Minutes

Minutes July 1, 2010

City of Elkins, Arkansas City Council Meeting

TIME: 7:00 p.m.

DATE: July 1, 2010

PLACE: Elkins City Administration Building, Elkins, Arkansas Present: Mayor Jack Ladyman, Alderman Bruce Ledford, Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Jeremy Stevens, Alderman Duane Foster and Attorney Danny Wright.

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

2. Danny Wright led the invocation.

3. Ken Stahman led the Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Recorder Treasurer Sunny Ledford called roll: Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Jeremy Stevens, Alderman Bruce Ledford and Alderman Duane Foster. Absent are Alderman Terri Miller and Alderman Bonnie Wilcox.

5.Approval of 6/3/2010 minutes- Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Alderman Ledford seconded. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

6. Unfinished Business

a.) Ordinance Establishing Random Drug Testing Policy. - 2°'. Reading -Alderman Stevens made a motion to put Ordinance 06-03-201 OA on second and third reading by title only. Alderman Ledford seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve second and third reading of Ordinance 06- 03-2010A. Alderman Ledford seconded. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

b.) Ordinance for Control of Noise - Alderman Stevens made a motion to put Ordinance 07-01-2010A on first reading by title only. Alderman Ledford seconded. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve first reading of Ordinance 07-01-2010A. Alderman Ledford seconded. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

7. New Business

a. Purchase of Center Point Software for City Accounting System- Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve the expense of $6985.00 plus sales tax for upgrade to Centerpoint software and hardware distributed in budget as per letter. Alderman Foster seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

b.) Committee Appointments- Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve the board appointments. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

c.) Ordinance to contract with City Attorney when Elkins becomes a First Class CityAlderman Stevens made a motion to put ordinance 07-01-2010B on first read by title only. Alderman Stith seconded. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve the first reading of Ordinance 07-01-2010B. Alderman Stith seconded. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

d.} Authorize a Water & Sewer Rate Study under the Rural Community Assistance Program -Alderman Stith made a motion to approve Rate Study for Water and Sewer by community resource group. Alderman Foster seconded the motion. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried .

e.) Payment of LOPFI dues for Fire Chief- Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve the cashing of CD for $38,000 to pay $21,919.89 to LOPFI for Fire Chief JD Demotte's backpay and put remaining money in LOPFI checking account. Roll Call: (4/0) Motion Carried.

f.) Alderman Stevens requesting information on the best way to remedy. Danny will draw up an Ordinance accordingly.

8. Committee-of-the-Whole

a. 4th On The River Celebration- Reminder for the event

b. Energy Reduction Grant from Arkansas Energy Office- Update on energy grant awarded to City of Elkins for upgrades on City Hall.

c. Citizens Comments- Water Line is almost complete and other updates regarding completion.

d. Court case coming up regarding drainage problem on Stokenbury Farms. Update by Danny Wright to be determined at next city council meetings.

9. Adjourn- Alderman Stevens made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Alderman Ledford. Meeting adjourned at 8:45.