City of Porterdale

Minutes and Agenda




March 24, 2016


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


Agenda Item 1 - Call to order

Mayor Pro Tem Linda Finger called the meeting to order.


Agenda Item 2 – Ellarbee Thompson and Tim Chambers Contract Authorization


Motion 1 - was made by Council Member Lowell Chambers to direct the City Manager and the Mayor to work with the City Attorney to edit the contract to include language that made it clear that the private attorney would not proceed with any billable activity without explicit direction to do so from the City Attorney and that the Mayor was authorized to sign the agreement upon revision of the language to include said safeguard and was seconded by Council Member Mike Harper.


Motion passed unanimously.


Agenda Item 16 - Adjournment


Motion 2 - was made by Council Member Mike Harper to adjourn and was seconded by Council Member Lowell Chambers.


Motion carried unanimously