read Full Article
HANNIBAL, Mo. – A third-party investigation will soon be underway concerning Hannibal City Clerk Angel Zerbonia. City Attorney James Lemon confirmed at the Hannibal City Council meeting on Tuesday that an outside agency will be conducting the investigation. The council members confirmed it was decided by unanimous vote. The announcement comes after the council meeting…Read Full Article
HANNIBAL, Mo. — After a downtown business owner asked to lease two parking places in a lot near her business, the Hannibal City Council directed City Manager Lisa Peck to survey downtown business owners to get their opinions on the idea. At Tuesday night’s meeting, City Attorney James Lemon suggested the survey out of concern…Read Full Article