Minutes

Minutes - January 7, 2010

City of Elkins, Arkansas City Council Meeting

TIME: 7:00 p.m.

DATE: January7, 2010

PLACE: Elkins City Administration Building, Elkins, Arkansas

Present: Mayor Jack Ladyman, Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Bruce Ledford, Alderman Terri Miller, Alderman Duane Foster and Alderman Bonnie Wilcox, Alderman Jeremy Stevens

1. Mayor Ladyman called a City Council Meeting of the City of Elkins at 7:04 p.m.

2. Mayor Ladyman led the invocation.

3. Don Cryder led the Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Recorder/Treasurer, Sunny Ledford called roll: Alderman Duane Foster, Alderman Terri Miller, Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Bruce Ledford, Alderman Jeremy Stevens and Alderman Bonnie Wilcox were all present.

5. Grant Presentation to Police Department by Wal-Mart- Chief John Williams says funds will be used for a new breathalyzer and bullet-proof vests.

6. Award Winners of Christmas Light Decoration Contest- Les and Kathy Price won first place and the prize was $100 dollars. Kathy and Chuck Knight won second place with the prize being $75 dollars. Bonnie Lambert won third place with the prize being $50 dollars. Honorable Mention was Ilene Sanger. Justus Cabinets and Hawgtown Pizza were honorable mention for the business category .

7. Approval of 12-17-2009 minutes-Alderman Stith mad a motion to approve the 12/17/09 minutes as presented. Alderman Miller seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/1) Jeremy Stevens abstained. Motion Carried. 8. Approval of 12/18/2009 minutes-Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve the 12/18/09 minutes as presented. Alderman Miller seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/1) Bonnie Wilcox abstained. Motion Carried. 9. Approval of 12/28/2009 minutes- Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve the 12/28/09 minutes as presented. The motion was seconded by Alderman Stevens. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Wilcox made a motion to read Jeremy Stevens as present. Alderman Stevens seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried 10. Unfinished Business

a.) Ordinance 12-03-2009A Concerning Sewer Tap Fees (Third Reading)-Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve Ordinance 12-03-2009A on 3'd reading by title only. Alderman Miller s_econded the motion. Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve the third reading 12-03-2009A. It was seconded by Alderman Miller. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried ยท

b.) Ordinance 12-03-2009B Concerning Water Tap fees (Third Reading) - Alderman Stevens made a motion to put Ordinance 12-03-2009B on third reading. Alderman Miller seconded the motion, to read by title only. Roll call: (6/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve the third reading of 12-03-2009B. Alderman Miller seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

c.) Ordinance 12-17-2009 concerning penalties for not returning items to Library (Second Reading)- Alderman Stevens made a motion to put 12/17/2009 on second and third reading by title only. Alderman Wilcox seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve the second and third reading on Ordinance 12/17/2009. Alderman Miller seconded the motion, Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

11 . New Business

a. Resolution Approving Application for Department of Parks and Tourism Outdoor Recreation Grant-Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve the Resolution. The motion was seconded by Alderman Miller. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

12. Committee-of-the-Whole

a. Annexation of Property- Mrs. Carter spoke regarding unethical way the city annexed her property in June 2007. Mayor, Attorney Danny Wright, and City Planning Administrator Don Cryder were unsure of whether or not her property had been annexed. City will find out and give Mrs. Carter an answer and any documentation.

b. Legislative Audit Agreed Upon Report- Overview of Audit Report Alderman Stevens made a motion to re-open new business. Alderman Miller seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Miller made a motion to authorize Police Chief John Williams up to $13,450 on equipment at the state bid. Alderman Stevens seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

13. Adjourn- Alderman Stevens made a motion to adjourn, and was seconded by Alderman Wilcox. Adjourned at 7:50 p.m.

 

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