Council Minutes 10-13-2014

Regular Council Meeting
Melcher-Dallas City Hall
October 13th, 2014
7:00 P.M.

Mayor Karpan called the city council meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Council members present: Alexander, Herold, Russell. Council member Fisher and Brown were absent.

Approval of Agenda
A motion was made by Alexander to approve the agenda. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: All items listed under the consent agenda will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion on these items unless a request is made prior to the time Council votes on the motion.

CONSENT AGENDA
Approval of September 8th , 2014 Minutes
Approval of Claims from September 8th, 2014- October 10th, 2014 in the amended amount of $91,557.41
Approval of Treasurers Report

Approval of Consent Agenda
A motion was made by Herold to approve the consent agenda. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

 

OPEN PUBLIC HEARING:

Proposing Disposal of Interest in Real Property by Sale (302 NW 1st)

Proposing Disposal of Interest in Real Property by Sale (202 NE 3rd)

A motion was made by Herold to open the public hearing at 7:04 pm. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

Public Comment: When properties are torn down and lots sold to the public, does the city have a plan to get people to build?

 

CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING
A motion was made by Herold to close the public hearing. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

PERSONS WISHING TO SPEAK (LIMITED TO FIVE MINUTES)

None

 

NEW BUSINESS

1. Approval of Resolution 2014-30 (Resolution Directing the Sale of an Interest in Real Property Following the Public Hearing 302 NW 1st)
A motion was made by Russell to approve Resolution 2014-30. Seconded by Herold. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

2. Approval of Resolution 2014-31 (Resolution Directing the Sale of an Interest in Real Property Following the Public Hearing 202 NE 3rd)
A motion was made by Russell to approve Resolution 2014-31. Seconded by Herold. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

3. Set Date for Trick or Treating
A motion was made by Herold to set Beggars night for October 30th from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

4. Discuss Water Leak Adjustment with Possible Action
No Action Taken

5. Discuss Re-Zoning City Hall/Food Pantry to Commercial with Possible Action
A motion was made by Russell to proceed with re-zoning City Hall/Food Pantry from residential to Commercial.

6. Discuss Side By Side UTV’s In Town with Possible Action
A motion was made by Herold to adopt the City of Knoxville’s ordinance regarding UTV and side by sides. The city will not allow Wild Cats, Razors and Maverick’s. Seconded by Alexander. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

7. Discuss Removal of Trailer at 413 NE 3rd with Possible Action
The City will remove the trailer.

8. Approval of 28E Agreement for Mutual Aid with Marion County
A motion was made by Herold to approve the 28E Agreement. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

9. Discuss Sidewalk Repairs with Possible Action
City Clerk will look into possible programs/grants for sidewalk repairs.

10. Review Updated Verizon Cellphone Tower Site Sketch
Council received a corrected sketch for the tower site.

11. Discuss City Truck Repairs with Possible Action
A motion was made by Herold to fix the slave cylinder, sell the truck by sealed bid and purchase a different truck. Mike Damon will attend a DOT auction on Saturday October 18th for the possible purchase of a truck with a limit of $5,000.00. Seconded by Alexander. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

12. Discuss Marion County Grant with Possible Action
The City Clerk will be applying for the Marion County Community Grant. Ideas for the grant were discussed. The City Clerk will investigate the cost of improving the existing “kitchen”.

OLD BUSINESS
None

13. DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Water: NA
Sewer: Mike Damon will put together a presentation for council regarding I&I and the storm/sewer system.
Parks: The cement slabs for the park benches are completed.
Streets: NA
Public Safety Report: Chief Wittowski submitted a written report to council.
Fire Chief Report: NA
Library Board Report: NA
Planning and Zoning Report:NA
Board of Adjustment Report: NA
Mayor’s Report: Mayor inquired about putting the sign up at the brush dump as well as cameras.
Council’s Report: NA
Clerk’s Report (Clerks Notes)

Adjournment
A motion was made by Herold to adjourn at 8: 12 pm. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion carried.
_____________________________   Mayor Louis Karpan

_____________________________   City Clerk Martha Becker