December 11th, 2017
City of Meade
The council meeting was called to order in the council
meeting room at 7:00 P.M. by Mayor Richard Knott. Council
members present were Lance DeLissa, Elaine Post, Roger
Musgrove and JD Hegwood with Armando Gonzalez absent. Also
present were City Administrator Dean Cordes, City Clerk
Tiffany Neel and City Attorney Clay Kuhns. Visitors were
Brian Kroth, Nanc Burns, William Bazer, Bart Fischer, Steve
Norsworthy, Gary Knott and Tyler Flavin.
First on the agenda Tyler Flavin asked the council if they
would consider putting a cross walk on the south east side
of the grade school where the kindergarten doors are. The
cross walk would be between Grant and Baltimore. He said
safety is a concern in that area and he would like to bring
attention to the drivers. Cordes will look at the area
where Flavin is requesting and talk to the State about any
requirements they might have to be ADA compliant.
Mayor asked Nanc Burns if she has completed the
requirements the council requested on her property at 401 W
Carthage. Burns said she completed everything that was in
the last letter. Cordes said she has completed all the work.
Steve Norsworthy asked the council if he could have a 6
month extension to move his storage trailer. The council
agreed to a 6 month extension.
The Appropriation Ordinance in the amount of $585,965.02 was
approved on motion made by Musgrove, seconded by DeLissa
with all in favor.
The November 27th, 2017 minutes were approved as
Post made a motion to approve the CMB License for Love’s
Country Store #116, seconded by Hegwood with 3 in favor,
Musgrove voted no. Post made a motion to approve the CMB
License for Meade Thriftway, seconded by Hegwood with 3 in
favor, Musgrove voted no.
Cordes said the community room roof has been completed.
Cordes told the council it was time for Eric Welkers 15
month raise. Musgrove made a motion to give Eric Welker his
15 month raise, seconded by DeLissa with all in favor.
Cordes opened 4 bids to repair the Alley Building by the
power plant. DeLissa made a motion to accept Meadeview
Enterprises bid of $6,400 to repair the building, seconded
by Musgrove with all in favor.
Neel told the council it was time for Randi Vanderpools 15
month raise. Musgrove made a motion to give Randi Vanderpool
her 15 month raise, seconded by Hegwood with all in favor.
Neel said Christine McPheter contacted her about rezoning
her property on E Rainbelt from residential to commercial.
The council said they would consider rezoning her property
on N Fowler since it has more potential to be used as
commercial lots. Neel will contact McPheter about the N
Mayor told the council there would be no meeting on
December 25th, 2017.
DeLissa said he would like to keep the cooling tower on the
back burner. Cordes said he does not know how to make a bid
sheet for all the work that will need to be done to the
tower. Discussion was had on what to do about the tower. It
will be discussed at the next meeting.
Post wanted to thank the city crew for making the park
lights look beautiful this year and every year. She also
said this would be her last meeting and she wanted to thank
the council for the last 4 years. The council also thanked
her for her time.
With no further business to come before the council, Post
made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Musgrove with all in
Richard Knott, Mayor
Tiffany Neel, City Clerk