Board of Aldermen Meeting Minutes

 

AUGUST 22, 2016

 Public Hearing: The public hearing was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in council chambers at 100 W. Main St., Ash Grove, Missouri by Mayor Jan Lehmkuhl. This hearing was called to give the citizens of Ash Grove the opportunity to comment on the proposed tax levy of .5554 for 2016.   No comments were made.  Mayor Lehmkuhl then closed the Public Hearing.

Mayor Jan Lehmkuhl called the Special Session of the Board of Aldermen to order at 7:02 p.m. on August 22, 2016 with the following Board Members present:  Jerry Kane, William Wagner and Deanna Monnig.  Quorum present.

Mayor Lehmkuhl asked that the agenda be amended to add discussion of several requests made by the Historic Town Center.  Motion made by Jerry Kane and seconded by Deanna Monnig to amend the agenda.  Vote taken.  Unanimously approved.

2016 TAX LEVY ORDINANCE   Motion made by Jerry Kane and seconded by Deanna Monnig to place Bill 2016-25, setting the tax levy for 2016 on its first reading.  Vote taken.  Unanimously approved.  Bill was read.  Motion made by Jerry Kane and seconded by Deanna Monnig to accept the first reading.  Vote taken.  Unanimously approved.  Motion made by Deanna Monnig and seconded by William Wagner to place Bill 2016-25 on its second reading.  Vote taken.  Unanimous.  Bill was read.  Motion made by Jerry Kane and seconded by Deanna Monnig to accept the final reading of Bill 2016-25 setting the tax levy for 2016 to $.5554.  Vote taken.  Kane, Wagner, and Monnig aye.  Ordinance #1034 passed.

Requests made by the Historic Town Center for the Backroads to Main Street Heritage Festival:

  • No Parking signs on the City parking lots between City Hall and Police Department- will be used for loading and unloading.
  • Re-enactors will be using area at the City Park to set up for demonstrating with tents for camping.
  • Shuttle - providing transporting between Main Street activities and re-enactment at City Park.

All Board Members were in agreement to allow all requested with the use of the City Park for demonstrators to have access on the Thursday to set up prior to the event on Saturday October, 15, 2016.

No further business.  Deanna Monnig made a motion to adjourn at 7:26 p.m. with Jerry Kane giving the second.  Kane, Monnig, and Wagner aye.

Deborah A. Cox, City Clerk