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Minutes 02-05-2013

City of St. John Council Meeting
Council Chambers
February 5, 2013 - 7:00 P.M.

 


 

Present

 

Council Members:

Troy Hanson
Mark Bryant
Amy Collins
Kevin Davis
Bob Stimatze

City Clerk:

Johnna Stanford

City Superintendent:

Mel Chesbro

Fire Chief:

Mike Sanders

Others: Aaron Rudy, Terry Spradley, Sister Catherine, Laura Davis and Jack Waggoner.

 

President of the council Kevin Davis opened the regular meeting at 7:00 PM in the mayor’s absence.

 

Additions to the Agenda

  1. Troy Hanson made a motion to approve the changes to the agenda which included the following items: a) add executive session under Legal; b) Restroom repair-City Hall; c) Appropriation Ordinance 12-31-2013b; d) request for use of skating rink for P.E. classes Feb. 15th from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.; e) update representatives to the Neighborhood Revitalization Program.  Seconded by Bob Stimatze.
    Motion carried 5-0.

 

Consent Agenda

  1. Troy Hanson made a motion to approve the consent agenda which included the following items: a) Approve the minutes of regular meeting held January 22nd, 2013; b) Approve appropriation ordinance 02-05-2013 in the amount of $59,060.12; c) Approve appropriation ordinance 02-05-2013a in the amount of $10,348.15; d) Approve appropriation ordinance 12-31-2012b in the amount of $62.00; e) Mayor’s Burn Proclamation. Seconded by Bob Stimatze.
    Motion carried 5-0.

 

Citizen Comments

  1. Troy Hanson made a motion to accept the donation of play ground equipment at Cornwell Park as the Brayden Davis Memorial. City staff will assist with installation and location. Seconded by Bob Stimatze. Motion carried 5-0.
  2. Troy Hanson made a motion to allow the use on the skating rink for P.E. classes Feb. 15th from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. Seconded by Bob Stimatze.
    Motion carried 5-0.

 

Administration – Mel

  1. Amy Collins made a motion to give a 2.5% Cost of Living Adjustment.  Seconded by Mark Bryant.  
    Motion carried 3-2. Bob Stimatze and Troy Hanson voted nay.
  2. It was the consensus of the council to have Mel get proposals for the repair of the walls in the public restroom at City Hall. Mel can decide on the best proposal based on cost and time.

 

Legal

  1. Kevin Davis made a motion for a 10 minute executive session for attorney/client privilege.  Seconded by Bob Stimatze.
    Motion carried 5-0. In at 7:28. Reconvened at 7:38.

 

New Business

  1. Kevin Davis made a motion for Bob Stimatze to be a representative of the City of St. John to the Neighborhood Revitalization Plan committee.  Seconded by Troy Hanson.
    Motion carried 4-1. Bob Stimatze voted nay.
  2. Troy Hanson made a motion for Kevin Davis to be a representative of the City of St. John to the Neighborhood Revitalization Plan committee.  Seconded by Mark Bryant.
    Motion carried 4-1. Kevin Davis voted nay.

 

 

After no further discussion Bob Stimatze made a motion to adjourn. Amy Collins seconded the motion. Motion carried 5-0. Meeting adjourned at 7:54 p.m.

 

_____________________
Jill Stimatze, Mayor

 

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Johnna J. G. Stanford, City Clerk