Minutes

Minutes 7/20/2017

City of Elkins, Arkansas City Council Meeting  

TIME:  7:00 p.m.

DATE:  July 20, 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 Janet Mott, 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. Duane Richert led the Pledge of Allegiance.  

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

5. Approval of Minutes:    Approval of June 15, 2017 minutes:    Alderman Stith made a motion to approve the minutes. Alderman Stith seconded   the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried (Alderman Richert abstained)  

6. Department Reports.  

7. Unfinished Business.  

8. New Business:    

A) Resolution 2017-07 Extending Library Loan with Arvest Bank:     Alderman Stith made a motion read Resolution No 2017-07 by title only.  Alderman Richert seconded the motion.  Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.     Attorney Danny Wright read Resolution 2017-07 by title only.   Alderman Plumlee made a motion to authorize the execution of documents to extend library loan with Arvest Bank.  Alderman Mott seconded the motion.  Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.    

 B) Resolution 2017-08 Purchase of Land on Riverview:   Alderman Stith made a motion read Resolution No 2017-08 by title only.  Alderman McGill seconded the motion.  Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.     Attorney Danny Wright read Resolution 2017-08 by title only.   Alderman McGill made a motion to authorize the purchase 3.5 acres of land on Riverview in the amount of $55,000. Alderman Plumlee seconded the motion.  Roll Call: (6/0) Motion Carried.    

9. Committee of the Whole:    A) Mayor Ledford requested authorization to decline matching grant of  $75,000 from Parks and Tourism for the sports complex due to stipulations associated with acceptance.     Alderman McGill made a motion to authorize Mayor to decline grant.  Alderman Plumlee seconded the motion. Motion Carried.   B) The final payment for the sports complex will be made to ARCO in the amount of       $73,763.22.  There will be a one year warranty.   C) Settlement conference in the matter of FSB v. City of Elkins is set Wednesday,   August 30, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the Federal Courthouse all council members must   attend.      

10. Adjourn - Alderman Stith made a motion to adjourn at 8:08 p.m.  Alderman Plumlee  seconded the motion.  Motion Carried.      

Correct Attest: ________________________________ Mayor Bruce Ledford    

_________________________________Recorder/Treasurer, Delia Foster

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