Board of Aldermen Meeting Minutes


MAY 16, 2016

Mayor Jan Lehmkuhl called the Ash Grove Board of Aldermen meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. on May 16, 2016.

Members present:  Jan Lehmkuhl, Mayor; Troy Watts, Deanna Monnig, Jerry Kane, and William Wagner, Aldermen.  Also in attendance: City Clerk, Deborah Cox and Mel Gilbert (Gilbert arrived before study session).

WCA AGREEMENT ORDINANCE   Motion made by Troy Watts and seconded by Jerry Kane to place Bill No. 2016-14, entering into an agreement with Waste Corporation of Missouri, LLC on its first reading.  Vote taken.  Watts, Kane, Monnig, and Wagner.  Read by the City Clerk.  Motion made by Troy Watts and seconded by Jerry Kane to accept the first reading of Bill No. 2016-14.  Vote taken.  Watts, Kane, Monnig, and Wagner.  Motion made by Troy Watts and seconded by Jerry Kane to place Bill No. 2016-14 on its second reading.  Vote taken.  Watts, Kane, Monnig, and Wagner.  Ordinance #1023 passed unanimously. 

TRANSPORTATION TAX ORDINANCE     Motion made by Troy Watts and seconded by Jerry Kane to place Bill No. 2016-15, calling for election on August 2, 2016 to present a one-half of one percent transportation tax for the purpose of street improvements, on its first reading.  Vote taken.  Watts, Kane, Monnig, and Wagner.  Read by the City Clerk.  Motion made by Troy Watts and seconded by Deanna Monnig to accept the first reading of Bill No. 2016-15.  Vote taken.  Watts, Kane, Monnig, and Wagner.  Motion made by Troy Watts and seconded by Jerry Kane to place Bill No. 2016-15 on its second reading.  Vote taken.  Watts, Kane, Monnig, and Wagner.  Ordinance #1024 passed unanimously. 

ANNOUNCEMENT 

  • Bid tally sheet to sell the out of service fire hydrants were reviewed.  All winning bids will be notified.

Motion made by Troy Watts and seconded by Jerry Kane to go into closed session with Mel Gilbert, City Attorney, to discuss legal issues at 7:35 p.m.  Vote taken.  Watts, Kane, Monnig, and Wagner

CLOSED SESSION

Motion made by Troy Watts and seconded by Jerry Kane to reconvene and go into study session at 8:00 p.m.  Vote taken.  Wagner, Kane, Watts, and Monnig aye.

STUDY SESSION

2016-2017 proposed budget was discussed.

Motion made by Troy Watts and seconded by Deanna Monnig to adjourn at 10:35 p.m.  Vote taken.  Unanimously approved.

Deborah A. Cox, City Clerk