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 June 6, 2005.
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
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.
DAVE STACEY---COMMERCIAL INSURANCE SERVICE
BURGESS & NIPLE---NORTH POINT DRAINAGE
PAT SALLAZ---KRODEL CAMPGROUND
1ST READING---ORDINANCE APPROVING NEW
CONTRACT---W.H.DRANE; CODIFIED ORDINANCES 2007
RIVERFRONT PARK ARBITRATION AND PAYMENT
HIRING OF SUMMER EMPLOYEES
The Mayor asked for a motion to approve Budget Revision
Number One of the General Fund Budget. J. Glenn Long made the motion to
approve the revision and Ronald R. Kapp added the second. The revision
was approved unanimously.
The Mayor then asked for a motion to approve Budget Revision
Number One of the Coal Severance Budget. J. Glenn Long made the motion
to approve and Brian L. Billings added the second. The revision was
The Mayor introduced Greg Harrick of Burgess & Niple Inc.
Mr. Harrick explained that Scott Perfater was to address Council on the
North Point Drainage Project but was unable to attend. Mr. Harrick
apologized and said that Mr. Perfater would be rescheduling at a letter
The Mayor then introduced Dave Stacey of Commercial Insurance
Systems. Mr. Stacey presented Council with a proposal to provide
property and liability insurance to the City through the Scottsdale
Insurance Group. He presented an overview of the proposal and
highlighted the differences between his and the present carrier’s
proposal. In closing, he stated that he would like to go over the
proposal more in-depth with the committee making the recommendation to
The Mayor then recognized Krodel Campground Director Pat
Sallaz. Ms. Sallaz explained that the campground was not being mowed
regularly and the campers were complaining about grass growing up around
the campers. The Mayor explained that there were some new employees
working at the park but they were not instructed to mow the campground.
He added that the Street Department would continue to mow the campground
until such time that the new employees could assume that task.
City Clerk Stanton D. Burdette asked for a motion to approve
the first reading of an Ordinance to Approve the New Codified
Ordinances. Brian L. Billings made the motion to approve the first
reading and J. Glenn Long added the second. The motion was approved
The City Clerk then asked for a motion to approve a Contract with the Walter H. Drane Co. to do the 2005-2007
Codified Replacement Ordinances. Ronald R. Kapp made the motion to
approve the contract and J. Glenn Long added the second. The motion was
The City Clerk then asked for a motion to approve paying of
the invoice for the 2003-2005 Codified Ordinance contract in the amount
of $3,506.71. J. Glenn Long made the motion and Ronald R. Kapp added the
second. The motion was unanimously approved.
City attorney James M. Casey stated that he would like to
update Council on some legal issues. Ronald R. Kapp made a motion to go
into Executive Session to discuss pending legal concerns and personnel
issues. Carol L. Jones added the second and the motion was unanimously
After Executive Session, Ronald R. Kapp made a motion to pay
J. D. & E. Inc. the seventy-eight thousand dollars ($78,000.00) that
was due them for work done at the Riverfront Park. Robert C. Doeffinger
added the second and the motion was approved unanimously. Mr. Doeffinger
added that he thought Mr. Casey did a good job representing the City in
the recent arbitration involving issues at the Riverfront Park.
The Mayor then discussed the hiring of summer employees. The
Mayor suggested that the relatives of employees be hired first. Ronald
R. Kapp made a motion to hire summer employees that were relatives of
City employees. Elaine G. Hunt added the second the motion was
The Mayor stated that he might suggest that the City
participate in an advertising campaign to help bring visitors to the
City. He added that it would cost $200.00 per month and he would take it
out of his budget if needed.
no other business, J. Glenn Long made a motion to adjourn. Robert C. Doeffinger added the second and being
unanimously approved, the meeting adjourned at 8:05 pm.