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Minutes February 10, 2014

February 10, 2014

The Enterprise City Council met in regular session on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.  Those present were Mayor Margie Shaw; Councilors Larry Christman, Tim Parks, Laura Miller, Jenni Word, Bill Coffin; City Attorney Roland Johnson; Staff Michele Young, Denine Rautenstrauch, Wes Kilgore, Michele Young.

Guests:  Jeremiah Moffit, Sondra Lozier, Brandon Miller

Press:  Kati Nesbitt

CONSENT AGENDA

Councilor Miller made and Councilor Christman seconded the motion to approve the January 13, 2014 minutes.  Motion passed unanimously.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Jeremiah Moffit stated that he was opposed to the parking proposal by Farmers Market at the Courthouse.  He felt they were wanting to many parking spaces closed.  Cloud 9 stays open until 4pm and having those parking spaces closed will have a negative impact on their business.  Mayor Shaw stated that a meeting will be held regarding this and Jeremiah would be invited so that he could have input. 

Sondra Lozier presented a breakdown of costs for the Winterfest.

LEGISLATIVE MATTERS

Michele presented to the Council the Findings and Conclusions report for the Bane Investment, LLC re-zone hearings.  Councilor Coffin made and Councilor Parks seconded the motion to approve as presented.  Motion passed unanimously.

Mayor Shaw read by title Ordinance No. 572 - An Ordinance amending the combined land Use Plan Map and Zoning Map to effect a Re-zone of Tax lot 8701, 2S44E02AD from C-1 to R-3.  Councilor Christman made and Councilor Coffin seconded the motion to approve as presented.  Michele conducted a Roll Call vote, motion passed unanimously.

OLD BUSINESS

ORDINANCE NO. 571

Mayor Shaw read by title Ordinance No. 571 - An Ordinance amending Chapter 12.16 of the Enterprise Municipal Code and providing revised regulations for Street use by Public Utilities.  Councilor Christman made a motion to adopt Ordinance No. 571 and Councilor Miller seconded the motion.  Michele conducted a Roll Call vote, motion passed unanimously.

ORDINANCE NO. 573

Mayor Shaw read by title Ordinance No. 573 - An Ordinance Granting to Frontier Communications Northwest, Inc.  a Franchise for the use of streets, alleys and public easements within the City of Enterprise for a Telecommunications Utility for a period ending October 1, 2027.  Councilor Parks made  a Motion to adopt Ordinance No. 573 and Councilor Word seconded the motion.   Michele conducted a Roll Call vote, motion passed unanimously.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACTS

Michele presented to the council the proposed RFP's for Professional Services Contracts and requested approval by the City Council.

*             City Attorney - Councilor Christman made a motion to approve, Councilor Coffin seconded the motion with  5 in favor and Councilor Miller abstaining.

*             City Engineer - Councilor Miller made and Councilor Parks seconded the motion, motion passed                 unanimously.

*             Audit Services - Councilor Miller made and Councilor Parks seconded the motion and asked        Michele to verify the closing date with Edison Perry since it is tax season.  Motion passed with      5 in favor and Councilor Word abstaining.

NEW BUSINESS

RESOLUTION NO. 576 – A Resolution adopting the 2014 operating parameters.  Councilor Coffin made and Councilor Christman seconded the motion to approve.  Michele conducted a Roll Call Vote, motion passed unanimously.

RESOLUTION NO. 577 – Authorize expenditure of grant funds in the amount of $10,611 for the Enterprise Volunteer Fire Department from the Wildhorse Foundation.  Councilor Christman made and Councilor Coffin seconded the motion to approve.  Michele conducted a Roll Call Vote, motion passed unanimously.

RESOLUTION NO. 578 – Transfer of Funds for Salaries to distribute where actual time was spent by Public Works -  Councilor Coffin made and Councilor Parks seconded the motion to approve.  Michele conducted a Roll Call Vote, motion passed unanimously.

RESOLUTION NO. 579 – Transfer of Funds for Park Improvements.  Councilor Christman made and Councilor Parks seconded the motion to approve.  Michele conducted a Roll Call Vote, motion passed unanimously.

CIVIL PENALTY PROPOSED ORDINANCE.   Roland recommended that a committee be appointed to review this and he will review this with them.    Mayor Shaw requested that the Police committee meet with Wes and Roland.  Roland recommended that this be done within the week.  He is leaving for one month beginning the 21st. 

EMPLOYEE OF THE QUARTER. 

Councilor Miller presented the recommendation of the committee.  This quarter was for the Administrative Office and they are recommending that Michele Young be the recipient of the Employee  of the Quarter Award.  Councilor Miller made and Councilor Christman seconded the motion which passed unanimously.  Mayor Shaw thanked Michele for her services. 

Councilor Miller recommended that the next quarter be the Fire Department.  No action taken.

DEPARTMENT DISCUSSION

All Departments submitted written reports of Department Activities.

Wes stated that he was approached by Gary Bethsheider regarding a Motorcycle Rally event they are planning.  They will be requesting approval by the City Council for it to be held in Enterprise.

Michele presented to the Council a list of Bad Debts that need to be written off, these accounts were submitted for collection several years ago and are no longer collectible.  It amounts to $1,229.54.  Councilor Coffin made and Councilor Christman seconded the motion which passed unanimously authorizing Michele to write off the accounts as presented in the amount of $1,229.54.

Michele presented the Council and Department Heads with the Budget Calendar for this year.  It is subject to change.  

Being no further business the meeting was adjourn.

                                                                                                _____________________________________________

                                                                                               Margie Shaw, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

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Michele R. Young, City Admin./Recorder

 

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