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Monday, September 16,2019

Wetumpka City Hall

6:00 p.m.

 

Work Session:
Elise Hearr, AKiwanis Club representative, spoke on behalf of the club opening a Chapter inWetumpka and encouraged involvement.

Reports of:
Boards &Committees- none

Agenda Items were discussed.

Monday, September 16,2019

Wetumpka City Hall

6:08 p.m.

 

The Council of the City of Wetumpkaheld a work session prior to the Regular Meeting on Monday, September 16, 2019.The meeting was called to order by Mayor Jerry Willis at 6:08 p.m. TheInvocation was given by Councilmember Robbins and Councilmember Washington ledthe Pledge of Allegiance.

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

Councilmember Robbins offered amotion to approve the minutes of the regular scheduled Council Meeting held Tuesday,September 3, 2019. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Washington with theCouncil voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

Under old business, Councilmember Jones made a motion toapprove the 2019-2020 budget. Councilmember Robbins seconded the motion withthe Council voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

Also, under old business, Councilmember Washington made amotion to purchase and install necessary radio upgrades for police tocommunicate with dispatch at a cost of $6,232.61. Councilmember Robbins secondedthe motion with the Council voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

Councilmember Justiss made a motion to approve the overagefor the Airport Fuel system at a cost of $21,128.83. Councilmember Robbinsseconded the motion with the Council voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

Under new business, Councilmember Jones made a motion toadvertise for a Planning and Engineering Consultant for the Wetumpka MunicipalAirport as recommended by the ALDOT Aeronautics Bureau. Councilmember Justissseconded the motion with the Council voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

 

Also, under new business is permission to pay Neel-Schaffer,Inc. invoice no. 106037 in the amount of $15,965.96 for work associated an economicdevelopment project. This item will return to the next agenda forconsideration.

Councilmember Washington made a motion to sign a fuelagreement with Titans Aviation Fuels. Councilmember Robbins seconded the motionwith the Council voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

Councilmember Washington requested permission to purchaserecreation equipment including basketball goals, volleyball nets, horse shoes,ping pong table etc. up to $15,000 for the MLK Recreational Center.Councilmember Washington requested this item be carried over to the nextmeeting to gather more information.

Permission was requested to repair and paint the BlackHistory Museum and the Teacherís Home. This item was also carried over to thenext meeting to gather more information.

Upon a motion by Councilmember Jones,the meeting was adjourned at 6:22 p.m.

Approved by Council on the 7th day ofOctober, 2019.

                                                                        Signed:_______________________

                                                                                    JerryWillis, Mayor

ATTEST:
Signed: _____________________

Tiffany Robinson, City Clerk