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Minutes of 09/19/17

Minutes of September 19th, 2017, Council Meeting

The Missouri City, Missouri City Council held their monthly open meeting at the MCCA Building on Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 at 6:30 pm.  Attending:  Mayor Barry Moore, City Treasurer Lisa Webber, City Clerk Monte Railey, Water Bill Collector Brandon Gray and Council members Joe Selle, Sydney Stewart and Rocky Gross.   Councilman Micah Schake was absent.  Also in attendance:  Wilbur Webber.

Mayor Moore called the meeting to order.

Minutes from August 14th, 2017, meeting and August 2017 financial reports were read and approved.

Bills to be allowed (paid September 19th, 2017, unless noted otherwise)

General Funds

KCP&L – $800.92 four city accounts

Cpl Tyler Edwards – $99.73 four hours of August patrol

Dep. David Allen – $299.22 twelve hours of August patrol

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

Clay County Sheriff’s Dept. – $62.06 fuel for 116 miles of August patrol

Monte Railey – $220.43 September City Clerk salary

Danny Edwards – $88.37 for fuel

Joe Selle – $360.39 thirty five hours of city work (revised 10/20/17)

The Excelsior Springs Standard – $68.00 published notice of intent to apply for water project loan

Feldmans – $50.97 three chains for city chainsaws

Missouri Rock – $797.85 crusher run and hauling for street work


(8/28/17) Kearney Trust Co. – $374.44 interest on water project credit line through 8.23/17

(9/8/17) PWSD #4 – $1522.80 water from 7/27/17-8/30/17 (376,000 gallons)

(8/30/17) USPS – $136.00 postage for utility bills

Lisa Webber – $403.65 September City Treasurer

Brandon Gray – $241.55 September salary Water Bill Collector

James Talley Jr – $290.54 September salary Meter Reader plus $60.00 in/out fees

Brandon Gray – $62.72 five additional hours of collection activity and 21 miles

Deffenbaugh Industries – $1,815.00 August trash pick up

Missouri dept of Natural Resources (DNR) – $419.71 2017 primacy fee

Rhonda Sams – $118.50 water deposit refund for 216 Walnut

Printing Systems Inc. – $156.79 Utility bill printing

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

Old Business

Landfill – BFI sent a newsletter regarding activity at the Landfill north of town.  It will be loaded on the City website (missouricitymo.com)

Water Project – All City documentation has been completed.  Lisa Danbury with MARC is finishing the Environmental Report needed to submit the USDA Loan application.

New speed limit signs – Mayor Moore advised the Council that signs are ready to install.

Brush clearing and City Hall repairs will continue.

New Business

Pay rates for non-elected City employees were discussed.  Councilman Gross made a motion for a 7.5 percent raise effective in October 2017.   Councilwoman Stewart seconded the motion and it carried 3-0.

Councilman Gross expressed concern about potholes on Cemetery Hill Rd.  Mayor Moore assured the group that they will addressed prior to the onset of winter weather.

The City truck and salt spreader will be serviced in preparation of winter weather.

The next Council meeting is scheduled for 6:30 pm on Tuesday, October 17th, 2017, at the MCCA Building.

Meeting adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

Monte Railey – City Clerk

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