The City Council met in regular session on January 6, 2014 at 7:30 P.M. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.
Mayor Walker presided:
City employees present were Chief Drew, Attorney Green, and Clerk Kennedy. Public Works Director McFrederick absent.
MINUTES: The meeting was called to order and the minutes of the December 16th meeting were approved as presented by Councilman Peterson, second by Councilman Lester. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
VISITORS: Lance McColloch was not present; however he had submitted a written request for a sidewalk waiver. On motion by Councilman Lorentz, second by Councilman Peterson to grant Lance McColloch an indefinite sidewalk waiver at 1005 Hwy 13. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
COMMITTEE REPORTS: On motion by Councilman Lester, second by Councilman Peterson to accept the Mayor’s appointment to Planning and Zoning of Don Kissinger and reappointment of Yolanda Stout and Michael Cook to three year terms, expiring January 7, 2017. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
The Snowhaven Minutes of December 5, 2013 were accepted on motion by Councilman Houger, second by Councilman Peterson. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
The Library Minutes of December 19, 2013 were accepted on motion by Councilwoman Grant, second by Councilman Lester. 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 and Councilmembers Wes Lester, Beryl Grant and Scott Winkler 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 Councilman Lorentz, second by Councilwoman Grant to nominate Councilman Lester, President of the Council. Nominations were closed. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present to elect Councilman Lester President of the Council.
CONSENT AGENDA: Councilman Lorentz, seconded by Councilman Peterson to accept the consent agenda as presented. 1. Approve the following Boards and Commissions:
Library Board: Krista Green (2017), David Rauzi (2015), Shelley Dumas (liaison)
Planning and Zoning Commission: Michael Cook (2017), Ed Eckert (2016), Yolanda Stout (2017), Mike Sturdevant (2015), Kevin Asker (2015), Don Kissinger (2017)
Snowhaven Ski Board: James Kingma, Jerry Hill, Judy Purdy, Pauline Sullivan, Scott Winkler
Snowhaven Expansion Committee: Todd Marek, Mike Sturdevant, Kevin Asker, Paul Eimers, James Kingma, John Lamb, Mac McBoyle, James Rockwell
ADA Committee: Councilmembers Peterson and Grant, Connie Workman, Dock Stroop, Lynda Allen, Mark Gravatt
Technical Review Committee: Mike Sturdevant, Tim Kaschmitter and Dan Tackett
2. Approve the Council Committees for 2014
3. Approve the applications submitted by the following business for pawn, secondhand & junk store licenses pending payment application fee.
Ralph Martin d/b/a Martin’s Antiques
Milton Perry d/b/a B & B Bargain Store
Sherry Joliff d/b/a Sherry’s Closet Treasure Thrift Store
Peggy Wright d/b/a Backstreet Treasures LLC
ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Dumas, Winkler, Lester, Lorentz, Grant, Peterson. The motion passed.
CATERING PERMIT: On motion by Councilwoman Grant, second by Councilman Lester to approve the Catering Permit for Jims Market on January 9, 2014 from 5pm to 9pm for a private party for remodel contractors and employees. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
ITEMS TO NOTE: The City received a $4,074.00 dividend check from State Insurance Fund. The Council received copies of the 2012-13 Year End Revenue and Expenditure Reports. A special meeting on the recently completed DEQ Threemile Creek Natural Background Temperature study and how it may affect the WWTP is scheduled for January 27, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
The meeting adjourned at 7:47 P.M.
Bruce Walker – Mayor
Tonya Kennedy – Clerk