Draft Minutes Special Called Meeting Tuesday, Sept 20, 2016

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Posted by chopkins | Posted in Board of Aldermen Minutes | Posted on 22-09-2016

Minutes for the September 20, 2016 Special Called Meeting of the Board of Aldermen Meeting at 7:00 P.M. at Billings City Hall Boardroom.

Present were: Mayor Michael B. Hodges, Chief David Taylor, Deputy City Clerk/Treasurer Chris Hopkins, and Water-Supt. Randy Poindexter.  Absent was City Clerk Ruth Haskins.

Guest present was: Sam McDonald from McLiney and Company.

Mayor Hodges asked for a Roll Call of the Board Members: 

VanZandt             Present

Powell                  Present

Coker                   Present

Brown                  Present

Fender                  Absent

Venable Absent

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

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.    Mayor Hodges asked if there was anyone present who was not on the Agenda that wished to address the Board.  No citizens or additional guests were present.

 

NEW BUSINESS, INCLUDING MEMORIALS AND ORDINANCES.

 

a.      Sam McDonald from McLiney and Company addressed the Board about the need to amend Ordinance No. 16-11 that was approved and passed August 25, 2016.  The need to amend this Ordinance occurred since the 2013 Bond Obligation was paid in full this month thus allowing the Bonding Company to put the new Bonds on the Market and secure the interest rate for the 2016 Revenue Bonds 1st draw of $1,220,000.00 at 3.25%.

BILL NO. 16-14—An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 16-11 authorizing the issuance of $1,220,000.00 Principal amount of Combined Waterworks and Sewerage System Refunding and Improvement Revenue Bonds, Series 2016, of Billings, Missouri and Authorizing Certain Other Documents and Actions in Connection Therewith.  Motion made by Coker seconded by VanZandt to have the First Reading of Bill No. 16-14 by Title Only.  Voting “Aye” Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Sam McDonald proceeded to read Bill No. 16-14 by Title Only.  Motion made by Coker seconded by Powell to accept the First Reading of Bill No. 16-14 by Title Only.  Voting “Aye” Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Motion by Powell seconded by VanZandt to have the Second Reading of Bill No. 16-14 by Title Only.  Voting “Aye” Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  The Mayor indicated to McDonald to read Bill No. 16-14 by Title Only.  McDonald read Bill No. 16-14 by Title Only.  Motion by VanZandt seconded by Powell to accept the Second Reading and for Final Passage thereof.  Voting “Aye” Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Motion by Powell seconded by VanZandt that Bill No. 16-14 be accepted as Ordinance No. 16-14.  Voting “Aye” Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Bill No. 16-14 is now Ordinance No. 16-14.

b.      Motion made by VanZandt seconded by Powell to approve the replacement sprocket on the chain for the aeration basin for up to $ 3,000.00.  Voting “Aye” Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

c.      Hopkins led the explanation of possible disconnects in the Code Book that were listed in Board packet.  Alderperson Coker suggested getting Attorney and Building Inspector recommendations for some of these changes for the October meeting.  Chief Taylor mentioned the Conceal and Carry Law will change January 2017 and needs to be looked at as well.

 

No further business.

 

Motion to adjourn at 7:45 p.m. made by Coker seconded by VanZandt.  Voting “Aye” Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions. 

 

 

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                                                                                                         Michael B. Hodges, Mayor

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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Chris M. Hopkins, Deputy City Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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