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Minutes of 01/16/14

Minutes of 1/16/14 Council Meeting

The Missouri City, Missouri, City Council held their monthly open meeting at the MCCA Building on January, 16, 2014, 2013, at 7:30 pm.  Attending: Mayor Barry Moore, City Treasurer Lisa Webber, Water Bill Collector Brandon Gray, City Clerk Monte Railey and Council members Joe Selle, Lloyd Shockley and , Rocky Gross.  Councilwoman Schelley Sue Smith was absent.  Residents Dee Dee Adcock and Wilbur Webber also attended.

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Moore and minutes of the 12/9/2013 meeting were read and approved.

Financial reports for December were read by the Treasurer and approved by the Council.  To avoid redundancy going forward, financial details will be included in meeting minutes, but not read.

Bills to be allowed:

General Funds
Dep. Tyler Edward – $199.48 for December patrol (8 hours)
Dep. Tom Morrison – $199.48 for December patrol (8 hours)
Clay County Sheriff Department – $50.28 for December patrol fuel
Monte Railey – $220.44 City Clerk January salary
KCP&L – $705.60 for four city accounts
Holliday Sand & Gravel – $872.38 for road sand and salt
Mo Mutual Employment – $1,269.00 for workmen’s comp 1/1/14-12/31/14
Joe Selle – $319.20 city work (31 hours)
Danny Edwards – $91.41 – fuel for city truck
Ferrellgas – $65.00 for City Hall tank rental 12/1/13-11/30/14
AGC Engineering – $285.00 research for SRF application
Orrick Gas – $406.00 – propane for MCCA Building
MO. Division of Employment Security – $92.00 for 4th quarter 2013 payroll tax
United States Treasury – $833.22 for 4th quarter 2013 payroll tax
Excelsior Springs Standard – $48.00 for 2014 Spring election filing notice

Jim Talley – $235.13 January Meter Reader salary
Brandon Gray – $241.50 January salary for Water bill collection
Public Water Supply District #4 – $1,647.22 for December water
Deffenbaugh Industries  -$ 1,110.12 – December trash service
Lisa Webber – $403.65 January Treasurer salary
Utility Service Co. – $384.35 balance for 2013 tower maintenance
Printing Systems – $159.39 for new water bill forms
Tyler Technologies – $85.00 for 1 hour of online training in November
Wyanda Talley – $500.00 for 6 months of equipment rental and assistance with water bill transition
Ron Sloan – $125.00 – salary for Chief Operating Officer January-June 2014
Office Max – $63.92 office supplies (folders, boxes & paper)
MO. Rural Water Association – $118.00 for 2014 membership
USPA – $110.00 postage
Mayes Plumbing – $766.00 for water line repair on Water Street west of Doniphan
Councilman Shockley had a question regarding terms of City contract with Utility Service Co.  Mayor Moore will investigate.
Councilman Gross made motion to pay the bills.  It was seconded by Councilman Selle and passed 3-0.

Old Business
One water leak on Water street has been repaired by Mayes Plumbing, but another has been identified.  It will be repaired when weather permits.

State farm Insurance reimbursed the City $560.00 for water lost when their client hit the hydrant on Water street in November 2013.  Expenses related to removing the hydrant and were received in December

The Council agreed on how to enforce shut off of water customers in arrears.  Starting in February, the  letter currently sent will be followed by two attempts to contact by phone prior to shut off.  A note will be posted on the door as service is shut off with instructions for reinstatement.  Customers will be reminded that tampering with a utility meter is a state offense per R.S.M.O. 569.090.  Water Collector Brandon Gray will provide list of affected customers to Meter Reader Jim Talley.

New Business
The Council brainstormed for questions to submit to City Attorney Steven Wolcott.  A closed meeting, followed by an open session, will be scheduled at the Attorney office by Mayor Moore.

A motion to adjourn was made by Councilman Gross and seconded by Councilman Selle.   Meeting adjourned.

Next meeting is scheduled for 7:30 pm on Monday , February 10th, 2014, at the MCCA Building.

Respectfully submitted,
Monte Railey – City Clerk

Document Revised 2/14/2014 . Revision(s) in italics.

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