Minutes

Minutes - August 15, 2013

City of Elkins, Arkansas City Council Meeting

TIME: 7:00p.m.

DATE: August 15, 2013

PLACE: Elkins City Administration Building, Elkins, Arkansas

Present: Mayor Bruce Ledford, Alderman Josh Bowen, Alderman Janet Mott, Alderman Eric McGill, Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Virginia Gardner, 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. J .D. DeMotte led the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

5. Approval of Minutes:

Approval of July 18, 2013 minutes - Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the minutes with corrections. Alderman Gardner seconded the motion. Roll Call: ( 4/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Mott abstained.

6. Department Reports.

7. Unfinished Business: None

8. New Business

A) Appeal from Stuart Sanders: Alderman Stith made a motion to deny appeal. Alderman Gardner seconded. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried. B) Resolution 2013-14: Alderman Bowen made a motion to accept the bid from Pierce Manufacturing in the amount of $275,409 for a new fire truck and equipment. Alderman McGill seconded. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried. C) Resolution 2013-15: Alderman Gardner made a motion to discuss Resolution 2013-15. Alderman McGill seconded. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried

Alderman Mott made a motion to approve engineering and installation of 12" sewer line under Middlefork River in the amount of$228,289.21. Alderman Gardner seconded. Roll Call: (5/0). Motion Carried.

D) Ordinance 0811 5/201 3 -Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 08115/2013 on first reading by title only. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

Danny Wright read Ordinance 08/15/2013 by title only.

Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the first reading of Ordinance 08/15/2013 by title only. Alderman Gardner seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 08/ 15/2013 on second and third reading by title only and to suspend the rules. Alderman Gardner seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

Danny Wright read Ordinance 08/15/2013 by title only.

Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the second and third reading of Ordinance 08/ 15/2013 by title only and to suspend the rules. Alderman Gardner seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the emergency clause of Ordinance 08/15/2013. Alderman Gardner seconded. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

E) Alderman Mott made a motion to approve payment to AP AC for the Fire Department invoices in the amount of $6579 and $3655. Alderman Gardner seconded. Roll Call (5/0). Motion Carried.

F) Resolution 2013-16: Alderman Stith made a motion to approve payment to Tomlinson Asphalt invoice for Can-igan Street in the amount of $45,957.30. Alderman Mott seconded. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

9. Committee of the Whole.

Discussed the possibility of purchasing the Community Center and 5 acres - the loan would be assumed in the amount of approximately $90,000.

10. Adjourn- Alderman Stith made a motion to adjourn at 8:51 p.m. Alderman Mott seconded the motion.