City Council met in regular session on February 21, 2017 at 7:30 P.M. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.
Mayor Walker presided:
Councilmembers absent: Beryl Grant
City employees present were Chief Drew, Attorney Green and Deputy Clerk Wasem. Clerk Kennedy and Public Works Director McFrederick absent.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
MINUTES: The meeting was called to order and the minutes of February 6th were approved as presented by Councilman Peterson, second by Councilman Lane. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
COMMITTEE REPORTS: The department had 30 cases written, 9 citations, 7 written warnings and 113 calls for service for January 2017. The Police and Animal Control Report was accepted on motion by Councilman Peterson second by Councilman Lester. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
ELAINE CREA MEETING ROOM (OLD GENEALOGY): The Council reviewed the proposed agreement allowing the Library to use the meeting room. Councilman Peterson proposed to set a time limit on the agreement of three years. Three years was agreed upon because of the high turnover rate in the administration of the library in recent years. This would give the Council enough time to see the follow through of the proposed Library plans. Chief Drew asked if City employees are able to use the room, in section 6 it states the room can be used for one day; the council agreed it should be changed to two days. On motion by Councilman Lane, second by Councilman Winkler to accept the agreement with the discussed changes. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
BILLS: The bills in the amount of $248,534.96 were approved and ordered paid out of their respective funds, on motion by Councilman Lester, second by Councilman Peterson. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
CATERING PERMIT: On motion by Councilman Lester, second by Councilwoman Farris to approve the catering permit for the Grangeville Country Club for Chocolate Fantasy on March 18th from 5:00 pm – 1:00 am at Sts. Peter and Paul Activity Center. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
The meeting adjourned at 7:41 P.M.
Bruce Walker – Mayor
Tonya Kennedy – Clerk