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City of Point Pleasant, WV

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Council Minutes



June 7, 2004





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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The 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. J. 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.      Mayor 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. The 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. In Council Concerns, Brian L. Billings stated that the Tu-Endie-Wei sign at the Tourism Center was blocking the City sign. Also 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 budget workshops. Elaine 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. Robert 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 yard. J. 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 Drainage Project. M. 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.    Being 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.

_______________________________ James H. Wilson, Mayor

______________________________Stanton D. Burdette, City Clerk 






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