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
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,
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
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
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
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.
Richard Knott, Mayor
Tiffany Neel, City Clerk