City of Porterdale

Minutes and Agenda

Minutes of the Meeting

CITY OF PORTERDALE

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

MINUTES

September 8, 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, Lowell Chambers- Post 5 and Mike Harper – Post 4. 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 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

 

Donation given to the Police Explorers from C.A.R.E.’s Chairperson Linda Finger.

 

Larry Denny and Anita Denny of the Elk’s Lodge, presented a $100.00 check to Chief Cripps for the Drug Dog Program.

 

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 Mike Harper.

 

Motion passed unanimously.

 

Agenda Item 7- Report from the Police Chief Review Committee- Bob Thomson, City Manager

 

City Manager Bob Thomson reported back that the Committee Recommended lt. Jason Cripps.

 

Agenda Item 8- Appointment of Police Chief

 

Motion 2-  was made by Council Member Lowell Chambers to appoint Jason Cripps as Police Chief and was seconded by Council Member Linda Finger.

 

Moiton passed unanimously.

 

Agenda Item 9- Tentative Swearing in of Police Chief

 

District Attorney Layla Zon swore in Chief Jason Cripps.

 

 

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 of Officer Peterson for detaining a murder suspect out of DeKalb during an traffic stop.

 

City Manager- Bob Thomson- None

 

Mayor Arline Chapman-

  1. Appreciated the people who put together the reunion.
  2. Has noticed a lot of activity on the river.

 

Post 1- Anita Rainey-

  1. None.

 

Post 2- Linda Finger-

  1. CARE benefit thanks everyone who helped and they were able to provide 2 scholarships.
  2. Send a special Thank you to Chief Cripps.

Post 3- Tim Savage-

  1. Would like to thank Chief Cripps.

Post 4- Mike Harper-

  1. Thanks to all the people who came out to the reunion and asked what was the progress was on the Air Conditioner units.

Post 5- Lowell Chambers-  

  1. None.

Agenda Item 11– Public Comments

 

No comments

 

Agenda Item 12- Executive Session

 

None Needed.

 

Agenda Item 13-Adjournment

 

Motion 10- was made by Council Member Mike Harper to adjourn and was seconded by Council Member Tim Savage.

 

Motion carried unanimously