Mayor Keith Francis called the regular Council Meeting of May 14, 2018 to order at 7:30 P.M. Everyone joined in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Council Members Julie Zehe, Traci Fallow, Allen Werth, and John Ruymann answered roll call. A motion was made by Councilperson Fallow with a second from Councilperson Zehe to excuse Councilperson Smith. Motion Carried.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
A motion was made by Councilperson Zehe with a second by Councilperson Ruymann to accept the regular minutes of April 09, 2018. Motion carried.
PUBLIC HEARING: None
CITIZENS COMMENTS: None
MAYOR’S REPORT: None
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
POLICE REPORT: Officer Parris handed out a written report. Also talked about getting additional support for 4th of July parade.
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.
STAFF REPORT: None
Chehalis Tribe- Memorandum of Agreement- A motion was made by Councilperson Fallow with a second by Councilperson Werth to except the agreement as written. Motion Carried.
Auditor Entrance Letter to Council- Washington State Auditors are currently performing their normal biannual audit.
Voter Drop Box- A motion was made by Councilperson Ruymann with a second by Councilperson Fallow to except the agreement as written. Motion Carried.
ORDINANCES & RESOLUTIONS:
RES #414 Sgt. Lewis Retirement- A motion was made by Councilperson Fallow with a second by Councilperson Zehe to except the resolution as written. Motion Carried.
EXECUTIVE SESSIONS: None
Clerk-Treasurer, Amy Durga, submitted: Checks #19266-19281 dated 04/23/2018, in the amount of $5,169.12. Checks #19282-19296 dated 05/10/2018, in the amount of $16,670.37.
Payroll Checks #12734-12740 and EFT claims dated April 2018 in the amount of $19,829.94.
Also included 1st Quarter Treasurer’s Report
Motion was made by Councilperson Zehe and seconded by Councilperson Werth to accept the Clerk’s Report as presented for payment of the bills. Motion carried.
Mayor Francis- mentioned that at the workshop the council express interest in becoming members of COG
Motion was made by Councilperson Ruymann with a second from Councilperson Fallow to join COG. Motion Carried.
Workshop- A motion as made by Councilperson Fallow with a second from Councilperson Zehe to cancel workshop which lands on Memorial Day. Motion carried.
Councilperson Ruymann- Thanked Richard for working on water that last two weekends
A Motion was made by Councilperson Fallow with a second by Councilperson Zehe to Adjourn the meeting at 8:27 PM. Motion Carried.