Mayor Anthony Smith called the regular Council Meeting of April 8, 2019 to order at 7:30 P.M. Everyone joined in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Council Members Julie Zehe, Allen Werth, John Ruymann answered roll call. A motion was made by Councilperson Ruymann with a second from Councilperson Zehe to excuse Councilperson Fallow.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
A motion was made by Councilperson Ruymann with a second by Councilperson Werth to accept the regular minutes of March 11, 2019. Motion carried.
PUBLIC HEARING: None
3 citizens (Harry Chung, Melissa Holloway, Arlene Boles.) voiced concern about rezoning saying they were against it. Also concerned that if the rezoning goes through and Dollar General comes in Harry’s will close.
Don Terry-City Zoning Changes- Discussion with Don Terry and concerned citizens.
MAYOR’S REPORT: None
PRESENTATIONS/COMMITTEE REPORTS: None
ATTORNEY’S REPORT: None
A written report was submitted by Officer Parris
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. Not written in report Richard Armstrong is working with an officer to tag vehicles in ROW.
Don Terry- Mobile Home Ordinance review- Discussion about 404 W oak. A Motion was made by Councilperson Ruymann with a second from Councilperson Zehe to waive the fee of the hearing examiner needed for the variance to bring in an older mobile home to 404 W Oak. Motion Carried.
OLD BUSINESS: None
Hamilton Letter- Letter giving a bid for the excavator we have surplus. Council discussed advertising first before deciding
Appointment of Council Position #3- A motion was made by Councilperson Ruymann with a second by Councilperson Werth to appoint Angelo Cilluffo into council position #3. Two votes yes by Councilperson Ruymann and Werth. One vote no by Councilperson Zehe.
Discussion about lack of consensus on the vote. Executive session called.
8:17- 8:28- Personnel RCW 42.30.110
Appointment of Council Position #3- Councilperson Ruymann States that his motion still stands. A motion is made by Councilperson Zehe with a second from Councilperson Werth to appoint Daniel Martin into council position #3. Two votes yes by Councilperson Zehe and Werth. Mayor Anthony Smith Votes yes. One vote no by Councilperson Ruymann. Motion Carried.
Daniel Martin sworn in to Council Position #3
ORDINANCES & RESOLUTIONS: None
Clerk-Treasurer, Amy Durga, submitted: Checks #19632-19642 dated 03/21/2019, in the amount of $4,631.20. Checks #19643-19661 dated 04/04/2019, in the amount of $16,206.89.
Payroll Checks #12809-12814 and EFT claims dated March 2019 in the amount of $18,012.65.
Motion was made by Councilperson Werth and seconded by Councilperson Zehe to accept the Clerk’s Report as presented for payment of the bills. Motion carried.
Councilperson Ruymann- Congrats to Daniel Martin
A Motion was made by Councilperson Zehe with a second by Councilperson Martin to Adjourn the meeting at 8:32 PM. Motion Carried.