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Monday, June 7, 2021

Wetumpka City CouncilChambers

6:00 p.m.

 

WorkSession:

CitizenComments: (Ordinance 2016-8) Eagle Scout project at Health Department. RichardBurleson, troop 185 to install flagpole.

 

Reports of:

Boards and Committees Audit Report- Mike Celka

Distinguished Service Certificate Ms. Jenny Stubbs

 

Monday, June 7,2021

Wetumpka City CouncilChambers

6:19 p.m.

 

The Council of the City of Wetumpka held a work session priorto the Regular Meeting on Monday, June 7, 2021. The meeting was called to orderby Mayor Jerry Willis at 6:19. Councilmember Brown led the invocation and thePledge of Allegiance was led by Scout troop 185.

 

Upon a Roll Call the following were present:  Mayor Jerry Willis and Councilmembers KevinRobbins, Cheryl Tucker, Lynnes Justiss, Joe Brown, and Steve Gantt. Alsopresent were City Clerk Tiffany Robinson and staff members.

 

            CouncilmemberJustiss offered a motion to approve the minutes of the Council Meeting held on May17, 2021 as presented. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Brown with theCouncil voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

 

            PublicHearing   for petition by Randall T. Stubbs to abandonright of way and vacate undeveloped portions of Mansion Street was opened whereno one spoke in favor or against. Mayor Willis closed the public hearing.

 

New Business CouncilmemberGantt made a motion to consider Resolution No. 2021-6-7-1 to abandon right ofway and vacate undeveloped portions of Mansion Street. The motion was secondedby Councilmember Tucker with the council voting unanimously in favor of themotion.

 

Under new business,permission to proceed with removal of the in-place tank closure at the WetumpkaAirport by Lynn Weldon. This was the first time on the agenda and will beconsidered at the next Council meeting.

 

Also under newbusiness, Councilmember Robbins made a motion for permission to enter intocontract with GMC for the obstruction removal at the Wetumpka Airport paid forby the 2021 AIP grant. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Justiss withthe council voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

 

Under new business,Public Works director Chappell Brown asked for permission to approve herbicideapplication on Riverbank. This was the first time on the agenda and will beconsidered at the next Council meeting.

 

Also under newbusiness, Chappell Brown asked for approval of new power meter at 311 E.Tallassee St. for Riverwalk. This was the first time on the agenda and will beconsidered at the next Council meeting.

 

Under new business,Councilmember Brown made a motion to suspend the rules to approve water lineextension at Sports Complex to future soccer fields and tennis courts not toexceed $22,000 as presented by Tex Grier. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Tucker with the roll call voteas follows:

            CouncilmemberRobbins         Yay
                        CouncilmemberTucker          Yay
                        CouncilmemberJustiss           Yay
                        CouncilmemberGantt            Yay
                        Councilmember Brown           Yay
                        Mayor Willis                            Yay

 

Under new business,Councilmember Gantt made a motion to approve water line extension at SportsComplex to future soccer fields and tennis courts not to exceed $22,000 aspresented by Tex Grier. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Brown with thecouncil voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

 

Under new business,Councilmember Tucker made a motion for approval for Elmore County CivicImprovement League to hold Juneteenth Celebration at Gold Star Park on June 19,2021. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Gantt with the council votingunanimously in favor of the motion.

 

Upon a motion by Councilmember Gantt, the meeting was adjournedat 6:30 p.m.

 

Approved by Council on the 21st day of June, 2021.

 

                                                                        Signed:_______________________

                                                                                    JerryWillis, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

Signed:_____________________

            Tiffany Robinson, City Clerk