Monday, February 3, 2020 7:00 PM
895 Frisco Street
Steelville, Missouri 65565
Mayor Pro-tem Terry Beckham brought meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Bill Bennett gave a word of Prayer.
Those Present; Mayor Michael Keen (absent), Mayor Pro-tem Terry Beckham, Alderman Bill Bennett, Alderwomen Sharon Hubbard, Amanda Sherrill, Comptroller Roben Griggs, City Superintendent Jason Evans, Police Chief Michael Sherman, City Clerk Sandra Richter, Michelle Thomas, Jennifer Hurd, Chrissie Sherman, Tamra Cape, Harry Martin Jr., Ken & Michelle Colbert , and Amy England with the press.
Amanda Sherrill makes motion to approve agenda with removal of tree trimming policy, Sharon Hubbard seconds, all in favor, motion carries. Bill Bennett makes motion to approve regular meeting minutes for January 21, 2020, Amanda Sherrill seconds, all in favor, motion carries.
Terry Beckham requested to purchase asset accounting module recommended by auditor to speed up process of audit with a cost of $3,000 or less. Bill Bennett makes motion to purchase asset accounting module, Sharon Hubbard seconds, all in favor, motion carries.
Ken Colbert approached Council on behalf of Ozark Connect, a non-profit organization, to be exempt for merchant or business license. Amanda Sherrill makes motion to be exempt from licenses again this year, Bill Bennett seconds, all in favor, motion carries.
Bill Bennett shared concerns of flood plain map updates affecting several businesses and homeowners and feels City should write a letter of concern. Jason Evans advised they found 67 discrepancies on map the firm missed when making but there is time to appeal. He spoke with Jason Smith’s office today and they advised a FEMA representative is coming to Steelville to check things missed when developing map.
Jason Evans presented a draft application and occupancy checklist for Council to review. He recommended City attorney look over and have for next meeting. Evans would like to amend 47.090 by deleting “occupants” to make property owner responsible to follow rules.
Roben Griggs presented payables of $39,314.86. Bill Bennett makes motion to pay payables, Sharon Hubbard seconds, all in favor, motion carries.
Chief Michael Sherman will present a pie chart at next meeting.
Jason Evans advised there was an issue with IP address but is working on getting time clock set up in new department. He shared a list of surplus items and questioned if there should be minimums set on items, which Council in agreeance that he and Marc Mabe could use their judgement setting minimums for items. He will run ad in paper accepting sealed bids for surplus items. Evans asked approval to purchase supplies for project on Robin Hill Drive and Grand Street water main extensions. Mayor Pro-tem Beckham suggested using documented catalog prices, after some discussion Jason asked to table and he will get list of supplies to seek competitive bids. Found opportunity to purchase ten used Mueller hydrants from Cape Girardeau for $200 each, which Robert can rebuild for around $600, compared to new one is $2,200. Bill Bennet makes motion to buy the ten hydrants at $200 each, Sharon Hubbard seconds, all in favor, motion carries. Evans reminded Council that his department is in need of bucket truck in the future.
Amanda Sherrill asked Jason Evans after meeting to show park board members leftover metal roofing in back to use on pavilion at Hoppe Spring.
Sandra Richter gave shut off report being thirty-two shut off with three currently off.
Next meeting scheduled for March 2, 2020 at 7:00 pm.
With nothing more to discuss, Amanda Sherrill makes motion to adjourn at 8:00 p.m., Sharon Hubbard seconds, all in favor, motion carried.