City of Porterdale

Minutes and Agenda

Minutes of the Meeting

CITY OF PORTERDALE

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

MINUTES

December 1, 2014

 

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

 

Agenda Item 1 - Call to order

Mayor Arline Chapman called the meeting to order.

 

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 – Awards, Recognitions, & Donations

None.

 

Agenda Item 5- Additional Agenda Items

None

 

Agenda Item 6 - Approval of the Agenda

 

Motion 1 – was made by Council Member Linda Finger to approve the agenda and was seconded by Council Member Tim Savage.

 

Motion passed unanimously.

 

Agenda Item 7- Approval of Minutes

 

November 3, 2014- Council Meeting

 

Motion 2- was made by Council Member Linda Finger to approve the minutes from November 3, 2014 and was seconded by Council Member Anita Rainey.

 

Motion passed unanimously.

 

November 18, 2014- Called Meeting

 

Motion 3- was made by Council Member Linda Finger to approve the minutes from November 18, 2014 and was seconded by Council Member Anita Rainey.

 

Motion passed unanimously.

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda 8- Public Hearing for 2015 Budget

 

Opened by Mayor Chapman

 

No Comments.

 

Closed by Mayor Chapman

 

Agenda 9- 2015 Budget Adoption

 

Read aloud by City Attorney Tim Chambers

 

Motion 4- was made by Council Member Linda Finger to adopt the 2015 Budget and was seconded by Council Member Tim Savage.

 

Moition passed unanimously.

 

Agenda 10- Member Comments:

 

City Clerk Update- Megan Reid- None

 

Downtown Director- Teri Haler- None.

 

Fire Chief- Statistics handed out.

 

Police Chief- Chief Crips- Proud to report that the Police Department raised $850 for “No Shave November” and donated the proceeds to the American Cancer Society.

 

City Manager- Bob Thomson- Requested the council accept $40,000 from Walter Davis for the Building Permits final pay off. Council agreed to put it on the called meeting to accept the amount agreed upon.

 

Mayor Arline Chapman- Is excited about the Christmas Decorations that are being displayed across the City. Reminded everyone about the upcoming Parade on Friday and invites everyone to see Santa and his Reindeer at 7pm. On Sunday, December 14 at 3pm Porterdale will present Tuba Christmas. Wishes everyone a Happy Holiday..

 

Post 1- Anita Rainey- None.

 

Post 2- Linda Finger- Invited everyone to Pictures with Santa will be held on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at the Gym and there will be raoasting of marshmallows in the Alley.

 

Post 3- Tim Savage- The City looks great with all the decorations. Would like to recognize the Police departments work on painting te Hummers black. Would like to move Santa’s Mailbox in front of the Gym. In 2013, they were able to deliver 50 shoeboxes and would like to do the same in 2014.

 

Post 4- Mike Harper- Absent.

 

Post 5- Lowell Chambers- Would like to hang a decorated Tuba on the front of the Gym. There will be a groundbreaking ceremony on December 17 at 10:30am at the 4-way intersection.

 

 

Agenda Item 11– Public Comments

 

Welcomed The Barretts of 7 Cotton Avenue to the City.

 

Agenda Item 12- Executive Session

None

 

Agenda Item 13-Adjournment

 

Motion 9- was made by Council Member Linda Finger to adjourn and was seconded by Council Member Anita Rainey.

 

Motion carried unanimously