Council-Meeting Minutes Monday, July 7, 2020 7:00 PM

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 7:00 PM
Council Room
895 Frisco Street
Steelville, Missouri 65565

 

Mayor Terry Beckham brought meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Sharon Hubbard gave a word of Prayer.

 

Those Present:  Mayor Terry Beckham, Aldermen Bill Bennett, Duane De Rennaux, Alderwomen Sharon Hubbard, Tamra Cape, Comptroller Roben Griggs, City Superintendent Jason Evans, Police Chief Michael Sherman, City Clerk Sandra Richter, Michelle Thomas, James Hayes, Chrissie Sherman, Mike Livesay, and Amy England with the press.  

 

Tamra Cape makes motion to approve agenda, Sharon Hubbard seconds, all in favor, motion carries. Bill Bennett makes motion to approve closed meeting minutes for June 15, 2020, Duane De Rennaux seconds, all in favor, motion carries. Sharon Hubbard makes motion to approve regular meeting minutes for June 15, 2020, Bill Bennett seconds, all in favor, motion carries

 

Unfinished business:  Mayor Beckham advised Bill Bennett met with group to go over IT service proposals.  Bill Bennett shared that he met with Sherri Cornick, Jason Evans, and Roben Griggs to go over bids and they decided to go with Steelville Telephone Exchange. Bill Bennett makes motion to go with Steelville Telephone Exchange for IT with a cost of $500.00 per month, Duane De Rennaux seconds, all in favor, motion carries.

 

New business:  Mayor Beckham shared credit card policy Roben Griggs created as recommended from 2017 audit. Sharon Hubbard makes motion to accept credit card policy, Bill Bennett seconds, all in favor, motion carries.

 

Mayor Beckham shared cash disbursement policy Roben Griggs created as recommended from 2017 audit. Tamra Cape makes motion to accept policy, Bill Bennett seconds, all in favor, motion carries.

 

Mike Livesay in attendance requesting a business license for Cheri’s Sweets ‘N Eats at 145 Matred Street. Bill Bennett makes motion to grant business license, Sharon Hubbard seconds, all in favor, motion carries.

 

Mayor Beckham shared Crawford County application for CARES act reimbursement. Roben compiled information asking for $48,824.44 to keep SRO officer at school and $2,781.52 for expenses at City Hall.

 

Mayor Beckham announced auditors should be here late this month to start audit.

 

James Hayes shared information for light up parking signs he would like to build and place by City parking in town. He plans to place advertisement plaque on signs for a fee of $600 to businesses. The cost of materials for each sign is $261 and eight hours labor, with any extra money used towards scholarship for a technical trade school. Signs donated to City and they will take responsibility for maintenance. Tamra Cape makes motion to accept proposal of four signs for four years of service donated to City and maintained by City, Duane De Rennaux seconds, all in favor, motion carries.

 

 

Mayor Beckham explained with 1% cost of living increase passed in 2020-2021 budget that chapter 23 needs updated.

                            

Bill #2020-6               Ordinance #950         

Aldermen                    1st Reading                  2nd Reading                

Bennett                       Aye                             Aye                                        

Hubbard                      Aye                             Aye

De Rennaux                Aye                             Aye

Cape                           Aye                             Aye

Motion passed July 7, 2020

 

 

Roben Griggs presented payables of $81,037.46. Sharon Hubbard makes motion to pay payables, Tamra Cape seconds, all in favor, motion carries. Griggs requested Michael Keen removed from all City accounts. Bill Bennett makes motion to update accounts, Sharon Hubbard seconds, all in favor, motion carries.

 

Jason Evans requested approval for project on Robin Hill water line loop invoiced from last year’s budget for L&J Supply at $17,372.63 and Schulte Supply at $2,277..75.  Bill Bennett makes motion to use L&J Supply $17,372.63, and Schulte Supply $2,277.75 for Robin Hill project, Tamra Cape seconds, all in favor, motion carries. Evans advised transmission going out of dump truck with the cost of repairs of $4,600. Sharon Hubbard makes motion to allow $4,600 for transmission repairs, Duane De Rennaux seconds, all in favor, motion carries. Evans shared handout of proposed asphalt schedule for 2020, which he is meeting with contractor for pricing on each group and will bring back to Council. He requested to keep dozer additional two weeks to finish projects. Duane De Rennaux makes motion to extend lease additional two weeks with $1,500 fee, Bill Bennett seconds, all in favor, motion passes.

 

Duane De Rennaux shared that he and Tamra Cape walked through park and pool area recently and compiled a list of repairs that Jason Evans may prioritize order completed. He suggested a guardrail and signs at entrance of Greenway Trail Walkway to keep cars from parking on sidewalk.

 

Sharon Hubbard questioned when tree trimming and bush hogging would start and Jason Evans explained tractor had some issues but should start next week.

 

Sandra Richter shared shut off report as 33 shut off, 6 still off, and 3 being final billed.

 

Next regular meeting scheduled for July 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm in Council Room.

 

With nothing more to discuss Bill Bennett makes motion to adjourn at 8:25 pm, Sharon Hubbard seconds, all in favor, motion carried.

Next regular meeting scheduled for July 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm in Council Room.

 

With nothing more to discuss Bill Bennett makes motion to adjourn at 8:25 pm, Sharon Hubbard seconds, all in favor, motion carried.

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