Council-Meeting Minutes Monday, August 6, 2018 7:00 PM

 

Regular Meeting
Monday, August 6, 2018 7:00 PM
Steelville Senior Living
311 Spring Street
Steelville, Missouri 65565

Mayor Pro-tem Terry Beckham brought meeting to order and Boy Scout Troop 477 led us with the Pledge of Allegiance.  Bill Bennett gave a word of Prayer.

Those present;  Mayor Pro-tem Terry Beckham, Alderman Bill Bennett, Alderwomen Sharon Hubbard, Amanda Sherrill, City Superintendent Jason Evans , Office Supervisor Roben Griggs , Police Chief Michael Sherman, City Clerk Sandra Richter,  Jackson Green, Sean Retkowski, Michael Retkowski, Angie Green, Kevin Green, Miguel Long, Ronnie Mason, Carter Masn, Amanda Keymann, Kailey Keymann, Wesley Keymann, Chrissie Sherman, Jeannette Pendleton, Vance Smelser, Michael Pendleton, Tom Weisel, Theresa Schmitt, Donna Palmer, Ted Palmer, Colby Hemby, Tamie Cape, Harry Martin, and Amy England with the press.

Sharon Hubbard makes motion to approve agenda with the addition of Employee Parking under unfinished business per Mayor Pro tem Terry Beckham, Bill Bennett seconds, all in favor, motion carries. Amanda Sherrill makes motion to approve executive meeting minutes for July 16, 2018, Sharon Hubbard seconds, all in favor, motion carries.  Sharon Hubbard makes motion to approve regular meeting minutes for July 16, 2018, Amanda Sherrill seconds, all in favor, motion carries. 

Jason Evans presented recommended changes to MH Ordinance 42.094, which he looked to HUD and City Engineer for safe and cost effective plans. Discussion of changes among Council then Terry Beckham asked Tom Weisel if he had any concerns with proposal at which time he advised 30 days permit might not be enough time for concrete to cure. Council, Jason Evans, and Harry Martin agreed after discussion to allow 60 days permit and continuous concrete. Council approved Jason to take proposed changes for ordinance to attorney.

Terry Beckham addressed letter Mayor Keen sent out to departments pertaining to employees not parking personal vehicles inside City Hall building due to liability risk; however, with construction in process the contractors are allowed inside to unload materials. Chief Sherman recommended exit signs and fire alarms be installed.

Terry Beckham announced Boy Scout Troop 477 in attendance to observe meeting. 

2019 Re-adoption Conflicts of Interest

Aldermen                    1st Reading                  2nd Reading                 Ord. #  925        Bill# 2018-7

Amanda Sherrill         I                                   I                                              

Terry Beckham           I                                   I

Bill Bennett                I                                   I

Sharon Hubbard          I                                   I

Motion passed August 6, 2018.

 

2019 Tax Levy Ordinance

Aldermen                    1st Reading                  2nd Reading                 Ord. #  926        Bill# 2018-8

Amanda Sherrill         I                                   I                                              

Terry Beckham           I                                   I

Bill Bennett                I                                   I

Sharon Hubbard          I                                   I

Motion passed August 6, 2018.

Terry Beckham advised when Shawn Miner was hired minutes only stated step one in electric department to clarify he is electric lineman at the rate of $12.72 per hour.

Roben Griggs presented payables of $51,759.97 for this meeting. Sharon Hubbard makes motion to pay the payables, Bill Bennett seconds, all in favor, motion passes. 

Sharon Hubbard announced dates for MML Annual Conference is September 16-19, 2018, with fee of $400 per person for early registration by August 10, 2018. 

Chief Michael Sherman presented an example UTV/ATV ordinance from City of Bourbon for Council to consider legalizing in City limits. Colby Hemby, Donna and Ted Palmer were present and shared information on trails and expressed they feel selling stickers and allowing them in town would bring revenue to our City. After discussion among Council Terry Beckham gave Chief Sherman permission to take information to attorney for draft ordinance to bring back to Council for approval.

Jason Evans gave utility report 160 feet of galvanized water line on Spruce Street. Water samples came back A. Wells are transferred from radio transmission to a landline which has improved cycling of wells. Water leaks fixed are showing improvement on water pumped of 34.000 gallons a day, over 12 million in a year. 120 feet of clay sewer pipe replaced on Jefferson Street that would have cost $6,400 if contracted out but with his department, the cost to City was around $838. Forty feet of pipe replaced on Esther Street would have been $2,100 but cost was $275.  Electric transformer for Steelville Manufacturing scheduled for delivery next Friday, which some local business owners will help to get unloaded. New three phase transformer installed behind Rich’s Burgers last week.  He has spoken to Ken Brown regarding efficiency at substation, which he feels if revamp by adding a switch so not so much on one leg it will improve our efficiency. Jason also advised that he would like a couple more workers through linemen schooling to have total of four, one working in other departments. He also mentioned some items over priced in budget with leaving some money to use for possibly a car or SUV to use for training or daily errands to save mileage paid out.  Bill Bennett expressed concern of liability if employee wrecks personal vehicle while on City business.

Sandy Richter gave Shut off Report as electric 16 shut off, 6 still off, and 1 being finaled.

Next meeting scheduled for August 20 at 7:00 pm. 

With nothing more to discuss, Bill Bennett makes motion to adjourn at 8:07 PM, Sharon Hubbard seconds, all in favor, motion carried.

 

 

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