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Council Minutes
 

SPECIAL MEETING
CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF POINT PLEASANT

June 19, 2006

WARD

NAME

PRESENT

ABSENT

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 Glen Long 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 Special Session at the City Building, 400 Viand Street at 6:00 p.m. on Monday Monday, June 19, 2006. M. Leota Sang led the Council in prayer.  Mayor Wilson called the meeting to order, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. 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 passed unanimously. Printed information  containing some of the required duties of a city clerk/treasurer were given to the council members for review.

FILL 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 unanimously. 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 unanimously. Councilman Brian L. Billings and Acting Clerk Harriett Nibert were called back into the Council Chambers.

PAY 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.

ANY UNFINISHED BUSINESS 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 passed unanimously. 

COUNCIL CONCERNS 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.  

RESIGNATION 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.

ADJOURNMENT 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.  

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Harriett Nibert  Acting City Clerk                 James H. Wilson                   Mayor                           

 

 

 

 



 

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