September 22, 2014 Summary

MARION CITY COUNCIL MEETING

City Hall – Council Chambers on September 22, 2014, 7:30 PM

 

ROLL CALL – 9 members answered – Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Osborn, Mr. Crider, Mr. Daniels, Mrs. Gustin, Mr. Edwards; Mr. Ratliff moved to excuse Mr. Cumston, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll call: Ayes: Mr. Ratliff, Mr. Thomas, Mrs. Blevins, Mr. Smith, Mr. Osborn, Mr. Crider, Mrs. Gustin, NAYS: Mr. Daniels.  Mr. Cumston is excused.

 

 

 

PRAYER LED BY SULU KELLEY

 

 

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

Summary of Proceedings from September 8, 2014; Mr. Thomas moved, Mrs. Blevins 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried, Summary of Proceedings is accepted.

 

 

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

ORDINANCE 2014-61:

 

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SERVICE DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT FOR THE LEASE OF CERTAIN FARM LANDS ADJACENT TO THE MARION MUNICIPAL AIRPORT

 

            Mr. Daniels moved to amend the ordinance to put the ER Clause on it. Mr. Ratliff 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Mr. Osborn moved to suspend, Mr.  Ratliff 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Mr. Daniels moved to adopt, Mr. Crider 2nd, roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2014-61 IS ADOPTED AS AMENDED WITH ER CLAUSE

 

 

 

ORDINANCE 2014-62:

 

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND SAFETY DIRECTOR TO CHANGE LIFE INSURANCE PROVIDERS FROM AMERICAN UNITED LIFE TO LINCOLN FINANCIAL GROUP AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

 

Mr. Daniels said this came out of Finance with a 3-0 recommendation for approval, I move to suspend, Mr. Osborn 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Mr. Daniels moved to adopt, Mr. Thomas 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2014-62 IS ADOPTED

 

 

 

ORDINANCE 2014-63:

 

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SERVICE DIRECTOR TO PREPARE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS AND ADVERTISE FOR BIDS FOR DIESEL / REGULAR FUEL AND ROAD PAINT, APPROPRIATE THE NECESSARY FUNDS AND TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT WITH THE LOWEST AND BEST BIDDER AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

 

Mr. Daniels said this came out of Finance with a 3-0 recommendation for approval, I move to suspend, Mr. Osborn 2nd. Roll call: Ayes all, motion carried. Mr. Daniels moved to adopt, Mr. Osborn 2nd. Roll Call: Ayes all, motion carried. ORDINANCE 2014-63 IS ADOPTED

 

 

 

Matters not on the Agenda:

 

            Mr. Robbins spoke on 333 Joseph St. The US EPA has been doing an outstanding job out there. The slab floor will still be there, that will remain, and everything else will be gone.

 

 

 

 

 

Committee Dates:

 

Finance                                                10/6      @ 6:30 Regular Business

 

Regional Planning                      10/23    @ 7:00 County Bldg.

 

Streets & Sewers                       10/6      @ 6:40 Chapter 901; Fees @ Eng. Dept.

 

 

 

          

 

 

 

            With no further business to come before Council, Mr. Edwards adjourned the meeting.

 

 

 

                                                                        ____________________________                                                                                  Dave Edwards                                                                                                               President of Council

 

 

 

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Clerk of Council