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Council Minutes

 

Special MEETING
CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF POINT PLEASANT

May 24, 2004

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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SPECIAL MEETING

CITY COUNCIL CITY OF POINT PLEASANT

 May 24, 2004 The 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. M. Leota Sang led Council in prayer. Mayor Wilson called the meeting to order. A Waiver of Notice is attached to this set of minutes. The purpose of the meeting was to:

1. TAKE ACTION ON REQUIRED BUDGET REVISIONS OF THE GENERAL AND COAL SEVERANCE FUNDS FOR THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR

2. TAKE ACTION ON KRODEL PARK CONCESSION LEASE AGREEMENT.

3. TAKE NECESSARY ACTION ON BIDS FOR MATERIALS OR SERVICES NEEDED FOR THE RIVERFRONT PARK.

4. TAKE ANY NECESSARY ACTION ON HARMON PARK SWIMMING POOL. 5. TAKE ANY NECESSARY ACTION ON NEW WELCOME SIGNAGE FOR THE CITY Darlene 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. Next 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. Mayor 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. The 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. Next 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 unanimously. The 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. The 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. The 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.

      The 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. Mayor 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. Being 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.

_______________________________ James H. Wilson, Mayor

______________________________Stanton D. Burdette, City Clerk 

 

 

 

 



 

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