OF POINT PLEASANT
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 Tuesday April 19, 2004.
member J. Glenn Long led Council in prayer. The meeting was called to
order by Mayor James H. Wilson who led the Pledge of Allegiance to the
A Waiver of Notice is attached to this set of minutes. The
purpose of the meeting was to:
TO RECONVENE THE RECESSED MEETING OF APRIL 11, 2005, FOR THE LAYING OF
THE LEVY FOR FISCAL YEAR 2005-2006
2) MOTION FOR REGION II TO PROCEED WITH FY2005 SMALL CITIES BLOCK
GRANT FOR SLUM AND BLIGHTED AREAS
3) TAKE ANY NECESSARY ACTION ON LEASING OF KRODEL CONCESSION STAND
AMEND MOTION TO OPEN SEWER DEPRECIATION FUND TO INCLUDE SIGNATURES
TO DISCUSS AND TAKE ANY NECESSARY ACTION ON ITEMS UNFINISHED FROM THE
APRIL 11, 2005 MEETING.
Mayor asked for motion to adopt the Levy Order and Rates for property
taxation as per the approval of the State Auditor of West Virginia of
the Levy Estimate for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2005. J. Glenn
Long made the motion and Ronald R. Kapp added the second. The Levy Order
and Rates were adopted unanimously.
Mayor then introduced Kathy Elliott of Region II Planning and
Development Council. Ms. Elliott explained that she had been working
with Charles Humphreys of the Main Street Program to initiate a grant
application for building facades and streetscape project on Main Street.
She explained that there is a property owner who has invested a
significant amount of money in a blighted area on Main Street and that
the State looks favorably on projects with considerable private sector
investment. The Mayor then asked for a motion to allow Region II to
proceed with the FY2005 Small Cities Block Grant for slum and blighted
areas. M. Leota Sang made the motion and Brian L. Billings added the
second. The motion to proceed passed unanimously.
Mayor then asked for a motion to advertise for bids to lease out the
concession stand at Krodel Park. He added that the same was done last
year. William H. Wallace made the motion and Ronald R. Kapp added the
second. The motion to advertise was unanimously approved.
Mayor then asked for a motion to amend the motion from the April 11th meeting to name the Mayor and the City Clerk as signatories on the Sewer
Depreciation Fund account. Ronald R. Kapp moved to amend the motion and
J. Glenn Long added the second. The motion was unanimously approved.
Mayor then asked for a motion to approve a Proclamation declaring April
as Fair Housing Month in the City of Point Pleasant. Ronald R. Kapp
moved to adopt the Proclamation and William H. Wallace added the second.
The Proclamation was approved unanimously.
Mayor stated that Alan Stone Co. had hired Progressive Electric Inc. to
correct electrical problems at the Riverfront Park associated with Alan
Stone’s portion of the contract. He explained that after talking with
several people, it would be in the best interest of the City to hire
Progressive Electric on a time and material contract to find, estimate
and or correct electrical deficiencies at the park that were a part of
the J. D. & E. contract. The Mayor added that in talking with the
City Attorney, the City would need cost estimates of necessary repairs
at the park for the impending arbitration. Also, some items would need
to be repaired in order for Progressive Electric Inc. to correct
problems associated with the Alan Stone Contract. Robert C. Doeffinger
stated that the arbitration would be binding and therefore, he agreed
that it was in the City’s best interest to hire Progressive Electric.
J. Glenn Long made the motion to hire Progressive Electric Inc. on a
time and material contract and Robert C. Doeffinger added the second.
The motion was approved unanimously.
Mayor stated that he had been in discussion with the Board of Education
with respect to the traffic flow problem at the Point Pleasant
Intermediate School. The Mayor stated that he had discussed the
situation with the City Attorney and the attorney would look into the
legal process of the altering the traffic flow pattern and report back
to the street committee. The Mayor added that after the committee met,
he would inform the Board of Education as to what the committee
recommended. M. Leota Sang
stated that the cross-walks at the school needed to be painted.
Leota Sang asked members of Council if the City would want to
participate in the “Yard of the Month Award” with the Garden Club
again this summer. After a short discussion, Ronald R. Kapp made a
motion for the City to participate in the program and J. Glenn Long
added the second. The motion passed unanimously.
no other business, J. Glenn Long made a motion to adjourn. M. Leota Sang
added the second and being unanimously approved, the meeting adjourned
at 7:50 pm.