Minutes

Minutes June 3, 2010

City of Elkins, Arkansas City Council Meeting

TIME: 7:00 p.m.

DATE: June 3, 2010

PLACE: Elkins City Administration Building, Elkins, Arkansas

Present: Mayor Jack Ladyman, Alderman Bonnie Wilcox, Alderman Terri Miller, 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. Mayor Ladyman led the invocation.

3. Chris Smiley led the Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Admin Assistant Kyla Graves called roll: Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Jeremy Stevens, Alderman Bonnie Wilcox, Alderman Bruce Ledford, Alderman Terri Miller and Alderman Duane Foster

5. Approval of 5/20/2010 minutes- Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Alderman Wilcox seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

6. Unfinished Business

a.) Ordinance for Tree Removal- Mr. Billy Jack Frost-Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve Ordinance 2010-20 and fill in the two blanks in sections six and seven with the amount of $2000.00. Alderman Foster seconded the motion. New Businessa.)

Resolution Establishing Random Drug Testing Policy- Alderman Stevens made a motion to put Resolution 6-3-2010 on first reading by title only. Alderman Miller seconded the motion.

Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve the reading of Resolution 6-3- 2010. Alderman Wilcox seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried. There was general discussion regarding pre-employment drug testing.

b.) Ordinance Changing Fees for Bunch Park- Chris Smiley spoke about increased rates for increased water and sewer usage and using the money to improve other areas of the park. General discussion regarding who would pay increased water usage.

Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve first reading, modifying section one for the rates not to exceed $50 unless special arrangements in Ordinance 06-03- 201 OB .. Alderman Miller seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried. Alderman Stevens made a motion to put Ordinance 06-03-201 OB on second and third reading by title only. Alderman Miller seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stevens made a motion to suspend rules and approve emergency clause of ordinance as amended. Alderman Miller seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

c.) Special Elections for Collection of Fire Contract Fees- Tabled until the new year.

d.) Ordinance for Control of Noise-Alderman Stevens recommends tabling until next meeting, to give them a chance to look over the Ordinance.

e.)Contract for obtaining easements for Phase 2 waterline- Alderman Stevens made a motion to approve Resolution 2010-21. Alderman Wilcox seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

9. Committee-of-the-Whole

a.) Municipal League Meeting June 16-18. Status of next Council meetingAlderman Stevens made a motion to cancel the June 17 meeting due to the conflict with the municipal meeting. Alderman Wilcox seconded the motion.

b.)Elkins Community Night at Arvest Ballpark- June 6

c.) Evening with Arvest- June 8

d.) Citizens Comments

10. Adjourn- Alderman Stevens made a motion to adjourn, Alderman Wilcox seconded. Meeting adjourned at 8:20pm .