Mayor Thomas Sims called the regular Council Meeting of June 13, 2016 to order at 7:30 P.M. Everyone joined in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Council Members John Ruymann, Angelo Cilluffo, and Julie Zehe answered roll call. A motion was made by Councilperson Zehe with a second by Councilperson Cilluffo to excuse Councilperson Fallow and Palmerson. Motion carried.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
A motion was made by Councilperson Cilluffo with a second by Councilperson Ruymann to accept the regular minutes of May 09 & 16, 2016. Motion carried.
2017 Six Year Street Plan – Mayor Sims opened hearing at 7:35 and there being no comments, closed the hearing at 7:37. (Councilperson Fallow arrived at 7:36)
Mark Wolfe of Papa Wolfe’s Restaurant is looking for funding/investor to finish his new restaurant.
MAYOR’S REPORT: none
K.McKail of the Oakville Chamber came to request the permit fee for the 4th of July Parade be waived. A motion was made by Councilperson Zehe with a second by Councilperson Cilluffo to waive the $50 permit fee for 2016. Motion carried.
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 introduced himself to council and gave a wrap up of the Cascadia Rising Exercise recently performed in Grays Harbor. They learned that individual cities in this area will likely become islands due to bridges going out in the event of that level of catastrophe and so we need to be self-sufficient for 3-5 before any hope of Federal help will be able to step in.
Public Works Director, Dan Thompson submitted a report on the projects and work being done around the city in the Water, Streets, Cemetery and Parks departments.
City Clerk, Amy Durga, updated council on the transaction fees associated with using a credit card machine at the City Hall. A standard $80 transaction would incur approximately $1 in fees. A motion was made by Councilperson Ruymann with a second by Councilperson Fallow to go ahead with the lease of the credit card machine and waive any transaction fees for the users for 6 months and then review it again at that time. Motion carried.
Umpqua Bank submitted a report on the expenses for their building. An official contract should be forthcoming.
FOTL submitted a letter to council asking that the run in the carpet in the Library be fixed.
NEW BUSINESS: none
ORDINANCES & RESOLUTIONS:
RES#404 – 2017 Six Year Street Plan - A motion was made by Councilperson Fallow with a second by Councilperson Ruymann to approve Resolution #404 as written. Motion carried.
Clerk-Treasurer Amy Durga, submitted: Checks #18502-18513 dated 05-26-16, in the amount of $3,818.91. Checks #18514-18528 dated 06-09-16, in the amount of $13,571.59.
Payroll Checks #12549-12564 dated 05-31-16 in the amount of $12,022.26.
Motion was made by Councilperson Cilluffo and seconded by Councilperson Fallow to accept the Clerk’s Report as presented for payment of the bills. Motion carried.
Mayor Sims hopes everyone comes to the 4th of July Parade. Norva Abbott has been chosen for Grand Marshall of the parade this year.
EXECUTIVE SESSIONS: none
Mayor Sims adjourned the meeting at 8:08PM.