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City of Point Pleasant, WV

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REGULAR MEETING
CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF POINT PLEASANT

February 12, 2007

WARD

NAME

PRESENT

ABSENT

Mayor James H. Wilson X  
City Clerk Brian Billings 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

 


The minutes posted to these pages are the exact words contained in the official minutes on file in the City Clerks office. The format has been changed to make the information easier to read when presented in an Interned browser. Every effort is made to insure accuracy in transferring the information to these pages.  In all cases, the document on file at the City Building will be considered the official document.

   J. Glenn Long led Council in prayer. The meeting was called to order by Mayor James H. Wilson who led Council in the Pledge of Allegiance.

OUTSIDE DELEGATION

Pat Sallaz – spoke to council on Krodel Park and the need to look at the seasonal rates being charged. She suggested to council the summer rate of $100.00 per month increasing to $150.00 and the winter rate of $200.00 going to $220.00.  Mrs. Sallaz shared with council that she will be in charge of the rental for all shelters and the club house.  The park is in need of picnic tables, gravel and the carpet at the golf course needs replaced.  Also discussed was the night fishing and the letter from the DNR on this matter.     Sam Juniper – addressed council on the tape of the (12-11-06) meeting that he listened to.  Mr. Juniper advised that council did not properly go into executive session on the personnel payroll matters by following the state code. 

MONTHLY BUSINESS

Ronald R. Kapp made the motion to approve the minutes of the regular council meeting on Monday, January 8, 2007 and a second was given by J. Glenn Long and the motion passed. A motion by J. Glenn Long and seconded by Ronald R. Kapp to approve the financial statements of the General, Coal Severance, Water and Sewer Funds for the month of January 2007, was approved by council. Dr. William Park made a motion to approve the outstanding obligations for the month of January 2007, and J. Glenn Long gave the second and the motion was approved with a (6-0-1) vote with M. Leota Sang abstaining.

CITY ATTORNEY

City attorney Jeremy Vickers updated council on the Yeager Property and the upcoming court proceedings which attorney James Casey will handle. The Franklin property on Main Street is in the process of being appraised.

CITY CLERK

City Clerk Brian L. Billings gave the first reading of the change to the ordinance on a stop sign at Cedar and Meadowbrook Drive.  J. Glenn Long made the motion to approve this reading and Ronald R. Kapp gave the second. After discussion on the stop sign, Long retracted his motion and removed to approve with the right to amend.  The language will read ADD: Three way stop sign at Cedar and Meadowbrook Drive on the north and south side.  After the clarification council gave approval of the first reading on the stop sign.    Billings spoke to council on the use of machines or paper ballots for voting in the upcoming city election.  He advised council of his communications with the county clerk’s office on the cost of both. Ronald R. Kapp made the motion to use the touch screen machines and a second was given by M. Leota Sang and the motion was passed.  A motion was made by J. Glenn Long and a second given by Dr. William Park for the hiring of Randy Filkens (Republican) and R. Kenton Sheline (Democrat) as ballot commissioners for the city election and the motion passed.  A motion by J. Glenn Long and seconded by Ronald R. Kapp to approve the Emergency Absentee Voting Policy was unanimously passed by council. Ronald R. Kapp made a motion to adopt the pay schedule for poll workers and commissioners for the May 19, 2007 city election and J. Glenn Long secured the second and the motion was unanimously approved.  Billings advised council that he had sent letters to the city chairman of both parties advising them that they need to turn in a list of election workers for their party by March 5, 2007.    

MAYOR

Mayor Wilson told council that the meeting to hire a firm for the Brownfield grant had been canceled last week because of weather conditions and the meeting has been rescheduled for February 21, 2007.  Wilson asked for a motion to approve the date (July 7, 2007) for the firework display during the Regatta.  Ronald R. Kapp made the motion and J. Glenn Long gave the second and the motion passed.  Mayor Wilson told council that the annual Clean Up Day will be held on April 7, 2007 with a rain out day of April 14, 2007. Ronald R. Kapp made the motion and J. Glenn Long gave the second and the motion passed.  Mayor Wilson asked council to approve spending of up to $5,000.00 for the Terradon Company to do the master plan or design of Krodel Park.  Ronald R. Kapp made the motion and Dr. William Park added the second and the motion was approved.  Mayor Wilson explained the loss of two police cruisers recently.  He discussed the options of purchase and leasing of vehicles for the police department.  Council was advised that the total dollar amount from the cruisers that were lost, one by fire and the other by an accident from the insurance company would be $11,958.00.  Elaine G. Hunt made a motion to purchase two vehicles for the department and Dr. William Park gave the second and the motion was approved (7-0-1) with M. Leota Sang abstaining and the arrival of council member Nott. Mayor Wilson advised council members of the Budget Workshop scheduled for March 6, 2007.  Council agreed to change the date to Monday February 26, 2007 due to conflicts with the previous scheduled date in March.  A Resolution was approved by council on the W.V. Governor’s Highway Safety Program in order to continue the safe traffic operations program for the City of Point Pleasant.  Ronald R. Kapp made the motion and Dr. William Park gave the second and the motion was approved by council.  A motion to approve the annual budgeted donations for the Mason County Library ($2,000.00), Homeless Shelter ($500.00), Senior Citizens Center ($1,000.00), Little Men’s League and Girl’s Softball League ($1,000.00 each) was approved.  Dr. William Park made the motion and Kevin R. Nott gave the second. 

 COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Councilwoman Elaine G. Hunt gave a report on the police committee meeting that was held prior to the council meeting.  Hunt along with fellow committee members shared the various needs of the police. Councilwoman M. Leota Sang asked chair - person Hunt to send a letter to Chief Ronald Spencer who was unable to attend the meeting, advising him of the discussion held and the needs presented by police officers who attended the meeting.

COUNCIL CONCERNS

J. Glenn Long applauded the tearing down of the house owned by the Casto’s on Viand Street and the coverage the city was given in the Wonderful West Virginia magazine.  Elaine G. Hunt asked if the cleaning of the basins had been done and asked about the bottoms in her ward.  M. Leota Sang asked that the city inspector add to his monthly report the addresses of the areas he inspects.   

ADJOURNMENT

Being no other business, J. Glenn Long made a motion to adjourn.  Dr. William Park added the second and being unanimously approved, the meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m.

 

_______________________________ James H. Wilson, Mayo

r______________________________Brian Billings, City Clerk 

 

 

 

 



 

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