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Board of Aldermen Meeting Agendas & Minutes

 

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Board of Aldermen Meeting

Meeting Agenda

BOARD OF ALDERMEN MEETING
September 11, 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:  August 28, 2017 Board of Aldermen meeting and Closed Session minutes
  5. Presentation: City Hall Presentation
  6. Citizen Comments:
  7. Public Hearing:
  8. Old Business: 
    1. Legislation: Bill No. 3970 Sign Ordinance

New Business:

  1. Legislation: Next Ordinance # 17-23
    1. Bill No. 3972 Subdivision Plat Approval for 255 Reinke
    2. Resolution: Retiree Health Program
  2. Consent Items:
  3. Mayor's Report
  4. City Administrators Report
    1. 2018 Budget Calendar
  5. Staff Reports:
  6. City Attorney's Report
    1. Bee Policy
  7. Aldermanic Comments
  8. Closed Session
    1. Pursuant to Section 610.022 RSMo., Board will meet in closed session to discuss matters relating to personnel, as provided under Section 610.021(13) RSMo.
  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 11, 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 Jones 

The Pledge of Allegiance was given.

MINUTES

The Minutes of the August 28, 2017 Board of Aldermen meeting minutes were submitted for approval. 
 
Alderman Finley asked to amend the minutes in the first motion of the approval of the August 28, 2017, minutes to show it was Alderman Roach who made the first motion.
A motion was made by Alderman Finley and seconded by Alderman Fleming to amend the first motion made by Alderman Finley for the approval of the minutes to Alderman Roach who made the first motion.

A motion was made
by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Terbrock to approve the amended August 28, 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 August 28, 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 August 28, 2017 Closed Session meeting minutes as presented.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.


PRESENTATION

City Hall Presentation – City Administrator Hanson stated the design team from Chiodini was present to provide an update on the progress that has been made in the planning of the design for City Hall.


CITIZEN COMMENTS

John Milla, 307 Ridge Oak Court, wanted to provide the Board with some of his comments. He said the 2017 budget presentation was very well put together and he understands why the department received the award. He stated the City, in general, does a great job. Mr. Milla also added that the Castle Law presentation was great. He’s a big supporter of the Ballwin Police Department. He would like the Board to give the Police Department the best. He received a letter from Shamed Dogan about a town hall. Mr. Milla stated Mr. Dogan would be talking about crime prevention and he feels like that police department should be the ones in charge of crime prevention, not a representative. He closed his comments by stating he and his wife have been residents of Ballwin for over 25 years and they don’t plan to move.


OLD BUSINESS

LEGISLATION

BILL NO. 3970 Sign Ordinance

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Finley for a first reading of
Bill No. 3970.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3970 was read for the first time

Alderman Roach asked about Schedule E in regards to the intersection of Old Ballwin Road and Nancy Place. He asked if it should read ‘Nancy place at Old Ballwin and Stop Traffic on Nancy Place.’ City Attorney Jones stated that is correct.

A motion was made by Alderman Roach and seconded by Alderman Fleming to amend Schedule E to read Nancy place at Old Ballwin and Stop Traffic on Nancy Place. A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result.

City Administrator Hanson stated Clayton Corners Subdivision HOA provided signed petition from all the residents providing recommendations for parking issues to include additional signage for no parking areas.

City Attorney stated there was an additional change made to Woodside Trails’ signage.

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Terbrock for a second reading of Bill No. 3970.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3970 was read a second time.

A roll call vote was taken for passage and approval of Bill No. 3970 with the following results:  Ayes – Aldermen Fleming, Terbrock, Roach, Bullington, Finley, Stallmann, Kerlagon, Leahy;
Nays -- None. 
Bill No. 3970 was approved and became Ordinance No. 17-23

NEW BUSINESS

BILL NO. 3972 Subdivision Plat Approval for Property Located at 225 Reinke

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Bullington for a first reading of
Bill No. 3972.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3972 was read for the first time

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Bullington for a second reading of Bill No. 3972.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3972 was read a second time.

A roll call vote was taken for passage and approval of Bill No. 3972 with the following results: 

Ayes – Aldermen Fleming, Terbrock, Finley, Leahy, Roach, Kerlagon, Bullington, Stallmann
Nays -- None. 
Bill No. 3972 was approved and became Ordinance No. 17-24

Resolution Early Retiree Healthcare Initiative
A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Terbrock to pass the Resolution.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the resolution passed.

MAYOR’S REPORT

Mayor Pogue announced that it was Finance Officer Denise Keller’s Birthday and asked that the Board sing Happy Birthday to Ms. Keller. 

CITY ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

2018 Budget Discussion – City Administrator Hanson provided an updated schedule to the Board for the Budget Calendar. He stated there will be a budget workshop prior to the Board meeting on September 26. There will be tentative work sessions scheduled for October.
City Administrator Hanson thanked Kirsten Hochstetler for filling in for the City Clerk while she is at the MML conference working on her Clerk Certifications.

CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT

Bee Ordinance – City Attorney Jones presented the draft bee ordinance he had prepared for the Board. Based on previous discussions, there is no permitting process or restriction. This ordinance gives guidance should a complaint or dispute arise.

Alderman Roach asked if the individuals who were present at the board meeting and provided feedback have been contacted and presented with this proposed ordinance.

Mayor Pogue asked that staff reach out to the individuals who provided feedback on the beekeeping ordinance and that they be provided a copy of the proposed legislation.

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Terbrock to direct City Attorney to bring back the draft beekeeping ordinance as legislation.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

Mayor Pogue announced pursuant to state statute 610.021 (13) RSMo he would like go into closed session to discuss personnel issues.

A motion was made by Alderman Stallmann and seconded by Alderman Fleming to adjourn the open session meeting.  A roll call vote was taken with a unanimous result, and the open session meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m.

A motion was made by Alderman Terbrock and seconded by Alderman Kerlagon to reconvene in Open Session.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous result, and the open session meeting reconvened at 10:10 p.m.

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Terbrock to adjourn the Board of Aldermen Meeting.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous result, and the meeting was adjourned
 at 10:10 p.m.

 

Tim Pogue, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

Eric Hanson, City Administrator

 

A Johnson

Approved:  September 25, 2017