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Board of Aldermen Meeting

Meeting Agenda

 BOARD OF ALDERMEN MEETING

 September 26, 2016   at   7:00 p.m.                                                                 

 300 Park Drive – Donald “Red” Loehr Police & Court Center

 www.ballwin.mo.us

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Pledge of Allegiance
  4. Approval of Minutes:  September 12, 2016 Board of Alderman Meeting & Closed Session Minutes
  5. Presentation:
  6. Citizen Comments:
  7. Public Hearing:     None
  8. Pending Issues:     None

New Business:

  1. Legislation:           Next Ordinance # 16-24
    1. Bill No. 3936 Circus Trix S.U.E   
    2. Bill No. 3937 St. Louis County Drug Task Force Continuation
  2. Consent Items:
    1. Liquor License Event Transfer Date for the Rotary
    2. Temporary Laborers for Leaf Collection
    3. Ballwin Life Magazine Printing
  3. Mayor’s Report
    1. Storage Project
  4. City Administrators Report
  5. Staff Reports:
  6. City Attorney’s Report
  7. Closed Session
  8. Aldermanic Comments
  9. Information Only
  10. Adjourn

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 610.

 

Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN MEETING

CITY OF BALLWIN – 300 Park Drive

September 26, 2016

 

THE MINUTES ARE PREPARED IN SUMMARY TO REFLECT THE OVERALL DISCUSSIONS, NOT VERBATIM QUOTES.

 

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Pogue at 7:00 p.m.

Roll Call

PRESENT                                                        ABSENT                       

Mayor Tim Pogue
Alderman James Terbrock
Alderman Michael Finley
Alderman Kevin Roach
Alderman Mark Stallmann
                                                          Alderman Frank Fleming

Alderman Jim Leahy
                                                          Alderman Ross Bullington
Alderman Raymond Kerlagon
                                                          City Administrator Eric Hanson
City Attorney Robert E. Jones 

The Pledge of Allegiance was given.

MINUTES

 The Minutes of the September 12, 2016 Board of Aldermen meeting minutes were submitted for approval.  

A motion was made by Alderman Stallmann and seconded by Alderman Finley to approve the September 12, 2016Board of Aldermen meeting minutes as presented.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

The Minutes of the September 12, 2016 Board of Aldermen Closed Session meeting minutes were submitted for approval. 

A motion was made by Alderman Leahy and seconded by Alderman Finley to approve the September 12, 2016Board of Aldermen Closed Session meeting minutes as presented.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

NEW BUSINESS

LEGISLATION

BILL NO. 3936  CIRCUS TRIX SUE

A motion was made by Alderman Leahy and seconded by Alderman Terbrock for a first reading of
Bill No. 3936.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3936 was read for the first time

Alderman Terbrock inquired when Circus Trix would take possession of the property. It was believed Circus Trix will take possession in late fall.

Alderman Roach asked if there had been a Special Use Exceptions that would fall under the category of recreation and entertainment facility before. City Attorney Jones stated that he was not aware of any other than amusement games.

A motion was made by Alderman Terbrock and seconded by Alderman Kerlagon for a second reading of
Bill No. 3936.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3936 was read a second time.

A roll call vote was taken for passage and approval of Bill No. 3936 with the following results: 

Ayes – Aldermen Terbrock, Roach, Leahy, Stallmann, Finley, Kerlagon
Nays -- None. 
Bill No. 3936 was approved and became Ordinance No. 16-24        

 

BILL NO. 3937  ST. LOUIS COUNTY JOINT DRUG TASK FORCE

A motion was made by Alderman Finley and seconded by Alderman Stallmann for a first reading of
Bill No. 3937.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3937 was read for the first time.

Alderman Finley wanted to provide Chief Scott the opportunity to provide an update for how this multijurisdictional task force was doing in light of what has been happening in the past year.

Chief Scott stated the task force is made up of 13 police departments and 3 federal agencies. Last year, compared to this year, Chief Scott provided the following information:

            2015                                                                2016

 

Seized over $3.7 million in asset forfeiture           Seized over $1.8 million in asset forfeiture to date

235 illegal fire arms                                            121 illegal fire arms

Interdicted 55 active meth labs                             --        

850 felony arrests                                              328 felony arrests

120 search warrants                                           72 search warrants conducted

518lbs of marijuana                                           152lbs of marijuana

187 new marijuana plants                                   56 marijuana plants

9.5lbs of cocaine                                                3.3lb cocaine

1lb of crack cocaine                                           1lb of crack cocaine

26lb of meth amphetamine                                 101lb of meth amphetamine

32oz of pseudoephedrine                                   12g of pseudoephedrine

27lb of heroin                                                   15lb of heroin

 

The team the City participates with has handled the following incidents in 2016:

            Interdicted a heroin/crack cocaine distributer
                        Seized 3 kilos of powder cocaine
                        3oz of crack cocaine
                        2 stolen rifles
                        2 handguns
                        $15,000 in US currency

            Interdicted a heroin distributer
                        Seized 6oz of heroin

            Interdicted a cocaine distributer
                        Seized 5oz of powder cocaine
                        $5000 in US currency

            Interdicted a methamphetamine distributer 
                         Sized 44lb methamphetamine
                         $80,000 in US currency

            Multistate cocaine distributer case
                         $1.1 Million seized
                         31 kilo of cocaine

Alderman Leahy asked if the Chief would consider the greatest drug academic in high schools is heroin.
Chief Scott stated heroine and methamphetamine. In West St. Louis County there problem is more than just heroin.

A motion was made by Alderman Stallmann and seconded by Alderman Finley for a second reading of
Bill No. 3937.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3937 was read a second time.

A roll call vote was taken for passage and approval of Bill No. 3937 with the following results: 

Ayes – Aldermen Terbrock, Stallmann, Roach, Kerlagon, Leahy, Finley;
Nays -- None. 
Bill No. 3937 was approved and became Ordinance No. 16-25        

CONSENT ITEMS

Budgeted items which are low bid and do not exceed expenditure estimates and/or
items which have been previously approved in concept.

  1. LIQUOR LICENSE TRANSFER OF DATE
  2. TEMPORARY LABORERS FOR LEAF COLLECTION
  3. BALLWIN LIFE MAGAZINE PRINTING

A motion was made by Alderman Stallmann and seconded by Alderman Terbrock to accept the Consent Items.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

MAYOR’S REPORT

Mayor Pogue announced that the petitioner asked to pull the Storage facility discussion until further notice.

Mayor Pogue stated he sent copies of the Policy Statement from the Legislative Affairs Committee which were finalized last week will be going to the Board of the Municipal League and will be presented to the entire floor at a future meeting. Once that meeting date has been determined, Mayor Pogue will send the Board the information.

ALDERMANIC COMMENTS

Alderman Leahy announced the Hold the Line Flamion event has been moved to this Friday.

Alderman Stallmann complimented the Ballwin Police Department on the BBQ event at the Wolf on Saturday for the Festival for Flamion. He was not aware of how much the event raised but there were a lot of people there.

A motion was made by Alderman Terbrock and seconded by Alderman Stallmann to adjourn the Board of Aldermen Meeting.  A roll call vote was taken with a unanimous result, and the meeting was adjourned at 7:11 p.m.

 

Tim Pogue, Mayor

ATTEST:

Eric Hanson,  City Administrator

 

A Johnson

Approved:  October 10, 2016