Council Minutes 6-8-2015

AGENDA
Regular Council Meeting
Melcher-Dallas City Hall
June 8th, 2015
7:00 P.M.

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

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

Approval of Agenda
A motion was made by Alexander to approve the agenda. Seconded by Brown. 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 May 4th and 11th , 2015 Minutes
Approval of Claims from May 11th 2015to June 8th in the amended amount of $286,955.08
Approval of Treasurers Report
Approval of Consent Agenda
A motion was made by Herold to approve the consent agenda. Seconded by Brown. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

PERSONS WISHING TO SPEAK (LIMITED TO FIVE MINUTES)
None

NEW BUSINESS
1) Coalminers Committee: Report to Council for Upcoming Coalminers Day
Angie Lepley and Micki Alexander spoke to council about Coalminers day, events and street closings.

2) Discuss with Possible Action to Purchase ROW West of Fire Department
A motion was made by Herold to no-sale the R.O.W. because it is used as an access entrance for the fire department. Seconded by Brown. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

3) Discuss Forgiving Portion of Utility Bill Due to Water Leak
A motion was made by Herold to forgive the water leak at 108 NE 3rd Street. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

4) Discuss Dilapidated Building on D Main East Street with Possible Action
No Action-Tabled

5) Approval to Accept ACH Payments for Utilities
A motion was made by Brown to start ACH for utility payments. Seconded by Herold. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

6) Set Date and Time for Employee Evaluations
Employee evaluations will be held on June 18th, 2015 starting at 5:00 pm at City Hall.

7) Approval of Liquor License Renewal for D & S Grocery
A motion was made by Herold to approve D & S liquor license renewal. Seconded by Brown. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

8) Approval of Resolution 2015-44 (Transfer of Year End Funds)
A motion was made by Herold to approve the year end funds transfers. Seconded by Brown. Ayes-All. Motion Carried.

9) Discuss No Parking Signs Across from High School with Possible Action.
No Action-Tabled

10) Approval to Block Street for The Other Side on Friday (Coal Miners)
A motion was made by Herold to block off street in front of The Other Side on the Friday of Coalminers celebration. Seconded by Brown. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

11) Approval to Block Street for Sinners and Saints (Coal Miners)
A motion was made by Herold to block off the street in front of Sinners and Saints on the Friday of Coalminers celebration. Seconded by Brown. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

12) Approval to Change Date for July Meeting
A motion was made by Alexander to change the July meeting from the 13th to the 6th at 7:00 pm. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

13) Discuss Sidewalk Repairs
A motion was made by Herold to approve splitting sidewalk project with AW Contracting and Clark Construction. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion Carried.

14) Request to Roll Over End of Year Funds for Fire
A motion was made by Brown to approve the roll-over of FY2015 funds for equipment reserve. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

15) Approval of Police Ride Along Policy
A motion was made by Herold to approve the ride along policy. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion Carried.

16) Approval of Police Department Seat Belt Policy
A motion was made by Herold to approve the seat belt policy. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion Carried.

17) Approval of Body Camera Policy
A motion was made by Herold to approve the body camera policy. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

18) Discuss Department to Officer Weapon Purchase Agreement with Possible Action
A motion was made by Herold to approve the officer weapon agreement. Seconded by Brown. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

19) Approval of Firearms Policy
A motion was made by Brown to approve the firearms policy. Seconded by Herold. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

20) Discuss LL Pelling Quote for Seal Coat with Possible Action
A motion was made by Herold to approve the seal coat quote. Seconded by Brown. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS

21) Approval of Resolution 2015-45 (Employee Handbook)
Tabled

22) Review Proposed Ordinance For Chickens
Council reviewed the proposed ordinance and will continue to move forward.

23) Discuss Alley Clean Up at 111 SW 1st
Resident is continuing to show progress with his cleanup.

 

DEPARTMENT REPORTS
Water: NA
Sewer: NA
Parks : NA
Streets: NA
Public Safety Report: Written report.
Fire Chief Report: NA
Library Board Report: NA
Planning and Zoning Report: NA
Board of Adjustment Report: NA
Mayor’s Report:
Council’s Report: Junk removed between Fire station and old hotel. Can an unlicensed driver drive a golf cart?
Clerks Report: Written Report
Adjourn
A motion was made by Alexander to adjourn at 8:30 pm. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

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Mayor Louis Karpan                                          City Clerk Martha Becker