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Monday, April 19,2021

Wetumpka City Hall

6:00 p.m.

 

Work Session:
Citizen Comments: None

 

Reports of:

Boards & Committees- None

Agenda Items were discussed.

 

Monday, April 19,2021

Wetumpka City Hall

6:05 p.m.

 

The Council of the City of Wetumpka held a work session priorto the Regular Meeting on Monday, April 19, 2021. The meeting was called toorder by Mayor Jerry Willis at 6:05. Councilmember Gantt said the invocationand the Pledge of Allegiance was led by Councilmember Tucker.

 

Upon a Roll Call the following were present:  Mayor Jerry Willis and Councilmembers KevinRobbins, Cheryl Tucker, Lynnes Justiss, Steve Gantt and Joe Brown. Also presentwere City Clerk Tiffany Robinson and staff members.

 

            CouncilmemberJustiss offered a motion to approve the minutes of the Council Meeting held on April5, 2021 as presented. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Tucker with theCouncil voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

 

            Under old business, CouncilmemberRobbins made a motion to suspend the rules of the second reading of Ordinance2021-1 to amend Ordinance 2015-3 and authorize Sunday liquor sales atrestaurants, hotels, and night clubs that are on-premise licensed vendors inAlabama to begin sales at 10:00 a.m.  Themotion was seconded by Councilmember Tucker with the roll call vote as follows:

 

            CouncilmemberRobbins         Yay
                        CouncilmemberTucker          Yay
                        CouncilmemberJustiss           Yay
                        CouncilmemberGantt            Yay
                        CouncilmemberBrown           Yay

            Mayor Willis                            Yay

 

 Councilmember Ganttmade a motion to amend Ordinance 2015-3 and authorize Sunday liquor sales atrestaurants, hotels, and night clubs that are on premise licensed vendors inAlabama to begin sales at 10:00 a.m. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Justisswith the roll call vote as follows:

Councilmember Robbins         Yay
            Councilmember Tucker          Yay
            Councilmember Justiss           Yay
            Councilmember Gantt            Yay
            Councilmember Brown           Yay

            Mayor Willis                            Yay

 

Also, under old business,Councilmember Brown made a motion to approve a proposal for a professionalservices agreement for architecture and engineering of a new fire stationpresented by Fire Chief Greg Willis. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Robbinswith the Council voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

 

Under old business,Councilmember Gantt made a motion to approve a proposal to purchase securitycameras for Sports Complex presented by Jim McGehee at a cost of $49,996. Themotion was seconded by Councilmember Tucker with the Council voting unanimouslyin favor of the motion.

 

Under new business,permission was requested to purchase self-contained asphalt patcher presentedby Chappell Brown.  This is the firsttime brought to council and will be brought back again on the next councilagenda.

 

 

Upon a motion by Councilmember Gantt, the meeting was adjournedat 6:12 p.m.

 

Approved by Council on the 3rd day of May, 2021.

 

 

                                                                        Signed:_______________________

                                                                                    JerryWillis, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

Signed:_____________________

            Tiffany Robinson, City Clerk