Minutes

Minutes - October 18, 2012

City of Elkins, Arkansas City Council Meeting

TIME: 7:00 p.m.

DATE: October 18, 2012

PLACE: Elkins City Administration Building, Elkins, Arkansas

Present: Mayor Bruce Ledford, Alderman Duane Miller, Alderman Virginia Gardner, Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Janet Mott, Alderman Bonnie Wilcox, City Attorney Danny Wright. Not Present: Alderman Delia Foster

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

2. Danny Wright led the invocation.

3. Duane Miller led the Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Office Manager took roll: Alderman Duane Miller, Alderman Virginia Gardner, Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Janet Mott, Alderman Bonnie Wilcox. Not Present: Alderman Delia Foster

5. Approval of 9/20/12 minutes-Alderman Miller made a motion to approve the minutes. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0). Motion Carried. Approval of 9/20/12 hearing minutes- Alderman Wilcox made a motion to approve the minutes. Alderman Mott seconded. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

6. Department Reports

7. Unfinished Business-

A.) Ordinance 8-16-2012A, 3"' Reading-Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 8-16- 2012A on third reading by title only. Alderman Miller seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the third reading. Alderman Miller seconded. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stith made a motion to suspend the rules and read the second and third readings of Ordinance 8-16-2012A by title only. Alderman Gardner seconded the motion.

Alderman Stith made a motion to approve second reading of the Ordinance. Alderman Mott seconded. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stith made a motion to approve third reading of the Ordinance. Alderman Gardner seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stith made a motion to approve emergency to exist. Alderman Mott seconded. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

8. New Business

A.) Resolution 23, Proposed Constitutional Amendment 1-Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the resolution. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

B.) Resolution 24, Loan Renewal of Elkins Water Building- Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the resolution. Alderman Miller seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried. C.) Moving of City of Elkins Bank Accounts- Alderman Miller made a motion to approve the moving of city bank accounts. Alderman Stith seconded. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

D.) Resolution 25-Appointment and Approval of Contract for Municipal Attorney-Alderman Mott made a motion to approve the resolution. Alderman Wilcox seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

E.) Resolution 26- Levying a 5.0 Mills Tax on the Real and Personal Property- Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the Resolution. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

F.) Ordinance 10-18-2012, Utility Service-Alderman Stith made a motion to put Ordinance 10-16- 2012A on first reading by title only. Alderman Wilcox seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the first reading. Alderman Gardner seconded. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

9. Committee of the Whole

A.) Budget Workshop- Set for November 1, 2012 at 6:00pm.

10. Adjourn- Alderman Stith made a motion to adjourn 7:50. Alderman Wilcox seconded the motion.