City of Porterdale

Minutes and Agenda

Minutes of the Meeting

CITY OF PORTERDALE

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

January 9, 2013

Presiding over the meeting was Madam Mayor Arline Chapman.  In attendance were Council Members Anita Rainey - Post 1, Linda Finger - Post 2, Tim Savage - Post 3, Mike Harper - Post 4, and Lowell Chambers, Post 5.  Also in attendance were the City Manager, Bob Thomson, City Attorney, Tim Chambers, and City Clerk, Megan Reid.

Agenda Item 1 - Call to order - Mayor

Agenda Item 2 - Invocation 

The invocation was led by Mayor Chapman

Agenda Item 3 - Pledge of Allegiance 

Mayor Chapman led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Agenda Item 4 - Opportunity Zone Award

Bob Thomson, City Manager presented the award for Opportunity Zone.

Agenda Item 5 - Additional Agenda Item

Add Resolution for Sanitary Sewer Improvements.

Agenda Item 6- Approval Agenda

Motion 1- made by Council Member Finger to approve the agenda with the addition of the Resolution for Sanitary Sewer Improvements.

Motion carried unanimously.

Agenda Item 7 - Appointment of Mayor Pro-Tem

Mayor Chapman explained that the Mayor Pro-Tem position would rotate yearly.

Motion 2 was made by Council Member Savage to appoint Council Member Chambers as the Mayor Pro-Tem and was seconded by Council Member Finger.

Motion carried unanimously.

Agenda Item 8 - Appointment of Check Signers for City of Porterdale Bank Accounts

Motion 3 was made by Council Member Chambers to keep the current signers as Mayor Chapman, Council Member Linda Finger, and City Manager Bob Thomson and was seconded by Council Member Rainey.

Motion carried unanimously.

Agenda Item 9 -  Zoning Board Nominations

Motion 4 was made by Council Member Finger to appoint Jeanne Rue to the Zoning Board and seconded by Council Member Rainey. 

Motion carried unanimously.

Motion 5 was made by Council Member Finger to appoint Keith Evans to the Zoning Board and seconded by Council Member Savage. 

Motion carried unanimously.

Agenda Item 10 - Resolution for Sanitary Sewer Improvements

Bob Thomson explained to the Council that the sewer lines are in worse shape than we anticipated.

Motion 6 was made by Council Member Finger to approve the resolution and seconded by Council Member Savage. 

Motion carried unanimously.

Agenda Item 11 - Member Comments:

City Clerk Update - Megan Reid - The City Clerk is in the process of submitting documents to MuniCode.

Chief of Police Update - Chief Jacobs - The Chief updated the Council on the Porterdale Police Awards Banquet Dinner that was held in December and that Ofc. Courchaine and Ofc. Petereson received the Officer of the Year Award.

City Manager Update - Bob Thomson updated the Council about the upcoming Retreat. 

Mayor - Arline Chapman asked Deanna Kelly to update everyone on the accomplishments of the Treet Board.

Post 1 - Anita Rainey - none

Post 2 - Linda Finger discussed the date of the next budget meeting.

Post 3 - Tim Savage - Excited about the progress of the Gym

Post 4 - Mike Harper - Absent

Post 5 - Lowell Chambers also excited about the Gym.

Agenda Item 12- Public Comments

Xavier Mcknight- Would like to see the City begin a Bird Sanctuary and wanted to know the completion date of the Gym. Bob Thomson answered with June 2013.

Agenda Item 13 - Executive Session

None

Agenda Item 14- Adjournment

Motion 13 was made by Council Member Finger to adjourn and was seconded by Council Member Savage. 

Motion carried unanimously.

Read and adopted in the regular meeting of the City Council held on this ___ day of February, 2013.