July 5, 2017 Council Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 7:00 PM
895 Frisco Street/Council Room
Steelville, Missouri 65565

Mayor Pro-tem Terry Beckham brought meeting to order and led us with the Pledge of Allegiance.  Roben Griggs gave a word of Prayer.

Those present; (Mayor Michael Keen)Absent, Mayor Pro-tem Terry Beckham, Bill Bennett, Alderwomen Sharon Hubbard, Amanda Sherrill, City Clerk Sheila Anderson, Comptroller Roben Griggs, City Supervisor Tommy Murray, Police Sergeant Adam Reed, Jason Evans, Harry Martin Jr., John Ransom and Amy England with the press.

Sharon Hubbard makes the motion to approve the minutes and Bill Bennett seconds it with correction to the minutes for the dump truck to be tabled to a later date,  all in favor, motion carried.  Sharon Hubbard makes the motion to approve the Executive Meeting Minutes 6/19/17 and Bill Bennett seconds it, all in favor, motion carried.  Bill Bennett makes the motion to approve the agenda and Sharon Hubbard seconds it with amendment to the agenda, motion carried.

Jason Evans gave his report on City Hall roof.  Jason says some screws can be changed out and rubber washers replaced.  Jason thinks that $4000.00-$6,000.00 can be spent and roof last for another 10 years.  Sharon Hubbard makes the motion and Bill Bennett seconds to write up specification and to run in paper to get bids. 

The old city hall trusses are still in good shape, but would need to be used, would be hard to store.  Bill Bennett makes the motion to go out for bids on the trusses, and Sharon Hubbard seconds it, all in favor, motion carried.  City Clerk will get with Jason and run ad in paper.

Jason reported he attended some classes for his Building Inspector, he is through 18 of the 56 modules at this time.  Jason also attended a meeting with Lucy Martin and some others in regards to the creek, flooding.  Creek can be cleaned, but gravel cannot be sold.

Bills this time were in the amount of $71,213.50, Bill Bennett made the motion to pay the bills and to include the refund to Rachel Farmer on her utility account, Sharon Hubbard seconds the motion, all in favor, motion carried.

Comptroller Roben Griggs found a small mistake on the spreadsheet for the budget of $165.00 difference.  Sharon Hubbard makes the motion to correct the error and Bill Bennett seconds it, all in favor, motion carried.

The City needs to pass the Budget Ordinance for it to be in effect.  Bill Bennett wanted to know where the amendment was, for it wasn’t attached to the ordinance, Sheila will have to send to Brooks office to have re written..

Sharon Hubbard has been walking the trail and thinks the grass needs to be mowed, down to the creek all along the Greenway Trail.  The City owns the property all along the creek down Industrial Drive, Sharon Hubbard makes the motion to cut grass to creek and clean out from low water bridge, 50 feet on each side of the bridge and go on to the wood bridge that goes into the park.

The City has $8,000.00 in the budget for tree trimming.  Bill Bennett is asking about the ally between First Baptist Church and the house they own, suppose to have been vacated back in 1981, and the street behind Casey’s and First Baptist Church , who owns down to the creek.

There were a total of 22 that were shutoff with 4 still off. 

With nothing more to discuss, Bill Bennett makes the motion to adjourn and Amanda Sherrill seconds the motion, motion carried.

 

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