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Monday, November 19,2018

Wetumpka City Hall

6:00 p.m.

 

Work Session:

            Citizen Comments-none

Reports of:

Boards & Committees- none

Agenda Items were discussed.

Monday, November 19,2018

Wetumpka City Hall

6:15 p.m.

 

The Council of the City of Wetumpkaheld a work session prior to the Regular Meeting on Monday, November 19, 2018. Themeeting was called to order by Mayor Jerry Willis at 6:33 p.m. The Invocationwas given by Council-member Robbins and Council-member Washington led 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 included Tiffany Robinson-CityClerk, WPD, along with department heads; staff members, and citizens ofWetumpka.

Council-member Gantt offered a motionto approve the minutes of the regular scheduled Council Meeting held Monday, November5, 2018. The motion was seconded by Council- member Washington with the Councilvoting unanimously in favor of the motion.

There was no old business toconsider.

Under new business, the IndustrialDevelopment Board requested $49,400 for roof repairs for the building locatedat 412 S. Main St. Council-member Robbins made a motion to suspend the rulesand take action on the item. Council-member Jones seconded the motion with aroll call vote as follows:

Council-member Robbins                   yes
Council-member Washington             no
Council-member Justiss                      yes
Council-member Gantt                       no
Council-member Jones                       yes
Mayor Willis                                        yes

Motion failsfor lack of unanimous consent. Item will be placed on the next Council agenda.

            Clay Murrell, Civic Center Manager,requested permission to purchase a floor scrubber at a cost of $6,375. This isthe first time on the agenda and will return at the next Council meeting.

            Tex Grier, Public Works Director,requested an additional $3300 for the rental of the lift installing Christmasdecorations. This item will return to the next agenda.

            Tex Grier also requested the rulesbe suspended and move forward with emergency repair at the landfill sedimentpond at a cost of $6,500. Council-member Washington made a motion to suspendthe rules. Council-member Justiss seconded the motion with the roll call voteas follows:

Council-member Robbins                   yes
Council-member Washington             yes
Council-member Justiss                      yes
Council-member Gantt                       yes
Council-member Jones                       yes
Mayor Willis                                        yes

 

            Council-member Robbins made a motionto repair the sediment pond at the landfill at a cost of $6,500. Council-memberWashington seconded the motion with the Council voting unanimously in favor ofthe motion.

            Also, under new business, Tex Grierrequested permission to purchase a grapple truck at a cost of $163,925.53.Being the first time on the agenda, this item will return at the next Councilmeeting.

Underannouncements, Mayor Willis re-appointed Ed Dykes and appointed FrankBertarelli to the Industrial Development Board.

Upon a motion by Council-member Gantt,the meeting was adjourned at 6:50 p.m.

Approved by Council on the 3rd day of December, 2018.

                                                                        Signed:_______________________

                                                                                    JerryWillis, Mayor

ATTEST:

Signed: _____________________

            TiffanyRobinson, City Clerk


NOTICE AND CALL OFSPECIAL MEETING

TOTHE MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE

CITYOF WETUMPKA, ALABAMA, AS FOLLOWS:

 

            In our opinion, the public businessrequires that a special meeting of the City Council of the City of Wetumpka,Alabama, be held, and we do hereby call and give notice of such meeting to beheld at the City Administration Building, 408 South Main Street, on Wednesdaythe 21st day of November, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. for the purpose of:

 

1.      Permissionto contribute $49,400 to the Industrial Development Board for roof repairs tothe building located at 412 S. Main St.

 

Dated this, the 20thday of November, 2018

 

                                                            _______________

                                                            JerryWillis, Mayor

_________________________                                              _______________________

Kevin Robbins,Council-member                                             LynnesJustiss, Council-member

 

 

 

November 21, 2018, 12:00p.m.

Wetumpka CityAdministrative Building

 

Present wereMayor Jerry Willis and Councilmembers, Kevin Robbins, Lynnes Justiss, and GregJones. Council-member Gantt and Council-member Washington were absent. Also,present were City Clerk Tiffany Robinson, department heads, and staff members.

           

 A quorum of the Council was present accordingto the sign in Roll for the called Special Meeting.

 

The meeting was called to order.

 

Council-member Jones made a motionto contribute $49,400 to the Industrial Development Board for roof repairs tothe building located at 412 S. Main St. Council-member Justiss seconded themotion with the Council present voting unanimously in favor of the motion.Motion passed.

 

With no further discussion, themeeting was adjourned at 12:05 p.m.

 

Approved byCouncil on the 3rd day of December, 2018.

                                                                       

Signed:_______________________

                                                                                    JerryWillis, Mayor

ATTEST:

Signed:_____________________

            Tiffany Robinson, City Clerk