Minutes

Minutes - August 16, 2012

City of Elkins, Arkansas City Council Meeting

TIME: 7:00 p.m.

DATE: August 16, 2012

PLACE: Elkins City Administration Building, Elkins, Arkansas

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

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

2. JD DeMotte led the invocation.

3. Susan Unger led the Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Recorder Treasurer Jason Bathon took roll: Alderman Virginia Gardner, Alderman Delia Foster, Alderman Janet Mott, Alderman Lloyd Stith, and Attorney Danny Wright. Not Present: Alderman Duane Miller and Alderman Bonnie Wilcox

5. Approval of 7/19/12 minutes-Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the minutes. Alderman Foster seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0). Motion Carried.

7. Department Reports

Mayor- 2011 Audit exit interview was discussed with council. Copy of actual audit will be given to city council when received.

8. Unfinished Business

9. New Business

A.) Oakleaf Manor- Resolution 14- (Jim McCord)- Alderman Foster made a motion to approve Resolution 9. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

B.) Ordinance 08-16-2012A, Animal Sheltering-Alderman Stith made a motion to put the Ordinance on first reading by title only. Alderman Foster seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the first reading of Ordinance 08-13-2012A. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

C.) Resolution 15- Opening Water and Sewer bank accounts at Arvest-Alderman Stith made a motion to pass the Resolution. Alderman Gardner seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

9. Committee of the Whole

A.) Elkins Fun Day

Alderman Stith made a motion to reopen New Business. Alderman Foster seconded the motion.

D.) Ordinance 08-16-2012B, Fireworks Ordinance-Alderman Stith made a motion to put the Ordinance on first reading by title only. Alderman Gardner seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the first reading of Ordinance 08-13-2012B. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stith made a motion to suspend the rules and put the Ordinance on second reading by title only. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the second reading of Ordinance 08-13-20128. Alderman Gardner seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stith made a motion to put the Ordinance on third reading by title only. Alderman Foster seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the third reading of Ordinance 08-13-20128. Alderman Foster seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

10. Adjourn- Alderman Stith made a motion to adjourn 7:30. Alderman Foster seconded the motion.