Minutes

Minutes - January 20, 2011

City of Elkins, Arkansas City Council Meeting

TIME:                7:00 p.m.

DATE:              January 20, 2011

PLACE:            Elkins City Administration Building, Elkins, Arkansas

Present:            Mayor Bruce Ledford, Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Duane Miller, Alderman Duane Foster, Alderman Virginia Gardner and Attorney Danny Wright.

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

2.         Ken Stahman led the invocation.

3.         Susan Unger led the Pledge of Allegiance.

5.         Recorder/Treasurer Jason Bathon called roll: Alderman Duane Miller, Alderman Duane Foster, Alderman Virginia Gardner, and Alderman Lloyd Stith. Alderman Wilcox was absent.

6.         Approval of 1/6/11 minutes- Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the minutes as read with one change. Change “mad” to “made” on 9b. Alderman Foster seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

7.         Department Reports- Alderman Stith brought up that Officer Lance Gaines is getting almost twice the mileage than other officer vehicles. Officer Gaines is beginning a maintenance program for all the police vehicles.

8.         Unfinished Business

9.         New Business

            A.) Bank Account Signatures

            Alderman Stith made a motion for Resolution 2011-2 to be read by title only. Alderman Foster seconded. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stith made a motion to pass Resolution 2011-2. Alderman Foster seconded. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

            Alderman Foster made a motion for Resolution 2011-3 to be read by title only. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

            Alderman Foster made a motion to pass Resolution 2011-3. Alderman Stith seconded. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

            Alderman Stith made a motion for Resolution 2011-4 to be read by title only. Alderman Foster seconded. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

            Alderman Stith made a motion to pass Resolution 2011-4. Alderman Foster seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

            Alderman Stith made a motion for Resolution 2011-5 to be read by title only. Alderman Foster seconded. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

            Alderman Stith made a motion to pass Resolution 2011-5. Alderman Foster seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

            Alderman Stith made a motion for Resolution 2011-6 to be read by title only. Alderman Foster seconded. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

            Alderman Stith made a motion to pass Resolution 2011-6. Alderman Foster seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

           

            Alderman Stith made a motion for Resolution 2011-7 to be read by title only. Alderman Foster seconded. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

            Alderman Stith made a motion to pass Resolution 2011-7. Alderman Foster seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

            B.)  Appointment of Ward 2 Seat 2- Alderman Miller made a motion to go into executive session.            

            Alderman Foster seconded. The Council went into executive session at 7:26pm.

           

            They exited from executive session at 7:40pm.

Alderman Gardener made a motion for Janet Mott to fill Ward 2 Seat 2. Alderman Foster seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

Mayor Bruce Ledford swore in Janet Mott.

C.) Committee Appointments- Alderman Stith made a motion to appoint Herb Disney and Brian Gray to the Water and Sewer Committee. Alderman Miller seconded. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

D.) Water Sewer Superintendent Approval- Alderman Miller made a motion to approve Duane Foster. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/1) Motion Carried.

Alderman Foster resigned from the City Council Ward 3 Seat 1.

Alderman Miller made a motion to declare Ward 3 Seat 1 open. Alderman Stith seconded. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

9.         Citizens Comments

10. Adjourn-

      Alderman Stith made a motion to adjourn at 7:54. Alderman Gardner seconded the motion.