Monday, November 5, 2018 7:00 PM
895 Frisco Street
Steelville, Missouri 65565
Mayor Pro-tem Terry Beckham brought meeting to order. Sharon Hubbard gave a word of Prayer.
Those present; Mayor Michael Keen (absent), Mayor Pro-tem Terry Beckham, Alderman Bill Bennett, Alderwomen Sharon Hubbard, Amanda Sherrill (absent), City Superintendent Jason Evans, Office Supervisor Roben Griggs, City Clerk Sandra Richter, Police Chief Michael Sherman, Tom Weisel, Sheran Ashby, Harry Martin, Tamra Cape, and Amy England with the press.
Sharon Hubbard makes motion to approve agenda with addition of adding Bill Bennett and Sandra Richter signatures for bank account, Terry Beckham seconds, all in favor, motion carries. Sharon Hubbard makes motion to add Bill and Sandy to bank account, Terry Beckham seconds, all in favor, motion carries. Bill Bennett makes motion to approve regular meeting minutes for October 15, 2018, Terry Beckham seconds, all in favor, motion carries.
Mayor Pro-tem presented amendment for MH ordinance to Tom Weisel to look over. Tom questioned if the variance of 30 x 100 or 40 x 80, approved in past two years, would need changed in ordinance. After discussion, Jason Evans suggested instead of giving variances to make change to ordinance for everyone. Sharon Hubbard makes motion to pass ordinance with corrections of 30 x 100 or 40 x 80, Bill Bennett seconds, all in favor, motion carries.
Aldermen 1st Reading 2nd Reading Ord. # 930 Bill# 2018-12
Amanda Sherrill Absent Absent
Terry Beckham I I
Bill Bennett I I
Sharon Hubbard I I
Motion passed November 5, 2018.
Sheran Ashby presented insurance renewal for 2019 with a 6% increase. She will need decision by first week of December, will take effect January 1, 2019. Mayor Pro-tem Beckham asked Sheran to attend meeting on November 19 for answer and to allow time to share changes with employees.
Tamra Cape approached Council to ask permission to store gazebo top from courthouse, which will be on a trailer, on old city hall parking lot while construction on gazebo. Plans are to have completed before Christmas Parade. Council is in agreeance for parking on City lot with County having responsibility if any damages.
Roben Griggs presented payables of $40,647.39. Bill Bennett makes motion to pay payables, Sharon Hubbard seconds, all in favor, motion carries. Roben advised that Kelly with MRPC contacted her, and she will be fighting on the City’s behalf for FEMA and SEMA funds available to help repair bridges.
Chief Sherman announced that due to Adam Reed taking SRO, Council approved to promote John Hanner to Sergeant with pay increase of .49 cents per hour.
Jason Evans reported they have found many faulty fire hydrants. His department will be working on adding some extra valves so only one or two blocks shut down at a time, instead of all of Main Street being off when they shut off a valve. Plans to color code hydrants so fire department knows how much water they can pull out from hydrants. He advised that Gene with Pierce submitted a proposal for streets needing repaved and hopes to complete this year if weather permits. Terry Beckham shared that Mayor Keen asked Roben to work up an analysis for overtime and regular hours worked the first three months of Jason’s employment compared to prior year. Analysis showed one-third less man-hours and one-fourth less overtime. Council is impressed, and thanks him and his crew for all their hard work.
Sharon Hubbard had nothing for parks.
Discussion of proposal for streets with no need for additional bid for paving due to a multi-year bid. Sharon Hubbard makes motion to accept proposal from Pierce, Bill Bennett seconds, all in favor, motion carried.
Sandra Richter gave shut off report of 27 shut off, 3 still off, 2 to be finaled.
Next meeting scheduled for November 19, at 7:00 pm.
With nothing more to discuss, Sharon Hubbard makes motion to adjourn at 7:56 p.m., Bill Bennett seconds, all in favor, motion carried.