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October 3, 2017

 

MINUTES of REGULAR SESSION

of the BOARD of COUNCIL

of the CITY of RUSSELLVILLE, KENTUCKY

held October 3, 2017

 

5:00 p.m.

 

 

The Russellville City Council met in Regular Session on Tuesday, October 3, 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 and Darlene Gooch. Council members Jimmy Davenport and Larry Wilcutt were 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 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 September 19th, 2017.

 

Whipple moved, seconded by Bell to approve the minutes of September 19th. 

 

The motion to approve with no corrections being made passed with Bell, Kinser, Whipple, and Gooch voting yes.

 

Mayor Pro-Tem Kinser had no appointments.

 

Mayor Pro-Tem Kinser read a report from the Tree Board with the recommendations for the tree removal of a dying and potentially dangerous street tree located at 106 West 7th Street, with the condition that the property owners provide a replacement tree.

 

The Tree Board also approved for a tree removal of a dying and potentially dangerous street tree on the West 6th side of property at the Northwest corner of Main and West 6th, with the condition that the property owners provide a replacement tree.

 

Mayor Pro-Tem Kinser said this is the 30-day notice before the removal of the trees.

 

City Clerk/Treasurer Bob Riggs gave an up to date financial report for the various departments for the City.  

 

Under old business the second reading of Ordinance 2017-07 Amendment of Ordinance 2007-18 Paragraph 5 to Limit Yard Sales and Tag Sales in Residential Zones and to Require a Business License for Yard Sales and Tag Sales in a Commercial B-2 Zones sponsor by Pat Bell.

 

Bell moved, seconded by Gooch, to approve Ordinance 2017-07 Amending Ordinance 2007-18 the Limit of Yard Sales and Tags Sales in Residential Zones and the Requirement for Business License for Yard Sales and Tag Sales in a Commercial B-2 Zones; the motion passed with all present voting yes.

 

Under new business the Dehumidification System Bids for the Carpenter Center was presented by Joann Dearmond, the bid came in from LEE Company with the bid of $247,287.00 for a Dectron Pool Unit Replacement. Joann did say the unit would be placed outside on the sidewalk and run to the pool area.  Joann did say the pool would be shut down for approximately a month but the Carpenter Center would still be open.

 

Bill Pearson attended the meeting, for any questions or concerns that the Council may have.

 

City Attorney Neil Kerr mentioned the bid proposal doesn’t give the details of what the warranty covers.  Attorney Neil Kerr said the approval for the bid from LEE Company would be based on the agreement of a customary warranty for the first year on parts, labor and the unit.

 

Attorney Neil Kerr said to vote on the bid with the customary warranty those in favor say, “so moved”; Bell moved, seconded by Whipple; the motion passed with all present voting yes.

 

Mayor Pro-Tem Kinser asked if anybody had anything else, Pete and Tommy Mosley from Scott Waste was in attendance and wanted to show their appreciation for being a part of Russellville and wanted to know if anybody had any questions or concerns.

 

Council member Pat Bell said she appreciated the effort of them coming for feedback.

 

There was no other business or need to go into executive session.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

 

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 City Clerk                                                                               Mayor Pro-Tem