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June 20, 2017

 

MINUTES of REGULAR SESSION

of the BOARD of COUNCIL

of the CITY of RUSSELLVILLE, KENTUCKY

held JUNE 20, 2017

 

5:00 p.m.

 

 

The Russellville City Council met in Regular Session on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at 5:00 p.m., in City Hall. Mayor Mark Stratton was absent from the meeting. Council members present were Pat Bell, Sandra Kinser, Jack Whipple, Larry Wilcutt and Darlene Gooch. Council member Jimmy Davenport was absent.

 

City Clerk/Treasurer Bob Riggs said that in the absence of Mayor Stratton he would take nominations for a Mayor Pro-Tem. 

 

Gooch moved, seconded by Bell, to nominate and elect Sandra Kinser as Mayor Pro-Tem; the motion passed with Bell, Whipple, Wilcutt and Gooch voting yes and Kinser abstaining because of her appointment.

 

Kinser asked for a motion to approve the minutes from the Regular Council meeting that was held on June 6th, 2017.

 

Bell moved, seconded by Whipple to approve the minutes of June 6th. 

 

The motion to approve with no corrections being made passed with Bell, Kinser, Whipple, and Gooch voting yes, Wilcutt abstaining due to being absent from June 6th meeting.

 

Kinser asked for a motion to approve the minutes from the Special Session that was held on June 7th, 2017.

 

Gooch moved, seconded by Whipple, to approve the minutes of June 7th.

 

The motion to approve with no corrections being made passed with Kinser, Whipple, and Gooch voting yes, Bell and Wilcutt abstaining due to being absent from June 7th meeting.

 

Mayor Pro-Tem Kinser had no appointments.

 

City Council member Pat Bell mentioned of her attendance to the “Solar Eclipse” meeting that was held at the Logan Memorial Hospital conducted by the Logan County Emergency Management.  Bell mentioned some of the concerns that could effect our county starting on Friday, August 18th through August 21st.  The Emergency Management is projecting 3,000 to 10,000 people just in our area.

 

City Clerk/Treasurer Bob Riggs said, there weren’t any changes from the previous financials that was included in the Councils packets from the June 6th meeting and our finances was “good” at this time.

 

Mayor Pro-Tem Kinser asked if there was any other business to come before the council. Ms. Walker from the audience brought to the Council of an issue with recycling and her trash not being picked up regularly and Scott Waste is sorting through her recycling.  Ms. Walker wanted the list of what can be recycled.  Kinser told Ms. Walker to come to the Mayor’s office and see “Gretchen” for the list. Kinser and Bell both also mention to Ms. Walker of the “Free Dump Days” that is offered to the residents.

 

Ms. Walker also mentioned of two cedar trees that is blocking the view from pulling out on to the highway which is causing a traffic hazardous situation. The trees are located at 302 South Franklin Street Kinser told Ms. Walker that she would get in contact with the “Tree Board” and have somebody come by and look at it. 

 

The Mayor Pro-Tem Kinser said there was no other business or need to go into executive session.

 

Wilcutt moved, seconded by Whipple, to adjourn the meeting; the motion passed unanimously.

 

 

 

 

 

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 City Clerk                                                                               Mayor