The Collinsville City
Commission met Monday, May 3rd at 7pm
(at the City Hall Annex) for the regular meeting of the Municipal Authority
and Commissioners. Michael Sirmon ended his term as Mayor as the "swearing
in" of the new city officers including Mayor Stan Sallee and first-time
Commissioner Melodie Bateman concluded.
City Commission Agenda:
V. CONSENT: All matters
under "Consent" are considered by the City Commission to be routine
and will be enacted by one motion. Any Commissioner may, however, remove an
item from consent by request.
1. Approval of Minutes of the Collinsville City Commission Regular Meeting
of April 19, 2004.
2. Approval of disbursements and payroll.
3. March Financial Report.
4. Cemetery Deed(s).
VI. PUBLIC SWEARING IN
OF COMMISSION (see photo above)
VII.RECOGNITION OF RETIRING
(see photo above / right)
1. Consideration and possible action on appointment of Vice-Mayor of City
Commission. (Gail Rogers was appointed/approved)
2. Consideration and possible
action concerning a controlled event area on June 19th, 2004 regarding the
3rd Annual Hogs "N" Hot Rods Car and Bike Show. (Approved
by yes votes by Commissioners Rogers, Overholt and Bateman)
3. Discussion and consideration
to authorize staff to submit a Cops in Schools (CIS) 2004 grant application
to the US Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.
(Approved. This is a 3 year grant up to $105K. Sgt.
Daniel Boggs currently works closely with all the Collinsville schools but
the work is not supported by grant money).
4. Discussion and possible approval declaring surplus property to be sold
at a public auction. (Approved: the list includes many
surplus vehicles including "seized" vehicles in various conditions
ranging from "worse than poor" to "can be driven off".
The property will likely be auctioned locally late in May or early in June.)
5. Consideration and possible
action to waive fees to Collinsville Public Schools related to demolition
and construction of Collinsville Middle School. (Approved.
The $10 permit fee for the middle school demolition of the media center and
cafeteria was waived. The fee for demolition of a small classroom building
at the high school was also waived if that takes place. A late add-on to the
request for waiving building permit fees was not considered as that is based
on square footage and those numbers were not supplied.)
6. Discussion and possible
action to approve purchase from Nafeco to include 10 sets of bunker gear which
consists of coats, velcro name tag of firefighter, fire department name, pants
with lumbar support, and suspenders, for a total of $11,073.40 to be funded
from 2003 FEMA grant EMW-2003-FG-19251 (grant proceeds total $66,262.00 with
local match). (Approved)
III. CONSENT: All matters
under "Consent" are considered by the Authority to be routine and
will be enacted by one motion. Any Trustee may, however, remove an item from
consent by request.
a) Approval of Minutes of the Collinsville Municipal Authority Regular Meeting
of April 19, 2004.
b) Approval of disbursements and payroll.
c) March Financial Report.
IV. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1. Consideration and possible action to appoint Vice-Chairman of Collinsville
(Gail Rogers was appointed/approved)
2. Discussion and possible
approval declaring surplus property to be sold at a public auction. (approved
... same as above)
3. City Manager Report
(By Mike Tinker)
The new amphitheater in the city park will be used for the first event Thursday
May 6th 7pm by the Collinsvile Bands for a concert. A meeting with County
Commissioner Collins concerning the 5th and project was held. Conceptional
changes to the city hall plans have been received from the architect. A preliminary
assessment by the structural engineer indicates the building is "OK".
Thirty applications have been received for the advertised position of city
clerk / city treasurer.