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Council Minutes


July 10, 2006





Mayor James H. Wilson X  
City Clerk     X
City Attorney James M. Casey X  
Finance / Human Resources Heather Moore 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 William E. Park 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 City Hall, 400 Viand Street at 7:00 p.m. on Monday JULY 10,2006. M. Leota Sang led Council in Prayer. The meeting was called to order by Mayor James H. Wilson who led Council in the Pledge of Allegiance.


Lawrence Butler – spoke on sewer problems at his residence.  Mayor Wilson, advised he would get with the sewer department on this matter.


Minutes of the regular council meeting June 12, 2006 and the special council meeting of June 19, 2006 were approved. Ronald R. Kapp made the motion and Kevin R. Nott seconded. The financial statements of the General, Coal Severance, Water and Sewer Funds for the month of June 2006 were approved.  Ronald R. Kapp made the motion and Robert C. Doeffinger seconded. The outstanding obligations for June 2006 were approved. Kevin R. Nott made the motion and Ronald R. Kapp seconded.

 SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS To fill the vacancy of council at large seat.

Nominations : Glenn Long – motion Ronald R. Kapp seconded by Kevin R. Nott. Leonard “Buster” Riffle – motion M. Leota Sang seconded by Elaine G. Hunt. Kevin R. Nott made motion to close the nominations Dr. William Park seconded. Vote was taken on first nomination of Glenn Long.  Voting for were council members - Kevin R. Nott, Ronald R. Kapp, William H. Wallace, James Fetty and Dr. William Park. Majority vote (5) for Glenn Long gave him the council at large seat for the remainder of the current term, which ends on June, 30, 2007.


City attorney updated council on Yeager distressed property.  Waiting on asbestos report from the home.  Then bids will be taken to tear down the house and personal property that is inside will be stored and the owner billed. He advised council on the Municipal League Ordinance of collection of outstanding B & O tax collection.  A copy of the proposed ordinance will be handed out at the next meeting.


Approve the outstanding obligations for Ft. Randolph. Motion by Ronald R. Kapp, seconded by Kevin R. Nott, motion passed. Approve the outstanding obligations for the Krodel Walking Trail.  Motion by Ronald R. Kapp, seconded by Kevin R. Nott, motion passed.  Hotel/Motel tax will defer to the next meeting.  Comments on the tax from the handouts should be made within 10 days. Closing alley behind the Main Street Baptist Church, motion Robert C. Doeffinger, seconded by Kevin R. Nott, motion passed. 


Mayor Wilson updated council on the Riverfront Park.  Work to begin on the marina and picnic shelter.  The bowling alley demolition work is to begin on July 24, 2006.  Ask council to give Charles Humphrey, Main Street Director an additional $100.00 per month.  Motion made by Robert C. Doeffinger, seconded by Ronald R. Kapp, motion passed.


Councilwoman Carol L. Jones, expressed concerns over some council members not attending regular council meetings and only attending meetings for special votes.  Jones, also asked about the Christmas lights being stored outside of a building at Krodel, the dumpster in the front yard at Wilson’s TV location, the Hall property on Shore Street and why the PPHS marching band did not participate in the Regatta parade.  Councilwoman Leota Sang, expressed her concerns on the advanced sick leave policy. She also mentioned the paving needed done from the gas company work in her ward. Councilwoman Elaine G. Hunt, mentioned the alley grating in her ward, the starting up of the neighborhood watch program once again, and the location of the proposed cabin at Krodel Park.  Councilman William H. Wallace, updated council on the recent Regatta and looks forward to a big 2007 event.  Councilman Robert C. Doeffinger, inquired about the main street project (stripping of the asphalt) and having the brick streets etc, also mentioned the dead and fallen trees at the Riverfront Park.    


Being no other business, Kevin R. Nott, made a motion to adjourn.  Councilman Ronald R. Kapp, added the second and being unanimously approved, the meeting adjourned at 8:47 p.m.

_______________________________ James H. Wilson, Mayor


______________________________ Brian L. Billings, City Clerk 






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