Council 15 May 2018
by Mr. Mike Lanier.
to order at 4:30 by Mayor Wolff.
call: All members present.
minutes were approved by unanimous vote.
Mayor Wolff noted Evergreen Concrete has
been removing the old slabs left behind from Magnolia Apartments at the rate of
1-2 per month to keep the city from being hit with a large bill. Council person Davis expressed concerns as to
when the job would be finished. It was
determined to allow Evergreen Concrete to complete the job as soon as
possible. The broken concrete will be
used to stop erosion on city right of way.
Mr. Sullivan received a check in the
amount of $177,000.00 for work on the Miller Sellers Drive project.
Cell phone and phone usage policy
developed by the council was brought before a vote. Passed by unanimous vote. City Clerk Carrie Smith is supposed to email
me a copy of the policy today and I will post it for all to see.
Resolution for lease/purchase of the
street sweeper. Passed by unanimous
Terri Webb will attend quality assurance
and supervisor seminar. Approved by
unanimous vote for the city to pick up the tab.
Annual MWPP report and resolution (waste
water report) was approved unanimously.
Resolution awarding park professional
engineering service was granted to Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood.
Payable: Approved by unanimous vote.
Wolff open the meeting for inputs from the floor.
A city resident complained about a group
of high school students creating a disturbance in her neighborhood one night
last week. She stated she had attempted
to contact Chief Simpson but had received no response. Mayor Wolff advised her to come in at 8 AM
Wednesday morning and they would discuss with the chief her problems.
Council person Upton addressed the 2
much speeding, streets seem more like drag strips.
Littering is ongoing problem. A police officer was observed seeing someone
toss garbage from a vehicle yet no ticket was written. Mayor Wolff for action.
Council person Fountain noted sewer work
on Crawford Street approximately 1 year ago and the road was left in a
mess. Need to re-pave that area.
person Caylor spoke on behalf of the city clerk’s pay. Seems Mike Henson, previous city clerk, was
paid $65,000.00 per year yet when Ms. Smith took over the job the best they
wanted to do for her was grant a $2.00 per hour raise leaving her well below
the pay level of the previous dirt bag that held the position. Recommendation is put her on salary.
action was taken on the recommendation.
Council person Davis brought up bushes and
trees around houses needed cleaning up.
Ms. Davis has been working with Compliance Officer McNeil in pointing
out houses with problems. Mayor Wolff
thanked Ms. Davis for her assistance in working with Mr. McNeil.
A discussion about resumes for the
positions of park manager and bookkeeper was brought up. It was agreed that the council needed to review
One of the applicants for park manager was
in the audience and Council person Upton noted that was his pick for the job.
Adjourned: 5 PM