Minutes of October meeting

  • Meeting called to order by Mayor Patrick Bates at 7:00 PM on Mon. Oct 15th.
    Roll call by clerk Connie Duke, all council members present.
  • Mayor asked for Public comments. There were none.
  • Approval of minutes from September meeting. Motion to approve by Donald Gunter, second by Jimbo Quick. Passed 6-0.
    Mayor presented budget proposal.
  • Discussion of line items for street lights and Fire department.
    Mayor asked for motion for amended Budget, Motion by Donald Gunter, second by Don Bates. Passed 6-0.
  • Mayor gave update on annexation request. Attorney General opinion is to get signatures of spouses as well. Motion to table request by Jimbo Quick, second by Donald Gunter.
  • Mayor called for roll call vote to table annexation. Mayor Bates – abstain, Jimbo Quick- yes, Don Bates – abstain, Donald Gunter – yes, Matthew Blair – yes, Bud Reed – yes. Passed 4 -0 with 2 abstaining.
  • Mayor reported receipt of sales tax payment of $14,853.09.
  • Mayor presented quote for liability insurance from AMIC of $1,698.00 for one year and $1,664.00 for three years. Motion by Matthew Blair and second by Donald Gunter to pay for three years. Passed 6-0.
  • Mayor presented invoices for month of October. Motion to pay invoices by Bud Reed, second by Jimbo Quick. Passed 6-0.
  • Mayor updated that the traffic light at US Hwy 278 and County Road 747 will become the responsibility of the Town on May 1, 2020.
  • Discussed possibility of insurance for traffic light.
    Motion to adjourn by Donald Gunter, second by Bud Reed. Passed 6-0.
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