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 6:00 p.m. on Monday Monday, June
M. Leota Sang led the Council in prayer. Mayor Wilson called the meeting to order, followed by the Pledge
Councilwoman M. Leota Sang made a motion to appoint Harriett
Nibert to act as City Clerk and take minutes of this meeting. Councilwoman Carol L. Jones added the second, and the motion
Printed information containing
some of the required duties of a city clerk/treasurer were given to the
council members for review.
CITY CLERK/TREASURER POSITION
Councilman Robert C. Doeffinger made a motion to go into Executive Session for the purpose of interviewing
applicants for the position of interim City Clerk/Treasurer. Kevin Nott added the second and the motion passed unanimously. Councilman Brian L. Billings and Acting Clerk Harriett Nibert,
two of the applicants for the position of interim City Clerk/Treasurer,
left the Council Chambers.
Following the interview of applicants and discussion by
Council, Councilman Ronald R. Kapp made a motion to resume the meeting. Carol L. Jones added the second and the motion passed
The Special Meeting of June 19, 2006, was called back to
order by Mayor Wilson.
Councilman Brian L. Billings stated for the record he was
abstaining from voting for or against any of the applicants and again
left the Council Chambers.
Councilman Kevin R. Nott made a motion to appoint Brian L.
Billings as interim City Clerk/Treasurer. Carol L. Jones added the second and the motion passed
Councilman Brian L. Billings and Acting Clerk Harriett Nibert
were called back into the Council Chambers.
RAISE FOR PART-TIME EMPLOYEES
Mayor informed Council the
Finance Committee had met and proposed to give four part-time employees,
Alberta Patterson, Teresa DeWeese, Daniel Fetty and Pat Sallaz, each a
Twenty-Five Cent ($0.25) per hour raise in pay. Councilman William H. Wallace made a motion to give Part-time
Employees Alberta Patterson, Teresa DeWeese, Daniel Fetty and Pat Sallaz
each a pay raise of Twenty-Five Cents ($0.25) per hour. Councilman Dr. William E. Park added the second and the
motion passed unanimously.
Mason County Tourism was previously given one-half of a
Fifteen Thousand Dollar ($15,000.00) contribution from grant monies by
the City. Councilman Ronald
R. Kapp made a motion to contribute the remaining Seven Thousand Five
Hundred Dollars ($7,500.00) to Mason County Tourism. Councilman Robert C. Doeffinger added the second and the motion
Councilwoman M. Leota Sang was not present at the meeting on
June 12, 2006, had listened to the tape of the meeting and wanted to
comment on the following items:
Blue Star Markers: Tu-Endie-Wei Garden Club had been advised
to look at other potential sites in the City and come back to Council
with their site proposals and request for contributions from the City.
City attorney Casey advised Leota Sang that with her concerns of the
marker that proper placement should be further investigated.
Curfew: Councilwoman Sang stated that she would like to see a curfew
established also. Discussion
was had about the limited options the police force has in dealing with
juvenile offenders of breaking a curfew.
Advanced Sick Leave: At
the previous meeting the issue of advanced sick leave was left to the
discretion of the mayor. Councilwoman
Sang does not believe any policy or mention of advance sick leave should
be included in an employee handbook.
OF COUNCILMAN AT LARGE BRIAN L. BILLINGS
Councilman Brian L. Billings
stated that as of 7:57 p.m. on January 19, 2006, he was officially
resigning as a Councilman at Large for the City of Point Pleasant. Councilman Robert C. Doeffinger made a motion to accept the
resignation of Brian L. Billings as a Councilman at Large for the City
of Point Pleasant. Councilman Dr. William E. Park added the second and
the motion passed unanimously.
Mayor Wilson stated that if new interim City Clerk/Treasurer
Billings would like to give his current employer two weeks’ notice to
leave that job, he may do so. Mr.
Billings was informed he could come into the city building any day to
complete the necessary paperwork for the City, and he could be
officially sworn in as interim City Clerk/Treasurer any date between
June 19, 2006 and July 1, 2006.
Being no other business, William H. Wallace made a motion to
adjourn. Councilman Dr. William E. Park added the second and being
unanimously approved, the meeting adjourned at 8:00 p.m.
Harriett Nibert Acting City Clerk James H. Wilson