The June 10, 2013 regular meeting of the City Council was called to order by Mayor Charles Norskog.
Mayor Norskog asked everyone to join in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Traci Fallow, Richard Hawkins, John Ruymann, Thomas Sims, and Lisa Stephens, answered roll call.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
Motion was made by Council member Hawkins and seconded by Councilor Fallow to accept the regular meeting minutes of May 13, 2013 as submitted. Motion carried.
Six Year Street Plan: The Mayor asked Dan Thompson to give a brief summary. After a few questions and some discussion, the public hearing was closed at 7:36 PM.
Bill Scholl spoke as president of the Friends of the Oakville Timberland Library requesting the Library’s future be put on the June 24, 2013 workshop.
MAYOR’S REPORT: None
ATTORNEY’S REPORT: Included in packets
Council member Hawkins made a motion to allow the mayor to issue a check to the Chamber of Commerce in the amount of $1,000 for the 4th of July parade. Councilor Stephens seconded the motion. At that time Councilor Hawkins amended his motion to include after the Chamber submits a letter stating how the money will be spent, then authorizing the mayor to issue the check. Councilor Stephens seconded. Motion carried
POLICE REPORT: Provided to council.
Grays Harbor County has passed a marijuana law and would like the City of Oakville to adopt the same law, which would make enforcement easier. This will be discussed further at the June 24th workshop.
Public Works Director, Dan Thompson submitted a written Water, Streets, Cemetery, Parks & Misc report, which was included in the packets. New Cemetery Equipment: Dan stated new equipment was needed at the cemetery.
Flood Authority: No Report
Public Works: Reported the overflow bridge project is under way and Quigg Brothers is filling their water trucks in Oakville. Dan has a recording system in place to keep track of water use for billing purposes.
Witt Letter: Council member Fallow made a motion to make “the property for 2 grave sites trade” with the contract stating the Witts will be responsible for the title transfer. Councilor Ruymann seconded. Motion passed
TRL Correspondence: To be discussed at next workshop.
Code Enforcement Officer: Don Terry stated he will be more aggressive in enforcement with repeat offenders.
ORDINACES & RESOLUTIONS:
Resolution 387: Six Year Street Plan:
Council member Hawkins made a motion to approve the Six Year Street Plan with a second by Councilor Sims. Motion Approved
Amy Durga, the City Clerk/Treasurer submitted:
Checks #17304 thru #17320 dated 5/30/13 in the amount of $3,846.84;
Checks #17321 thru #17336 dated 6/07/13, in the amount of $18,199.65;
Payroll Checks #11917 thru #11933 dated 5/30/13, in the amount of $12,150.23
Motion was made by Councilman Sims and seconded by Councilor Stephens to pay the bills. Motion carried.
Council members Stephens, Sims, and Hawkins attended the Library meeting. Councilor Stephens enjoyed the presentation and stated her questions were answered. Council member Sims still has questions and Councilor Hawkins stated the City and the school will have to work as a team. Council member Ruymann looks forward to the next workshop.
Meeting Adjourned at 8:23 P.M.