2014 Property Taxes

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Christian County Collector Ted Nichols Office

will be in the Community Building

Tuesday November 18, 2014

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

 

Draft Board Minutes Nov 13, 2014

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         Minutes from the November 13, 2014 Board Of Alderman Meeting at 7:00 P.M. at the Community Hall, Billings, Missouri.

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

Citizens & Guests Present were:  Chris Snyder of Republic Services; Max Murray and Tim Thompson of WCA Corp.; Tabatha Gray, Brad Maggard and Tonya Reynolds.

ROLL CALL VOTE.

Crawford           Present

Brown                Present

Parks                 Present

VanZandt         Present

Venable           Present at 7:02 P.M.    

Coker               Present at 7:02 P.M.

Mayor asked everyone to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

Mayor’s Comments.   Contractor at the Bank building should be finished by December 15th.  Well at the park had a problem last month, it was an insurance claim.  The blower that was talked about last month is under $500, so the Mayor will get that ordered.  Had a meeting at Ozark with the Commissioners worked out a deal to lower the Board Bill.  Will have one more meeting.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.  Tabatha Gray asked what qualifications for running for Mayor are.  Gray stated if he can’t pay his bills he does not need to be the Mayor.  Tonya Reynolds stated Pierce does not need to be the Mayor of this City if he can’t take care of his own business.  Mr. Kelly told both Women that none of the remarks have to do anything with City Business.  Parks addressed Ms. Reynolds and told her that what they were saying is personal and does not have anything to do with the City.  Reynolds asked the Board if there was not anyone that would help them.  Mr. Kelly informed her she would need to contact an Attorney if she wanted to change anything.

Brown stated that David Rauch was in charge of putting a Museum at the Old Bank Building and if anyone had anything they wanted to share they should contact Mr. Rauch.

Review of Minutes for the Regular Session Board Meeting of October 9, 2014.  Motion made by VanZandt second by Parks to accept the Minutes.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay’ None.  No abstentions.

Review of Minute for the Regular Session Board Meeting of October 23, 2014.  Motion by Crawford seconded by Parks to accept the Minutes.  Voting “Ayes” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.    Voting “Nay” None.  No. abstentions.

Review of Minutes for the Closed Session Board Meeting of October 23, 2014.  Motion made by VanZandt seconded by Brown to accept the Minutes.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

OLD BUSINESS.

  1. BILL NO. 14-11.    AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 500.120 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF BILLINGS, MISSOURI. AS THE SAME PERTAINS TO THE SCHEDULE OF FEES FOR LICENSES, INSPECTIONS AND PERMITS.  Motion made by Parks seconded by Coker to have the First Reading of BILL NO.  14-11 by Title Only.  Voting “Aye: Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Mayor Pierce asked the City Clerk to read BILL NO. 14-11 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill 14-11 by Title Only.  Motion made by VanZandt seconded by Parks to accept the First Reading by Title Only.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay’ None.  No abstentions.  Motion made by Parks seconded by Brown to have the Second Reading of BILL NO. 14-11 by Title Only.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Mayor Pierce asked the City Clerk to read BILL NO. 14-11 by Title Only.  Haskins read BILL NO. 14-11 by Title Only.  Motion made by Crawford seconded by VanZandt to accept the Second Reading and for Final Passage Thereof.  Voting “Aye, Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Motion made by Parks seconded by Coker that BILL NO. 14-11 be accepted as Ordinance No. 500.120.   Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  BILL NO. 14-11 is Now Ordinance 500.120.

NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIALS, PROCLAMATIONS AND ORDINANCES.

  1. Mayor opened new bids for trash removal.  First bidder is WCA:  Option 1 $9.45 per month and $1.50 for extra cart.  Recyclable bins are to be free picked up every two weeks.   Republic Services First Option is 95 Gallon Cart for 10.20 per month.  Recyclables $5.00 charge I pick up per month.

    Both bidders Two City Wide Clean ups.  Large items $15.00 paid up front.   WCA Option 2 a 96 gallon bin for 10.95, recyclable bin 95 gallon $5.00 per month pick up I time a month; Option 2 also allows a contingency fund to be reimbursed to the City of Billings for $675.00 per month.  Republic Services Option 2 for 10.95 per month, recyclable bin free pick up every two weeks.  Republic contract would be five years, take another look at in two years.  Motion made by VanZandt to approve Republic Services Option 2 seconded by Venable.  Discussion:  Venable asked how many cards are sent each month.  Haskins responded Approximately 450.  WCA contract is for one year at the quoted prices.  Republic Services contract is for 5 years, with quoted prices good for 2 years at which time the increase could be 2.5%.   Motion made by VanZandt seconded by Venable.  VanZandt stated if it ain’t broke don’t fix it. Discussion: Both bidders will provide dumpsters for the Fair and Truck Pulls and dumpsters for the Park and Wastewater Plant at no cost to the City.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

  2. Mayor to appoint Ken Thomas with the Boards approval to Planning and Zoning  for the unexpired term from 2013 to 2017 replacing Jerry Corbett, who is moving out of town.  Motion made by VanZandt to approve Ken Thomas for Planning and Zoning seconded by Venable.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.
  3. Mayor to ask the Board to move January’s Board Meeting I week to January 15, 2015 at 7:00 P.M.  Motion made by VanZandt to move January’s Board Meeting to January 15th seconded by Venable.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.
  4. Christmas Parade will be December 13th. Board need to approve street closings for the Parade Route. Motion made by Venable seconded by Parks to close street.   Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.
  5. Ted Nichols, the Christian County Collector will be at Community Hall on November 18th to collect taxes from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  6. City Hall will be Closed on November 27th and 28th.
  7. Hopkins presented 2015 Budget Worksheets to the Board.  Hopkins would like for each Board Member to come into the Office to work on the Budget.
  8. Motion to approve payment of Wages, Expenses, Bills, Statement and other Expenditures for the Month of October, 2014 made by VanZandt seconded by Parks.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

Treasurers Report by Hopkins.  Motion made by Parks to accept the report seconded by VanZandt.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay”. None.  No abstentions.

Police Report by Taylor.  Motion made by VanZandt to accept the report seconded by Crawford.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

Municipal Court Report by Haskins.  Motion made by Parks to accept the report seconded by Coker.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

Wastewater & Water Maint. Report by Lewis.  Motion made by Coker to accept the report seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

Animal Control Report by Poindexter.  Motion made by Parks to accept the report seconded by Coker.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

Building Inspectors Report by Hopkins.  Motion made by VanZandt to accept the report seconded by Venable.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

Mayor asked for a Motion to go into Closed Session.  Motion made by VanZandt that the board go into closed session for the Purpose of Discussion and possible vote on hiring, firing, promoting or discipline of City Employees Pursuant to Section 610.021 (3) RSMo. Motion seconded by Coker.

ROLL CALL VOTE.

Crawford        Aye, VanZandt    Aye, Brown  Aye, Parks   Aye, Venable   Aye, Coker    Aye.

Meeting Closed to the Public.

Reopen Regular Session.

No further Business.

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

 

 

                                                                                        _______________________________

                                                                                       Bud Pierce, Mayor

 

 

ATTEST

 

 

_______________________________________

Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk

  

 

 

 

 

 

Board of Aldermen Agenda Nov 13, 2014

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

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

 

              

            AGENDA FOR THE REGULAR SESSION FO THE BILLINGS BOARD OF

            ALDERMEN MEETING FOR NOVEMBER 13, 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 October 9, 2014.  Vote.

            Review of Minutes for the Regular Session Board Meeting of October 23, 2014. Vote

            Review of Minutes for the Closed Session Board Meeting of October 23, 2014.  Vote

 

           OLD BUSINESS.

  1. BILL NO.  14-11  —  AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 500.120 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF BILLINGS, MISSOURI, AS THE SAME PERTAINS TO THE SCHEDULE OF FEES FOR LICENSES, INSPECTORS AND PERMITS. Vote.

     

               NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIALS, PROCLAMATIONS AND ORDINANCES.

  1. Mayor will open sealed bids for trash pickup contract.  Vote
  2. Mayor to appoint with the Board’s approval Ken Thomas for the unexpired term from 2013 to 2017 replacing Jerry Corbett on the Planning and Zoning Commission.  Vote.
  3. Mayor to ask the Board to move January’s Board Meeting 1 week to January 15, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.  Vote
  4. Christmas Parade will be December 13th, Board needs to approve street closings for the Parade Route.  Vote.
  5. Christian County Collector will be at Community Hall on November 18th to collect taxes on personal and real estate from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. FYI
  6. City Hall will be closed on  November 27th and 28th . FYI
  7. Hopkins will present 2015 Budget Worksheet to the Board.
  8. Motion to approve payment of Wages, Expenses, Bills, Statement and other

    Expenditures for the Month of October, 2014.  Vote.

     

     

              Treasurers Report/Police Report/Municipal Court Report/Wastewater and Water

               Maint. Report/ Animal Control Report/ Building Inspectors Report.

     

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

     

               Meeting Closed to the Public.

     

               Reopen Regular Session.

     

  9. Mayor to discuss police car # 2.  Possible Vote.

     

               No further business.

     

               Adjournment.  Vote.

     

               The Undersigned Hereby Certifies That a True Copy of the Foregoing Agenda was

                Posted at the City Hall , Billings, Missouri on this the 10th day of November 2014.

     

     

     

     

                ______________________________

                 Ruth M Haskins, City Clerk

     

2nd Saturday November 8, 2014

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Book Mobile will be in the Community Building

11:30 Am – 1:00 pm

 

Library Hot Dog, Chips, Drink  Fundraiser

Glamour Boutique items for Sale – Proceeds for Economic Development

 

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Billings Community Building 119 NW Washington

 

 

 

 

P & Z Meeting Thursday, November 6, 2014

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

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

 

                    Agenda for Planning & Zoning Commission

                                         November 6, 2014

                                               7:00 PM

        Community Building, 119 NW Washington, Billings MO 65610

 

ROLL CALL.

 

Chairman Baker to open meeting.

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

Review of Minutes for the Regular Meeting on July 2, 2014.         

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

  1.  Project 14-10 Jerry Ragain.  Commercial Property located at 470 SW Hwy 60.

Additional storage unit 20’ x 100’ to be located on property.

 

Building Permit submitted 10/07/14 and Fee paid $ 290.00.

Plan Review Fee Paid $ 50.00.

Contractor Application & Work Comp Insurance provided.  Fee Paid $ 25.00.

 

Building Inspector Terry Danley reviewed plans on 10/27/14 and requested a survey map of property for proposed project.  Jerry provided map dated from 1997 however Inspector Danley said map provided did not show utility easements.

 

 

  1.  Next meeting to be scheduled for Thursday, December 4, 2014.

 

 

____________________________                                                                           

Chris M. Hopkins, Deputy City Clerk                                                                      

                                                                                                                                     

 Posted 11/04/14   2:30 pm

Board of Aldermen Draft Minutes October 23, 2014

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MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR BOARD OF ALDERMEN MEETING FOR OCTOBER 23, 2014

AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE COMMUNITY HALL, BILLINGS, MISSOURI.

 

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

 

Citizens and Guests present were:  Tony Taylor and Jerri Woods from Taylor Insurance; Tabatha Gray, Tonya Reynolds and Brad Maggard.

Mayor Asked for a ROLL CALL.

Crawford – Present, Brown – Present, Coker – Present, Parks – Present, VanZandt – Present, Venable arrived at 7:20 p.m.            

 

Mayor asked everyone to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Mayor‘s Comments. In about a week all the sidewalk concrete should be finished, barring any bad weather.  There was a meeting with the County Commissioners and will have another one on November 13th.  The meeting was very colorful.  Talking to the Sheriff about lower the Board Bills for Municipal prisoners taken to jail. The Sheriffs’ office will send a list every day of a list of prisoners.  Bank Building is coming along, the sheetrock is up.

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.  Mayor asked if anyone that was not on the agenda wished to speak?  Tonya Reynolds has an issue with the Code Enforcement Officer needs to be above the law.  Reynolds stated she also has an issue that there are two (2) business’ that do not have a business license and are still doing business.

 

Review of Minutes for the Regular Board Meeting of September 11, 2014.  Motion made by Parks seconded by Coker.  Voting “Aye” Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

Review of Minutes for the Closed Session Board Meeting of September 11, 2014.  Motion made by VanZandt seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

Review of Minutes for the Special Called Board Meeting of September 18, 2014.  Motion made by Parks seconded by Crawford.  Voting “Aye” Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

 

OLD BUSINESS

  1. For the Confined Space prices on equipment we do not have  an aluminum extension ladder,  a fan to suck the air out, only have a fan to blow the smoke out, a barricade to erect around the manhole.  That totals about $2,000.00.  That is not in the Budget.  They also do not have a light.  Coker asked how deep the manholes were.  Mayor responded anywhere from 4’ to 16’ is the deepest one.  Mr. Kelly stated just put back on next month agenda to vote on, no need to postpone.

 

NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIALS, PROCLAMATIONS AND ORDINANCES.

  1. Hopkins stated Commercial Insurance has increased slightly from last year.  Coker asked what Inland Marine Insurance was.  Mr. Taylor explained that is an old insurance term for equipment that does not fit anywhere else and is moved within the City.  Motion made by Parks to accept EMC for $16,282.00 seconded by Coker.  Voting “Aye” Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.
  2. Hopkins stated need to include People’s Community Bank Loan in 2014 Budget as a 9 month amendment.  Coker made the motion for $80,000.00 Revenue and $8,000.00 expenses seconded by Parks.  Voting “Aye” Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.
  3. The Clerk put an ad in the paper for sealed bids for trash service to be opened on November 13, 2014 at the Regular Board Meeting.                   Melissa Venable joined the meeting at 7:24 p.m.
  4. In years past the Building Inspector was the Code Enforcement Officer.  Coker stated is that not you as the Mayor?  Mayor responded it can be but if the person wants Planning and Zoning plans proceed faster they can pay for the price of a meeting.  Motion by VanZandt to leave as is seconded by Parks.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.
  5. Chief Taylor stated they will need some additional money to mark the car and put all the equipment on it.  The contact price is $20,654.00.  Plus the additional money to finish the car approximately $1,500.00 for a total of $22,244.00.  Motion to order made by Parks seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.
  6. JMA has declined the contracts for the Bank of Billings renovations.  First Choice stated they would take the Contract for $21,143.28. Plus possibly another $1,000.00 if the floors need to be sanded.  Motion to give the contract to First Choice made by Coker seconded by Parks.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.
  7. Authorized Mr. Kelly to amend Ordinance 500.120 Section A and Section B to keep up with the changing prices made by VanZandt seconded by Parks.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.
  8. Board to discuss having the John Deere Tractor fixed for $1,100.00 by J.D. Tractor.  Motion made by Coker seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions.
  9. Motion to approve payment of Wages, Expenses, Bills, Statements and other Expenditures for the Month of September 2014.  Motion made by Coker seconded by Crawford.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

 

Treasurers Report by Hopkins.  Motion made to accept the report made by Brown seconded by Parks.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

 

Police Report by Taylor.  Motion to accept the report made by VanZandt seconded by Coker.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

 

Municipal Court Report by Haskins.  Motion to accept the report made by Parks seconded by Brown.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

 

Wastewater & Water Maint. Report by Lewis.  Motion to accept the report made by VanZandt seconded by Coker.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

 

Animal Control and Water Report by Poindexter.  Motion to accept the report made by VanZandt seconded by Crawford.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

 

Building Inspectors Report by Hopkins.  Motion to accept the report made by Parks seconded by VanZandt.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Crawford, Brown, Coker, Parks and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

 

Mayor asked for a Motion to go into Closed Session.                                                     Motion made by Brown seconded by VanZandt to go into Closed Session Pursuant to Section RSMo 610.021 (1) & (3).

ROLL CALL VOTE.

Jack VanZandt              Aye

Christine Parks             Aye

Jessie Coker                  Aye

Mickey Brown             Aye

Kaye Crawford            Aye

Melissa Venable         Aye

 

Meeting Closed to the Public.

 

Meeting reopened.

 

No further business.

 

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

 

 

 

 

__________________________________

Bud N. Pierce, Mayor

 

 

 

                        ATTEST

                       

 

 

                        ____________________________

                        Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

                                                                                                                              

Amended Board of Aldermen Meeting Thursday October 23, 2014

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

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

 

                                                            AMENDED

         AGENDA FOR REGULAR SESSION OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE

         CITY OF BILLINGS, MISSOURI ON OCTOBER 23, 2014 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE

         COMMUNITY HALL AT BILLINGS, MISSOURI.

 

ROLL CALL.

 

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

 

Mayor’s comments. 

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

 

Review of Minutes for the Regular Board Meeting of September 11, 2014.  Vote.

Review of Minutes for the Closed Session Board Meeting of September 11, 2014.  Vote.

Review of Minutes for the Special Called Board Meeting of September 18, 2014.  Vote.

 

OLD BUSINESS.

  1. Mayor to discuss list of equipment for Confined Space Program.  Possible Vote.

     

    NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIAL, PROCLAMATIONS AND ORDINANCES.

  1. Hopkins to present bids received for 2015 Commercial Insurance.  Vote.
  2. Hopkins to discuss nine month 2014 Budget Amendment for the City of Billings which needs to reflect the Capital Improvement Sales Tax Loan and Revenue.  Possible Vote.
  3. Mayor asked the Clerk to put an ad in the paper in October to take sealed bids for Trash Service at the November Meeting.
  4. Board to discuss a Code Enforcement Officer:  appoint someone to the office; hire a new person to the office or leave as is.  Possible Vote.
  5. Chief Taylor to discuss quote from Don Brown Chevrolet, price is $20,654.00.  Possible Vote.
  6. JMA has declined to take the contract on the old bank building, Board needs to discuss whether to rebid the items or negotiate with First Choice to pick up the items that JMA was supposed to complete.  Possible Vote.
  7. Board to discuss amending Ordinance 500.120, Section A and Section B.  Page 1 shows the amounts charged now and Page 2 would be the suggested increases.  Possible Vote.
  8. Broad to discuss repairing the John Deere Tractor the clutch is out.  J & D Tractor estimates it will cost $1,100.00 to do the repairs.  Possible Vote.
  9. Motion to approve payment of Wages, Expenses, Bills, Statements and other Expenditures for the Month of September 2014.  Vote.

     

    Treasurers Report\Police Report\Municipal Court Report\Wastewater and Water Maint. Report\Animal Control Report\Building Inspectors Report.

         

    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 21st day of October 2014.  Vote.

     

     

    ___________________________

    Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk

Rescheduled Board of Aldermen Meeting Thursday, October 23, 2014

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                                          City of Billings 

                         P.O. Box 207   Billings, MO 65610

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

 

 

         AGENDA FOR REGULAR SESSION OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE

         CITY OF BILLINGS, MISSOURI ON OCTOBER 23, 2014 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE

         COMMUNITY HALL AT BILLINGS, MISSOURI.

 

ROLL CALL.

 

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

 

Mayor’s comments. 

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

 

Review of Minutes for the Regular Board Meeting of September 11, 2014.  Vote.

Review of Minutes for the Closed Session Board Meeting of September 11, 2014.  Vote.

Review of Minutes for the Special Called Board Meeting of September 18, 2014.  Vote.

 

OLD BUSINESS.

  1. Mayor to discuss list of equipment for Confined Space Program.  Possible Vote.

     

    NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIAL, PROCLAMATIONS AND ORDINANCES.

  1. Hopkins to present bids received for 2015 Commercial Insurance.  Vote.
  2. Hopkins to discuss nine month 2014 Budget Amendment for the City of Billings which needs to reflect the Capital Improvement Sales Tax Loan and Revenue.  Possible Vote.
  3. Mayor asked the Clerk to put an ad in the paper in October to take sealed bids for Trash Service at the November Meeting.
  4. Board to discuss a Code Enforcement Officer:  appoint someone to the office; hire a new person to the office or leave as is.  Possible Vote.
  5. Chief Taylor to discuss quote from Don Brown Chevrolet, price is $20,654.00.  Possible Vote.
  6. JMA has declined to take the contract on the old bank building, Board needs to discuss whether to rebid the items or negotiate with First Choice to pick up the items that JMA was supposed to complete.  Possible Vote.
  7. Board to discuss amending Ordinance 500.120, Section A and Section B.  Page 1 shows the amounts charged now and Page 2 would be the suggested increases.  Possible Vote. 
  8. Motion to approve payment of Wages, Expenses, Bills, Statements and other Expenditures for the Month of September 2014.  Vote.

     

    Treasurers Report\Police Report\Municipal Court Report\Wastewater and Water Maint. Report\Animal Control Report\Building Inspectors Report.

         

    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 21st day of October 2014.  Vote.

     

     

    ___________________________

    Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk

Board of Aldermen Agenda October 9, 2014

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Agenda | Posted on 08-10-2014

 

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

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

 

 

AGENDA FOR REGULAR SESSION OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE

CITY OF BILLINGS FOR OCTOBER 10, 2014 AT 7:OO P.M. AT THE COMMUNITY

HALL, BILLINGS, MISSOURI.

 

ROLL CALL. 

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

Mayor’s comments.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

 

Review of Minutes for the Regular Board Meeting of September 11, 2014.  Vote.

Review of Minutes for the Closed Session Board Meeting of September 11, 2014.  Vote.

Review of Minutes for the Special Called Board Meeting of September 18, 2014.  Vote.

 

OLD BUSINESS.

  1. Mayor to discuss list of equipment for Confined Space Program.  Possible Vote.

       

             NEW BUSINESS, MEMORIAL, PROCLAMATIONS AND ORDINANCES.

  1. Hopkins to present bids received for 2015 Commercial Insurance.  Vote.
  2. Hopkins to discuss nine month 2014 Budget Amendment for the City of Billings which needs to reflect the Capital Improvement Sales Tax Loan and Revenue.  Possible Vote.
  3. Mayor asked the Clerk to put an ad in the paper in October to take sealed bids for Trash Service at the November Meeting.
  4. Remember the Trash Cleanup on Thursday 16th.  FYI.
  5. Motion to approve payment of Wages, Expenses, Bills, Statements and other Expenditures for the Month of September 2014.  Vote.

         

            Treasurers Report/Police Report/Municipal Court Report/Wastewater Maint. Report/Animal

             Control Report/Building Inspectors Report. 

            Mayor asked for a Motion to go into Closed Session Pursuant to RSMo 610.021(3).  Vote.

     

  6.         Meeting Closed to the Public.

     

            Reopen Regular Session.

     

     

            No Further Business.

     

            Motion to adjourn.

     

            The Undersigned Hereby Certifies That a True Copy of the Foregoing Agenda was Posted at

            The City Hall, Billings, Missouri on this the 7th day of October 2014 at 3:30 P. M.

     

     

     

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            Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk

     

      

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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.