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Monday, June 4,2018

Wetumpka City Hall

6:00 p.m.

 

Work Session:

Mayor opened the Work Session andasked if there were any comments from the Public. There were no publiccomments.

Agenda Items were discussed.

Reports of:

Boards & Committees- None

Chamber of Commerce- Gerry Purcell, Executive Director for the Chamber of Commerce announcedan Open House at Ivy Creek and a Ribbon Cutting at State Farm.

Monday, June 4,2018

Wetumpka City Hall

6:10 p.m.

The Council of the City of Wetumpkaheld a work session prior to the Regular Meeting on Monday, June 4, 2018. Themeeting was called to order by Mayor Jerry Willis and the Invocation was givenby Council-member Robbins. The Mayor asked Council-member Jones to lead thePledge of Allegiance.

Upon Roll Call the following werepresent along with Mayor Willis: Kevin Robbins, Lewis E. Washington, Sr., LynnesS. Justiss, Steve Gantt and Greg Jones. Those present include Tiffany Robinson-CityClerk, WPD, along with department heads; staff members, and citizens ofWetumpka.

Council-member Gantt requested theminutes from May 21, 2018 reflect he and Council-member Washington wereattending the League of Municipalities Convention. Council-member Gantt offereda motion to approve the minutes of the Council Meeting held on Monday, May 21,2018 as amended. The motion was seconded by Council-member Washington with theCouncil voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

UnderOld Business, Council-member Gantt made a motion to approve Ordianance No.2018-2 rezoning O’Dell Equipment Rental-165 Red Eagle Drive from M-1 LightIndustrial to B-2 Local Business. Council-member Jones seconded the motion withthe Council voting unanimously in favor of the motion. Ordinance 2018-2 isapproved.

 

Ordinance No.2018-2

 

 

Rezoning forO’Dell Equipment Rental, LLC, Industrial Park Subdivision

 

            WHEREAS, Jonathan Odell, petitioned to rezone property ownedby them and located within the corporate boundary of the City of Wetumpka; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Council has held a duly advertised publichearing as required by Sec. 11-52-78, Code of Alabama 1975, and

 

            WHEREAS, the Council finds that the proposed amendmentis not contrary to the general purpose and intent of the ordinance or injuriousto the neighborhood or otherwise detrimental to the public welfare;

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OFWETUMPKA, ALABAMA, AS FOLLOWS:

 

            TheZoning Map of the City of Wetumpka, being incorporated by reference inOrdinance 99-4, entitled “Zoning Ordinance of the City of Wetumpka, AL,”adopted on September 2, 1998, be and is hereby amended by the rezoning landlocated in and being a part of Lot 6, Industrial Park Subdivision, Plat Book 6,Page 35, and further described by deed RLPY 2007-2372, AS recorded in theOffice of the Probate Judge, Elmore County, Alabama, from M-1 Light Industrialto B-2 Local Business.

 

 

Adopted and approved this the ______ day of ________ , 2018.

 

 

 

Signed:_______________________

                                                                                                                JerryWillis, Mayor

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

________________

TiffanyRobinson, City Clerk

 

Under New Business,Council-member Justiss offered a motion to grant permission to advertise apublic hearing concerning a petition by Daniel Gilbert to rezone propertylocated at 74585 Tallassee Hwy, Wetumpka, AL, 36092, in and being a part of theSE corner, of Section 8, T18N, R19E, Elmore County, Alabama and furtherdescribed by deed RLPY 2009-18196, as recorded in the office of the ProbateJudge, Elmore County, Alabama, from B-1 Local Business to R-1 Low densityResidential. Council-member Gantt seconded the motion with the Council votingunanimously in favor of the motion.

 

Also, undernew business, Council-member Robbins offered a motion to grant permission toadvertise a public hearing concerning a petition by the Wetumpka PlanningCommission to amend the Zoning Map of Wetumpka, Alabama by rezoning propertylocated at lots 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 of the Industrial Park Subdivision, asrecorded in Plat Book 6, Page 35, in the office of the Probate Judge, ElmoreCounty, Alabama, from M-1 (Light Industrial) to B-2 (Local Business).Council-member Gantt seconded the motion with the Council voting unanimously infavor of the motion.

 

Permissionwas requested to advertise a public hearing concerning a petition by theWetumpka Planning Commission to amend certain sections of the Zoning Ordinanceof Wetumpka, AL concerning billboards.  Amotion was offered by Council-member Jones and seconded by Council-member Robbins.The Council voted unanimously in favor of the motion.

 

Council-memberJustiss made a motion to update the personnel policy to include the physicalsfor the Fire Department. The motion was seconded by Council-member Jones withthe Council voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

 

Underannouncements the Mayor spoke about the recent audit and the possibility of asales tax increase to be considered in the future.

 

Upon a motionby Council-member Gantt, the meeting was adjourned at 6:25 p.m.

Approved by Council on the ______dayof __________, 2018.

                                                                       

 

Signed:_______________________

                                                                                    JerryWillis, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

Signed: _____________________

            TiffanyRobinson, City Clerk