Minutes

Minutes - April 21, 2011

City of Elkins, Arkansas City Council Meeting

TIME:                7:00 p.m.

DATE:              April 21, 2011

PLACE:            Elkins City Administration Building, Elkins, Arkansas

Present:            Mayor Bruce Ledford, Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Bonnie Wilcox, Alderman Duane Miller, Alderman Virginia Gardner, Alderman Janet Mott, Alderman Delia Foster and Attorney Danny Wright,

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

2.         Fire Chief JD Demotte led the invocation.

3.         Susan Unger led the Pledge of Allegiance.

4.         City Clerk Jason Bathon called roll: Alderman Bonnie Wilcox, Alderman Duane Miller, Alderman Delia Foster, Alderman Virginia Gardner, Alderman Janet Mott and Alderman Lloyd Stith

5.         Approval of 03-03-2011 minutes- Alderman Wilcox made a motion to approve the minutes as read. Alderman Miller seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0). Motion Carried.

6.         Approval of Special Meeting 03-09-2011minutes- Alderman Wilcox made a motion to approve the minutes as read. Alderman Gardner seconded. Roll Call: (5/0) with Alderman Miller abstaining.

7.         Department Reports-

           

8.         Unfinished Business     

            A. 3rd Reading of Ordinances- Ordinance 03-03-2011B- Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 03-03-2011B on third reading by title only. Alderman Wilcox seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Wilcox made a motion to approve third reading of the Ordinance. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Approved

            Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 03-03-2011C on third reading by title only. Alderman Wilcox seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Stith made a motion to approve third reading of the Ordinance. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Approved

            Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 03-03-2011D on third reading by title only. Alderman Gardner seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Stith made a motion to approve third reading of the Ordinance. Alderman Wilcox seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Approved.

            Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 03-03-2011E on third reading by title only. Alderman Wilcox seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Wilcox made a motion to approve third reading of the Ordinance. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Approved

            Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 03-03-2011F on third reading by title only. Alderman Wilcox seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Wilcox made a motion to approve third reading of the Ordinance. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Approved

            Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 03-03-2011G on third reading by title only. Alderman Gardner seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Wilcox made a motion to approve third reading of the Ordinance. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Approved

            Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 03-03-2011H on third reading by title only. Alderman Wilcox seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Wilcox made a motion to approve third reading of the Ordinance. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Approved.

            B.) Reconsideration of trash Contract with Deffenbaugh-Resolution 10- Alderman Stith made a motion to pass Resolution 10. Alderman Wilcox seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

9.         New Business

            A.) Court- Network Support Renewal

B.) Approval of Backhoe- Alderman Stith made a motion to approve $2303.67 to repair the backhoe. Alderman Foster seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

C.) Ordinance 4-21-2011- Alderman Stith made a motion to read Ordinance 4-21-2011A on first reading by title only. Alderman Wilcox seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the first reading of the Ordinance. Alderman Wilcox seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stith made a motion to suspend the rules and put Ordinance 04-21-2011A on second reading by title only. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the second reading. Alderman Mott seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stith made a motion to suspend the rules and put Ordinance 04-21-2011A on third reading by title only. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Stith made a motion to approve third reading of the Ordinance. Alderman Gardner seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

D.) Ordinance 04-21-2011B- Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 04-21-2011B on first reading by title only. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll call: (6/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the first reading of the Ordinance. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

E.) Committee Appointment: Parks- Alderman Miller made a motion to appoint Teresa Graves to the Parks committee. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

F.) Deffenbaugh Contract- Alderman Stith made a motion to pass Resolution 2011-11. Alderman Miller seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

G.) Approval of Contract Labor in Water & Sewer Department- Alderman Stith approved the Water & Sewer Department to have contract labor. Alderman Wilcox seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

10.        Committee of the Whole

            A.) Spring Clean Up- Volunteers Needed

B.) Municipal League Meeting

C.)Energy Grant Update

10. Adjourn-

      Alderman Stith made a motion to adjourn at 8:18. Alderman Wilcox seconded the motion.