OF POINT PLEASANT
June 7, 2004
Common Council of the City of Point Pleasant, a Municipal Corporation in
Mason County, West Virginia, met in Regular Session at the City
Building, 400 Viand Street at 7:00 p.m. on Monday May 10, 2004.
Glenn Long led Council in the Prayer. The meeting was called to order by
Mayor James H. Wilson who led Council in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Wilson then asked for a motion to approve the minutes of the Regular
Council meeting of May 10, 2004 and Special Council meeting of May 24,
2004. J. Glenn Long made a motion to approve and Ronald R. Kapp added
the second. In Discussion, M. Leota Sang asked that the details of the
lease agreement with Cool Shack for the Concession Stand at Krodel be
added to the minutes. The lease agreement was for $200.00 per month and
may be extended until December 31, 2005. A copy of the Lease Agreement
can be found in the Minute Book of City Council. The motion to approve
passed unanimously. The Mayor then asked for a motion to approve the
Consolidated Income (Financial) Statement of the General, Water and
Sewer and Coal Severance Funds for the month of May 2004. Robert C.
Doeffinger made a motion to approve and Ronald R. Kapp added the second.
Being no discussion, the motion passed unanimously.
Mayor reported that the pool was still being worked on and would
hopefully be ready to open on June 14th. The Mayor stated
that the Mason County Chamber of Commerce had requested the City donate
$200.00 to the Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament as it had done in
previous years. J. Glenn Long made a motion to donate the money and
Robert C. Doeffinger added the second. In discussion, Mr. Doeffinger
stated that he thought that was a small request considering what the
Chamber of Commerce does to promote the City. The motion was approved
6-1 with Carol L. Jones opposed.
Council Concerns, Brian L. Billings stated that the Tu-Endie-Wei sign at
the Tourism Center was blocking the City sign.
he noted that the Krodel Lake water level was down and that there were
many tree limbs that need picked up. He also apologized for missing the
G. Hunt stated that residents wanted to know when the North Point
Pleasant Drainage Project would be started. She added that water was
lying in the bottoms and the mosquitoes were extremely bad. She added
that there was a cargo van parking along Mount Vernon Avenue obstructing
the view of neighbors and motorists.
C. Doeffinger stated that he was very concerned about the distressed
properties in the City. He added that some of the properties represented
serious health and safety issues. He added that there were still utility
pole holes that needed grouting on Main Street. Mr. Doeffinger also
aired concerns over residents driving over the sidewalks to park in the
Glenn Long stated that he had heard complaints about a resident living
on Mt. Vernon not mowing their lawn. He added that he would like to see
the previous sewer increase designated to the North Point Pleasant
Leota Sang stated that the attorney was the teeth to the distressed
property issues. She added that other Building Inspectors have stated
that they can only go so far, they need the attorneys help. She stated
that she had received compliments on work being done by City employees.
She added that she felt like Street Commissioner James E. Fetty was
doing a great job especially with the activities at the Riverfront Park.
no other business, J. Glenn Long made a motion to adjourn the meeting.
Ronald R. Kapp added the second and being unanimously approved, the
meeting adjourned at 8:30 pm.