The City Council met in regular session on January 4, 2010 at 7:30 P.M. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.
Mayor Walker presided:
Councilmember by phone:
City employees present were Public Works Director Gortsema, Attorney Green and Clerk Kennedy.
MINUTES: The meeting was called to order and the minutes of the December 21st meeting were approved as presented by Councilman Lester, second by Councilman Peterson. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
OATHS OF OFFICE: At this time the following newly elected officials of the City of Grangeville, Mayor Bruce Walker, Councilmembers Del Houger, Wes Lester and Rob Bentley were sworn into office by Clerk Kennedy and the official oaths were duly executed and filed. Each one was then presented with a Certificate of Election.
A motion was made by Councilwoman DeHaas, second by Councilman Houger to nominate Councilman Lester, President of the Council. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
CONSENT AGENDA: Councilman Lorentz, seconded by Councilman Lester to accept the consent agenda as read.
1. Approve the following Boards and Commissions:
Library Board: Carol Kinzer (2012), Judy Wayenburg (2011), Shirley Lane (2013),
Joan Hall (2014), David Rauzi (2010)
Planning and Zoning Commission: Wilmer Seaver (2012), Michael Cook (2011), Ed
Eckert (2010), Yolanda Stout (2011), Mike Sturdevant (2012), Jessica Wells (2011),
Kevin Asker (2012)
Snowhaven Ski Board: James Kingma, John Urbahn, Jerry Hill, Angie McPherson, Judy
Purdy, Pauline Sullivan
Snowhaven Expansion Committee: Todd Marek, Mike Sturdevant, Kevin Asker, Paul
Eimers, James Kingma, John Lamb, Mac McBoyle, James Rockwell
ADA Committee: Councilmember DeHaas, Connie Workman, Dock Stroop,
Lynda Allen, Mark Gravatt
Technical Review Committee: Mike Sturdevant, Tim Kaschmitter and Dan Tackett
2. Approve the Council Committees for 2010
3. Move the second meeting of January to Tuesday, January 19th due to Martin
Luther King Jr. Holiday
4. Police and Animal Control Report – December 2009
ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: DeHaas, Houger, Lester, Lorentz, Bentley, Peterson. The motion passed.
SURPLUS: On motion by Councilman Houger, second by Councilman Peterson to declare the SCADA computer monitor surplus. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
CITY CLERK CERTIFICATION: Mayor Walker read the letter from IIMC stating that Clerk Kennedy had received her Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) designation after attending numerous trainings and education. Clerk Kennedy asked for approval of the $.50 per hour wage step increase for completing her certification. Mayor Walker recommended doing so. On motion by Councilman Lester, second by Councilman Peterson to approve a $.50 step increase for Clerk Kennedy, based upon the completion of her certification. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
The meeting adjourned at 7:43 P.M.
Bruce Walker – Mayor
Tonya Kennedy – City Clerk