Elkins City Council Minutes 5-18-2017

City of Elkins, Arkansas City Council Meeting  

TIME:  7:00 p.m.

DATE:  May 18, 2017

PLACE:  Elkins City Administration Building, Elkins, Arkansas  

Present: Mayor Bruce Ledford, Alderman Lloyd Stith, Alderman Eric McGill, Alderman Dennis Way, Alderman Jeff Plumlee, Alderman Duane Richert, 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. J.D. Demott led the Pledge of Allegiance.  

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

5. Approval of Minutes:    Approval of March 16, 2017 and March 28, 2017 minutes:  Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the minutes. Alderman Way seconded the   motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried  

6. Department Reports.  

7. Unfinished Business.  

8. New Business:    

A) Library – Additional Loan Payment:     Alderman Plumlee made a motion to authorize the Library Board to make an additional loan payment in the amount of $25,000.  Alderman Richert seconded the motion.  Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried  

B) Item Removed from the Agenda    

C) Resolution 2017-05 – Fireworks Stand Lease:     Alderman McGill made a motion to read Resolution No. 2017-05.  Alderman Richert seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.

   Danny Wright read Resolution No. 2017-05.      Alderman Stith made a motion to approve Resolution No. 2017-05 authorizing the fireworks stand lease in the Twin Oaks Subdivision in the amount of $1500.00.  Alderman Plumlee seconded the motion.  Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried.  

9. Committee of the Whole:    A) Spring clean-up May 19-20, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. B) Mayor Ledford gave an update on the sports complex.  C) Lawsuit filed against City regarding Stokenbury Farms, Municipal League attorney representing the City of Elkins.     

10. Adjourn - Alderman Stith made a motion to adjourn at 7:27 p.m.  Alderman Richert  seconded the motion.  Motion Carried.      

Correct Attest: ________________________________ Mayor Bruce Ledford    

                       _________________________________Recorder/Treasurer, Delia Foster