Regular Meeting of August 14th was recessed to August 28th.
Mayor Keith Francis called the regular Council Meeting of August 28, 2017 to order at 7:30 P.M. Everyone joined in the Pledge of Allegiance. (recessed meeting from August 14, 2017)
Council Members Julie Zehe, Traci Fallow and John Ruymann answered roll call.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
A motion was made by Councilperson Ruymann with a second by Councilperson Zehe to accept the regular minutes of July 10, 2017. Motion carried.
PUBLIC HEARING: None
Alan Palmerson has moved out of town resigning his position as councilmember. Motion was made by Councilperson Fallow with a second by Councilperson Zehe to appoint Anthony Smith to council position number 3. Motion Carried. Councilperson Anthony Smith joined the meeting at 7:33.
CITIZENS COMMENTS: None
MAYOR’S REPORT: Infrastructure Update - Mayor invited council to a meeting on Sept. 14th. Also gave a brief summary on the meeting he had with the Greater Grays Harbor.
PRESENTATIONS/COMMITTEE REPORTS: None
Attorney Dan Glenn submitted a written report to the city council with his legal opinions on the current issues of the city and tonight’s agenda.
Sgt. Lewis gave a brief oral report stating they received 46 Calls in June and 53 Calls in July.
Public Works Director, Richard Armstrong submitted a written report on the projects and work being done around the city in the Water, Streets, Cemetery and Parks departments. Also, gave an oral report on how the community clean up went. There were 15 volunteers with 130 homes participating. We collected 11 tons of metal 30 tons of garbage and 200 tires. Also Movie in the park was a success.
STAFF REPORT: None
Umpqua Bank and Building ATM Agreement- Moved to next meeting
Email form GHC Auditor- Requesting a Drive-thru voter drop box
Cilluffo- Resignation Letter
Open Council Position- Advertising for Position Number 4 will start now and go to Sept. 11, 2017
Palmerson Property Exchange- Brief discussion about the properties.
ORDINANCES & RESOLUTIONS:
ORD #618 Palmerson Property Transfer- A motion was made by Councilperson Zehe with a second by Councilperson Ruymann to except the ordinance as written. Motion Carried.
Property Acquisition- Called to session at 7:50- 8:10 RCW 42.30.110(b)
Clerk-Treasurer Amy Durga, submitted: Checks #18969-18984 dated 7/19/2017, in the amount of $7,601.95. Checks #18985-19008 dated 8/10/2017, in the amount of $18,507.30.
Payroll Checks #12676-12681 and EFT claims dated July 2017 in the amount of $16,715.95.
Motion was made by Councilperson Zehe and seconded by Councilperson Smith to accept the Clerk’s Report as presented for payment of the bills. Motion carried.
Councilperson Fallow- excited that the community clean up and the movie in park went so well.
Councilperson Zehe- Also Commented about the movie in the park being a success.
Councilperson Ruymann- Welcomed Anthony to council.
A Motion was made by Councilperson Fallow with a second by Councilperson Zehe to adjourned the meeting at 8:15 PM. Motion Carried.