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Council Minutes

 

SPECIAL MEETING
CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF POINT PLEASANT

December 29, 2003

WARD

NAME

PRESENT

ABSENT

Mayor James H. Wilson X  
City Clerk Stanton D. Burdette X  
City Attorney James M. Casey   X
Finance Director Ron Siders   X
Executive Secretary Harriett Nibert   X
Municipal Judge Jeremy T. Vickers   X
At Large Brian Billings X  
At Large Kevin R. Nott   X
First Ward James W. Fetty   X
Second Ward Robert C. Doeffinger, Jr. X  
Third Ward M. Leota Sang X  
Fourth Ward Robert A. Messick X  
Fifth Ward Elaine Grimm Hunt X  
Sixth Ward Ronald R. Kapp X  
Seventh Ward William H. Wallace X  
Eighth Ward Carol L. Jones X  

 


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M. Leota Sang led Council in prayer. The meeting was called to order by Mayor James H. Wilson who led Council in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

A Waiver of Notice is attached to this set of minutes. The purpose of the meeting was to:

1) APPROVE THE SUBMITTAL OF RESOLUTION FOR $15,000 IN GRANT MONEY TO BE USED TOWARD THE TOURISM DESTINATION PROJECT.2) APPROVE THE SUBMITTAL OF RESOLUTION FOR GRANT MONIES $100,000 (50/50 MATCH) FROM THE FISCAL YEAR 2004 LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND TO BE USED AT THE POINT PLEASANT RIVERFRONT PARK.

3) APPROVE INTEREST PAYMENT TO OHIO VALLEY BANK FOR RIVERFRONT PARK LOAN.

Mayor Wilson explained that the $15,000 grant money was something that Main Street Committee applied for every year. Charles Humphreys titled it the Tourism Destination Project. Brian L. Billings moved to adopt the Resolution supporting the Tourism Destination Project, Carol L. Jones seconded and the motion passed unanimously.Mayor Wilson then explained that the 2004 Land and Water Grant was a 50-50 matching grant and that there was a possibility of using some of the $1.2 million bond money for the matching funds. Robert c. Doeffinger moved to adopt the 2004 Land and Water Grant Resolution and M. Leota Sang added the second. The motion passed unanimously.Lastly, Mayor Wilson asked for a motion to approve payment of the interest on the loan from Ohio Valley Bank for the riverfront park. William H. Wallace moved to pay the interest and Carol L. Jones seconded. The motion passed unanimously.In closing, the Mayor explained what the process would be to change the traffic flow on city streets. He added that Sen. Byrd had sent a letter thanking Council for their Resolution supporting an upgraded route 35. The Mayor also mentioned that two police officers had been hired.Brian L. Billings asked if some of the street signs could be replaced due to their present state of disrepair.Carol L. Jones reported that some large dogs had been running loose in the Meadowbrook area.Being no other business, Ronald R. Kapp made a motion to adjourn and M. Leota Sang seconded. The meeting adjourned at 7:35 P.M.

_______________________________ James H. Wilson, Mayor

______________________________Stanton D. Burdette, City Clerk 

 

 

 

 



 

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