Board of Aldermen Meeting Agendas & Minutes
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Board of Aldermen Meeting
CITY OF BALLWIN
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Pledge of Allegiance
5. Oath of Office:For Ward 2 Vacancies until the April 7, 2015 election
6. Second Roll Call (To include newly installed Aldermen)
7. Presentation: None
8. Pending Issues: None
9. Citizen Comments
10. Public Hearing: None
13. Mayor’s Report
14. City Administrator’s Report
15. Staff Reports
16. City Attorney’s Report
17. Aldermanic Comments
NOTE: Due to ongoing City business, all meeting agendas should be considered tentative. Additional issues may be introduced during the course of the meeting.
CLOSED SESSION: Pursuant to Section 610.022 RSMo., The Board of Aldermen could, at any time during the meeting, vote to close the public meeting and move to closed session to discuss matters relating to litigation, legal actions, and/or communications from the City Attorney, as provided under Section 610.021(1) RSMo., and/or personnel matters under Section 610.021(13) RSMo., and/or employee matters under Section 610.021(3) RSMo., and/or real estate matters under Section 610.021(2) or other matters as permitted by Chapter 61
BOARD OF ALDERMEN MEETING BRIEFS
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OATH OF OFFICE
SEWER LATERAL REPAIR PROGRAM (Bill 3865)
CIRCLE SEVEN RANCH SITE PLAN (Bill 3866)
NORTH POINTE CHAIRS
POLICE PATROL VEHICLES
RADAR UNITS REPLACEMENT
TRAINING AMMUNITION PURCHASE
MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN MEETING
THE MINUTES ARE PREPARED IN SUMMARY TO REFLECT THE OVERALL DISCUSSIONS,
The meeting was called to order by Mayor Pogue at 7:04 p.m.
The Pledge of Allegiance was given.
OATH OF OFFICE
SECOND ROLL CALL
James Komorek, Co-owner of Mia Sorella: Mr. Komorek said he is opposed to allowing the year-round canopy over the Circle 7 Ranch patio. He believes the tent structure will negatively impact the look of the plaza. He said that if the patio cover is approved, he will also make the same request for his restaurant. Mr. Komorek said that the fire lanes are still being used for customer parking, and not being reserved for fire and emergency vehicles.
BILL # 3865 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF BALLWIN WITH REGARD TO THE SEWER LATERAL REPAIR PROGRAM.
A motion was made by Alderman Leahy and seconded by Alderman Boland for a first reading of Bill No. 3865. A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result, the motion passed and Bill No. 3865 was read for the first time.
A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Leahy for a second reading of Bill No. 3865. A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed. Bill No. 3865 was read for the second time.
A roll call was taken for passage and approval of Bill No. 3865 with the following results:
BILL # 3866 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL OVERLAY DISTRICT APPROVED PER ORDINANCE 13-28 FOR CERTAIN LAND AT CLAYTON ROAD AND HENRY AVENUE IN THE CITY OF BALLWIN, COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE BALLWIN GROVE PLAZA.
A motion was made by Alderman Kerlagon and seconded by Alderman Boland for a first reading of Bill No. 3866. A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed. Bill No. 3866 was read for the first time.
Buddy Coy, Co-owner of Circle 7 Ranch, asked that Bill 3866 be held over to allow time to better show what is being proposed. Alderman Fleming asked that this be held over until the Feb. 23 Board meeting. City Attorney Jones said that after reviewing amended plans, if the changes are significant, this petition would be referred back to the Planning & Zoning Commission . Mr. Coy said that the changes are not major, but will give a better representation of the material and the overall appearance.
Bill 3866 was held over until the February 23 Board meeting.
CONSENT ITEMS: (Budgeted items which are low bid and do not exceed expenditure estimates and/or items which have been previously approved in concept.)
A. North Pointe Chairs
Alderman Finley asked if the police patrol vehicles would be purchased from a Missouri dealer. Police Chief Schicker said this is a Missouri dealership.
A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Kerlagon to accept the Consent Items. A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.
Mayor Pogue requested a Closed Session at the end of the agenda to discuss personnel under State Statute 610.021 13.
CITY ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT
CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT
Legal Issues: City Attorney Jones said there are no new developments in the Chesterfield litigation. The City of Webster Groves has declined to intervene. The City of Florissant is still on track to do this.
Adjourn to Closed Session: A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Finley to adjourn to closed session to discuss personnel, according to State Statute 610.0211 and 610.02113. A roll call vote was taken with the following results: Ayes: Aldermen Boland, Kerlagon, Fleming, Leahy, Schwent, Stallmann, Terbrock, Finley. Nays: None. The motion passed to adjourn to closed session at 7:20 p.m.
A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Terbrock to adjourn the closed session. A roll call vote was taken with a unanimous result, and the closed session was adjourned at 8:02 p.m.
The Board reconvened in open session at 8:03 p.m.
Mayor Pogue stated that the Board met in closed session to discuss personnel. No votes were taken. He asked City Attorney Jones to prepare a contract for City Administrator Kuntz’s employment on an interim basis for January 1 to June 6, 2015.
Alderman Boland said that this week is National Catholic School Week.
TIM POGUE, MAYOR
Minutes Signed and Approved on Feb. 9, 2015.