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Minutes 06-18-2013

City of St. John Council Meeting
Council Chambers
June 18th, 2013 - 7:00 P.M.

 

Present

 

Mayor:

Juliann Owens

Council Members:

Shari Williamson
Mark Bryant
Bob Stimatze
Troy Hanson
Kevin Davis

City Clerk:

Johnna Stanford

City Superintendent:

Mel Chesbro

Police Sergeant:
Fire Chief:

Aaron Rudy
Mike Sanders

Others: Terry Spradley, Alexander Robinson, Irving Simon, Nick Lauffer, Trish Coleman and Carol Reigel

 

Mayor Owens opened the regular meeting at 7:00 PM.

 

Additions to the Agenda

  1. Bob Stimatze made a motion to approve the changes to the agenda which included the following items: a) Executive session for acquisition of real estate under Administration-Mel; b) Executive session for non-elected personnel under Police Department; c) Remove executive session under Fire Department; d) Irving Simon under citizens comments.  Seconded by Kevin Davis.
    Motion carried 5-0.

 

Consent Agenda

  1. Mark Bryant made a motion to approve the consent agenda which included the following items: a) Approve the minutes of regular meeting held June 4th, 2013; b) Approve appropriation ordinance 06-18-2013 in the amount of $59,255.49; c) Approve  the use of the swimming pool for the St. John Elementary P.E. classes August 26-30 from 12:30-2:15.  Seconded by Troy Hanson.
    Motion carried 5-0.  

                   Appropriation Ordinance 06-18-2013

                               General                                    $ 21,150.64

                               Jubilee                                     $   2,080.36

                               Library                                    $   5,316.36

                               Sewer Utility                           $      807.22

                               Water & Light                         $ 29,900.91

 

Citizens Comments

  1. Trish Coleman presented information about Hot Summer Nights. It was the consensus of

the council to block off Broadway setting cones up north of the laundry mat and at the crosswalk at the north end of the block before 4th Ave. The City will provide 3 additional trash barrels and the city sound system with Dakota Tucker as DJ. CIP will be liable for any damages. The city will also leave the front door unlocked to allow access to a restroom.

 

  1. Trish Coleman asked the council to reconsider the Golf Cart Ordinance regarding the

registration process.

  1. Nick Lauffer spoke with the council regarding repairs to the Boy Scout Cabin. It was the consensus

of the council to allow Nick Lauffer to proceed with his plan to renovate the Boy Scout Cabin.

 

Fire Department

  1. Kevin Davis made a motion to remove Kelon Parr from the fire department. Seconded

by Bob Stimatze. Motion carried 5-0

  1. Shari Williamson made a motion to allow fireworks on July 3rd from noon to midnight

and July 4th from 7:00 a.m. to midnight. Motion carried 5-0.

 

Police Department

  1. Bob Stimatze made a motion for a 10 minute executive session for non-elected personnel to include mayor, council. Seconded by Mark Bryant.
    Motion carried 5-0. In at 7:28. Reconvened at 7:38.
  2. Kevin Davis made a motion for a 10 minute executive session for non-elected personnel to include mayor, council. Seconded by Bob Stimatze.
    Motion carried 5-0. In at 7:38. Reconvened at 7:48.
  3. Kevin Davis made a motion for a 5 minute executive session for non-elected personnel to include mayor, council. Seconded by Bob Stimatze.
    Motion carried 5-0. In at 7:48. Reconvened at 7:53.

 

Administration – Mel

  1. Kevin Davis made a motion for a 10 minute executive session for acquisition of real estate to include mayor, council, Johnna and Mel. Seconded by Bob Stimatze.
    Motion carried 5-0. In at 7:54. Reconvened at 8:04
  2. Troy Hanson made a motion to approve Resolution #762 w/changes to note the owner was here at the hearing. Seconded by Kevin Davis. Motion carried 5-0.

 

Administration – Johnna

  1. Council set next budget workshop for July 2nd following the regular meeting.

 

After no further discussion Troy Hanson made a motion to adjourn. Bob Stimatze seconded the motion. Motion carried 4-0. Meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m.

 

The budget workshop followed the adjournment of the regular meeting. Those present were mayor, council, Mel and Johnna. The workshop ended at 9:45.

 

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Juliann M. Owens, Mayor  

 

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Johnna J. G. Stanford, City Clerk