November 3, 2010 – City Council Minutes

November 3, 2010

Those Present: Bob Van Cleave, Duane Peterson, Tim and Merg Neuman, Skylar Allen, Gary Thompson, Doug Thompson, Ada DeClark, Joe DeClark, Wanda Dunn

Meeting called to order: 7:00 pm

Invocation: Bob Van Cleave

The chair entertained a motion from council member Duane Peterson the council accept the proposed agenda item: Executive Session Idaho Code #67-2345 (f). Council member Joe DeClark seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Joe – yes, Duane – yes, Ada – yes, Gary – yes. All were in favor and the motion carried the council. The chair entertained a motion from council member Joe DeClark the council approve the agenda and the proposed item as published. Council member Duane Peterson seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

Minutes from the October 5, 2010 council meeting were read. The chair entertained a motion from council member Duane Peterson the council accept the minutes as read. Council member Ada DeClark seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

Tim Neuman came before the council expressing his concern over the RV/Camp Trailer ordinance draft. He suggested the time frame be longer for property owners who would be part time residents. Allowing a sewer and water hookup for the part time resident; permanent structures (sheds, carports, etc.) and 1 dedicated RV spot per property owner. The council discussed the issue and told Mr. Neuman they would take his suggestions under advisement.

The chair entertained a motion from council member Joe DeClark the council move from public meeting to an Executive Session pursuant to Idaho Code 67-2345 Sub-section f. Council member Gary Thompson seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Joe – yes, Duane _ yes, Ada – yes, Gary – yes. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

At 8:10 pm, the chair entertained a motion from council member Gary Thompson the council move from executive session to public meeting. Council member Duane Peterson seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council. The chair entertained a motion from council member Gary Thompson the council instruct Keller Engineering to perform additional work in addition to the contract already in progress. Council member Joe DeClark seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

Police Report: Officer Skinner had 47 contacts.

Maintenance Report: Doug tightened the fence on the spring and will need to do some work on the upper end of the spring fence line, took sewer and water samples, sent the EPA letter, cleaned the chlorinator building, shut off 2 water services, reviewed lead and copper samples and took results to sampling sites for signatures, chased cows, visited with the fish biologists about the new bridge they will erect next summer on West street, suggested the city see if paving materials could be added to the bridge construction.

Marty reported 18 delinquent water and sewer accounts. Asked the council for a date for the Christmas park lighting; Monday, December 6th and 6:00 pm the park lighting will take place. The chair entertained a motion from council member Duane Peterson the council approve $400.00 for Christmas decorations. Council member Gary Thompson seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

The chair entertained a motion from council member Ada DeClark the council approve checks and vouchers for the month of October 2010 in the amount of $8,160.84 in the general fund, $9,472.41 in the sewer fund, $5,977.41 in the water fund with all funds totaling $23,610.66. Council member Duane Peterson seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

At 9:15 pm, the chair entertained a motion from council member Joe DeClark the council adjourn from the November 2010 council meeting. Council member Duane Peterson seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

Respectfully submitted by,

Marty Nate, City Clerk
City of Georgetown

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