Minutes

Minutes - May 19, 2011

City of Elkins, Arkansas City Council Meeting

TIME:                7:00 p.m.

DATE:              May 19, 2011

PLACE:            Elkins City Administration Building, Elkins, Arkansas

Present:            Mayor Bruce Ledford, Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Bonnie Wilcox, Alderman Duane Miller, Alderman Virginia Gardner, Alderman Delia Foster 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.         Water & Sewer Superintendent Duane Foster led the Pledge of Allegiance.

4.         Office Manager Gayla Stahman called roll: Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Virginia Gardner, Alderman Bonnie Wilcox, Alderman Delia Foster, Alder man Duane Miller. Absent: Alderman Janet Mott

            Mayor Ledford removed Item E under New Business from the Agenda.

5.         Approval of 4-21-2011 minutes- Alderman Wilcox made a motion to approve the minutes as read. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0). Motion Carried.

6.         Department Reports-

           

7.         Unfinished Business     

            A. Ordinance 04-21-2011B Codification of Code Books- Alderman Miller made a motion to put Ordinance 04-21-2011B on second reading by title only. Alderman Stith seconded. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

            Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the second reading of Ordinance 04-21-2011B. Alderman Miller seconded. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

8.         New Business

            A.) Resolution 2011-12 Oakleaf Manor Subdivision Infrastructure Project- Jim McCord spoke to Council to explain the Resolution. Alderman Miller made a motion to approve Resolution 2011-12. Alderman Wilcox seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0)

B.) Fire Department – Approval of Sunbelt Fire Invoice- Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the invoice. Alderman Gardner seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

C.) Resolution 2011-13 Shred-It Contract- Alderman Foster made a motion to approve Resolution 2011-13. Alderman Gardner seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

D.) LOPFI- Volunteer Fireman C. Keller- Alderman Miller made a motion to approve $3,113.25. Alderman Wilcox seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

F.) Resolution 2011-14 Hard Surfacing Estimates- Harris Drive- Mayor Ledford would like to do the middle section for $13,900. Alderman Wilcox made a motion to approve Resolution 2011-14. Alderman Foster seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

G.) Approval of Contract Labor in Water & Sewer Department- Alderman Stith approved the Water & Sewer Department to have contract labor. Alderman Miller seconded. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

H.) Discuss Changing Date of Council Meeting in June Due to Municipal League Conference- Meeting is changed to June 30, 2011 and will be a special meeting. Alderman Stith made a motion to approve and Alderman Miller seconded. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

9.         Committee of the Whole

A.) Spring Clean Up Update- Mayor thanked all the volunteers and announced they made $1,094 off of recycled metal.

B.)Energy Grant Update- General Discussion

10. Adjourn-

      Alderman Stith made a motion to adjourn 7:40. Alderman Wilcox seconded the motion.