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 Tuesday October 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.
Haer gave an update on the Riverfront Park. She advised council
that money will need to be drawn to pay Alan Stone Co. Inc., for the
marina, $160,294.94. William H. Wallace made the motion and Dr. William
Park gave the second and the motion passed.
approve the minutes of the public hearing on Monday September 11, 2006
for the Motel/Hotel Tax, the public hearing held on Monday, September
11, 2006, for the alley closure behind the Main Street Baptist Church,
the regular council meeting on Monday, September 11, 2006, the special
council meeting on Monday, September 25, 2006, the financial statements
of the General, Coal Severance, Water and Sewer Funds for the month of
September 2006, the outstanding obligations for the month of September
2006. Ronald R. Kapp made the motion and Carol L. Jones seconded and all
were approved. M. Leota Sang abstained and the vote was (4-0-1).
attorney James Casey read the drafted ordinance for the first reading of
the charter change on the municipal election that would coincide with
the county/state primary election in 2012. Ronald R. Kapp made the
motion to adopt the proposed change and Dr. William Park made the second
and the motion passed.
Clerk Brian L. Billings advised council that the new garbage truck had
arrived today. Billings presented the recommendation of the
procurement committee in the selection of an audit firm. Lisa
Thornburg CPA was the committee selection. The bid price from
Thornburg was $4,200.00. Ronald R. Kapp made the motion and Dr. William
Park gave the second and the motion was approved. Billings also
asked for a motion to approve the invoices for Fort Randolph.
Ronald R. Kapp made the motion to approve and Dr. William Park added the
second and the motion passed.
Wilson asked council to set the annual Trick or Treat date. After
much discussion a motion was made by Ronald R. Kapp to set the night for
Thursday, October 26, 2006, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., along with the
city’s annual Halloween Block Party. Wilson told council members that
he needed approval for himself and Human Resource Director Heather
Thabet Moore to attend the Brownsfield Convention in Boston, Mass., on
November 12th - 15th. Ronald R. Kapp made the
motion and it was seconded by Dr. William Park and the motion passed.
Mayor Wilson has been in contact with West Virginia Paving Inc., and
they will pave Main Street from (3rd Street to 12th)
for $126,938.31, once an ok has been given from the West Virginia
Development Office who issued the paving grant for $125,000.00. Ronald
R. Kapp made the motion to accept and Dr. Bill Park secured the second
and the motion passed. The mayor shared with council that the
River Museum wants to put a small building up to store a boat near the
old floodwall office. The museum will pay for all costs for the
building. Ronald R. Kapp made the motion and M. Leota Sang
provided the second and the motion passed.
Councilwoman Carol L. Jones asked that a stop sign be placed in her ward in
the area where she resides. Mayor Wilson then advised council of Second
Street which needs to be looked at as a four way stop. Wilson asked
councilman and chairman of the Street Committee William H. Wallace to
set up a meeting to discuss these concerns. M.
Leota Sang asked council to reconsider the vote on the Motel/Hotel
tax that was recently passed by majority vote of council on September
11, 2006. Dr. William Park asked the Mayor to check into
the backboard at the tennis courts located at Harmon Park.
no other business, Dr. William Park made a motion to adjourn.
Ronald R. Kapp added the second and being unanimously approved, the
meeting adjourned at 8:27 p.m.