Draft Minutes of Special Called Meeting December 29, 2016 Board of Aldermen

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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF ALDERPERSONS SPECIAL CALLED

MEETING ON DECEMBER 29, 2016 AT 7:00 P.M. IN BILLINGS CITY HALL

 

Present were:  Mayor Michael Hodges, Officer Levi Neely, Water & Sewer Supt. Randy Poindexter, Treasurer Chris M. Hopkins and City Clerk Ruth M. Haskins.

 

Citizens and guests:  None.

 

ROLL CALL.

Jack VanZandt           Present

Holly Fender               Present

Mickey Brown            Present

Don Powell                  Present

Melissa Venable         Present

Jesse Coker                 Present

 

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

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.  None.

 

OLD BUSINESS.

BILL NO. 16-23 — An Ordinance Amending the Zoning Code and Official Zoning Code Map by Changing the Classification of Property owned by David Rauch from “R-1” to “C-2” and from “R-1” to “R-2”.  Motion to have the First Reading by Title Only made by Brown seconded by Fender.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Mayor asked the City Clerk to read Bill No.  16-23 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No.  16-23 by Title Only.  Motion to accept the First Reading of Bill No.  16-23 by Title Only made by Brown seconded by Fender.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Motion to have the Second Reading by Title Only made by Powell seconded by Coker.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.        No abstentions.  Mayor Hodges asked the City Clerk to Read Bill No.  16-23 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No.  16-23 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.  16-23 is now ORDINANCE 16-23.

 BILL NO. 16-24 — An Ordinance Imposing and Extending a Tax for Capital Improvements on all Sellers for the Privilege in Engaging in the Business of Selling Tangible Personal Property of Rendering Taxable Services at Retail at the Rate of .5 Percent on the Receipts from the Sale at Retail of all Tangible Personal Property or Taxable Services at Retail Within Said City, if such Property and Services are Subject to Taxation by the State of Missouri under Provisions of Chapter 144 RSMo Pursuant to the Authority Granted by, and Subject to the Provisions of,  Section 94.577 RSMo; Providing for the Sun setting of such Tax, and providing for Submission of this Ordinance to the Qualified Voters of Said City for  their Approval at the General Municipal Election to be held in said City on April 4, 2017.  Motion to have the First Reading of Bill No.  16-24 by Title Only made by VanZandt seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Mayor Hodges asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-24 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No.  16-24 by Title Only.  Motion to accept the First Reading by Title Only made by Powell seconded by Coker.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Motion to have the Second Reading of Bill No. 16-24 by Title Only made by VanZandt seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Mayor Hodges asked the City Clerk to read Bill No.  16-24 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-24 by Title Only.  Motion to accept the Second Reading by Title Only and for Final Passage thereof, made by VanZandt seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None. No abstentions.  BILL NO. 16-24 is now ORDINANCE 16-24.

BILL NO. 16-25 — 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. 16-25 by Title Only made by Coker seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Mayor Hodges asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-25 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-25 by Title Only.  Motion to accept the First Reading by Title Only made by VanZandt seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Motion to have the Second Reading of Bill No. 16-25 by Title Only made by Fender seconded by Brown.  Mayor Hodges asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-25 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-25 by Title Only.  Motion to accept the Second Reading by Title Only and for 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.  16-25 is now ORDINANCE 215.010.

 

NEW BUSINESS, INCLUDING MEMORIALS AND ORDINANCES.

Hopkins discussed the Budget Amendment for 2016. Motion to accept the amendment made by Brown seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

 

Hopkins discussed the Budget for the Fiscal year of 2017. Hopkins read the narrative for the Budget for January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017.  Venable stated any raises and evaluations will be discussed in the January meeting.  Motion made by Coker seconded by VanZandt.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.

BILL NO. 16-26 — An Ordinance for Establishing the Budget for the Fiscal Year January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017.  Motion to have the First Reading of Bill No. 16-26 by Title Only made by Coker seconded by Fender.  Mayor Hodges asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-26 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill No. 16-26 by Title Only.  Motion to accept the First Reading of Bill No. 16-26 by Title Only made by VanZandt seconded by Coker.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Motion to have the Second Reading of Bill No. 16-26 by Title Only made by Brown seconded by Powell.  Voting “Aye” Venable, Fender, Brown, Coker, Powell and VanZandt.  Voting “Nay” None.  No abstentions.  Mayor Hodges asked the City Clerk to read Bill No. 16-26 by Title Only.  Haskins read Bill 16-26 by Title Only.  Motion to accept the Second Reading by Title Only and for 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. 16-26 is now                 ORDINANCE NO. 16-26.

Mayor discussed getting cell phones for the Water and Sewer Department under a City plan, that way they will not have to use their personal phones. Motion made by Powell to obtain cell phones, no second, motion dies.  Mayor will check with several phone services about obtaining phones and bring back to the Board with prices.

 

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.

 

 

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                                                                         Michael B. Hodges,  Mayor

 

 

ATTEST

 

 

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Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk   

 

 

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