Monday, June 3, 2019 7:00 PM
895 Frisco Street
Steelville, Missouri 65565
Mayor Michael Keen brought meeting to order and led us with the Pledge of Allegiance. Sharon Hubbard gave a word of Prayer.
Those present; Mayor Michael Keen, Aldermen Terry Beckham, Bill Bennett, Alderwomen Sharon Hubbard, Amanda Sherrill, City Superintendent Jason Evans (absent), Office Supervisor Roben Griggs, Police Chief Michael Sherman, City Clerk Sandra Richter, Emily Smith, Harry Martin Jr., Tamra Cape, Patricia Gray, and Amy England with the press.
Amanda Sherrill makes motion to approve agenda, Bill Bennett seconds, all in favor, motion carries. Bill Bennett makes motion to approve regular meeting minutes for May 20, 2019, Sharon Hubbard seconds, all in favor, motion carries. Terry Beckham makes motion to approve public hearing minutes for May 20, 2019, Bill Bennett seconds, all in favor, motion carries.
Sharon Hubbard spoke on behalf of Phyllis Perkins seeking permission to hold Art in the Park on April 25, 2020. Terry Beckham makes motion to allow Steelville Art in the Park for April 25, 2020, Sharon Hubbard seconds, all in favor, motion carries.
Tamra Cape shared suggestions of business owners on Main Street to make things better for them. Some suggestions are signs for extra parking, which Jason is taking care of, stripes for parking, crosswalk signs, and making area of First Street a one-way on both sides of Main Street. After discussion, Mayor Keen advised to post pone until next meeting for Council time to consider. Chief will check into crosswalk and keep Council informed.
Emily Smith thanked Council for their support last year and asked for City to pay MCB state fees for this year of $250.00. Sharon Hubbard makes motion to pay $250.00 fee, Amanda Sherrill seconds, all in favor, motion carries.
Mayor Keen announced First Assembly would like permission to have fireworks on July 2, 2019. Sharon Hubbard makes motion to allow First Assembly to put off fireworks on July 2, 2019, Terry Beckham seconds, all in favor, motion carries.
Roben Griggs presented payables of $36,272.80. Sharon Hubbard makes motion to pay payables, Amanda Sherrill seconds, all in favor, motion carries. Roben advised that current insurance coverage on City Hall is $782,900 for building and $152,211 for contents, and asked if Council feels necessary to up the amounts after construction to $1,000,000 and $350,000 with an increase of $1,256.00 to insurance payment. Bill Bennett makes motion to increase to $1,000,000 for building and $350,000 contents, Sharon Hubbard seconds, all in favor, motion carries.
Chief Michael Sherman advised reports are still up; last year 250 and current is 285. He will be in training next couple of days and then covering Pete’s shifts. He will not be in next meeting but will have someone covering for him.
City Superintendent Jason Evans absent so Amanda Sherrill read report on his behalf. Pool is going good and gazebo moved to Community Building. Gridley project will wrap up in next couple of weeks. Treatment plant hit by lightning but up and running. Few electric outages due to squirrels. Flowers are up on Main Street thanks to Tamie Cape. Shared list of potholes currently working on.
Amanda Sherrill shared information for upcoming pool events. Adult swim from 5 pm to 6 pm every Wednesday. First teen night of the season is Friday, June 7 from 8 pm to 10 pm. Swim lessons are June 17–21 and June 24-28 for this season. Mayor Keen recognized Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and MCB group for trash clean up.
Sandra Richter gave electric shut off report of 28 turned off, 6 still off, and 3 accounts to be final billed.
Next meeting scheduled for June 17, at 7:00 pm.
With nothing more to discuss, Amanda Sherrill makes motion to adjourn at 7:17 p.m., Sharon Hubbard seconds, all in favor, motion carried.