City of Lewistown City Council met June 26.
City of Lewistown City Council met June 26.
Here is the minutes provided by the Council:
The Lewistown City Council met in regular session in the council chambers. Mayor Elmer Littlefield called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Roll Call: Present: Aldermen Clark, Kelley, Weese, Spotloe and Mayor Elmer Littlefield. Also present: Wendy Martin from the Fulton Democrat, Larry Eskridge from Canton Daily Ledger, City Treasurer Debbie Brown, City Administrator Amanda Woodruff, City Clerk Cindy Goddard, Public Works Director Gary Shawgo, Kim Pascal and Jason Herrick, Jason Westerfield, Terry Pig, Richie Chambers and Roger Clark. ABSENT: Alderman Sheldon Burget
Declaration Of Quorum by Mayor Elmer Littlefield
Clerks Report/Minutes: Cindy Goddard. Alderman Spotloe made a motion to amend the minutes of June 12, 2018, second by Alderman Kelley, roll call vote, the motion carried to amend the June 12, 2018 minutes.
Treasurer’s Report: Debbie Brown. Debbie has nothing new to report.
Alderman Weese made a motion to approve all bills properly endorsed; Seconded by Alderman Clark roll call vote, the motion carried with all ayes.
Public Comments And Petitions: None
Attorney’s Report: Attorney Nathan Collins. Absent.
Engineer’s Report: Keith Plavec. No Engineer present.
Finance – Alderman Clark: Nothing to report.
Sewer – Alderman Burget: Nothing to report.
Street & Alley – Alderman Clark wanted to know about when stop sign to be put up on West Lincoln and North Madison.
Police/ESDA – Alderman Spotloe: Nothing to report.
Water – Alderman Weese: Nothing to report.
Utilities/Publications – Alderman Kelley: Nothing to report.
Buildings and Grounds – Alderman Kelley: Nothing to report. Mayor Littlefield reminded everyone that the Walker House is with a realtor till September 23 that will be the end of the 6 months time period.
Tourism – Mayor Littlefield: Nothing new to report. Music in the park was good this past Thursday; they had a substitute group (Jack Simmons) because of fear of rain.
A. Discuss/Approve Appointment of New Alderman in Ward 2 - Table at this time, no report from the Chief he is on vacation and John Foxall is on vacation also no attorney present.
A. VFW Address Council about Water Repair Bill - Richard Chambers representing the Lewistown VFW said a couple of weeks ago they called the city and told them they had a water leak, the water was then shut off. Water stopped bubbling up so assumed it was on the VFW side not city. They hired Kinsel Excavating to dig it up, no leak found, it was the bottom of the meter had rotted off. Ordinance says from the water main to the street and building is the responsibility of VFW. They were asking for help with bill of digging up. Mayor explained he really can’t start that, if he did, everyone would be in here.
B. Discuss/Approve Fireworks Donation – Chamber of Commerce asking for donation. Money comes out of tourism account. Mayor suggested $1,000.00 be donated. Alderman Spotloe made motion to donate $1,000.00 out of the tourism fund to give the Chamber of Commerce Fireworks Committee, second by Alderman Weese, roll call vote, motion carried all ayes.
C. Discuss/Approve Tree Removal Bid – Two bids were given to the city for removal and clean up of three trees. S & S Tree Service had the lowest bid. Motion by Alderman Spotloe second by Alderman Clark to accept the bid of $4,000.00 to remove and clean up all three trees, roll call vote, and motion carried all ayes.
D. Discuss/Approve Milton Avenue and Chestnut Street Stop Sign Ordinance - Motion by Alderman Kelley, second by Alderman Clark to approve a Stop Sign placement at intersection of North Chestnut Street and East Milton Avenue, roll call vote, motion carried all ayes.
E. Discuss/Approve AED Program – Alderman Spotloe stated that St. Francis comes to town to do inspections on all AED’s in town. The City has 4 AED’s, would like it approved that St. Francis can do the inspections when they are in town. Motion by Alderman Clark, second by Alderman Weese to approve AED inspection Program by St. Francis, roll call vote, motion carried all ayes.
F. Discuss Parking Regulations on Main Street between Milton Avenue and Washington Avenue. – Jason Westerfield would like a handicap parking sign for his business on Main Street; some believe the best spot would be at the end where the yellow line is and the wheelchair ramp. When trucks are parked there the cars on Milton can not see to pull out on Main. Alderman Weese, made a motion to approve a handicap parking sign on Main close to corner by Two Cousins, second by Alderman Clark roll call vote, motion carried all yes.
G. Closed Session, approve March 13th Minutes – Did not go into closed session.
Alderman Spotloe made a motion to adjourn at 6:58 p.m.; second by Alderman Kelley motion carried all ayes.