City Commission Meeting
May 7, 2012
Herb Weaver New Mayor

Agenda for Monday May 7th City Commission Meet (.pdf file) -- 5/5/2012 -- New Mayor & Commissioner / drainage plan / vice-mayor / possible time change for meetings / park board re-appointments / ...

L-R: Brad Francis, Herb Weaver & Larry Shafer
were sworn in to start the Monday May 7, 2012, city session.

Ted Wright comments in purple (below)

Transition Reception

All were present:
L-R: Angela McGinness (city Clerk), Dee Sink (Ward 4), Larry Shafer (Ward 3), Pam Polk (City Manager), Herb Weaver (Mayor), Ken Underwood (City Attorney), Bud York (Ward 2), Brad Francis (Ward 1).

(click pdf file at top of page for agenda detail)

Item 5) Proclamation to Mi'Shell Garrett for Foster Care Month.

(Previous Coverage for Miss Outstanding Teen Mi'Shell Garrett).

Items 6-7) Consent agenda -- approved

Item 8) $140,000 for drainage planning -- approved

item 9) Bud York was nominated and approved as vice-mayor.

item 10) The regular meeting time for city commission times was changed to 5:30pm (instead of 7pm as it has been for several years) ... begining in June 2012

item 11) Ted Wright was re-appointed to the city park board thru May 2016
item 12) Pam Webb was re-appointed to the city park board thru May 2016

Item 13) City Manager Pam Polk reported on these topics:
* Sale of sale bard property has been finalized and payment received
* Donation of the American Legion Building to the city has been finalized
* Survey letter from INCOG for CDBG grants have been sent out
* City budget planning for next fiscal year still in progress
* City Facebook page is now up

No New business.

Municipal Authority Meeting
Consent agenda approved

City Public Works Director Phil Stowell reported on these topics:
* S-Curve Project:
--- Resident on south side of Main have hopefully resolved elevation change issues with the contractors for their driveways. On-site meetings have been held and design revisions discussed (including retaining wall 15th-17th 2-3 ft tall) and an L-shape for J-turns
--- Final 3 inchesd of asphalt expected in next 2-3 weeks ... wil eventually shift to center lane traffic.
-- City on-line auction May 18th for surplus city vehicles (7 police vehicles initially). Request appointment to view in person.
--- North side lift station on North 5th St. Started upgrades last October. Pumps waster to treatment plant ($296K from 2010 Bond Issue).

No New business.

Brad Francis
Representing Ward I

Drainage Planning Approved

Meeting Time Changed To 5:30pm Starting In June

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