Board of Aldermen Meeting Thursday, February 9, 2017


Posted by chopkins | Posted in Agenda | Posted on 08-02-2017


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

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







AT 7:00 P.M.



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




      a. Brown to discuss purchasing a truck to be used with the flusher.


Postponed from last meeting.  Possible Vote.

      b. Brown to discuss new storage building at wastewater plant.  Postponed from


last meeting.  Possible Vote.

      c. Hopkins to request the release of mitigation payment to Blevins Asphalt.  Job is completed  


per quote/bid.  Postponed from last meeting.  Possible Vote.

      d. Board needs to delete Melissa Venable’s signature from City Bank Accounts and add


Mickey Brown to sign on Accounts.  Possible Vote.



      a. Consent Agenda.  Vote.


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

Of January 12, 2017. 

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.  N/A

Review and approve the Library Board Minutes.  

      b. BILL NO. 17-02 — An Ordinance Electing and Setting Forth the Duties and Salary


and Term of Office of the City Clerk.  First and Second Reading.  Possible Vote.

      c. BILL NO. 17-03 — An Ordinance Setting Salaries of all Officers and Employees


of the City.  First and Second Reading.  Possible Vote.

      d. Fire Department representative to discuss building a concession stand for the truck and


tractor pull at the Park.  Possible Vote.

      e. Johnny Monger would like to deed the retention area on John Street to the City.  Monger


spoke to the Mayor on this matter last week.  Possible Vote.

      f. Mayor to present Bud Pierce’s resignation from Planning and Zoning.  Possible Vote.

      g. Mayor to appoint David Rauch to replace Pierce on the Planning and Zoning Board. 


Term 4 years, 2016 to 2020.  Possible Vote.

      h. Haskins request for RFQ’s from Attorney’s due to Mr. Kelly’s resignation.


   Response 1.  William G. Petrus, Jr., Mt. Vernon, MO   (Proposal in Packet.)

   Response 2.  Ken P. Reynolds,   Springfield, MO           (Proposal in Packet.)

   Response 3.  Paul D. Link,          Springfield, MO           (Proposal in Packet.)

   Response 4.  Harry Styron,         Ozark, MO

                         Patty Shilling,         Ozark, MO

                         Vicki J. Running,   Stafford, MO                (Proposals in Packet.)

       i. Haskins to discuss possibly changing the Board Meeting from the 2nd Thursday to the


3rd Thursday.  Two of the Attorneys have other commitments on the 2nd Thursday.

Possible Vote.

       j. Poindexter to discuss bids for Grinder Pump for Customer on Hwy 14.  Possible Vote.

      k. Poindexter to discuss new piping for water tower.  Possible Vote.

      l. Hopkins to request permission to attend GFOA Winter Conference in Columbia, MO on


Thursday, February 23, 2017.  Will require money for registration and mileage.  No

Lodging.  Possible Vote.

      m. Hopkins to discuss General Code, Supplement No. 4.  Price estimate will be between $695 and


$800, plus shipping and handling for the 2016 Ordinances to be Codified.  Possible Vote.

      n. Taylor to request Boards approval and authorization to sign MODOT forms.  Vote.

      o. Coker to discuss asking Mayor to appoint Whitney Packwood to the Library Board at the


recommendation of Library Board vote.   Possible Vote.

      p. Coker wants Board approval to have the 2nd Annual Chili Supper as a Fund Raiser for


the Library on February 17th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Community Center.  Vote.

      q. Coker to discuss the City to donate 1 months revenue from the cell phone tower to the Library


on an annual basis.  Possible Vote.

      r. Coker to discuss update on Library status and opening date.   

      s. Review and approve payment of wages, expenses, bills, statements and other expenditures


for the month of January 2017.  Possible Vote.


No further business.



The Undersigned, Hereby Certifies That a True Copy of the Foregoing Agenda was posted at City

Hall, Billings, Missouri on this the 7th day of February 2017 at 3:00 p.m.




Ruth M. Haskins, City Clerk





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