Council Minutes


Monday, January 6,2020

Wetumpka City Hall

6:00 p.m.


Work Session:
Citizen Comments: None

Reports of:

Boards & Committees- None

Agenda Items were discussed.

Monday, January 6,2020

Wetumpka City Hall

6:06 p.m.

The Council of the City of Wetumpkaheld a work session prior to the Regular Meeting on Monday, January 6, 2020. Themeeting was called to order by Mayor Jerry Willis at 6:06 p.m. The Invocationwas given by Councilmember Robbins and Mayor Willis led the Pledge ofAllegiance.

Upon Roll Call the following werepresent along with Mayor Willis: Councilmember Kevin Robbins, Lewis Washington,Sr., Lynnes Justiss, and Steve Gantt. Greg Jones was absent. Those presentincluded Tiffany Robinson-City Clerk, WPD, along with department heads; staffmembers, and citizens of Wetumpka.

Councilmember Justiss offered amotion to approve the minutes of the regular scheduled Council Meeting held Monday,December 16, 2019. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Washington with theCouncil voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

Under old business, Councilmember Ganttmade a motion to authorize the expense of annual interest to CB&S Bank inthe amount of $11,425.37 for the Industrial Development Board for the FaithRescue building.  Councilmember Washingtonseconded the motion with the Council voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

Also, under old business, CouncilmemberRobbins made a motion to purchase backstop netting for the Wetumpka SportsComplex for a cost of $20,209. Councilmember Justiss seconded the motion withthe Council voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

Under new business, permission wasrequested to purchase grandstands and press box for the athletic complexthrough The Interlocal Purchasing System, a national governmental purchasingcooperative. This was the first time on the agenda and will be considered atthe next Council meeting.

Repairing the riverwalk/street lightson Marshall/Tuskeena Street was discussed. Tex Grier, Public Works Directorexplained they were in the process of being repaired.

Councilmember Gantt made a motion togrant permission for the Elmore County Family Resource Center to host the 2ndAnnual Family Fun Day at Gold Star Park on April 4, 2020. Councilmember Robbinsseconded the motion with the Council voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

Upon a motion by Councilmember Gantt,the meeting was adjourned at 6:26 p.m.

Approved by Council on the _____ dayof ___________, 2020.



                                                                                    JerryWillis, Mayor

Signed: _____________________

Tiffany Robinson, City Clerk