March 2021 City Council Meeting

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  • Related Year: 2021
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    A meeting of the Elkins City Council will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at the Elkins Community Center, 162 Doolin Drive, Elkins, AR

    Social distancing rules apply, hand sanitizer will be available at the door.



    A) Call to Order 

    B) Invocation 

    C) Pledge of Allegiance 

    D) Roll Call 

    E) Approval of 02/18/2021 Meeting Minutes 

    F) Department Reports

    G) Unfinished Business 

    H) New Business 

    .      A) Ordinance 2021-4 Approval of Re-Zoning Application- C-1 to R4 1.7 Acres

    I) Committee-of-theWhole 

    .       A) Spring CleanupMay 14th & 15th 

    J) Adjourn


    City of Elkins, Arkansas City Council Meeting 

    7:00 p.m. March 18, 2021 Elkins Community Center Building, Elkins, Arkansas 


    Mayor Bruce Ledford, Council Member Jeff Plumlee, Council Member Eric McGill, Council Member Matt Francis, Council Member Mary Cope, Council Member Chris Smiley, and City Attorney Tom Kieklak 

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

    J.D. DeMott led the invocation

    Troy Reed led the Pledge of Allegiance

    City Clerk, Delia Foster, took roll: Council Member Chris Smiley, Council Member Mary Cope, Council Member Eric McGill, Council Member Jeff Plumlee, and Council Member Matt Francis were present. Council Member Lindsay Watt was absent.

    Approval of Minutes

    Approval of February 18, 2021 City Council Meeting Minutes:

    Council Member Plumlee made a motion to approve the City Council Meeting Minutes of February 18, 2021. Council Member Cope seconded the motion. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried 

    Department Reports: 

    Alexis Ward Courts Chief De Mott Fire Audra Bell Library Troy Reed Police Duane Foster W&S 

    Unfinished Busines


    New Business 

    Motion to Suspend the Rule: 

    Council Member Smiley made a motion to suspend the rule. Council Member McGill seconded the motion. Roll Call: (570) Motion Carried

    Ordinance 2021-4: Approval of Re-Zoning Application of 2590 N. Center Street from Commercial C-1 to Residential R-4. 

    City Attorney, Tom Kieklak, read Ordinance No. 20214 by title only

    Council Member Smiley made a motion to approve Ordinance 20214. Council Member Plumlee seconded. Roll Call: (5/0) Motion Carried 

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    Committee of the Whole

    Spring Clean-Up: May 1415, 8AM4PM. City Wide yard sale April 30 May 1 no permit needed

    Council Member Matt Francis Library: Council Member Francis requested that during the quarterly review of the budget, that the City contributing to the library be made a priority to ensure that funding received from Washington County is not put in jeopardy

    Special Election: To be held April 13th, need to spread the word to encourage support. 

    Adjourn Council Member Francis made a motion to adjourn at 7:18 p.m. Council Member Cope seconded the motion. A voice vote was called and all voted aye, the issue passed unanimously

    Correct Attest

    Mayor Bruce Ledford 

    City Clerk, Delia Foster 


    Note: Meeting minutes are posted after approval at following City Council meeting.