OF POINT PLEASANT
May 24, 2004
Common Council of the City of Point Pleasant, a municipal corporation in
Mason County, West Virginia, met in Special Session at the City
Building, 400 Viand Street at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 24, 2004.
Leota Sang led Council in prayer.
Wilson called the meeting to order.
Waiver of Notice is attached to this set of minutes. The purpose of the
meeting was to:
TAKE ACTION ON REQUIRED BUDGET REVISIONS OF THE GENERAL AND
COAL SEVERANCE FUNDS FOR THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR
TAKE ACTION ON KRODEL PARK CONCESSION LEASE AGREEMENT.
TAKE NECESSARY ACTION ON BIDS FOR MATERIALS OR SERVICES NEEDED
FOR THE RIVERFRONT PARK.
TAKE ANY NECESSARY ACTION ON HARMON PARK SWIMMING POOL.
TAKE ANY NECESSARY ACTION ON NEW WELCOME SIGNAGE FOR THE CITY
Haer of the Point Pleasant Riverfront Park presented bids for a portable
stage to be used at the park. Marshall Austin Productions, Inc. had the
low bid of $69,907.00. Stage-Line Inc. offered the only other bid of
$89,900.00. Both bids included delivery and training. After all
discussions on the 2 stages, Ronald R. Kapp made a motion to accept the
low bid of $69,907.00 from Marshall Austin Productions. William H.
Wallace added the second and the motion was approved unanimously.
Ms. Haer presented the bids for Entrance Gates to be installed in the
floodwall openings at 4Th and 5Th streets. Bids
were submitted by Precision Fabricators LLC.($16,524.00) and Sandy
Enterprises($18,000.00) for their individual design, fabrication and
installation of the gates. After all discussions on the different
designs, Ronald R. Kapp made a motion to accept the low bid from
Precision Fabricators if they would make recommended changes to the
design including pickets and hinge system for the original bid price of
$16,524.00. J. Glenn Long
added the second and the motion passed unanimously.
Wilson presented a bid from Madison Coal and Supply Company for the
installation of a wildlife habitat along the Ohio River. As part of the
Riverfront Park Mitigation Agreement with the Army Corps of Engineers,
the City agreed to install a series of stone levies in the river just
downstream of the park. Madison Coal and Supply Company submitted a bid
of $22,453.36 to do the work specified in the mitigation plan. After
discussions, Ronald R. Kapp made a motion to accept the bid and J. Glenn
Long added the second. The motion passed unanimously.
Mayor added that the City would be entering mediation with a contractor
that did work on the park. Attorneys for contractor and the City would
have to decide upon a mediator to handle the negotiations. Mr. Casey
stated that the mediator would come from the Pittsburgh area and would
likely charge $250.00 to $300.00 per hour. Robert C. Doeffinger added
that the electrical contractor doing the analysis of the electrical
system was almost finished.
Mayor Wilson asked for a motion to accept the revisions of the General
and Coal Severance Fund Budgets. Ronald R. Kapp made the motion to
accept the revisions and adopt the required resolution to be sent to the
State. William H. Wallace added the second and the motion passed
Mayor presented a resolution to adopt the lease agreement with Jimmie
and Drema Matovich for the use of the concession stand at Krodel Park.
Ronald R. Kapp made a motion to adopt the resolution and J. Glenn Long
added the second. The resolution was adopted unanimously.
mayor then asked for a motion to approve a bid of $6,089.00 from Greene
and Sons for work to be done on the Harmon Park Swimming Pool to try to
stop the pool from leaking water. Robert C. Doeffinger stated that the
bid seemed very reasonable and made a motion to approve the bid. Ronald
R. Kapp added the second and the motion passed unanimously. The Mayor
added that 21 lifeguards were going to be hired but they would be
working fewer hours.
mayor presented information on signage that had been designed for the
City. The vendor provided an extensive list of locations for signs to be
installed. The mayor added that he had been approached by the tourism
committee and others about the need for uniform
and attractive signage throughout the City. The mayor stated that if
signage was an important item to council, it should probably be put into
the budget for the coming year. Finance Director Ron Siders stated that
he felt like Council should wait until the start of the new fiscal year
before appropriating funds for the signage.
mayor stated that Hartley, Hartley and Hartley Inc. had asked permission
to survey property on First Street that they believe the City owns.
Previously, the Hartley’s’ had asked the City to lease or sell them
the property so they might expand an office building adjacent to the
property. M. Leota Sang made a motion to allow the Hartley’s to have
the property surveyed and Ronald R. Kapp added the second. The motion
passed unanimously. The mayor added that the City would receive
$15,000.00 from homeland security grant funds and also a $15,000.00
Tourism Destination Grant through Main Street.
Wilson presented a proclamation from The Sons of American Revolution (SAR)
honoring World War II veterans. He informed Council that this was way
for the City to recognize the veterans. The World War II Memorial is
scheduled to be unveiled on May 29TH.
no other business, Robert C. Doeffinger made a motion to adjourn. Ronald
R. Kapp added the second and being unanimously approved, the meeting
adjourned at 7:40 pm.