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Minutes of 01/18/18

Minutes of January 18th, 2018, Council Meeting

The Missouri City, Missouri City Council held their monthly open meeting at the MCCA Building on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm.  Attending:  Mayor Barry Moore, City Treasurer Lisa Webber, City Clerk Monte Railey, Water Bill Collector Brandon Gray and Council members Joe Selle, Micah Schake and Sydney Stewart.  Councilman Rocky Gross was absent.   Also in attendance:  Wilbur Webber.

Mayor Moore called the meeting to order.

Minutes from December 11th, 2017, meeting and December 2017 financial reports were read and approved.

Bills to be allowed: Paid 1/18/18 unless otherwise noted.

General Funds

(12/29/17) KCP&L – $688.01 four city accounts

Dep. Cody Minnis – $398.94 16 hours of December patrol

Clay County Sheriff’s Dept. – $21.94 fuel for 41 miles of December patrol

Monte Railey – $236.98 January City Clerk salary

Hach Co. – 54.97 Water testing supplies (DPD Free & DPD TOT Chlorine

United States Treasury – $926.91 4th qtr 2017 payroll taxes

Ferrellgas – $65.00 City Hall propane tank rental 12/1/17-11/30/18

Goode’s Service _ $147.74 invoice 19921

Joe Selle – $221.64 20 hours of city road work

Waterworks

(1/8/18) PWSD #4 – $2215.35 water 11/30/17-12/17/17 (547,000 gallons)

(1/8/18) Kearney Trust Co. – $380.35 interest on water project credit line through 12/27/17

Lisa Webber – $433.92 January salary City Treasurer

Brandon Gray – $259.67 January salary Water Bill Collector

James Talley Jr – $271.25 January salary Meter Reader

Brandon Gray – $80.02 five additional hours and mileage for collection activity

Waste management – $1,815.00 December 2017 trash pick up

Rex Brinker – $250 Waterworks Chief Operating Officer 1/1/8-6/30/18

United States Postal service – $49.00 postage for utility bills

Councilwoman Stewart made a motion to authorize payments.  The motion was seconded by Councilman Schake and carried 3-0.

Old Business

Water Project – The USDA loan application has made it through the initial USDA level and has been forwarded to the State USDA office and then to the Federal level for further approval.  That is expected to take about six weeks.  After approval, design, bidding and a public meeting will be scheduled.  No response was received from letters dated 12/11/17 that were sent to fifteen Native American Tribal Entities verifying that the proposed water project does not interfere with tribal gravesites or historical areas.

Mayor Moore confirmed to the Council that the City is not responsible for water damage to Linda Young’s house.  The City did commit to clearing ditches at the south end of Stillhouse Road to prevent water on the street in the future.

City Hall – Councilman Schake advised the gathering that, weather permitting, he plans to continue exterior repairs to City Hall on Saturday, January 27th, 2018.

New speed limits signs will be installed this month according to the Mayor.

New Business

The local Girl Scout troop will be establishing a community food pantry to be located in the foyer of the Post Office.

The next Council meeting is scheduled for 7:00 pm on Monday, February 12th, 2018, at the MCCA Building.

Meeting adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

Monte Railey – City Clerk

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