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March 8, 2016




held MARCH 8, 2016


The Russellville city council met in regular session on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at 5:00 pm, in city hall. Mayor Mark Stratton presided over the meeting with council members Jimmy Davenport, Pat Bell, Sandra Kinser, Jack Whipple and Larry Wilcutt present, council member Darlene Gooch was absent.


Wilcutt moved, seconded by Bell, to approve the minutes of the council meeting held February 16, 2016; being no additions or corrections the motion passed with those present voting yes.


There were no appointments by the mayor.


Pat Bell gave a report on the Fire Department. There were a total of 130 calls for the month of February and 251 for the year.


Darlene Gooch arrived at the meeting at 5:05 pm.


Bell reported she had ridden with Officer Steenbergen on Saturday night from 6:00 pm until 3:00 am in the morning and wanted to commend him on his manners. He was very respectful to the citizens, very professional. She said while responding to calls in his cruiser he had come to complete stops at lights and looked in all directions before continuing. Al of the officers stayed busy most of the night. She told the other council members if they hadn’t done this before they should.


Next on the agenda were the financials by City Clerk/Treasurer Bob Riggs.


There was no old business.


Under new business was the surplus of two vehicles; the 2000 GMC Minivan and 1989 Chevy pick-up were from the Water Department.


Whipple moved, seconded Kinser, to surplus these two vehicles; the motion passed unanimously.


There was no other new business.


The mayor advised there was a need to go into executive session for reason of property, personnel or litigation and pursuant to KRS 61.815(1)(a).


Kinser moved, seconded by Bell, to leave regular session and enter into executive session; the motion passed unanimously.


Wilcutt moved, seconded by Whipple, to leave executive session and return to regular session.

The motion passed unanimously


Davenport moved, seconded by Bell, to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously.








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