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City Council Unapproved Minutes

July 10th, 2017

Unapproved Minutes

Meade, Kansas

July 10th, 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 Armando Gonzalez, Roger Musgrove, JD Hegwood, Elaine Post and Lance DeLissa. Also present were City Administrator Dean Cordes and City Clerk Tiffany Neel. Visitors were Bobbi Allison, Bart Fischer and Dale Schell. 

First on the agenda Dale Schell asked for a donation to the WRCA rodeo that will take place July 14th, 2017. Post made a motion to donate $250 to the WRCA rodeo, seconded by Musgrove with all in favor. 

The Appropriation Ordinance in the amount of $880,187.45 was approved on motion made by Musgrove, seconded by Hegwood with all in favor.

 The June 26th, 2017 minutes were approved as written. 

Cordes asked the council if they made a decision on tearing down structures for 3 individuals that asked for the cities help. Post made a motion to tear down a structure for Shawn Thornton, Ron Cordes and Russ Ohnick for the allotted amounts set by Cordes, seconded by Gonzalez with 4 in favor, DeLissa abstained. 

Cordes said we will be sealing streets on the south-east part of town this year. 

Cordes opened 2 bids to concrete the alley behind Dollar General. The first bid was from JKL Construction in the amount of $17,397, the second bid was from Gary Knott in the amount of $17,537. Musgrove made a motion to approve JKL Constructionís bid of $17,397, seconded by DeLissa with all in favor.  

Cordes told the council that there was a high-speed chase coming from Liberal Sunday night and our city officer had to deploy the spike strips to apprehend the individual. We will need to purchase a new set of spike strips. 

Neel asked the council to approve the cereal malt beverage license for Bartís Tavern.  Post made a motion to approve the cereal malt beverage license for Bartís Tavern, seconded by Gonzalez with 4 in favor, Musgrove voted no. 

Neel asked the council to approve the yearly tax transfers. Post made a motion to transfer $20,000 from the electric fund to the general fund, $5,000 from the general fund to the fire truck fund, $35,000 from the water fund to the electric fund, $25,000 from the general fund to the equipment reserve fund and $50,000 from the general fund to the city improvement fund, seconded by Hegwood with all in favor. 

Mayor said the trees at the park that hang over the dump station need trimmed.

 DeLissa wanted to compliment the city crew for installing the walking trail equipment. It looks good. 

Post said the property at K-9 Auto needs cleaned up. Cordes said he was in court today and Judge gave him 30 days to clean it up. 

Musgrove asked if we have received the supports for the water tower yet. Cordes said they have not come in at this time. 

Gonzalez said he will not be at the next council meeting.  He also asked how a church goes about getting their name on the Church sign that is located at the east end of town. Post said to get ahold of the Ministerial Alliance. 

With no further business to come before the council, Musgrove made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Gonzalez with all in favor. 

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ATTEST:                                                                                                                Richard Knott, Mayor

 

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Tiffany Neel, City Clerk

 

 

 

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