Mayor Thomas Sims called the regular Council Meeting of September 12, 2016 to order at 7:30 P.M. Everyone joined in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Council Members John Ruymann, Traci Fallow, Angelo Cilluffo, and Julie Zehe answered roll call. A motion was made by Councilperson Fallow with a second by Councilperson Zehe to excuse Councilperson Ruymann and Councilperson Cilluffo. Motion carried.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
A motion was made by Councilperson Palmerson with a second by Councilperson Zehe to accept the regular minutes of August 8, 2016. Motion carried.
PUBLIC HEARING: none
Evelyn Hitzroth from FOTL commented that a sign for city/chamber/library would be a good idea to inform community of events
Mark Wolfe informed council of a kickstarter campaign for Papa Wolfe’s BBQ
MAYOR’S REPORT: none
Chehalis Basin Strategy start 7:40 end 8:10 Kenny Allanmore and Chrissy Bailey discusses flooding and strategies to restore habitat along Chehalis river.
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.
Sergeant Lewis gave a brief oral report to the council by GHCSO in August.
Richard Armstrong updated the council on the pump project. Mayor Thomas Sims informed council of tree removal in alley
STAFF REPORT: none
Allen St. Vacation topic will be discussed at the next business meeting
Don Terry- Rezone- workshop will look at other possible areas to rezone
NEW BUSINESS: None
ORDINANCES & RESOLUTIONS: None
Clerk-Treasurer Amy Durga, submitted: Checks #18587-18600 dated 08-10-2016, in the amount of $5,145.49. Checks #18601-18632 dated 09-12-2016, in the amount of $28,222.54. Payroll Checks #12595-12603 dated 08-30-2016, in the amount of $16,569.25.
Motion was made by Councilperson Zehe and seconded by Councilperson Fallow to accept the Clerk’s Report as presented for payment of the bills. Motion carried.
Councilmember Palmerson stated that it was a good idea to get area rezoned so home owners can make improvements
EXECUTIVE SESSIONS: none
Mayor Sims adjourned meeting at 8:24 motion made by Councilperson Fallow and seconded by Councilperson Zehe to adjourn meeting Motion Carried