Board of Aldermen Meeting Thursday, December 8, 2016

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

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

 

 

AGENDA FOR DECEMBER 8, 2016 REGULAR SESSION OF THE

             BILLINGS BOARD OF ALDERPERSONS IN THE

                         BILLINGS CITY HALL AT 7:00 P.M.

 

                                    PUBLIC HEARING___________________

 

Mayor to open Public Hearing.

1.     Proposed Request for Rezoning the property of David Rauch at the corner of Hamilton and Main Street from R-1 to C-2, legal description as follows:

 

All of Lots1, 2 and 3 (100 ft. X 120 ft.) and the 40 ft. of the abandoned street abutting the three lots in the original Town of Billings, Christian County, Missouri according to the recorded plat thereof.

2.    Proposed Request for Rezoning the property of David Rauch, address 110 Main St., Billings, Missouri for R-1 to R-2, legal description as follows:

 

All of Lots 4, 5 and 6 (100 ft. X 120 Ft.) and the 40 ft. of the abandoned street abutting the three lots in the original Town of Billings, Christian County, Missouri, according to the recorded plat thereof.

All interested persons and citizens may appear and will be given the opportunity to be heard either in support or in opposition of the Proposed Rezoning. 

Mayor to close the Public Hearing for Proposed Request for Rezoning the property of David Rauch from R-1 to C-2 and from R-1 to R-2.

 

ROLL CALL. 

Mayor to open the Regular Session of the Board of Alderpersons Meeting with the Pledge

of Allegiance.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

 

OLD BUSINESS.

   a.   BILL NO. 16-20 — An Ordinance Repealing the Provisions of Chapter 610 of the Code of Ordinances as the Same Relates to Peddlers and solicitors.  Second Reading only.  Possible Vote.

   b.   Hopkins to discuss additional Commercial Insurance Premium, increase City liability from three (3) million to six (6) million. Possible Vote.

   c.   Hopkins to discuss Nine (9) Month Budget Amendment adjustment. Possible Vote.

   d.   Poindexter to discuss quote from Smith & Edwards Construction for repairs at the Wastewater Plant that Bert Bond had been approved to do for up to $3,000.00, however he has not started the job. Need approval to have another company do the repairs, but at a higher price of $4,350.00.  Possible Vote.

 

NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIALS, PROCLAMATION AND ORDINANCES.

a.      Consent Agenda. Vote.

Review and approve the Minutes for the Regular Session Meeting of the Board of Alderpersons on November 10, 2016.

Review and approve the Treasurer’s Report.

Review and approve the Police Report.

Review and approve the Municipal Court Report.

Review and approve the Animal Control Report.

Review and approve the Wastewater Maintenance Report.

Review and approve the Water Report.

Review and approve the Building Inspector’s Report.

Review and approve the Planning and Zoning Minutes.

b.     Finding of Fact from the Planning and Zoning Commission on rezoning of property at the corner of Hamilton and Main Streets, Lots 1, 2 & 3 from R-1 to C-2 and Lots 4, 5 & 6 from R-1 to R-2. Possible Vote.

c.     Discuss renewing the Capitol Improvement Sales Tax on the Ballot in April for the repairs to the outside of the building. Possible Vote.

d.     Discuss Recodification of Ordinance 16-08 to 16-22. Possible Vote.

e.     Discuss to review renewal insurance with Humana Premium 2017 or change to Cox Health Insurance for 2017. Possible Vote.

f.     David Rauch would like reimbursement for replacing sign, (Leon Rauch Sign) that was damaged by a vehicle. The cost is $160.00.  Possible Vote.

g.     Fender to discuss allowing the Billings Booster Club to use the concession stand for home softball games. Possible Vote.

h.     Venable to discuss decorating City Hall. Possible Vote.

i.      Venable to discuss time sheets for City Hall. Possible Vote.

j.      Venable to discuss Planning & Zoning Book. Possible Vote.

k.     Discuss proposed Budget Preparation for 2017.  Set Special Board Meeting to approve 2017 Budget on Thursday December 29, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.  Possible Vote.

l.     Review and approve payment of wages, expenses, bills, statements and other expenditures for the month of November 2016. Possible Vote.

No further business.

Adjournment.

The Undersigned, Hereby Certifies That a true Copy of the Foregoing Agenda was Posted at City Hall, Billings, Missouri on this the 6th Day of December 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

 

_______________________________

Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk

Planning & Zoning Commission Thursday December 1, 2016

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

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

Agenda for Planning & Zoning Commission

for

Thursday, December 1, 2016

7:00 P.M.

Billings City Hall, Boardroom

202 NE US Hwy 60

 

PUBLIC HEARING

  1. Opening of Public Hearing – Jason Baker
  2. Proposed Request for Rezoning the property of David Rauch at the corner of Hamilton and Main Street, Missouri from R-1 to C-2, legal description as follows:

All of Lots 1, 2 and 3 (100 ft. X 120 ft.) and the 40 ft. of the abandoned street abutting the three lots in the original Town of Billings, Christian County, Missouri, according to the recorded plat thereof.

Close Public Hearing for Proposed Request for Rezoning the property of David Rauch at the corner of Hamilton and Main Street, Billings, Missouri from R-1 to C-2.

  1. Proposed Request for Rezoning the property of David Rauch, address of 110 Main Street, Billings, Missouri from R-1 to R-2, legal description as follows:

All of Lots 4, 5 and 6 (100 ft. X 120 ft.) and the 40 ft. of the abandoned street abutting the three lots in the original Town of Billings, Christian County, Missouri, according to the recorded plat thereof.

Close Public Hearing for Proposed Request for Rezoning the property of David Rauch, address of 110 Main Street, Billings, Missouri from R-1 to R-2.

All interested persons and citizens may appear and will be given the opportunity to be heard either in support or in opposition of the Proposed Rezoning.

 

Done by the Order of the Board of Aldermen.

 

 

________________________________

Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk

 

AGENDA

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Opening of the Meeting.

Roll Call of Commissioners.

Review of Minutes for the Regular Meeting on Thursday, November 3, 2016.  Vote.

OLD BUSINESS

 

  1. Finding of Fact for Proposed Request for Rezoning the property of David Rauch at the corner of Hamilton and Main Street, Billings, Missouri 65610 Lots, 1, 2 and 3 from R-1 to C-2.  For Possible Recommendation to the Board of Aldermen.  Possible Vote.  Finding of Fact.

 

  1. Finding of Fact for Proposed Request for Rezoning the property of David Rauch, address of 110 Main Street, Billings, Missouri 65610 Lots 4, 5 and 6 from R-1 to R-2. For Possible Recommendation to the Board of Aldermen.  Possible Vote.  Finding of Fact.

 

  1. Commission to review Construction Plans for Whispering Heights, Phase 2 and 3. Approvals by City (Verbal Approval of Bldg. Inspector)), City Engineer (attached) and DNR (pending).  Discussion.  Possible Vote.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

None.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

_________________________________

Chris M. Hopkins, Deputy City Clerk

 

 

 

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Christmas Parade

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Billings Christmas Parade

is scheduled for

 

Saturday

December 3, 2016

11:00 a.m.

 

Please call Mike Moore

of the Billings Fire Department

for more information

417-299-0129

Draft Minutes of Board of Aldermen Thursday November 10, 2016

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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF ALDERPERSONS

                      REGULAR MEETING

                                    ON

                    NOVEMBER 10, 2016

                         AT 7:00 P.M.

               AT BILLINGS CITY HALL

 

Present were: President of the Board Melissa Venable, Chief David Taylor, Attorney Jim Kelly, Water & Sewer Maint. Supt. Randy Poindexter, Treasurer Chris M. Hopkins and

City Clerk Ruth M. Haskins. 

 

Citizens and guests present were:  Garrett Pearce, Issac Pearce, Johnny Monger,

Kathy Monger and W. J. Walker.

 

ROLL CALL.

Jack VanZandt            Present

Holly Fender                Present

Don Powell                   Present

Mickey Brown             Present

Jessie Coker                 Present

Melissa Venable          Present

 

Venable opened the meeting with a prayer.

 

Venable asked everyone to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.  After Old Business was completed, Fender stated did not ask for any Public comments.  Fender would like to Thank all the Veterans for their service.  Brown stated the Memorial Wall looks good.  VanZandt asked if any word on the repairs of the building or the Water Tower.  Haskins stated the contractor had brought in samples for the stone and stated as soon as the material was ordered they would start on the City Hall.  Poindexter stated the Engineer was trying to contact Hogan to see when they were planning on starting.

 

OLD BUSINESS.

a.     BILL NO. 16-15 — An Ordinance Amending Subsection 13 of Section 215.010 of the Code of Ordinances as the Same Relates to Nuisances Affecting Health. Motion to have the First Reading of Bill No. 16-15 by Title Only made by Brown seconded by Fender.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Venable asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-15 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-15 by Title Only.  Motion made by Fender to accept the First Reading of Bill No. 16-15 by Title Only seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Discussion:  Coker had some concerns, did not understand the exceptions.  Kelly explained and cleared up the misunderstanding.  Motion to have the Second Reading of Bill No. 16-15 by Title Only made by Powell seconded by Fender.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender. Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Venable asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-15 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-15 by Title Only.  Motion made by Coker to accept the Second Reading and for Final Passage thereof seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Bill No.  16-15 is now Ordinance 215.010.

b.      BILL NO. 16-16 — An Ordinance Amending Section 605.025 of the Code of Ordinances as the Same Relates to the Issuance of Business Licenses. Motion to have the First Reading of Bill No. 16-16 by Title Only made by Brown seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Venable asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-16 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-16 by Title Only.  Motion made by Powell to accept the First Reading of Bill No. 16-16 by Title Only seconded by Fender.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Motion to have the Second Reading of Bill No. 16-16 by Title Only made by Powell seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Venable asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-16 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-16 by Title Only.  Motion made by Powell to accept the Second Reading and for Final Passage thereof seconded by Coker.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Bill No. 16-16 is now Ordinance 605.025.

c.     BILL NO. 16-17 — An Ordinance Amending Section 605.030 of the Code of Ordinances as the Same Relates to License Fees. Motion to have the First Reading of  Bill No. 16-17 by Title Only made by VanZandt seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions.  Venable asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-17 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-17 by Title Only.  Motion made by Powell to accept the First Reading of Bill No. 16-17 by Title Only seconded by Fender.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Motion to have the Second Reading of Bill No. 16-17 by Title Only made by Coker seconded by Fender.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Venable asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-17 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-17 by Title Only.  Motion made by Coker to accept the Second Reading and for Final Passage thereof seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Bill No. 16-17 is now Ordinance No. 605.030.

d.     BILL NO. 16-18 — An Ordinance Amending Section 605.050 of the Code of Ordinances as the Same Relates to Terms of Business Licenses Issued. Motion to have the First Reading of Bill No. 16-18 by Title Only made by Brown seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Venable asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-18 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-18 by Title Only.  Motion to accept the First Reading of Bill No. 16-18 by Title Only made by Coker seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Motion to have the Second Reading of Bill No. 16-18 by Title Only made by Coker seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions. Venable asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-18 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-18 by Title Only.   Motion to have the Second Reading and for Final Passage thereof, made by Fender seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Bill No. 16-18 is now Ordinance 605.050.

e.     BILL NO. 16-19 — An Ordinance Amending Section 605.120 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Billings as the Same Relates to Garage or Yard Sales. Motion to have the First Reading of Bill No. 16-19 by Title Only made by Fender seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Venable asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-19 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-19 by Title Only.  Motion to accept the First Reading by Title Only made by Powell seconded by Fender.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Motion to have the Second Reading of Bill No. 16-19 by Title Only made by Coker seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Venable asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-19 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-19 by Title Only.  Motion to accept the Second Reading and Final Passage thereof, made by Coker seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Bill No. 16-19 is now                  Ordinance 605.120.

f.      BILL NO. 16-20 — An Ordinance Repealing the Provisions of Chapter 610 of the Code of Ordinances as the Same Relates to Peddlers and Solicitors. Motion to have the First Reading of Bill No. 16-20 by Title Only made by Coker seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Venable asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-20 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-20 by Title Only.  Motion to accept the First Reading of Bill No. 16-20 by Title Only made by Coker seconded by Fender.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Discussion:   Kelly stated the Board needs to understand that this means there will be no regulations for Peddlers and Solicitors.  Venable asked why the repeal of this Ordinance.  Powell stated cleaning up the code book.  Venable asked if there needs to be a Peddlers License.  Hopkins stated with this Ordinance in place the City can’t do any background checks, if there is a Solicitor in town, unless they come into City Hall, the City has no knowledge of the activity.  Kelly stated the citizens could put out a “No Trespassing” sign.  Coker stated she didn’t think this needs to be repealed.   Venable asked Chief the procedure if a citizens calls and states that there is a Solicitor at their door and want something done about it.  Chief stated he will go check the person and get identification for the person and if the citizen tells them to get off their property, they will receive a ticket for trespassing.  Powell stated then this is only to clean up the book.  Motion to postpone to December meeting made by VanZandt seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.        

g.      BILL NO. 16-21 — An Ordinance Amending Section 700.280 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Billings as the Same Applies to Tampering with City Property. Motion to have the First Reading of Bill No. 16-21 by Title Only made by Coker seconded by Fender.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Venable asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-21 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-21 by Title Only.  Motion to accept the First Reading of Bill No. 16-21 by Title Only made by Coker seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Motion to have the Second Reading of Bill No. 16-21 by Title Only made by Powell seconded by Fender.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Venable asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-21 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-21 by Title Only.  Motion to accept the Second Reading and for Final Passage thereof made by Powell seconded by Coker.  Voting “Aye’ Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Bill No. 16-21 is now Ordinance 700.280.

 

NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIALS, PROCLAMATIONS AND ORDINANCES.

a.     Motion to accept and approve the Consent Agenda made by Brown seconded by Fender. Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

b.     Finding of Fact from Planning & Zoning Commission for the Whispering Heights Subdivision Phase 2 & 3 owned by Johnny Monger. Venable talked to Jason Baker about this item and Baker stated he was confused because he had not signed the document and was not comfortable with this being presented due to the fact that the Preliminary Plat for this project had already been approved by a previous P & Z Board, therefore the Board of Aldermen do not need to approve this either.  Kelly stated the Preliminary Plat needs to be approved by the Board.  Kelly stated as submitted complies with all requirements.  Walker stated Simmons Eng. has already approved the Plat, if the new City Engineer approves the Plat the Planning and Zoning Commission will have nothing else to say about this.  Motion to approve the Plat subject to the approval of the City’s current Engineer made by Brown seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

c.      Chief Taylor stated Officer Heelys probation is over, would like to retain of the force. Chief also requested a raise of $.25 per hour.  Motion made by VanZandt to retain Neely and increase his hourly rate by $.25 seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.         No abstentions.

d.     Hale printing has invoiced the City for $210.00 on the emergency signs. Motion to pay Hale made by Coker seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

 e.     BILL NO. 16-22 — An Ordinance Amending the Budget for the Fiscal Year

January 1, 2016 to September 30, 2016.  Motion to have the First Reading of Bill No. 16-22 by Title Only made by Powell seconded by Fender.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Venable asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-22 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-22 by Title Only.  Motion to accept the First Reading of Bill No. 16-22 by Title Only made by Powell seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Motion to have the Second Reading of Bill No. 16-22 by Title Only made by Coker seconded by Fender.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Venable asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-22 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-22 by Title Only.  Motion to accept the Second Reading and for Final Passage thereof made by Powell seconded by Fender.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Bill No. 16-22 is now Ordinance No. 16-22.

f.     Motion to approve payment of wages, expenses, bills, statements, and other expenditures for the month of October, 2016 made by Coker seconded by Powell. Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  

Christmas Parade, December 3, 2016 @11:00 a.m.                                                                                                                  

No further business.

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

 

 

 

                                                                               __________________________________

                                                                               Melissa Venable, President of the Board

 

 

ATTEST

 

 

_______________________________________

Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk

Board of Aldermen Meeting Thursday, November 10, 2016

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

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

 

 

                                      AGENDA

AGENDA FOR NOVEMBER 10, 2016

                            REGULAR SESSION

OF THE BILLINGS BOARD OF ALDERPERSONS

                                    IN THE

CITY OF BILLINGS, MISSOURI IN CITY HALL

                                        AT

                                  7:00 P.M.

ROLL CALL

The Meeting will be opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

OLD BUSINESS.

a.     BILL NO. 16-15 – An Ordinance Amending Subsection 13 of Section 215.010 of the Code of Ordinances as the Same Relates to Nuisances Affecting Health.  First and Second Readings.  Vote.

b.     BILL NO. 16-16 — An Ordinance Amending Section 605.025 of the Code of Ordinances as the Same Relates to the Issuance of Business Licenses. First and Second Readings.  Vote.

c.      BILL NO. 16-17 — An Ordinance Amending Section 605.030 of the Code of Ordinances as the Same Relates to License Fees. First and Second Readings.  Vote.

d.      BILL NO. 16-18 — An Ordinance Amending Section 605.050 of the Code of Ordinances as the Same Pertains to Terms of Business Licenses Issued. First and Second Readings.  Vote.

e.      BILL NO. 16-19 — An Ordinance Amending Section 605.120 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Billings as the Same Relates to Garage or Yard Sales. First and Second Readings.  Vote

f.       BILL NO. 16-20 — An Ordinance Repealing the Provisions of Chapter 610 of the Code of Ordinances as the Same Relates to Peddlers and Solicitors. First and Second Readings.  Vote.

g.      BILL NO. 16-21 — An Ordinance Amending Section 700.280 of the Code of Ordinance of the City of Billings as the Same Applies to Tampering with City Property. First and Second Readings.  Vote.

 

NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIALS, PROCLAMATIONS AND ORDINANCES

a.       Consent Agenda. Vote.

           Review and approve the Minutes for the Regular Session Meeting of the Board of Alderpersons on

           October 13, 2016.

           Review and approve the Treasurer’s Report.

           Review and approve the Police Report.

           Review and approve the Municipal Court Report.

           Review and approve the Animal Control Report.

           Review and approve the Wastewater Maintenance Report.

           Review and approve the Water Report.

           Review and approve the Building Inspector’s Report.

          Review and approve the Planning and Zoning Minutes.

b.      Finding of Fact from the Planning & Zoning Commission on Whispering Heights Phase 2 & 3 for

          Johnny Monger. Possible Vote.

c.       Chief Taylor to discuss 90 day probation is completed for Officer Levi Neely. Taylor recommends

           keeping him as a full time Police Officer.  Possible Vote.

d.       Hale Printing submitted an invoice for $210.00 for signs for emergency management. Possible Vote.

e.        BILL NO. 16-22 — An Ordinance Amending the Budget for the Fiscal Year January 1, 2016 to

            September 30, 2016. First and Second Readings.   Vote.

f.        Review and approve payment of wages, expenses, bills, statements, and other expenditures for the

           month of October, 2016. Possible Vote.

No further business.

Adjournment

 

The Undersigned, Hereby Certifies That a True Copy of the Foregoing Agenda was Posted at City Hall, Billings, Missouri on this the 8th day of November at 2:00 p.m.

 

 

___________________________________

Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk

Planning & Zoning Meeting, Thursday, November 3, 2016

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

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

Agenda for Planning & Zoning Commission

for

Thursday, November 3, 2016

7:00 P.M.

Billings City Hall, Boardroom

202 NE US Hwy 60

 

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Review of Minutes from last Meeting held on Thursday, August 25, 2016.  Vote.

No quorum for meeting on Thursday, October, 6, 2016

 

OLD BUSINESS

A. Discuss Commercial Zoning.  Discussion,  Possible Vote.  Postponed from August 25, 2016.

 

NEW BUSINESS

A.    Commission to review Preliminary Plat for Whispering Heights Subdivision Phase 2 and 3.

Discussion.  Possible vote.

 

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

_________________________________

Chris M. Hopkins, Deputy City Clerk

 

Posted at City Hall 11/01/2016   2:45 p.m.

Library Board Meeting, Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016

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                                    BILLINGS CITY LIBRARY

                                                AGENDA

                                     October 25, 2016     6:30 PM

                                          LIBRARY BUILDING

                                           252 NE US Hwy 60

 

Old business:

A.    Steps for emergency Door

B.    Lighting

C.    Hallway floor

D.    Shelving

 

New business:

A.    Approve Minutes of October 4, 2016

B.    Treasurer Report

C.    New Members

D.    New Officers (possible vote)

E.     Eagle Scout Project

F.     Fundraising

G.   Book Donations

 

 

Prepared by: Jenna Groves

9/19/2016 3:30 pm

Draft Minutes Board of Aldermen Meeting Thursday, Oct 13, 2016

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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF ALDERPERSONS REGULAR MEETING

ON OCTOBER 13, 2016 AT 7:00 P.M. IN BILLINGS CITY HALL.

 

Present were:  President of the Board Melissa Venable, Chief David Taylor, Attorney Jim Kelly, Building Inspector Terry Danley, Water & Sewer Maint. Supt. Randy Poindexter, Treasurer Chris M. Hopkins and City Clerk Ruth M. Haskins.

 

Citizens & guests present:  Garrett Pearce, Troy Pearce, Larry Wiles, Tony Taylor, Ivanna Maxwell, Chuck Applegate and Gary Brown.

 

Venable asked the City Clerk for a ROLL CALL Vote.

VanZandt               Present

Fender                    Present

Brown                    Present

Powell                    Present

Venable                 Present

Coker                    Present

 

Venable stated before the Pledge, she would like to say a prayer.  If anyone is offended by this, they do not have to stay.  Venable prayed for Mayor Hodges on his upcoming surgery and be with Ruth and her family at the loss of her Mother.  Make the Board responsible for the big job we have ahead of us.  In Jesus name.  Amen.

 

Venable asked everyone to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

Venable asked if there was anyone not on the agenda, who would like to speak.

Coker stated Gary Stewart is very ill.

Powell stated his daughter is doing good.

 

OLD BUSINESS.

a.  BILL NO. 16-14 — An Ordinance Amending Subsection D of Section 205.350 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Billings. Venable made the motion to have the First Reading of Bill No. 16-14 by Title Only seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No Abstentions.  City Clerk read Bill No. 16-14 by Title Only.  Motion to accept the First Reading made by Brown seconded by VanZandt.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Motion to have to Second Reading by Title Only made by Powell seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  City Clerk read Bill No. 16-14 by Title Only.  Motion to accept the Second Reading and for Final Passage thereof made by Fender seconded by VanZandt.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and  VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Bill No 16-14 is now Ordinance 205.350.

b.   Coker presented Employees Policy and Procedures changes. Coker thought there needs to be some changes to the old policy, needs to be updated.  VanZandt thinks it needs to be up to a Committee, lot of things in there that is not needed.  Brown says why fix something that is not broken.  Coker stated lot of things need changes.    VanZandt stated the page 30 is not necessary, lot of things not needed.  Committee would be Coker, Brown, Fender and City Employees Hopkins and Haskins.  Motion to postpone to January 2017 Board Meeting made by Venable seconded by Coker.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

c. Board to discuss making Madison Street a one-way street. Motion to Table this item made by Venable seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

Next meeting approve price of $19.00 per sign from Hale Printing for EM.

 

NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIALS, PROCLAMATIONS AND ORDINANCES.

a.     Motion to approve the Consent Agenda made by VanZandt seconded by Fender. Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

b.    Archer-Elgin recommends that Hogan’s Inc. be awarded the contract to paint the Water Tower at a cost of $70,677.00. Venable questioned the Engineers why the bid was twice as high as it was last year.  Engineers sent a list of the extras that were included this bid and not on last years.  Motion to award the contract to Hogan’s, Inc. subject to Kelly’s approval of contract made by Coker seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

c.    Tony Taylor presented the quotes for the Commercial Insurance. EMC was $18,639; Beacon $19,854 and Travelers $22,450.  Venable asked why EMC had gone up since last year.  Taylor stated rates always increase yearly.  Venable asked what Inland Marine covered.  Taylor stated anything movable.  Motion to approve EMC made by VanZandt seconded by Powell for $18,639.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

d.   Mr. Applegate of South Barnes Masonry was at the meeting, however he had an emergency family call and had to leave. Brown asked if anyone knew Applegate.  Pearce stated Applegate is connected with DeWitt.  VanZandt checking with someone who knows his work.  Motion to approve South Barnes Masonry Bid of $19,867.00 to repair the front wall of City Hall made by Coker seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

e.   Hopkins discussed having the logo at the time of the painting of the water tower. Maybe put the Wildcat logo or Home of the Wildcats.  This cannot be paid out of the bond money. Hopkins stated there is about $5,000.00 from the old bond that can be used to pay for this.  Coker wanted to get two different prices, one with just the head and one with Home of the Wildcats.  VanZandt stated just put Billings with the word Wildcats under that.  Motion to spend up to $5,000.00 to put the word Wildcat under Billings, paint to be light blue with dark blue letters, make the Wildcats in script in the color yellow, double sided made by Coker seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

f.    Haskins asked the Board for permission to have the two big windows in the Clerk’s office replaced, one of the windows has been broken. Republic Glass gave a verbal bid of $567.96.  Hopkins stated it will be paid out of Capitol Improvements.  Motion to approve having Republic Glass to replace the windows in clerk’s office for $567.96 made by Fender seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

g.   Haskins discussed renewing the Notary Public Commission which expires March 17, 2017. Cost would be approximately $300.00 and would take about six months to receive it.  Motion to approve renewing the Notary Commission made by Coker seconded by Fender.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.   No abstentions.

h.   Hopkins discussed extended the Capitol Sales Tax for two more years to make the repairs needed to the side and back on City Hall. This tax is due to sunset in September 2017, it will need to be put back on the ballot for April 2017.  Motion to approve putting the Capitol Sales Tax extension on the April 2017 ballot made by Brown seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

i.   Discussed moving fire hydrant on Lot 17 in Whispering Heights. The previous developer did not have the hydrant on the property line.  Motion made to approve the City to pay one half of the cost of moving hydrant made by Brown seconded byVanZandt.  City to pay $800.00.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” Fender.  No abstentions.

j.   Brown would like to suggest a four way stop at the intersection of Pine St and Madison St, behind Casey’s. Motion to make an all way stop at the intersection of Pine St. and Madison St. made by Fender seconded by Coker.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

k.   Hopkins discussed the three jobs that the City has received FEMA money to complete, however nothing has been done to get the work done. If the work is not completed by December 31, 2016, the $16,224.38 will have to be sent back to the government.  Motion to contact the contractors to get these jobs started made by Coker seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

l.   Motion to amend items l., m. and n. from RFQ to request for proposals made by Coker seconded by Powell. Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions. 

m.  Motion to amend strike 2 year and 2018 for attorney due to City Ordinance is a one year term made by Brown seconded by Fender. Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

n.   Motion to solicit a proposal for Auditor, Attorney and Municipal Judge made by Coker seconded by Powell. Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

o.   Nine month Budget Review and Amendment. Alderpersons to come in before October 31st.   Fender will be in on 27th.  Motion to do nine month amendment by October 31st made by Fender seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

p.   Proposed Code Book Revisions. Board will research for changes for Code revisions.  Kelly will look at 215.010, Article 13.  Kelly stated on the rental inspections, if the landlord refuses to have an inspection, there is nothing the City can do.  Motion to amend Section 605.030 License Fees to an additional $5.00 per single family residence made by Coker.  Motion dies for lack of a second.  Motion to have Kelly make changes to Ordinances and look into theft of services, made by Coker seconded by Fender.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

q.   Motion to approve payment of wages, expenses, bills, statements and other expenditures for the month of September, 2016 made by Fender seconded by VanZandt. Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

 

No further business.

 

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

 Time 10:04 p.m.

 

 

                                                                  _______________________________________

                                                                    Melissa Venable, President of the Board

 

 

ATTEST

 

 

 

_________________________________

Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk

 

 

 

 

         

Amended Agenda for Board of Aldermen Meeting Thursday, October13, 2016

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

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

 

                      AMENDED AGENDA

 

AGENDA FOR OCTOBER 13, 2016 REGULAR SESSION OF THE

BILLINGS BOARD OF ALDERPERSONS MEETING IN THE

CITY OF BILLINGS, MISSOURI IN CITY HALL AT 7:00 P.M.

 

ROLL CALL

The Meeting will be opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

OLD BUSINESS.

a.    BILL NO. 16-14 — An Ordinance Amending Subsection D of Section 205.350 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Billings.  First & Second Reading.  Vote.

b.    Coker to present the Employees Policy and Procedure changes. Discussion.  Possible Vote.

c.     Board to discuss making Madison Street one-way traffic. Postponed from September meeting.  Discussion.  Possible Vote.

 

NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIALS, PROCLAMATIONS AND ORDINANCES.

a.     Consent Agenda. Vote.

         i.      Review and approve the Minutes for the Regular Session Meeting of the Board of Alderpersons on September 8, 2016.

         ii.     Review and approve the Minutes for the Closed Session Meeting of the Board of Alderpersons on September 8, 2016.

        iii.     Review and approve the Minutes for the Special Called Session of the Board of Alderpersons on September 20, 2016.

        iv.     Review and approve the Treasurer’s Report.

        v.      Review and approve the Police Report.

        vi.     Review and approve the Municipal Court Report.

        vii.    Review and approve the Animal Control Report.

        viii.   Review and approve the Wastewater Maintenance Report. 

        ix.      Review and approve the Water Report.

        x.       Review and approve the Building Inspector’s Report.

        xi.      Review and approve the Planning & Zoning Minutes. October 6 Minutes unavailable.

b.    Letter from Archer-Elgin recommending Hogan’s Inc. be awarded the contract for painting the water tower.

       Bids in packet as follows:

        Hogan’s Inc.                                                   $ 70,677.00

        Ironcoat Painting & Maint. Inc.                  $114,000.00

        Maguire Iron, Inc.                                         $ 98,790.00

        Utility Service Co., Inc.                                 $ 94,800.00

                     Board discussion.  Possible Vote.

c.     Tony Taylor from Taylor Insurance with bids for commercial insurance. Discussion.  Possible Vote.

d.     Chuck Applegate from South Barnes Masonry with bid proposal for repair on the front wall of City Hall. Discussion. 

        Possible Vote.

e.     Hopkins to discuss having the “Wildcat” emblem and/or Home of the Wildcats on the Water Tower being painted. Hopkins to try to get the Billings School to pay ½ of the cost, with the city paying the other ½ from account of old bond proceeds.  Discussion.  Possible Vote.

f.      Haskins asked the Board to approve replacing the two windows in the clerk’s office. One of the windows has cracked, needs to be replaced before winter.  Republic Glass gave a verbal quote of $567.96 for the replacements.  Discussion.  Possible Vote.

g.     Haskins to discuss renewing Notary Public Commission. Cost would be approximately $300.00.  Possible Vote.

h.     Hopkins to discuss extending Capitol Sales Tax for one more year for additional repairs to the side and back of City Hall. This would have to be put on the ballot for April 2017.  This would also require a new loan with Community People’s Bank.  Discussion.  Possible Vote.

i.      Board to discuss moving fire hydrant on lot 17 in Whispering Heights to property line between lots 16 & 17. Existing hydrant would be in the middle of a driveway.  Possible Vote.

j.      Brown to discuss Stop sign at Madison and Pine St. Possible Vote.

k      Hopkins to discuss Hazard Mitigation Plan has $16,224.38 to be spent before December 2016, for claim #1, claim #2 and  claim #3. Discussion.  Possible Vote.

l.      Solicit RFQ for Auditor, term 3 years, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Possible Vote.

m.    Solicit RFQ for Attorney, term 2 years, 2017 and 2018. Possible Vote.

n.     Solicit RFQ for Municipal Judge, term 2 years, 2017 and 2018. Possible Vote.

o.     Nine (9) month Budget Review and Amendment. Discussion.  Possible Vote.

p.     Proposed Code Book Revisions for Review. Discussion.  Possible Vote.

q.     Review and approve payment of wages, expenses, bills, statements and other expenditures for the month of September, 2016. Possible Vote.

 

No further business.

 

Adjournment.

 

The Undersigned, Hereby Certifies That a True Copy of the Foregoing Amended Agenda was Posted at City Hall, Billings, Missouri on this the 12th day of October, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. 

 

__________________________________________

Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk

Board of Aldermen Meeting Thursday, October 13, 2016

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Agenda | Posted on 11-10-2016

 

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

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

 

 

 

AGENDA FOR OCTOBER 13, 2016

REGULAR SESSION OF THE BILLINGS BOARD OF ALDERPERSONS

MEETING IN THE CITY OF BILLINGS, MISSOURI

               IN CITY HALL

               AT 7:00 P.M.

ROLL CALL

The Meeting will be opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

 

OLD BUSINESS.

a.    Livestock Ordinance, Section 205.350. Mr. Kelly was unclear as to how the Board wanted to change this Ordinance, therefore he did not have the Ordinance ready.

b.   Coker to present the Employees Policy and Procedure changes. Discussion.  Possible Vote.

c.   Board to discuss making Madison Street one-way traffic. Postponed from September meeting.  Discussion.  Possible Vote.

 

NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIALS, PROCLAMATIONS AND ORDINANCES.

a.   Consent Agenda. Vote.

       i.     Review and approve the Minutes for the Regular Session Meeting of the Board of Alderpersons on September 8, 2016.

      ii.     Review and approve the Minutes for the Closed Session Meeting of the Board of Alderpersons on September 8, 2016.

      iii.    Review and approve the Minutes for the Special Called Session of the Board of Alderpersons on September 20, 2016.

      iv.    Review and approve the Treasurer’s Report.

      v.     Review and approve the Police Report.

      vi.    Review and approve the Municipal Court Report.

      vii.   Review and approve the Animal Control Report.

      viii.  Review and approve the Wastewater Maintenance Report.

      ix.     Review and approve the Water Report.

       x.     Review and approve the Building Inspector’s Report.

      xi.     Review and approve the Planning & Zoning Minutes. October 6 Minutes unavailable.

b.   Letter from Archer-Elgin recommending Hogan’s Inc. be awarded the contract for painting the water tower. Bids in packet

       as follows:

                                 Hogan’s Inc.                                                   $ 70,677.00

                                 Ironcoat Painting & Maint. Inc.                  $114,000.00

                                 Maguire Iron, Inc.                                         $ 98,790.00

                                 Utility Service Co., Inc.                                 $ 94,800.00

        Board discussion.  Possible Vote.

c.    Tony Taylor from Taylor Insurance with bids for commercial insurance. Discussion.  Possible Vote.

d.    Chuck Applegate from South Barnes Masonry with bid proposal for repair on the front wall of City Hall. Discussion. 

        Possible Vote.

e.    Hopkins to discuss having the “Wildcat” emblem and/or Home of the Wildcats on the Water Tower being painted. Hopkins

        to try to get the Billings School to pay ½ of the cost, with the city paying the other ½ from account of old bond proceeds. 

        Discussion.  Possible Vote.

f.     Haskins asked the Board to approve replacing the two windows in the clerk’s office. One of the windows has cracked, needs

        to be replaced before winter.  Republic Glass gave a verbal quote of $567.96 for the replacements.  Discussion.  Possible Vote.

g.     Haskins to discuss renewing Notary Public Commission. Cost would be approximately $300.00.  Possible Vote.

h.     Hopkins to discuss extending Capitol Sales Tax for one more year for additional repairs to the side and back of City Hall.

         This would have to be put on the ballot for April 2017.  This would also require a new loan with Community People’s Bank.

         Discussion.  Possible Vote.

i.      Board to discuss moving fire hydrant on lot 17 in Whispering Heights to property line between lots 16 & 17. Existing

         hydrant would be in the middle of a driveway.  Possible Vote.

j.      Brown to discuss Stop sign at Madison and Pine St. Possible Vote.

k.     Hopkins to discuss Hazard Mitigation Plan has $16,224.38 to be spent before December 2016, for claim #1, claim #2 and

         claim #3. Discussion.  Possible Vote.

l.      Solicit RFQ for Auditor, term 3 years, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Possible Vote.

m.    Solicit RFQ for Attorney, term 2 years, 2017 and 2018. Possible Vote.

n.     Solicit RFQ for Municipal Judge, term 2 years, 2017 and 2018. Possible Vote.

o.     Nine (9) month Budget Review and Amendment. Discussion.  Possible Vote.

p.     Proposed Code Book Revisions for Review. Discussion.  Possible Vote.

q.     Review and approve payment of wages, expenses, bills, statements and other expenditures for the month of September,

         2016. Possible Vote.

No further business.

Adjournment.

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 October, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

 

 

__________________________________________

Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk