Minutes of 6/9/2014 Council Meeting
The Missouri City, Missouri, City Council held their monthly open meeting at the MCCA Building on June 9th, 2014, at 6:30 pm. Attending: Mayor Barry Moore, City Treasurer Lisa Webber, Water Bill Collector Brandon Gray, City Clerk Monte Railey and Council members Joe Selle, Rocky Gross and Dee Dee Adcock. Councilwoman Schelley Sue Smith was absent. Deputy Tyler Edwards and resident Wilbur Webber also attended.
The meeting was called to order by Mayor Moore and minutes of the 5/12/14 and 5/29/14 meetings were read and approved.
Financial reports for May were read by the Treasurer and approved by the Council.
Bills to be allowed:
Monte Railey – $220.43 City Clerk June salary
KCP&L – $658.50 for four City accounts
AGC – $332.50 CDBG application work
Danny Edwards- 95.22 fuel for City truck
MO. Rock Inc. – 240.84 rock for Broadway
Joe Selle – $288.30 for City work
John Selle – $100.00 for mowing
Brandon Gray – $241.50 June salary for Water bill collection
Public Water Supply District #4 – $1,754.05 for May water
Deffenbaugh Industries -$ 1,110.12 –May trash service
Lisa Webber – $403.65 June Treasurer salary
Jim Talley- June salary for Meter reader plus two in/outs
Brandon Gray – $20.00 for office supplies
Councilman Gross made a motion to pay the bills. It was seconded by Councilwoman Adcock and passed 3-0.
Water project : Grant Writer/Administrator Molly McGovern submitted the CDBG application on 5/31/14. She anticipates an answer in 4-6 weeks. The Mayor signed a contract with MARC for Molly’s services if the Grant is approved.
The Mayor is working out final details with Deffenbaugh Industries regarding dumpster prices and scheduling for the proposed clean up day.
Six new water meters were purchased from HD Supply for future use.
Deputy Tyler Edwards verified that Deputies will follow up on Abatement notices issued for ordinance violations in May. Tickets will be issued as deemed necessary.
The Missouri DNR advised Mayor Moore that Ron Sloan is not qualified per State licensing criteria to be Chief Operating Officer for the water system. Back up Officer Rex Brinker is qualified. Councilman Gross made a motion to hire Mr. Brinker as Chief Operating Officer at $500.00 per year, to be paid in two increments of $250.00. Councilman Selle seconded the motion and it passed 3-0.
Brandon Gray reminded the Council that domain fees for the City website (missouricitymo.com) are due in August. Brandon will cover the fee and be reimbursed by the City at that time.
Bill Slater has been cleaning the MCCA Building after events and been paid by the Lion’s Club. Sue Selle asked the City to cover that expense going forward. The Council agreed 3-0.
The Mayor identified pot holes on Water and Cemetery Hill Streets for repair. He will check other City streets to determine where more patching is needed. Joe Selle will order cold patch for the repairs.
Councilman Rockne Gross agreed to serve as Mayor Pro-Tem.
A motion to adjourn was made by Councilman Adcock and seconded by Councilman Selle. Meeting adjourned.
Next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 pm on Thursday, July 10th, 2014, at the MCCA Building.
Monte Railey – City Clerk
Document Revised 8/25/2014 . Revision(s) in italics.