Billings Library Committee

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Notifications | Posted on 29-09-2014

Jessie Coker, Coordinator of the Library  Program would like to invite citizens in

Billings to a Library Organization meeting at the Community Building on 119 Washington Street

on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 1:00 pm.

 

Discussion will included ideas for the proposed Library.

 

Please join Jesse if you can.

No Planning & Zoning Meeting October 2, 2014

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Planning & Zoning | Posted on 29-09-2014

There will be no

Planning & Zoning Meeting

on

Thursday, October 2, 2014

 

If Business comes up requiring a meeting

it will be arranged by Chairman Baker.

Library Committee

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Notifications | Posted on 26-09-2014

Jessie Coker, Coordinator of the Library Program

would like to invite citizens in

Billings to a Library Organization meeting

at the Community Bldg 119 NW Washington

on

Monday, Sept 29, 2014

at

1:00 pm.

 

This will be an informal get together to discuss ideas for the proposed Library for Billings.

 

Please join your fellow citizens with any input you would like to make.

If you can not make this meeting please let Jesse know (via City Hall 744-2581) and she will personally visit with you.

 

Thank You in advance for your support and suggestions for the Billings Library.

City Wide Clean Up

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 23-09-2014

                                                                                                                             City Wide Garage Sale

Saturday, Oct 11, 2014

You set your hours

You sell your Items.

Or call 425-1853 or 661-361-5268 and we will pick up for you and the proceeds will go to:

Economic Development Committee

&

Billings Book Worms

Also JMA will have a Soup & Sandwich Luncheon with Cole Porter Band performing at 3:00 pm

Donations will gladly be accepted during Music to benefit the Library Fund.

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                                                                                                                                     Fall Clean up

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014

Compliments of Republic Services/Allied Waste Services

                                                                                                                                  Curb pick up

  Call City Hall for information on White Goods

                                                                                                                         744-2581                                                                                                                                  

Special Called Meeting BOA September 18, 2014

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Agenda | Posted on 18-09-2014

 

 

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

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

              

           NOTICE AND CALL OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN AT 6:30 P.M. IN THE COMMUNITY HALL, BILLINGS, MISSOURI

 

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.  The meeting will take place on September 18, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL

 

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

 

Mayor’s Comments.

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

 

NEW BUSINESS, INCLUDING MEMORIALS AND ORDINANCES.

  1. Brown to discuss sending Hopkins to a Grant Training in Springfield on September 30th and October 1st 2014.  The Tuition is $425 and includes all materials:  workbook and accompanying 420MB resource CD that’s packed full of tools and more than 200 sample grant proposals.  Vote.
  2. Fire Department would like permission to use the Park for a Benefit Tractor Pull on the 2nd weekend of October.  Possible Vote.
  3. Coker to present order of Ordinance for the Library for discussion.  Possible Vote.
  4. Hopkins to discuss City-Wide Garage Sale for October 11th (Second Saturday) and City Wide Clean up for October 16th.  Possible Vote.

     

     

    Adjournment.

     

     

     

                                                                _______________________________

                                                                 Bud N. Pierce, Mayor

     

     

     

     

     

     

                                                                RETURN

     

     

    The undersigned officer does state that he served the within Call and Notice of a Special Called Meeting in the City of Billings, Missouri on the 18th day of October at 6:30 p.m.   

     

     

     

                                                                            ____________________________

                                                                              Officer

     

     

     

    __________________________

    Aldermen           

                   

    Technical Difficulties encountered in transferring Data from one Computer to another.  Minutes for Board of Aldermen Meeting for September 11, 2014 not available for web site.  Hard copy is available at City Hall.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

Book Mobile Coming

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Notifications | Posted on 12-09-2014

 

Christian County Book Mobile

will be in Billings

1o:00 am – 11:30 am

at the Community Building

119 NW Washington

Billings MO

Need a Library Card?  Bring picture ID with current address.

Then check out a book.

 

Board of Aldermen Meeting Thursday Sept 11, 2014

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Agenda | Posted on 10-09-2014

 

 

                   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 MEETING

              FOR THE SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 IN THE BILLINGS   

                     COMMUNITY HALL AT 7:00 P. M. 

ROLL CALL

Mayor Pierce will open the Meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Mayor’s comments. 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.  

Review of Minutes for the Regular Session Board Meeting of August 14, 2014.  Vote.

Review of Minutes for the Closed Session Board Meeting of August 14, 2014.  Vote.

Review of Minutes for the Special Called Session Board Meeting of August 26, 2014.  Vote.

Review of Minutes for the Public Hearing for the Proposed 2014 Tax Levy on August 26, 2014.  Vote.

 

OLD BUSINESS.

  1. Need to designate signers for Capital Sales Tax Loan Agreement at Peoples Community Bank of Republic.  Signers will be Mayor Bud Pierce; President of the Board Melissa Venable; City Clerk Ruth M. Haskins and City Treasurer Chris Hopkins.  Vote.
  2. Mayor to present list of equipment suggested on the list and bring the need and prices of items for the Confined Space Entry Program Procedures, postponed from last meeting.  Vote.
  3. The Billings School sent a Thank you Card for the Donation of $500.00 to the Dugout Project at the Girls Soft Ball Field.
  4. Postponed from last meeting item l, Coker to discuss establish a Free City Library for the City of Billings.  Vote.
  5. Postponed from last meeting item m, Coker to discuss opening a Bank Account for City Library and who will be signers on the Account.  Possible Vote.
  6. Coker to discuss the Book Mobile coming to the Community Building on Second Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  

     

    NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIALS, PROCLAMATIONS AND ORDINANCES.

  1. BILL NO. 14-10 — AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING THE TAX LEVY ON ALL REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY OF BILLINGS, MISSOURI FOR THE YEAR 2014.  Vote.
  2. Hopkins to suggest starting the Commercial bid process for Insurance, which is to be renewed for November 10th.  Treasurer would like to know how many buildings will be insured.  Vote.
  3. Coker to discuss the Board of Trustees for a City Library.  Possible Vote.
  4. Establish policy regarding citizen phone calls and requests to the City Attorney, and other individuals providing professional services to the city, at times other than during regular of special meeting of the Board of Aldermen.  Discussion and Possible Vote.
  5. Motion to approve Payment of Wages, Expenses, Bills, Statements and other Expenditures for the Month of August 2014.  Vote. 

    Treasurers Report/Police Report/Municipal Court Report/ Animal Control Report/Water and Wastewater Maint. Report/Building Inspection Report.  Vote. 

    Meeting may go into Closed Session Pursuant to RSMo Section 610.021 (1) & (3).  Vote. 

    Meeting closed to the Public. 

    Reopen Regular Session.

     

    No Further Business. 

    Adjournment.

         

    The Undersigned Hereby Certifies That a True Copy of the Foregoing Agenda was posted at the City Hall, Billings, Missouri on this the 9th day of September 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

      

    ___________________________

    Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk

Book Mobile

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Notifications, Uncategorized | Posted on 02-09-2014

Book Mobile Coming to Billings

Saturday Sept 13, 2014

12:00 pm – 1:30 PM

Billings Community Building

119 NW Washington

 

Get Library Card (if you don’t have one)!

Browse thru shelves!

Check out a book to Read!

See you there!!!!!!!

 

Cancel P Z Meeting Sept 4, 2014

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Planning & Zoning | Posted on 02-09-2014

      City of Billings          P.O. Box 207           Billings MO 65610

                      Ph. 417-744-2581                 251 NE Hwy 60                    Fax 417-744-4560                        

 

                                NO  Agenda for Planning & Zoning Commission

                                                                   

                                                   September 4, 2014

                                                                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

____________________________                                                                           

Chris M. Hopkins, Deputy City Clerk                                                                      

                                                                                                                                   

 

 Posted 09/02/14   4:30 pm

Special Meeting 2014 Tax Levy city of Billings

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Board of Aldermen Minutes | Posted on 28-08-2014

                         Minutes from Special Called Session for Public Hearing for Tax Levy on August 26, 2014                                                   

                                              at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Hall, Billings, Missouri

 

               Present were: Mayor Bud Pierce, Treasurer Chris Hopkins and City Clerk Ruth M. Haskins.

               Citizens:  None present.

               ROLL CALL.

               Venable           Present

               Brown              Present

               Coker               Present

               Crawford        Present

               VanZandt       Present

               Parks              Absent

               Mayor opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.

               Mayor opened the Public Meeting for the Tax Levy for 2014.  Mayor stated cannot increase, but

               it can be decreased. 

               Mayor closed the Public Hearing on the Tax Levy for 2014 at 6:05 p.m. with no objections. 

                The Board approved the Proposed Tax Levy.                                                                

               Mayor Pierce opened the Special Called Session of the Board of Aldermen

               OLD BUSINESS.

  1. Mayor stated the sidewalk concrete bids are to be revisited, due to the fact that Coker has money in the bank.  Coker stated it is dangerous on Howcroft at the curve for the children to walk to school.  Mayor will go back through the bids and the Board can make a decision.

    Concrete Impressions  LLC                  $36,040.00

    J & E Quality Maintenance & Const.  $31,300.00

    JMA Construction Inc.                          $33,592.32

    Kerans Construction                             $35,765.00

    Les Thomas Const.                                $21,670.00

    Mayor asked the Treasurer if there would be any more money to come into Street before the end of the year.  Coker stated she had planned on using the money in the bank.  Coker asked if Thomas uses rebar in the sidewalk.  Mayor stated no it is not necessary, no vehicles will be going over them.  Mayor stated the City has used Thomas before and he has always done a good job.  VanZandt stated Thomas did a very good job.  Mayor stated he will be putting up a Cash Bond.  Motion made by Venable to award the sidewalk contract to Thomas for a total of $21,670.00 seconded by Crawford.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Crawford, Coker and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Motion to table the rebids on the sidewalk for the next Board Meeting.  Motion to take the difference between the bid and $10,000.00 to be taken out of the checkbook to pay Thomas when completed made by Coker seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Crawford, Coker and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

  2. Mayor needs a Motion to designate authorized signers for the Judicial Education Fund bank account.  Motion made by Crawford seconded by Brown to designate the Mayor, Bud Pierce; President of the Board, Melissa Venable;  City Treasurer, Chris Hopkins; and City Clerk Ruth M. Haskins; to be signers on the Judicial Education Fund account with two signatures necessary on all checks.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Crawford, Coker and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.
  3. Mayor needs a Motion to designate authorized signers for the Capital Improvement Account for the remodeling of the old bank building at Peoples Community Bank of Republic.  Motion made by Crawford seconded by Coker to designate the Mayor, Bud Pierce; President of the Board, Melissa Venable; City Treasurer, Chris Hopkins; and City Clerk Ruth M. Haskins; to be signers on the Capital Improvement Account at Peoples Community Bank of Republic account with two signatures necessary on all checks.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Crawford, Coker and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

NEW BUSINESS.

  1. Hopkins would like to attend a one day GFOA Seminar on October 10, 2014 in Columbia, subject is Cashiering for Supervisors. Cost would be $95.00 registration plus $196.90 for mileage.  No lodging   Motion by Coker seconded by Crawford to give Hopkins permission to attend this seminar.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Crawford, Coker and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.
  2. Hopkins to discuss Insufficient Funds Checks be restricted, Mayor would like to start charging $35.00 per check.  Motion to approve Policy and start charging $35.00 per check made by VanZandt seconded by Venable.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Crawford, Coker and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.
  3. Mayor requested up to $6,000.00 to have the sewer lines flushed ahead of the camera on a 1/3 of the town’s sewer lines to comply with EPA mandate.  Motion made by Venable to approve up to $6,000.00 for flushing seconded by Coker.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Crawford, Coker and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

 

 

       No further business.

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

                                                                                              

 

 

                                                                                                         _________________________________

                                                                                                        Mayor Bud N. Pierce

       ATTEST

 

 

                      _____________________________

                      Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk