CITY COUNCIL MEETING
October 11, 2016
The city council met in regular session with the following present: Councilmen Dean Banker, Shannon Crawford, Jason Teeter, and Frankie Thomas. Absent Mayor Jack E. Rowden and Councilman Dan Corpening.
Others present were Outside Utilities Supervisor Paul Nordyke, Electric and Park Systems Supervisor Gary Rowden, City Attorney Wayne R. Tate, Carrie Baeza, Jeff Ramsey, Amanda Randle, Alvin Riley, and Ruthie Winget.
“President of the Council” Shannon Crawford presided.
Motion by Frankie Thomas, seconded by Dean Banker, that the minutes of the meeting of September 6, 2016 be approved as mailed. Motion carried.
Each member of the governing body was provided a copy of Municipal Judge Paula Sosa’s report for the month of September, showing two new cases brought before the court and $2,965.09 remitted to the city. Motion by Jason Teeter, seconded by Frankie Thomas, to accept the report. Motion carried.
Each member of the governing body was presented a copy of City Inspector Josh Grubbs’ monthly activities report.
Motion by Councilman Dean Banker, seconded by Councilman Frankie Thomas, that uncollectible utility accounts in the amount of $6,629.65 be charged off with every effort made to collect the accounts. Motion carried.
Alvin Riley and Jeff Ramsey presented bids on behalf of the Golf Course Board for the purchase of new equipment to be paid out of the Golf Course Expansion Fund:
John Deere 3039R Tractor Hydro with Loader and Back Hoe $36,460.73
Trade In $1,500.00
Toro Multi Pro 1750 Sprayer with Rinse Tank $29,993.54
Trade In $1,800.00
Redexim Verti-Drain 7316 with extra lines $25,632.18
Motion by Frankie Thomas, seconded by Dean Banker, to purchase the equipment with the trade-ins out of the Golf Course Expansion Fund with payback to fund to start in 2018 budget year. Motion carried.
Motion by Jason Teeter, seconded by Dean Banker to send Carrie Baeza to the Kansas International Institute of Municipal Clerks school from November 14-18, 2016. Motion carried.
Claims against the city were presented and audited. Motion by Frankie Thomas seconded by Jason Teeter, that Appropriation Ordinances No. 2063 and 2064 be passed. Motion carried.
Outside Utilities Supervisor Paul Nordyke asked for the council to give the go-ahead to have Pete Earles with Earles Engineering do the necessary engineering for replacement of the water line on West 1st Street.
Outside Utilities Supervisor Paul Nordyke presented the council with a bid for a grapple for the Bobcat from Tomahawk Attachments for $1,474.70. We do not have an account with them and would need to pay with the city credit card. Motion by Jason Teeter, seconded by Frankie Thomas, to authorize purchase of the grapple for $1,474.70. Motion carried.
Motion by Dean Banker, seconded by Frankie Thomas, that the meeting go into executive session in regard to personnel matters of non-elected personnel with City Attorney Wayne R. Tate present. “President of the Council” Crawford called the meeting into executive session at 5:58 p.m. with the meeting to reconvene in open session at 6:12 p.m.
The meeting reconvened in open session at 6:12 p.m.
Motion by Frankie Thomas, seconded by Dean Banker, that the meeting adjourn. Motion carried.
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