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Minutes - October 07, 2010

City of Elkins, Arkansas City Council Meeting

TIME: 7:00 p.m.

DA TE: October 7, 2010

PLACE: Elkins City Administration Building, Elkins, Arkansas

Present: Mayor Jack Ladyman, Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Bonnie Wilcox, Alderman Terri Miller, Alderman Duane Foster, Alderman Bruce Ledford, Alderman Bernice Johnson and Attorney Danny Wright.

1. Mayor Jack Ladyman called a City Council Meeting of the City of Elkins at 7:00 p.m.

2. Jack Ladyman led the invocation.

3. Geary Lowery led the Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Administrative Assistant Kyla Graves called roll: Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Bonnie Wilcox, Alderman Terri Miller, Alderman Duane Foster, Alderman Bruce Ledford, and Alderman Bernice Johnson.

5. Approval of 9/16/2010 minutes-Alderman Miller made a motion to approve the minutes as read. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) with Alderman Wilcox abstaining. Motion Carried.

6. Unfinished Business-

A.) De-annexation of Virginia Gardner Property-Alderman Miller made a motion to read Ordinance 10/07/2010A by title only. Alderman Stith seconds the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

Attorney Danny Wright reads Ordinance 10/07/201 OA by title only.

Alderman Miller made a motion to approve reading. Alderman Wilcox seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Miller made a motion to put Ordinance 10/07/201 OA on second reading by title only.

Alderman Wilcox seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

Attorney Danny Wright reads Ordinance 10/07/201 OA by title only.

Alderman Miller made a motion to approve second reading. Alderman Wilcox seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

B.) Insurance for Mayors-Alderman Ledford made a motion to put Ordinance 10/07/2010B on first reading by title only. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/1) Motion Carried. Attorney Danny Wright read Ordinance 10/07/201 OB by title only.

Alderman Stith made a motion to approve first reading. Alderman Foster seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/1) Motion Carried.

Citizens voiced concern over the quality of candidates this will attract in future elections. Both of the current candidates have said they will not use the insurance benefits, then why take them away right now, was the general concern.

Alderman Foster made a motion to suspend the rules and move to second reading of Ordinance 10/07/201 OB by title only. Alderman Stith seconded. Roll Call: (5/1) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the second reading. Alderman Miller seconded. Roll Call: (5/1) Motion Carried.

Alderman Foster made a motion to suspend the rules and put Ordinance 10/07/201 OB on third reading by title only. Alderman Miller seconded. Roll Call: (5/1) Motion Carried.

Alderman Foster made a motion to approve the third reading of Ordinance 10/07/2010B.

Alderman Miller seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/1) Motion Carried.

C.) 2010 Tax Levy Pension Plan Ordinances· Tabled by Alderman Miller until Next Meeting.

D.) Energy Grant Update· Ordinance to Open a City of Elkins Grant Account at Chambers Bank: Alderman Miller made a motion to approve Resolution 2010-26. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

E.) Letter from Recorder/Treasurer Sunny Ledford- Mayor Ladyman read the letter.

F.) Citizen Gary Wood-Alderman Foster made a motion to take the lowest bid and fix the damage on Mr. Wood's truck. Alderman Ledford seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.

G.) Citizen Geary Lowery- Mr. Lowery wants the city to either put in an outflow meter to accurately reflect what is going down the sewer or give him winter-time averaging on the national average at 85%.

H.) Purchase of Altitude Valve for Water Tank #1 not to exceed $7,000.00- Alderman Stith made a motion to purchase water altitude valve not to exceed $7,000. Water & Sewer Committee member Jason Bathon wants to wait and get a quote on an electric meter.

Alderman Stith removed his motion to purchase altitude valve and made a motion to table the issue until the next meeting. Alderman Miller seconds the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

8.) Committee of the Whole

A.) Certification of Bari

B.) Discussion in regards to posting or publishing by-Jaws and public meetings.

Alderman Ledford made a motion to adjourn. Alderman Wilcox seconded. Adjourned at 9:00pm.

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