Minutes

Minutes - April 18, 2013

City of Elkins, Arkansas City Council Meeting

TIME: 7:00p.m.

DATE: April 18, 2013

PLACE: Elkins City Administration Building, Elkins, Arkansas

Present: Mayor Bruce Ledford, Alderman Josh Bowen, Alderman Jeff Plumlee, Alderman Virginia Gardner, Alderman Eric McGill, Alderman Janet Mott, Alderman Lloyd Stith, 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. Bill Rhodes led the Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Recorder Treasurer, Delia Foster, took roll: Alderman Eric McGill, Alderman Josh Bowen, Alderman Jeff Plumlee, Alderman Virginia Gardner, Alderman Janet Mott, Alderman Lloyd Stith.

5. Approval of Minutes:

A) Approval of March 21, 2013 minutes - Alderman Gardner made a motion to approve the minutes. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Bowen abstained.

6. Department Reports.

7. Unfinished Business:

A) Ordinance 2/21/2013 - Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 2/21/2013 on third reading by title only. Alderman Bowen seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

Danny Wright read Ordinance 2/21/2013 by title only.

Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the third reading of Ordinance 2/21/2013 by title only. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

B) Ordinance 3/21/2013A-Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 3/21/2013A on second reading by title only. Aldennan Gardner seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

Danny Wright read Ordinance 3/21/2013A by title only.

Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the second reading of Ordinance 3/2 l/2013A by title only. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: ( 6/0) Motion Carried.

C) Senior Center - discussion only. No action taken.

8. New Business:

A) Law suit Settlement of 5% - Discussion. Water bills will reflect a 5% credit (unless opt out) from March 18, 2013- November 18, 2013.

B) Ordinance 04/18/2013 -Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 04/18/2013 on first reading by title only. Alderman Bowen seconded. Roll Call: (6/0). Motion Carried.

Danny Wright read the Ordinance 04/18/2013 by title only. Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the first reading of Ordinance 04/18/2013 by title only. Alderman McGill seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

C) Simmons Bank Invoice - Alderman Mott made a motion to approve payment of the Simmons Bank Invoice from sales tax proceeds being held by trustee. Alderman Gardner seconded. Roll Call: (5/0). Motion Carried. Alderman Plumlee abstained.

D) Payoff of Police Vehicles - Alderman Mott made a motion to approve pay off of police vehicles in the amount of $25,461.68. Alderman Stith seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

E) Purchase of Dodge Ram Service Vehicle (Police Dept.) - Alde1man Mott made a motion to approve the purchase a Dodge Ram Crew Cab Special Service Vehicle in the amount of $23,665.00 from Springdale Chrysler Dodge. Alde1man Stith seconded. Roll Call: (6/0). Motion Carried.

9. Committee of the Whole.

Municipal League Meeting-June 19-21, 2013 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Celebration on the River (car show, craft fair, music, fireworks) to take place on the 2nd Saturday in September.

10. Adjourn - Alderman Stith made a motion to adjourn 8:15 p.m. Aldennan Mott seconded the motion.