Open House Saturday, September 5, 2015

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OPEN HOUSE

Billings City Hall & Historic Display

 

Saturday, September 5, 2015

 

9:00 am – 12:00 Noon

 

Please enjoy the Historic Display

and

City Hall Offices & Boardroom

Notice of Levy Hearing Thursday, August 27, 2015

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Agenda, Notifications | Posted on 25-08-2015

                                               City Of Billings

                                                P.O. Box 207  

                                           Billings, MO 65610

Ph. 417-744-2581            202 NE Hwy 60          Fax 417-744-4560

 

                            NOTICE OF LEVY HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, August 27, at  7:00 p.m. at the Billings City Hall located at 202 NE Hwy 60, Billings, Missouri for the setting of the tax rate proposed for the City of Billings, Christian County, Missouri for the 2015-2016 tax year.

CITY OF BILLINGS

ASSESSED VALUATION

 

(Prior Year Ending 12/31/2014)           (Current Year Thru 07/31/2015)

 

REAL ESTATEBY CATEGORY               REAL ESTATE BY CATEGORY

 

Residential                  $ 4,947,880          Residential           $ 5,020,440

Agricultural                $       7,790              Agricultural         $     12,740

Commercial                $ 1,839,460            Commercial         $ 2,142,050

Total Real Estate:      $ 6,795,130            Total Real Estate:$ 7,175,230

 

PERSONAL PROPERTY $ 1,368,870  PERSONAL PROPERTY:

$ 1,397,310

Local R.R. & Utility   $     31,300            Local R.R. & Utility  $   319,650

State R.R. & Utility    $ 1,008,618          Local R.R. & Utility  $   191,079

Total Assessed Value: $9,203,918       Total Assessed Value$ 1,908,039

 

 

____________________________________

Chris M. Hopkins, Deputy City Clerk

 

 

Posted 08/25/15        4:30 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Called Meeting Thursday, August 27, 2015

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Agenda | Posted on 25-08-2015

 

 

                                    City Of Billings  

                                      P.O. Box 207  

                                  Billings, MO 65610

Phone 417-744-2581                                    Fax 417-744-4560   

 

 

             NOTICE AND CALL OF A SPECIAL CALLED MEETING OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN

                                             AT 7:10 P.M.

                                      ON AUGUST 27, 2015

                              IN CITY HALL, BILLINGS, MO.

 

The undersigned, the duly elected Mayor of the City of Billings, Missouri does hereby call a Special Meeting of the Board of Aldermen of the City of Billings, Missouri. The meeting will take place on August 27, 2015 at 7:10 p.m. in the City Hall.

 

ROLL CALL.

Mayor will ask everyone to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

Mayor’s Comments.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

 

NEW BUSINESS, INCLUDING MEMORIALS AND ORDINANCES.

 

  • Mayor to discuss Agreement between City of Billings and CM Archer Group, P.C. for Professional Engineering Services. Possible Vote.
  • Mayor to discuss Intergovernmental Law Enforcement Services Agreement By and Between Christian County, Missouri Sheriff’s Department, and the Billings Police Department. Possible Vote.
  • Mayor to discuss going forward for Bond Issue. Possible Vote.
  • Board to approve purchase 12 Manhole Extension Rings not to exceed $ 3,000.00.  Possible  Vote.                                                               

 

  • Adjournment.

 

                                                               ___________________   

                                                               Bud N. Pierce, Mayor 

 

_________________________

Chris M. Hopkins, Deputy City Clerk

 

Posted 8/25/2015   4:45 p.m.

Draft Minutes of August 13, 2015

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Board of Aldermen Minutes | Posted on 19-08-2015

 

Draft Minutes from the Regular Session of the Board of Aldermen

Meeting  on August 13, 2015

at 7:00 p.m.

at the Billings City Hall, Billings, MO.

ROLL CALL

VanZandt       Present

Powell             Present

Coker              Present

Brown             Present

Venable           Present

Present were: Mayor Bud Pierce, Deputy City Clerk, Treasurer Chris M. Hopkins, Chief David Taylor, Water and Wastewater Maint. Supt., Randy Poindexter and Attorney Jim Kelly. Absent was City Clerk Ruth M. Haskins.

Citizens and guests present were: Cassie Parker, Holly Fender, Cameron Schwess, Donna Hendershot, Wade Wilbanks, Tonya Reynolds, Ross Steelman, Deanna Bowers and Larry Wiles.

Mayor Pierce asked everyone to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

Mayor’s Comments. Thanked everyone for coming. Mayor said the October 9th Board meetingwill be short on time for the Treasurer to have all the Financials completed so they may be placed on the table for you to put in board book. The Parade on Saturday Sept 5, 2015 will need some roads blocked off and the route may change due to the side and line up starting from the park. There will be an Emergency Management meeting as Christian County was included in the Flood Disaster due to recent rains on August 25, 2015 that the Mayor, Treasurer and Water Supt are invited to attend. The Mayor thanked Alderperson Venable and her husband Caleb Venable for having the School crosswalks painted just before school started.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

Mayor asked if anyone wanted to speak that was not on the agenda. Mr. Wade Wilbanks introduced himself and told the Board he wishes to run for Ward I Aldermen in April 2016. Ms. Donna Hendershot stated she has been here for three months and due to the rains, plumbing at her residence at 316 S. Logan has backed up. Mayor suggested to the Water Supt. to camera the line to see if the main line has a blockage as that may help to see were the issue may be. Mr. Ross Steelman and Ms. Deanna Bowers who live at 107 Terrill said the pond has water coming outside its banks. Are there any plans to reroute pipes? Not at this time responded by the Mayor. This would be something that would need to be engineered.

OLD BUSINESS.

  1. Motion by VanZandt seconded by Venable to confirm the appointment of Holly Fender for the Ward I Aldermen position. Voting “Aye” VanZandt, Powell, Coker, Brown and Venable. Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions. Oath of Office was given by Deputy City Clerk Hopkins to Holly Fender.
  2. Mayor Pierce stated the grass on Hwy 14 in question is mowed for hay due to the excessive rain the grass has grown taller. Discussion included changing the Ordinance restriction of time to mow with newer restrictions. Decision to leave ordinance as is and decide case by case.
  3. Motion by Venable seconded by Coker to accept Pest Control Bid from Mooneyham Pest Control for quarterly service of $100.00. Voting “Aye” VanZandt, Powell, Coker, Brown, Fender and Venable. Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions.

NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIALS, PROCLAMATIONS and ORDINANCES.

  1. Motion to review and approve the Consent Agenda made by Coker seconded by Venable. Voting “Aye” VanZandt, Powell, Coker, Brown and Venable. Voting “Nay” None. Fender abstained.
  2. Motion by VanZandt seconded by Coker to remove Simmons Engineering as City Engineers for the City of Billings. Voting “Aye” VanZandt, Powell, Coker, Brown and Venable. Voting “Nay” None. Fender abstained.
  3. The Board discussed the Engineering services of Integrity, Trekk and Archer Elgin and found no problems with any of the firms. Motion by Venable seconded by VanZandt to engage Archer-Elgin of Rolla as the City Engineers. Voting “Aye” VanZandt, Powell, Coker, Brown and Venable. Voting “Nay” None. Fender abstained.
  4. Motion by VanZandt seconded by Venable to confirm the appointment of Archer-Elgin Engineers as the City of Billings Engineers for balance of 2015. Will set up a planning meeting in the next couple weeks to transfer records. Voting “Aye” VanZandt, Powell, Coker, Brown, and Venable. Voting “Nay” None. Fender abstained.
  5. Motion by Coker seconded by VanZandt to authorize David Rauch to be signer for Historic items on Display in the Historic Museum along with a City representative. Voting “Aye” VanZandt, Powell, Coker, Brown, Fender and Venable. Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions.
  6. Motion by VanZandt seconded by Powell for the City to extend paying the Empire Electric bill on behalf of the Library for three more months while remodeling is being done. Voting “Aye” VanZandt, Powell, Brown, Fender and Venable. Voting “Nay” None. Coker abstained.
  7. Coker informed the Board about an Eagle Scout’s project who will be working on and in the Library and the committee hopes to be finished by January 2016.
  8. Rental Inspection recommendation by Code Enforcement Officer, Terry Danley received no action.
  9. Business Inspection recommendation by Building Inspector, Terry Danley received no action.
  10. Board set date of August 27, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. for Public Hearing for Property Tax Levy. All present in favor.
  11. Mayor Pierce discussed a bid received from First Choice for rear wall exterior repairs to City Hall. The Mayor was directed to place bids in paper for bids to be opened at the September Board meeting.
  12. m. Combined l and m by Motion from VanZandt seconded by Coker to have one Municipal Court Session effective October 1, 2015 with the Judges compensation to be $ 350.00. Voting “Aye” VanZandt, Powell, Coker, Brown, Fender and Venable. Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions.
  1. Resident Tonya Reynolds addressed the Board and showed pictures of the water flow when it rains off Purdy Street to her backyard. She has had expensive damage to her garage including mold and mosquitos. The ditches need to be cleaned. No action was taken at this time
  2. Motion to approve payment of wages, expenses, bills, statements and other expenditures for the month of July 2015. Voting “Aye” VanZandt, Powell, Coker, Brown and Venable. Voting “Nay” None. Fender abstained.

Motion made by VanZandt seconded by Coker that the Board go into Closed Session for the Purpose of discussion and possible vote Pursuant to Section 610.021 (3) hiring, firing, disciplining employees. Meeting closed at 8:20 p.m. Deputy City Clerk and Police Chief were excused.

ROLL CALL VOTE

Van Zandt               Aye

Powell                     Aye

Coker                      Aye

Brown                     Aye

Fender                     Aye

Venable                  Aye

 

8:45 Deputy City Clerk and Police Chief were invited into Closed Session.

Motion from Coker seconded by VanZandt to end Closed Session at 8:55 p.m.

ROLL CALL VOTE

VanZandt                Aye

Powell                     Aye

Coker                      Aye

Brown                     Aye

Fender                     Aye

Venable                  Aye

Reopen the Regular Session.

Motion by Coker seconded by VanZandt to hire Cassie Parker as Police Officer for City of Billings at $11.00 per hour with 90 day Probation for benefits and $200.00 annual Uniform Allowance. Start date for training will be Sunday, August 16, 2015. Voting “Aye” VanZandt, Powell, Coker, Brown, Fender and Venable. Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions.

No further business.

Motion to adjourn made by Coker seconded by VanZandt. Voting “Aye” VanZandt, Powell, Coker, Brown, Fender and Venable. Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions.

 

Meeting Closed at 9:00 p.m.

__________________________________________

Bud N. Pierce, Mayor

 

 

 

 

ATTEST

 

 

_________________________________

Chris M. Hopkins, Deputy City Clerk

 

 

 

 

Public Hearing Notice August 27, 2015

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NOTICE OF LEVY HEARING

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held on Thursday,  August 27, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at the Billings City Hall Boardroom located at 202 NE Highway 60, Billings, Missouri for the setting of the tax rate proposed for the City of Billings, Christian County, Missouri for the 2015-2016 tax year:

 

CITY OF BILLINGS

ASSESSED VALUATION

(Prior Year Ending 12/31/2014)            (Current Year Thru 6/28/2015)

REAL ESTATE BY CATEGORY      REAL ESTATE BY CATEGORY

Residential         $   4,947,880                 Residential            $   5,020,440

Agricultural        $         7,790                   Agricultural            $         12,740

Commercial        $   1,839,460                 Commercial            $   2,142,050

Total Real Estate $ 6,794,130                 Total Real Estate    $   7,175,230

 

Personal Property  $   1,368,870             Personal Property  $ 1,388,500

Local R.R & Utility $       31,300               Local R.R. & Utility $  319,650

State R.R. & Utility $  1,008,618              State R.R. &  Utility  $            0

Total Assessed Value $9,203,918         Total Assessed Value$8,883,380

Current Tax Levy      $         .7472           Proposed Tax Levy $  ._____

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board of Aldermen Meeting Thursday, August 13, 2015

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Agenda | Posted on 11-08-2015

 

City Of Billings   P.O. Box 207   Billings, MO 65610

Phone 417-744-2581              Fax 417-744-4560   

 

        AGENDA FOR THE REGULAR SESSION

                                             OF

      THE BILLINGS BOARD OF ALDERMEN

                 THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015

                                       7:00 P.M.

  CITY HALL BOARDROOM, BILLINGS, MISSOURI

 

ROLL CALL. 

Mayor Pierce to open the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. 

Mayor’s Comments. 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

 

OLD BUSINESS.

 

a.     Mayor Pierce to recommend to the Board the appointment of Holly Fender for the Ward I Aldermen position. Possible Vote.

b.    Lt. Karl Cuschieri has requested direction from the Board about the weeds and grass. Letter attached. Possible Vote.

c.     Mayor to discuss Pest Control Bids. Possible Vote.

NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIALS, PROCLAMATIONS AND ORDINANCES.  

 a.   Consent agenda.

       i.  Review and approve the Minutes for Regular Board Meeting of July 09, 2015.

       ii.  Review and approve the Minutes for the Closed Session Meeting of July 09, 2015.

       iii. Review and approve the Treasurer’s Report.

       iv.  Review and approve the Police Report.

       v.   Review and approve the Municipal Court Report.

       vi.  Review and approve the Animal Control Report

       vii. Review and approve the Water Wastewater Maintenance Report.

       viii. Review and approve the Building Inspectors Report. 

b.  The Board to discuss the removal of Simmons Engineering as City Engineers. Possible Vote.

c.   The Board to discuss new Engineering Firms. Possible Vote.

 d.  Mayor Pierce to appoint City Engineer. Possible Vote.

  e.  Mayor Pierce to authorize David Rauch to be signer for Historic items on Display on behalf of the City. Possible Vote.

  f.  Aldermen Coker to ask Board to extend paying the Empire Electric bill for the Library for three more months. Electric is running about $35.00 per month. Possible Vote.

  g.  Aldermen Coker to discuss update of Library project. Discussion. Possible Vote.

  h.  Rental Inspections by Code Enforcement Officer Terry Danley. Mayor to discuss the procedure to have Rental Properties inspected for working Smoke Detector, GFI (Ground Fault Interrupter) for the Health & Safety of the Renter. Cost of $ 50.00 to be paid by the Landlord with a $30.00 charge to be paid by the Landlord if additional inspections are needed for the same address within the calendar year. Possible Vote.

   i. Business Inspection by Building Inspector Terry Danley. Mayor to discuss the New Business License Application to include inspection of location for Exit Lights, Fire Extinguisher and Public Restroom. (if No Public Restroom available Posted Sign will indicate such). Inspection to be done within the 3 day waiting period. Cost is $30.00 paid by the Business Owner before Business License is issued. Possible Vote.

   j.  Board to set date for Public Hearing and Property Tax Levy for Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Possible Vote.

  k.  Board to discuss bid for exterior repairs to City Hall. Possible Vote.

  l.   Mayor Pierce to discuss going to one (1) Municipal Court session effective October 1, 2015. Possible Vote.

  m. Mayor Pierce to discuss Judge Fee change from $270.00 per session to $ 350.00 per session effective October 1, 2015. Possible Vote.

   n. Tonya Reynolds to inform Board of water issues at 402 E Hamilton. Possible Vote.

   o.  Review and approve payment of wages, expenses, bills, statements and other expenditures for the month of July 2015. Possible Vote.

 

Board may go into Closed Session Pursuant to Section 610.021(3) hiring, firing, disciplining employees.

Mayor to ask for a Motion to go into Closed Session.

Meeting will be closed to the Public.

Reopen Regular Meeting.

     a.   Board to hire new Police Officer. Possible Vote.  

 

  Adjournment.   

 

 

___________________________________

Chris M. Hopkins, Deputy City Clerk

 

The Undersigned, Hereby Certifies That a True Copy of the Foregoing Agenda was Posted at City Hall, Billings, Missouri on this the 11th day of August 2015 at 4:00 P.M.  

No Planning & Zoning Meeting August 6, 2015

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Planning & Zoning | Posted on 04-08-2015

There will be No Planning Zoning Meeting for

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Draft Minutes July 9, 2015 Board of Aldermen Meeting

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Board of Aldermen Minutes | Posted on 30-07-2015

Minutes from the Regular Session of the Board of Aldermen Meeting on

July 9, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Billings City Hall, Billings, MO 65610

ROLL CALL

Venable           Present

Brown            Present

Coker             Present

Powell             Present

VanZandt       Present

Present were: Mayor Bud Pierce, Treasurer Chris M. Hopkins, Chief David Taylor, Water and Wastewater Maint. Supt. Randy Poindexter, Attorney Jim Kelly and City Clerk Ruth M. Haskins.

Citizens and guest present were: Eugene Spears, P.E.; Brad Cole, Candidate for Sheriff’s Election:

Jeff Meadows and Cameron Schwess; Bob Brauch; Hanna Smith; Ronny Marshall; Stan Schultz;

John Schatz; Wade Wilbanks; Layla Wilbanks; Hagen Wilbanks and Holly Fender.

 

Mayor Pierce asked everyone to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

Mayor’s Comments. Thanked everyone for coming. For the Board, next month or nine month mark for the Budget amendment? If need to do a six month that will have to be done next month. Another

positive move for Billings, the new owners of Whispering Heights have started two houses and have

sold two more lots to other contractors and they will start two more houses. They should be ready before too long to start the other Phases. The City will be doing an Open House on the weekend of the Billings Fair from 9 to 12 on Saturday; the Museum will be up and running by that time. Water reports with a 3” rain we had a bypass which was reported to DNR.

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

Mayor asked if anyone wanted to speak that was not one the agenda. Mr. Brad Cole, who is running for election for County Sheriff in the Special Election in August. Mayor Pierce asked how he was going to work with the Municipalities. Mr. Cole responded that his vision was to see the County and the Municipalities to work together. Mayor Pierce stated there was not much cooperation with the last Sheriff. Mr. Cole acknowledged that fact. However, in the future he believes it will change for the betterment of the citizens. Mr. Brown asked what the status was on the flag pole for the City Hall? Mayor stated he was getting quotes, the last quotes he received was $5,000.00 just for the pole, no installation or anything else. Mayor is waiting for some more reasonable quotes to come in.

 

Motion made by Brown that the Board go into Closed Session Pursuant to Section 610.021(13) seconded by VanZandt.

ROLL CALL.

Venable           Aye

Coker                   Aye

Brown                 Aye

Powell              Aye

VanZandt           Aye

End of Closed Session 9:15 p.m.

Reopen the Regular Session.

OLD BUSINESS. NONE.

 

NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIALS, PROCLAMATIONS and ORDINANCES.

  1. Motion to review and approve the Consent Agenda made by Venable seconded by Coker. Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt. Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions.
  2. Motion to approve authorizing the Mayor to sign the Quit Claim Deed to the Community Hall over to the Fire Department made by Coker seconded by Venable. Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt. Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions.
  3. Motion to accept the resignation of Kaye Crawford effective June 15, 2015 made by VanZandt seconded by Powell. Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt. Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions.
  4. Mayor Pierce to recommend to the Board the appointment of Holly Fender for the Ward 1 Alderman position to replace Kaye Crawford. Venable stated if a vacancy occurs a Special Meeting must be called.   Mr. Kelly stated no one does a Special Meeting for a vacancy, the only reason for a Special Meeting would be to have a full Board. Mr. Kelly stated everyone needs to understand the Mayor is the only one to make the appointment and then if it does not pass then the vacancy might not be filled for some time.   Motion to postpone the appointment until next month made by Coker seconded by Venable. Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Coker and Powell. VanZandt abstained.
  5. Lt. Cuschieri needs direction from the Broad. Motion made by VanZandt to give the Owners two weeks to cut the hay and it will be up to Lt Cuschieri to give them a letter and a ticket if they do not abide by the letter seconded by Brown. Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt. Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions. Revisit at next Board Meeting.
  6. Mayor appointed Jenna Groves to the Library Board for 2 years to 2017. Motion made by Coker seconded by Powell. Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt. Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions.
  7. Poindexter has 58 hours of vacation unused and his Anniversary is July 18th at which time to take all of his vacation. Motion made by Brown to extend time to his Anniversary date in 2016 seconded by Powell. Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt. Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions.
  8. Burt Bond stated DNR inspection, the problem is it was inspected in 2009 and a lot of things that were wrong then has not been addressed. The Sand Filter was the inspector’s biggest issue. The Board has never seen the 2009 DNR report on the wastewater plant. Bond will start doing some of the Camera work with the Boards approval. Mayor stated the Board had approved $6,000.00 several months ago.
  9. Bond will also check the lift stations for debris and get that cleaned up. Board thanked Mr. Bond for his time explaining all the issues for them.
  10. Mooneyham Pest Control has turned in a bid for spraying for spiders, ants and roaches. Mayor has a verbal bid from Allied Pest Control at $85.00 per quarter. The City Hall needs to spray on a regular basis by the quarter, because of the spiders in the basement are setting off the alarms, which has happened a couple of times. Mayor stated have Mooneyham come one time and spray, then next month get 3 bids for quarterly spray program. Motion to have Mooneyham come and spray this month and next month get bids for quarterly spray program made by Venable seconded by Coker. Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt. Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions.
  11. Christian County Ambulance District is proposing a ballot issue on April 2016 election. Motion made by Venable that Billings Board would prefer to be excluded from the propose ballot issue seconded by Powell. Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Coker and Powell. Voting “Nay” None. VanZandt abstained.
  12. Motion to approve payment of wages, expenses, bills, statement and other expenditures for the month of June 2015 made by Coker seconded by VanZandt. Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt. Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions.

 

No further business.

 

Motion to adjourn made by Brown seconded by VanZandt. Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt. Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions.

 

_______________________________________

Bud N. Pierce, Mayor

 

 

ATTEST

 

 

 

_________________________________

Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk

Announcement

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ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Ward I Alderman is Needed.

An appointive opening has occurred for a Ward I Aldermen who is at least twenty-one

(21) years of age, a citizen of the United States, and an inhabitant and resident of the

City of Billings for one (1) year.   Also, a qualification of service is that all Taxes due to governmental

agencies are paid in full. This position will be in effect until April 2016. Meetings are the

second (2nd ) Thursday of each month. A small stipend is involved.

 

Please call Mayor Bud N. Pierce if interested for consideration at 417-744-2581 Ext 309 and

leave return message information.

 

Position will be filled at August 13, 2015 Board of Aldermen meeting.

Board of Aldermen Agenda July 9, 2015

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Agenda | Posted on 07-07-2015

 

                City Of Billings   P.O. Box 207   Billings, MO 65610

Phone 417-744-2581                 Fax 417-744-4560   

 

         AGENDA FOR THE REGULAR SESSION OF THE BILLINGS BOARD OF ALDERMEN. JULY 9, 2015 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE CITY HALL, BILLINGS, MISSOURI.

 

ROLL CALL.

 

Mayor Pierce to open the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Mayor’s Comments.

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

 

Motion that the Board go into Closed Session Pursuant to Section 610.021(13), RSMo.

 

Meeting Closed to the Public.

 

Reopen Regular Meeting.

 

OLD BUSINESS. NONE.

 

NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIALS, PROCLAMATIONS AND ORDINANCES.

  • Consent agenda.
  • Review and approve the Minutes for Regular Board Meeting of June 11, 2015.
  • Review and approve the Minutes for the Closed Session Meeting of June 11, 2015.
  • Review and approve of the Treasurer’s Report.
  • Review and approve of the Police Report.
  • Review and approve of the Municipal Court Report.
  • Review and approve of the Animal Control Report.
  • Review and approve of the Wastewater Maintenance Report.
  • Review and approve Building Inspectors Report.
  • No meeting was held for Planning and Zoning Commission.
  • The Board needs to authorize the Mayor to sign the Quit Claim Deed to the Community Hall to the Fire Department. Vote.
  • The Board needs to accept the resignation of Kaye Crawford from the Board of Aldermen effective June 15, 2015. Vote.
  • Mayor Pierce to recommend to the Board the appointment of Holly Fender to replace Kaye Crawford for the Ward I Alderman position. Vote.
  • Lt. Karl Cuschieri has requested direction from the Board about the weeds and grass. Letter attached. Possible Vote.
  • Coker to ask the Mayor to appoint Jenna Groves to the Library Board. Possible Vote.
  • Poindexter has as of June 27, 2015 still has 58 hours of Vacation and his Anniversary is July 18th, at which time he will pick up another 80 hours. Poindexter will need an extension on time to take all of his Vacation. Possible Vote.
  • Burt Bond to address the Board about the Wastewater Plant. Possible Vote.
  • Mayor to discuss Pest Control Bid from Mooneyham Pest Control. Possible Vote.
  • Letter from the Christian County Ambulance District, FYI possible ballot issue on April 2016 election.
  • Review and approve payment of wages, expenses, bills, statement and other expenditures for the month of June 2015. Vote. No further business.    Adjournment.   
  • _________________________________
  • Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk
  •  

 

  1. The Undersigned, Hereby Certifies That a True Copy of the Foregoing Agenda was Posted at City Hall, Billings, Missouri on this the 7th day of July 2015 at 4:00 p.m.