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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
August 14, 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: July 10, 2017 Board of Aldermen & Closed Session meetings
    5. Presentation: Website Presentation, Parks & Recreation Annual Report
    6. Citizen Comments:
    7. Public Hearing: TIFF Public Hearing
    8. Pending Issues:

New Business:

    1. Legislation:             Next Ordinance # 17-22
      1. Bill No. 3970 Sign Ordinance
      2. Resolution: North Pointe Aquatic Center Grant
    2. Consent Items:
      1. Craft Beer Festival Liquor License
      2. Destruction of Records
      3. Leaf Vacuum Purchase
    3. Mayor’s Report
    4. City Administrators Report
    5. Staff Reports:
      1. Towing Agreement
      2. Parks & Recreation and Police Parking Lot Sealing
      3. Revenue/Expense Statement
      4. Lot Splitting
    6. City Attorney’s Report
      1. Bee Policy
    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.

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Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN MEETING
CITY OF BALLWIN – 300 Park Drive
August 14, 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 July 10, 2017 Board of Aldermen meeting minutes were submitted for approval. 

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Terbrock to approve the July 10, 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 July 10, 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 July 10, 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

New Website Presentation – City Clerk Abigail Johnson, Communications Coordinator Kirsten Hochstetler and Detective Scott Stephens presented the upgraded website to the Board.

Parks & Recreation Annual Report – Parks & Recreation Director Linda Bruer presented the Annual Report for the Parks and Recreation Department to the Board. 

PUBLIC HEARING

A TIF public hearing was held. Finance Officer Denise Keller provided an overview of the TIF.

Alderman Roach asked Finance Officer Denise Keller what the total EATs revenue was and she said it was $11,476,000.00.

Mayor Pogue asked if there was anyone wanting to speak about the TIF. No one came forward.  Mayor Pogue closed the public hearing.

CITIZEN COMMENTS

Tom Weller, 538 Ries Road, addressed his concerns with the lot split for the McBride development and the location over a potential cemetery.

Helena Webb, 424 Brass Lamp Dr, addressed the Board on how Proposition P money should be spent. 

NEW BUSINESS


LEGISLATION

BILL NO. 3970 SIGN ORDINANCE
Mayor Pogue asked that this bill be held over until the next meeting.

RESOLUTION  NORTH POINTE AQUATIC CENTER RESOLUTION
A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Stallmann to pass the North Pointe Aquatic Center Resolution.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

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. CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL LIQUOR LICENSE
  2. DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS
  3. LEAF VACUUM PURCHASE

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

MAYOR’S REPORT

Mayor Pogue asked that the August 28th Board meeting be re-scheduled in order to prepare for the budget and discuss proposition P.

A motion was made by Alderman Kerlagon and seconded by Alderman Bullington to re-schedule the August 28th Board meeting.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

Mayor Pogue stated he was at Castlewood State Park on Sunday, August 13th, when the Parks and Recreations Department was holding their Conquer Castlewood event. He commended that staff and department for putting together a great event.

CITY ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

City Administrator Eric Hanson stated design work has begun with the architect for the new city hall. Staff will meet with the architect weekly to design the layout of the new city hall. Any board member interested in being involved or attending the meeting should let City Administrator Hanson know.
City Administrator Hanson stated a work session will be scheduled prior to the Board meeting on September 11th to get feedback on the design for the new city hall and to discuss budget items.

STAFF REPORTS

Towing Agreement

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Finley to award the contract for the towing agreement to D & L Towing.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

Parking Lot Sealing

A motion was made by Alderman Roach and seconded by Alderman Fleming to approve the sealing bid to McConnells & Associates.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

Revenue Expenditure Statement

A motion was made by Alderman Terbrock and seconded by Alderman Finley to approve revenue and expenditure statement.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORTS

Lot Splitting – City Attorney Jones was asked to draft legislation for a lot split at 255 Reinke Rd. 

Bee policy -- City Attorney Jones was asked to draft legislation for a Bee ordinance

City Attorney Jones stated a settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit against Ameren.

ALDERMANIC COMMENTS

Alderman Finley asked in regards to Schedule K in Bill 3970 that was held over, how the city enforces commercial vehicles being driven on restricted roads. Chief Scott stated they patrol those areas where complaints have been received to enforce the commercial vehicle restrictions.

 

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Leahy to adjourn the Board of Aldermen Meeting.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous result, and the meeting was adjourned at 8:13 p.m.

 

 

Tim Pogue, Mayor

ATTEST:

Eric Hanson,  City Administrator

 

Approved 8/28/2017
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