Minutes

Elkins Council Minutes 10-15-15

City of Elkins, Arkansas City Council Meeting

 

TIME: 7:00 p.m.

DATE:             October 15, 2015

PLACE:          Elkins City Administration Building, Elkins, Arkansas

 

Present:           Mayor Bruce Ledford, Alderman Jeff Plumlee, Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Janet Mott, Alderman Duane Richert, Alderman Eric McGill, and City Attorney Danny Wright.

 

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.         Janet Mott led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

4.         Recorder Treasurer, Delia Foster, took roll: Alderman Jeff Plumlee, Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Janet Mott, and Alderman Duane Richert, Alderman Eric McGill, were present. Alderman Dennis Way was sworn in later in meeting.

 

5.         Approval of Minutes:

 

            Approval of September 17, 2015 minutes: Alderman Richert made a motion to            

            approve the minutes. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion

            Carried

 

6.         Department Reports.

 

7.         Unfinished Business.

           

8.         New Business:

 

            A)        Appointment of new Alderman – Dennis Way: Alderman Plumlee made a motion to appoint Dennis Way to replace Josh Bowen. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

                       

                        Mayor Ledford conducted the swearing in of Dennis Way as Alderman.

 

            B)        McClelland Project FY152109 Invoice: Alderman Stith made a motion to authorize the payment of $6,102.26 to McClelland Engineering for Project FY152109, to be equally divided between the City General Fund and Fire Department Budget. Alderman Plumee seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

 

 

            C)        Purchase of Police 2015 Ford Interceptor Sedan: Alderman Stith made a motion to authorize the purchase of the 2015 Ford Interceptor Sedan – fully equipped not to exceed $34,000. Alderman Mott seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

                                               

            D)        Resolution 2015-15 – Authorizing Mayor to apply for grants on behalf of the Elkins community: Alderman McGill made a motion to read Resolution 2015-15 by title only. Alderman Plumlee seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

                       

                        Danny Wright read Resolution 2015-15 by title only.

 

                        Alderman Mott made a motion to approve Resolution 2015-15. Alderman Stith seconded the motion. Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.

           

9.         Committee of the Whole:                  

 

            A)        Winter Municipal League Conference December 2 -4, 2015 at Springdale, Arkansas.

 

            B)        Complaints about vehicles/RV’s parked along city streets – discussed ordinance.

           

            C)        Basketball goals, etc... on city streets – an ordinance may not be necessary as the police have the authority to impose warnings or citations if obstructing traffic.

           

                                   

10.       Adjourn: Alderman Stith made a motion to adjourn at 7:40 a.m. Alderman Plumlee

            seconded the motion. Motion Carried.

 

 

 

Correct Attest: ________________________________ Mayor Bruce Ledford

 

                        _________________________________Recorder/Treasurer, Delia Foster