Public Hearing Tax Levy Tuesday August 26, 2014

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Agenda, Notifications | Posted on 22-08-2014

                                                            NOTICE OF LEVY HEARING

               NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday August 26,                     

              2014, at 6:30 p.m. at the Billings Community Hall located at 119 SW Washington Ave.,

              Billings, Missouri for the setting of the tax rate proposed for the City of Billings, Christian

               County, Missouri for the 2014-2015 tax year:

                                                                           CITY OF BILLINGS

                                                                       ASSESSED VALUATION

               (Prior Year Ending 12/31/2013)                          (Current Year Thru 8/01-2014)

               REAL ESTATE BY CATEGORY                                 REAL ESTATE BY CATEGORY

               Residential                      $   4,949,340                  Residential                     $    4,947,880

              Agricultural                     $            7,670                   Agricultural                    $           7,790

              Commercial                     $    1,718,400                 Commercial                     $    1,839,460

              Total Real                         $   6,675,410                  Total Real                        $    6,795,130

              PERSONAL PROPERTY    $   1,435,934                  PERSONAL PROPERTY $    1,360,190

              Local R.R & Utility           $        15,881                   Local R.R. & Utility      $          31,300

               State R.R.& Utility          $      950,364                  State R.R. & Utility       $    1,008,618

               Total Assessed Value     $   9,077,589                  Total Assessed Value   $    9,195,238

               CURRENT TAX LEVY        $          .7458                   PROPOSED TAX LEVY   $           .7458              

             

 

  

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Board of Aldermen Agenda August 14, 2014

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Agenda | Posted on 13-08-2014

 

 

 

 

                                        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 ALDERMAN MEETING FOR AUGUST 14, 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 July 10, 2014.  Vote.

Review of Minutes for the Closed Session Board Meeting of July 10, 2014.  Vote.

 

OLD BUSINESS.

  1. Mayor to open sealed bids for the Concrete Work at the Bank Building and Carpet bids at the Bank Building and other rebids.  Vote.
  2. Mayor to open sealed bids for the Sidewalk on Howcroft St.  Vote.
  3. Venable will have a cost sheet for the Tennis Courts.  Vote.
  4. Mayor to present the Confined Space Policy.  Vote        

             NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIALS, PROCLAMATIONS AND ORDINANCES.

  1. VanZandt to request the Closing of Streets on Saturday, August 30, 2014 for Parade Route;  Also closing Streets for Parking and Fair, W. Howard from Boys Baseball Park to South Pine and Garrison Street.  (Normal Streets as every year). Vote.
  2. Brown to discuss alley way improvements and maintenance, specifically from Hwy 14 to Terrill Creek Rd running North East. Vote.
  3. Brown to discuss a skating area at the City Park.  Vote.
  4. Brown to discuss the old City Parks Tennis Courts.  If those courts were faulty in construction were there any efforts to recoup and monetary amount from the contractor who built them?
  5. Hopkins discuss increase of Master Card from $500.00 to $1,000.00 limit.  Vote
  6. Hopkins to discuss to revoke the City Business License for Safety First Welding, Storm Shelters Inc. and Pierce Electric. Vote.
  7. Haskins to ask for approval of a Judicial Order Authorizing $1.00 to be taken out of the $12.00 Court Clerk Fees to set up a Fund for training and travel.  Will also need to set up a Bank Account for this Fund.  Vote.  
  8. Hopkins to request Board to vote on Bank Loan regarding Capitol Sales Tax.  Vote
  9. Mayor to discuss School building a Girls Dug out at Soft Ball Field in City Park.  Vote.
  10. Public Hearing set for Tax Levy on August 26, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. Vote
  11. Hopkins to discuss 6 month Budget Amendment.  Vote.
  12. Coker to discuss establishing Billings City Library.  Possible Vote.
  13. Coker to discuss opening a bank account for Billings City Library/dba Billings Book Worms.  Possible Vote.
  14. Coker to talk about Book Mobile Coming on Second Saturday in September and November at the Community Building.
  15. Hopkins to open Checking Account at Bank of Billings for Billings Library/dba Billings Book Worms.  Vote.
  16. Motion to approve Payment of Wages, Expenses, Bills, Statements and other Expenditures for the Month of July.  Vote

     

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

     

    Motion to go into Closed Session Pursuant to Section RSMo 610.021 (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 12th day of August, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.

     

     

    _________________________

    Ruth M Haskins, City Clerk

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

2nd Saturday Celebration

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Notifications | Posted on 08-08-2014

Just a Reminder

2nd Saturday Celebration

Banner on Light Pole

Billings Community Building

119 NW Washington

Saturday, August 9, 2014

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Billings Book Worm Bake Sale

Beauty items, Purse collections, Jewelry with Bling to it, Party Lite candles for the perfect aroma, Jerky Snacks for the man in your life, 31 Accessories tote bags personalized with your name or initials, Tupperware plastic items you know will last, Stationery and Custom Crafts will be joining us this Saturday.

 

2nd Satuday Celebration

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Notifications | Posted on 05-08-2014

2nd Saturday Celebration

Saturday   August 9, 2014

Billings Community Building

119 NW Washington

Billings MO

 

Vendors will be in Community Building   -  Wild Tree, Miche Accessories, Beauty Control, Party Lite, Jerky Direct,

Origami Owl Jewelry, 31, Scentsy, Tupperware and NEW Seg’s Mints (Stationery & Sundries)

 

Why Not Table will be back

 

Billings Book Worms have a Bake Sale.

Donation of Gently used Books, DVD’s, Movies Call Jessie for details at 744-2581.

Like them on Face Book      Billings Book Worms

 

Cancell P & Z Meeting August 7, 2014

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Planning & Zoning | Posted on 05-08-2014

 

No  P & Z Meeting

scheduled for Thursday, August 7, 2014

2nd Saturday August 9, 2014

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Notifications | Posted on 04-08-2014

2nd Saturday Celebration

August 9, 2014        10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Billings Community Building

119 NW Washington

Downtown

C E R T Training

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 22-07-2014

Billings C E R T Class

Will start Friday, July 25, 2014 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturday, July 26, 2014 8:30 am 0 4:00 pm

Saturday, August 2, 2014 8:30 am – 12:00 Noon

in the Billings Community Building

119 NW Washington

Billings MO

C E R T stands for Community Emergency Response Team

Come learn of what is needed and to do in case we have an emergency in the City of Billings to provide for you and your family and our Community.

No cost just your time to learn!!!!!!!

Join Us.

Billings Book Worms

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 11-07-2014

Look What’s New in Billings!

 

Billings Book Worms will become the future Billings Library.

You can participate by dropping of gently used books to start our Library.

Drop Locations are Billings City Hall; Billings Community Building on 2nd Saturday’s;

Concession Stand during the Billings Fair and the Exhibit Hall during the Fair.

 

We need Children’s Books (all ages)

Youth Books

Adult Fiction and Non-fiction

Resource Books

DVD/VHS Movies

Computer Software (Educational Games preferred)

Monetary Donations are Welcomed to start this Library in Billings.

We have a proposed Building but we need your help to make this a reality.

If you have any questions Please contact City Hall at 744-2581 and leave a message for Jessie Coker to contact you back.

 

2nd Saturday Update

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 09-07-2014

 

2nd Saturday Celebration

Saturday,  July 12, 2014

Billings Community Building

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

 

Vendors Mall

Ticket Basket Party  $ 3.00 for packet

.25 & Ticket to Bid on Vendor Gift Baskets

31   Bags         Party Lite       Wild Tree     Origami Owl

Scentsy                Tupperware

 

Vendors will have items for purchase or you can order for next month.

Join Us!!!!!                              Watch for Pink signs!!!!!

 

 

 

 

Agenda for July 10, 2014

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 09-07-2014

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 JULY 10, 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 June 12, 2014.  Vote

Review of Minutes for the Closed Session Board Meeting of June 12, 2014.  Vote

 

OLD BUSINESS.

  1. Mayor to discuss bids for flooring and concrete work on old bank building.
  2. Venable to report on costs for new Tennis Courts.  Possible Vote.
  3. Venable to discuss Emergency Management.  Possible Vote.
  4. Mayor to discuss bids for sidewalks on Howcroft.

     

     

    NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIALS, PROCLAMATIONS AND ORDINANCES,

  1. Report on progress of work on the bank building by JMA Const. for the glass work and historic repairs; also First Choice Const. for the carpentry and drywall; signage.
  2. Finding of Fact from the Planning and Zoning Commission on Napper’s Lot Split.  Vote.
  3. Recommendation by Planning and Zoning Commission for Napper’s Lot Split.  Vote.
  4. Board approval on Planning and Zoning Commission’s action on Napper’s Lot Split.  Vote. 
  5. Board to approve Drug and Alcohol Policy for the City.  Possible Vote.
  6. Board to approve Confined Space Policy.  Possible Vote.
  7. Venable to report on repairs to Memorial Wall.
  8. Venable states City needs to be an affiliate of Community Foundation of the Ozarks CFO, to secure money for Community Projects.  Possible Vote.  Park Grant not awarded because of no affiliations.
  9. Hopkins Six Month Budget Amendment.
  10. Motion to approve Payment of Wages, Expenses, Bills, Statements and other Expenditures for the Month of June 2014.  Vote.

     

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

     

    Motion to go into Closed Session Pursuant to Section RSMo 610.021(1),(2),(3).  Vote.

     

    Meeting Closed to the Public.

     

    Reopen Regular Session.

  11. Discuss pay increase for City Employee.  Vote.

     

    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 8th day of July, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

     

     

     

    _____________________________

    Ruth M Haskins

    City Clerk