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Board of Aldermen Meeting Agendas & Minutes

 

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Board of Aldermen Meeting

Meeting Agenda

BOARD OF ALDERMEN MEETING
July 10, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. 

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

This is a condensed summary of the action items which will be considered at tonight’s Board Meeting. It has been prepared to give you a greater understanding of the issues which will be discussed. If you have comments, questions, or concerns, please call (636) 227-8580. If you would like to know more about the programs or services which we provide, please dial our 24-Hour Information Line (636) 207-2300, or visit us on the web at www.ballwin.mo.us.

CITIZEN COMMENT
If you wish to address the Board during this meeting, please fill out the “Citizen Comments: To Address the Board of Aldermen” form and place it in the tray on the table at the front of the Board Room before the meeting begins.

Please limit your comments to 3 minutes as an individual and 5 minutes representing a group. Please avoid repeating comments others have already made. Thank you for your cooperation.


 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Pledge of Allegiance
  4. Approval of Minutes:  June 12, 2017 Board of Aldermen meeting & Closed Session minutes
  5. Presentation: Architect Presentation
  6. Citizen Comments:
  7. Public Hearing:     None
  8. Pending Issues:    

 

New Business:

  1. Legislation: None              Next Ordinance # 17-19
    1. Bill No. 3967 SUE at 112 Old Ballwin Road
    2. Bill No. 3968 Harassment Ordinance
    3. Bill No. 3969 2017 Operating Capital Budget Re-Appropriation
  2. Consent Items:
    1. COOP Salt Purchase
  3. Mayor’s Report
  4. City Administrators Report
    1. Approval of Architectural Firm for the Design and Construction of a new City Hall
  5. Staff Reports:
    1. Tennis Court Resurfacing
    2. Resolution for Park Grant
  6. City Attorney’s Report
    1. Bee Legislation Model
  7. Closed Session
    1. Under Section 610.021(2), the Board will meet in closed session to discuss real estate matters
    2. Under Section 610.021(1), the Board will meet in closed session to discuss litigation matters
  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

July 10, 2017

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 M 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 June 12, 2017 Board of Aldermen meeting minutes were submitted for approval. 

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Kerlagon to approve the June 12, 2017 Board of Aldermen meeting minutes as presented.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

The Minutes of the June 12, 2017 Board of Aldermen Closed Session meeting minutes were submitted for approval. 

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Terbrock to approve the June 12, 2017 Board of Aldermen Closed Session meeting minutes as presented.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

PRESENTATION

Todd Sweeney from Navigate and from Chiodini presented a preliminary sketch of the proposed placement of the new city hall.

CITIZEN COMMENTS

Barb Becket, from the City of Winchester, addressed the Board stating Winchester’s Board of Aldermen are very pleased to be in contract with the City of Ballwin for IT, and Code Enforcement services.

Lynn Goetz, 504 Kenilworth Lane in Ballwin, addressed the Board in regards to the bee keeping ordinance that was drafted.

Bill McCord, 116 Tara Ridge Ct in Ballwin, addressed the Board in regards to the bee keeping ordinance.

Mary McCord, 116 Tara Ridge Ct in Ballwin, addressed her concerns to the Board about the drafted ordinance and what was being outlined for requirements to obtain a permit for bee keeping within Ballwin.

Jeremy Idleman, 466 Westglen Village Dr in Ballwin, addressed the Board stating his concerns with using pesticides and how it affects the bee colony along with his dismay at the drafted ordinance that was being presented.

Patrick Brookman, 226 Victor Ct in Ballwin, addressed the Board of his concerns with the drafted bee keeping ordinance.

 

NEW BUSINESS

LEGISLATION


BILL NO. 3967 SUE AT 112 OLD BALLWIN ROAD

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Roach for a first reading of
Bill No. 3967. A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3967 was read for the first time

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Terbrock for a second reading of
Bill No. 3967.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3967 was read a second time.

A roll call vote was taken for passage and approval of Bill No. 3967 with the following results: 

Ayes – Aldermen Fleming, Terbrock, Bullington, Roach, Kerlagon, Stallmann, Finley, Leahy;
Nays -- None. 
Bill No. 3967 was approved and became Ordinance No. 17-19


BILL NO. 3968 HARASSMENT ORDINANCE

A motion was made by Alderman Stallmann and seconded by Alderman Fleming for a first reading of
Bill No. 3968.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3968 was read for the first time

Alderman Roach asked for some background on this ordinance. He was informed that there were two sections that were duplicated and the harassment ordinance was overlooked and not included.

Alderman Bullington stated that this is something that would need to happen more than once to actually be considered harassment. City Attorney Robert Jones stated that the City would need to rely on the highly trained police officers when receiving these complaints or witnessing the behavior. 

A motion was made by Alderman Stallmann and seconded by Alderman Fleming for a second reading of
Bill No. 3968  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3968 was read a second time.

A roll call vote was taken for passage and approval of Bill No. 3968 with the following results: 

Ayes – Aldermen Stallmann, Fleming, Bullington, Leahy, Terbrock, Roach, Kerlagon, Finley;
Nays -- None. 
Bill No. 3968 was approved and became Ordinance No. 17-20        

 

BILL NO. 3969 2017 OPERATING & CAPITAL BUDGET RE-APPRORIATION

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Kerlagon for a first reading of
Bill No. 3969.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3969 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. 3969  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3969 was read a second time.

A roll call vote was taken for passage and approval of Bill No. 3969 with the following results: 

Ayes – Aldermen Fleming, Leahy, Finley, Stallmann, Kerlagon, Roach, Bullington;
Nays -- None. 
Bill No. 3969 was approved and became Ordinance No. 17-21        

 

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. COOP SALT PURCHASE

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Bullington to accept the Consent Item A.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

MAYOR’S REPORT

Mayor Pogue announced that Frank Carr from Planning and Zoning was stepping down. Mayor Pogue stated he would like to recommend Olivia Pieknik, from Board of Adjustments, to fill this vacancy.

A motion was made by Alderman Kerlagon and seconded by Aldermen Bullington to appoint Olivia Pieknik to the Planning and Zoning Commission. A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

 

CITY ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

City Administrator Eric Hanson asked that the Board approve the architect firm Chiodini for the design and construction of a new city hall.

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Terbrock to approve the contract with Ballwin and Chiodini Architect Firm to construct a new City Hall.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

STAFF REPORTS

Tennis Court Resurfacing
Linda Bruer, Director of Parks and Recreation Department, stated bids were solicited for the resurfacing of the tennis courts throughout the City. She stated the low bidder did not meet qualifications and asked the Board approves the qualified bidder, Frazier-Davis.  

Alderman Roach stated that the Board was approving the lowest qualified bidder, who met specifications.

A motion was made by Alderman Roach and seconded by Alderman Terbrock to award the contract for the tennis court resurfacing to Frazier-Davis.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

Park Grant
Ms. Bruer presented a plan for improving the North Pointe Aquatic Center through a park grant. She asked that the Board pass a Resolution.

There was a discussion on the equipment that would be replaced and options that are available for the play structure with the bucket and the splash pad.

A motion was made by Alderman Terbrock and seconded by Alderman Finley to prepare a Resolution for North Pointe Aquatic Center.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORTS

The Board discussed the bee model ordinance. Additional research would still need to be done and the Board would take into consideration the citizens who commented on some of the requirements listed in the ordinance.

ALDERMANIC COMMENTS

Alderman Kerlagon stated his hygienist complimented on how great the Recreation facilities are in Ballwin.

 

Alderman Stallmann asked if the concert was still on for Wednesday night. Ms. Bruer stated it would be rescheduled due to the high heat index.

Pursuant to Section 610.022 RSMo., Board will meet in closed session to discuss matters relating to litigation, as provided under Section 610.021(1) RSMo and to discuss real estate matters, as provided under Section 610.021(2) RSMo.

A motion was made by Alderman Kerlagon and seconded by Alderman Terbrock to adjourn the Board of Aldermen Meeting into closed session.  A roll call vote was taken with the following results: 

Ayes – Aldermen Fleming, Terbrock, Stallmann, Roach, Kerlagon, Bullington, Leahy, Finley;
Nays – None; and the meeting was adjourned at 8:40 p.m.

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Leahy to reconvene the Board Meeting in Open Session. A voice vote was taken with a unanimous result, and the meeting was reconvened at 9:22 p.m.

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Stallmann to adjourn the Board of Aldermen Meeting.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous result, and the meeting was adjourned at 9:22 p.m.

 

 

Tim Pogue, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

Eric Hanson,  City Administrator

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Approved:  August 14, 2017