Board of Aldermen Meeting Agendas & Minutes

 

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The Board of Aldermen meet on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 7 p.m. in the Board Room of the Ballwin Government Center, 1 Government Ctr. Schedule and place subject to change. Meetings are open to the public. All citizens are urged to attend.

Board of Aldermen Meeting

Meeting Agenda

 BOARD OF ALDERMEN MEETING

 October 24, 2016   at   7:00 p.m.  

300 Park Drive – Donald “Red” Loehr Police & Court Center 
www.ballwin.mo.us


 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Pledge of Allegiance
  4. Approval of Minutes:  October 10, 2016 Budget Work Session &  Board of Alderman meeting  minutes
  5. Presentation:
  6. Citizen Comments:
  7. Public Hearing:     None
  8. Pending Issues:     None   

New Business:          

  1. Legislation:    Next Ordinance # 16-29      
    1. Bill No. 3941 SUE for Texas Roadhouse
  2. Consent Items:
    1. E-Citation Implentation
  3. Mayor’s Report
  4. City Administrators Report
  5. Staff Reports:
    1. Parks & Recreation Fees
  6. City Attorney’s Report
  7. Closed Session
    1. Section 610.021(1) RSMo.the Board of Aldermen will meet in closed session to discuss matters relating to litigation.
  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

October 24, 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 7:10 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 October 10, 2016 Board of Aldermen Budget Session meeting minutes were submitted for approval. 

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Roach to approve the October 10, 2016Board of Aldermen Planning Session meeting minutes as presented.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

The Minutes of the October 10, 2016 Board of Aldermen meeting minutes were submitted for approval. 

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Kerlagon to approve the October 10, 2016Board of Aldermen meeting minutes as presented.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

NEW BUSINESS

LEGISLATION

BILL NO. 3941   S.U.E. FOR TEXAS ROADHOUSE

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Leahy for a first reading of
Bill No. 3941.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3941 was read for the first time

Alderman Leahy asked when the restaurant planned to open. Paul Phillips, a representative from Greenberg Ferrell, on behalf of Texas Roadhouse, stated the restaurant is looking to open in the spring of 2017.

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Terbrock for a second reading of
Bill No. 3941.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3941 was read a second time.

A roll call vote was taken for passage and approval of Bill No. 3941 with the following results: 

Ayes – Aldermen Fleming, Terbrock, Finley, Bullington, Kerlagon, Roach, Leahy, Stallmann;

Nays -- None. 
Bill No. 3941 was approved and became Ordinance No. 16-29        

CONSENT ITEMS

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

 E-CITATION IMPLEMENTATION

 This item was pulled by staff to address a change in the purchasing policy.

CITY ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

Leaf pick-up began on Monday, October 24. There are seven crews out collecting leaves throughout the City. Route maps will be updated at the end of each business day on the website to illustrate the progress of leaf collection.

Thursday, October 27, at 6:30 p.m., Jay Wolfe Toyota will be unveiling a van for Officer Mike Flamion. City Administrator Hanson encouraged everyone to attend if they are available.

STAFF REPORTS

PARKS & RECREATION FEES     

To keep pace with rising operating costs and customer requests, staff is recommending several changes to park and recreation facility admission fees. Membership fees have not been adjusted for ten years. Ms. Bruer provided an outline of fees for the Board to review and consider.

Alderman Roach suggested there be a discounted rate for veterans.
Alderman Finley suggested that such a discounted rate be tied to the rates of seniors.
Alderman Bullington suggested there also be a discounted rate for first responders.

A motion was made by Alderman Roach and seconded by Alderman Bullington to draft legislation to adjust the costs of membership and to include a membership discount for seniors, veterans and first responders. A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORTS

City Attorney Jones suggested a short discussion to take place in closed session regarding litigation.

 

Mayor Pogue announced that Pursuant to Section 610.021 [1] RSMo, the board will meet in closed session regarding litigation.


Adjourn to Closed Session: A motion was made by Alderman Stallmann and seconded by Alderman Bullington to adjourn to closed session to discuss litigation. A roll call vote was taken with the following results: 

Ayes: Aldermen Terbrock, Finley, Roach, Stallmann, Fleming, Leahy, Bullington, Kerlagon

Nays: None

The motion passed to adjourn to closed session at 7:31 p.m.


 

The Board reconvened in open session at 7:54 p.m.

Reconvene to Open Session: A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Leahy to reconvene to open session. A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

Mayor Pogue reconvened the open session.

 

ALDERMANIC COMMENTS

Alderman Fleming stated there will be a Finance and Administrative Committee meeting prior to the next Board, November 14th, meeting at 6:30 PM.  Topics are still to be determined but it will be over short topics to get.

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Leahy to adjourn the Board of Aldermen Meeting.  A roll call vote was taken with a unanimous result, and the meeting was adjourned
 at 7:55 p.m.

 

Frank Fleming, Presiding over Meeting

ATTEST:

Eric Hanson, City Administrator

A Johnson 
Approved:  November 14, 2016