Minutes

Elkins Council Minutes 01-21-16

City of Elkins, Arkansas City Council Meeting

 

TIME: 7:00 p.m.

DATE:             January 21, 2016

PLACE:          Elkins City Administration Building, Elkins, Arkansas

 

Present:           Mayor Bruce Ledford, Alderman Jeff Plumlee, Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Janet Mott, Alderman Dennis Way, Alderman Eric McGill, and City Attorney Danny Wright.

 

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

 

2.         Danny Wright led the invocation.

 

3.         Duane Foster led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

4.         Recorder Treasurer, Delia Foster, took roll: Alderman Jeff Plumlee, Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Janet Mott, Alderman Dennis Way, and Alderman Eric McGill were present. Alderman Duane Richert was absent.

 

5.         Approval of Minutes:

 

            Approval of December 17, 2015 minutes – Alderman Stith made a motion to            

            approve the minutes. Alderman McGill seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion

            Carried (Alderman Mott abstained)

 

6.         Department Reports.

 

7.         Unfinished Business.

           

8.         New Business:

 

  1. State of the City – Mayor Ledford

 

  1. Appointment of Council Chairman: Alderman Plumlee made a motion to

nominate Alderman Stith as Council Chairman. Alderman McGill seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried (Alderman Stith abstained)

 

  1. Purchase of New Police Car: Alderman Plumlee made a motion to authorize the

Purchase of a new police car not to exceed $30,000 including equipment (with the exception of camera). Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried

 

            D)        Ordinance 01-21-2016A – Raise Mayor’s Check Spending Ability: Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 01-21-2016A on first reading by title only. Alderman McGill seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

 

                        Danny Wright read Ordinance 01-21-2016A by title only.

 

                        Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the first reading of Ordinance 01-21-2016A by title only. Alderman Plumlee seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

           

                        Alderman Stith made a motion to suspend the rules and put Ordinance 01-21-2016A on second reading by title only. Alderman Plumlee seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

 

                        Danny Wright read Ordinance 01-21-2016A by title only.

 

                        Alderman McGill made a motion to approve the second reading of Ordinance 01-21-2016A by title only. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

 

                        Alderman Stith made a motion to suspend the rules and put Ordinance 01-21-2016A on third reading by title only. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

 

                        Danny Wright read Ordinance 01-21-2016A by title only.

 

                        Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the third reading of Ordinance 01-21-2016A by title only. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

           

  1. Approval of Upchurch Electric Invoice for Water/Sewer: Alderman Stith made a

motion to approve the payment of $4,185.02 to Upchurch Electric for the pump station motor drive. Alderman Plumlee seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

 

  1. Resolution 2016-1 - 2015 Year End Budget: Alderman Stith made a motion to

read Resolution 2016-1 by title only. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

 

Danny Wright read Resolution 2016-1 by title only.

 

Alderman Stith made a motion to approve Resolution 2016-1. Alderman McGill seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried

 

  1. Ordinance 01-21-2016B – Contract for Collecting and Disposal of Residential and

Commercial Solid Waste within the City: Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 01-21-2016B on first reading by title only. Alderman McGill seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

 

                        Danny Wright read Ordinance 01-21-2016B by title only.

 

                        Alderman Plumlee made a motion to approve the first reading of Ordinance 01-21-2016B by title only. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

           

                        Alderman Stith made a motion to suspend the rules and put Ordinance 01-21-2016B on second reading by title only. Alderman Plumlee seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

 

                        Danny Wright read Ordinance 01-21-2016B by title only.

 

                        Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the second reading of Ordinance 01-21-2016B by title only. Alderman McGill seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

 

                        Alderman Stith made a motion to suspend the rules and put Ordinance 01-21-2016B on third reading by title only. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

 

                        Danny Wright read Ordinance 01-21-2016B by title only.

 

                        Alderman Plumlee made a motion to approve the third reading of Ordinance 01-21-2016B by title only. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

                       

                        Alderman Stith made a motion to read the emergency clause. Alderman McGill seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

 

                        Danny Wright read the emergency clause.

 

                        Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the emergency clause. Alderman Plumlee seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

 

  1. Ordinance 01-21-2016C – Change location of ordinance box from Elkhorn to

Farmers Co-op: Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 01-21-2016C on first reading by title only. Alderman McGill seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

 

                        Danny Wright read Ordinance 01-21-2016C by title only.

 

                        Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the first reading of Ordinance 01-21-2016C by title only. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

           

                        Alderman McGill made a motion to suspend the rules and put Ordinance 01-21-2016C on second reading by title only. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

 

                        Danny Wright read Ordinance 01-21-2016C by title only.

 

                        Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the second reading of Ordinance 01-21-2016C by title only. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

 

                        Alderman McGill made a motion to suspend the rules and put Ordinance 01-21-2016C on third reading by title only. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

 

                        Danny Wright read Ordinance 01-21-2016C by title only.

 

                        Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the third reading of Ordinance 01-21-2016C by title only. Alderman McGill seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

                       

                        Alderman Stith made a motion to read the emergency clause. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

 

                        Danny Wright read the emergency clause.

 

                        Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the emergency clause. Alderman Plumlee seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

                       

                       

9.         Committee of the Whole:                  

 

  1. Bill Epperson – Sports complex status.
  2. Casey Copeland – Candidate for District Court Judge addressed the council.

           

                                   

10.       Adjourn - Alderman Stith made a motion to adjourn at 8:27 p.m. Alderman Mott

            seconded the motion. Motion Carried.

 

 

 

Correct Attest: ________________________________ Mayor Bruce Ledford

 

                        _________________________________Recorder/Treasurer, Delia Foster

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