Board of Aldermen Meeting Agendas & Minutes

 

Every effort is made to ensure that the Agendas and Minutes provided on this and subsequent pages is timely and correct; however, users should keep in mind that this information is provided only as a public convenience. In any case where legal reliance on information is required, the official records of the City of Ballwin should be consulted.

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.

City of Ballwin Board of Aldermen Meeting Agenda

Meeting Agenda

BOARD OF ALDERMEN MEETING
JUNE 25, 2018   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, or if you would like to know more about the programs or services which we provide, please call (636) 227-9000, 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: May 14, 2018 Board of Aldermen Meeting Minutes and the June 11, 2018 Board Planning Session
  5. Presentation:  None
  6. Citizen Comments:
  7. Public Hearing: 2018 Community Development Block Grant Public Hearing

    The City of Ballwin will hold a public hearing beginning at 7:00 P.M. on June 25, 2018, at the Ballwin Board Room, (Donald "Red" Loehr Police and Court Center: 300 Park Dr. Ballwin, MO 63011) to discuss the allocation of approximately $40,400.00 in Community Development Block Grant Funds which will become available after January 1, 2019. Written comments will be accepted until 5:00 P.M. on June 25, 2018, at the Ballwin Government Center, 14811 Manchester Rd., Ballwin, MO, 63011.

  8. Unfinished Business: None

    New Business:

  9. Legislation:   Next Ordinance # 18-07
    1. Bill No. 3993 Installation of a Fire Hydrant at Seventy-Seven Seven Trails Dr.
    2. Bill No. 3994 Street Lights Ordinance
    3. Bill No. 3995 Amendment to the Eligibility of Applicants for a Liquor License
    4. Bill No. 3996 Annexation Ordinance

  10. Consent Items:
    1. Medical Insurance Renewal
    2. Reinke Road Construction Approval
    3. Liquor License Renewal 

      - Wolf Public House  - Aldi Inc #2 - Bones French Quarter

      - Applebee’s #8108  - Buffalo Wild Wings - Callier’s Catering

      - Ballwin Athletic Association  -Charlotte’s Rib BBQ - Chunmi Sushi

      - Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar - Circle 7 Ranch - Clancy’s Butcher Shop

      - Discount Smoke Shop - Holy Infant Church - Marcella’s Mia Sorella

      - Meadowbrook Country Club - MPC #10 - Nana Mama’s Pizza (was Fortel’s)

      - QuickTrip #621 - Schnucks (Kehrs Mill) - Schnucks (Manchester)

      - St. Louis Taco and Pita Grill - Texas Roadhouse - Wallis Petroleum #504

      - Wallis Petroleum #523 - Ballwin Memorial VFW Post 6274

  11. Mayor’s Report
  12. City Administrators Report
  13. Staff Reports:
    1. Public Works: Brush/Wood Chipper Purchase
    2. Building Department: Building Code Upgrade Discussion
  14. City Attorney’s Report
  15. Aldermanic Comments
  16. Closed Session
  17. Information Only
  18. 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.

    Every effort is made to ensure that the Agendas and Minutes provided on this and subsequent pages is timely and correct; however, users should keep in mind that this information is provided only as a public convenience. In any case where legal reliance on information is required, the official records of the City of Ballwin should be consulted.

    The Board of Aldermen meet on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Ballwin Police Department, 300 Park Drive. Schedule and place subject to change. Meetings are open to the public. All citizens are urged to attend.

Meeting Minutes

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

The meeting was called to order by Board President Frank Fleming at 7:00p.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 from the May 14, 2018, Board of Aldermen meeting were submitted for approval.  

A motion was made by Aldermans Stallmann and seconded by Alderman Terbrock to approve the minutes from the May 14, 2018, Board of Aldermen meeting as submitted.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

The Minutes of the from the June 11, 2018 Board Planning Session were submitted for approval.

A motion was made by Alderman Stallmann and seconded by Alderman Bullington to approve the minutes from the June 11, 2018 Board Planning Session as submitted.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Tim Fitch, 1903 Lance End Drive, introduced himself to the Board and informed them of his intentions to run for St. Louis County Council representing District 3.

Michael Scott, 643 Kehrs Mill Rd, addressed the Boards in regards to the City of Ballwin’s Comprehensive Plan. He stated he was opposed to hiring a firm to complete a plan for the City.

 

PUBLIC HEARING

2018 Community Development Block Grant Public Hearing
Director of Development, Andy Hixson, provided an overview of the program.

Board President Fleming opened the floor for the Public Hearing by asking if anyone present wished to speak in favor of the proposal.  No one came forward to speak in favor of the proposal.

Board President Fleming asked if anyone present wished to speak in opposition of the proposal. No one came forward to speak in opposition of the proposal.

Board President Fleming closed the Public Hearing.

LEGISLATION

BILL NO. 3993 AN ORDINANCE ORDERING THE INSTALLATION BY MISSOURI AMERICAN WATER COMPANY OF ONE FIRE HYDRANT AT SEVENTY-SEVEN SEVEN TRAILS DRIVE

A motion was made by Alderman Bullington and seconded by Alderman Leahy for a first reading of Bill No. 3993, title only.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3993 was read for the first time.

A motion was made by Alderman Bullington and seconded by Alderman Kerlagon for a second reading of Bill No. 3993, title only.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3993 was read for the second time.

A roll call vote was taken for passage and approval of Bill No. 3993 with the following results:  

Ayes – Aldermen Terbrock, Finley, Roach, Stallmann, Fleming, Leahy, Bullington, Kerlagon;
Nays -- None.  
Bill No. 3993 was approved and became Ordinance No. 18-07

 

BILL NO. 3994 AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING THE ACCEPTANCE OF NEW STREET LIGHTS BY THE CITY OF BALLWIN

A motion was made by Alderman Leahy and seconded by Alderman Kerlagon for a first reading of Bill No. 3994, title only.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3994 was read for the first time.

Discussion ensued between the members of the Board and City Attorney Jones about this ordinance and whether the City has the ability to compel an HOA to pay for street lights. City Attorney Jones did not think the City could compel an HOA to pay for street lights.

Members of the Board pointed out that it was not fair to expect some residents to pay for their street light and not all residents. They asked that another solution be found.

Staff will work to provide options for the Board to consider at the next meeting.Ballwin has attempted, unsuccessfully, to purchase street lights from Ameren numerous times in order to save money.

 

BILL NO. 3995
No First Reading

Additional changes were needed before the Bill would be ready for the Board to consider. This Bill will be presented at the next Board meeting.

 

BILL NO. 3996 AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING AN ANNEXATION MAP FOR THE CITY OF BALLWIN

A motion was made by Alderman Stallmann and seconded by Alderman Terbrock  for a first reading of Bill No. 3996, title only. A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3996 was read for the first time.

A motion was made by Alderman Terbrock and seconded by Alderman Finley for a second reading of Bill No. 3996, title only.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 3996 was read for the second time.

A roll call vote was taken for passage and approval of Bill No. 3996 with the following results:  

Ayes – Aldermen Kerlagon, Bullington, Leahy, Fleming, Stallmann, Roach, Finley, Terbrock
Nays -- None.  
Bill No. 3996 was approved and became Ordinance No. 18-08

 

CONSENT ITEM

    1. Medical Insurance Renewal
    2. Reinke Road Construction Approval
    3. Liquor License Renewal

- Wolf Public House - Aldi Inc #2       - Bones French Quarter

- Applebee’s #8108 - Buffalo Wild Wings - Callier’s Catering

- Ballwin Athletic Association - Charlotte’s Rib BBQ - Chunmi Sushi

- Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar - Circle 7 Ranch - Clancy’s Butcher Shop

- Discount Smoke Shop - Holy Infant Church - Marcella’s Mia Sorella

- Meadowbrook Country Club - MPC #10 - Nana Mama’s Pizza (was Fortel’s)

- QuickTrip #621 - Schnucks (Kehrs Mill) - Schnucks (Manchester)

- St. Louis Taco and Pita Grill - Texas Roadhouse - Wallis Petroleum #504

- Wallis Petroleum #523 - Ballwin Memorial VFW Post 6274  

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

STAFF REPORTS

PUBLIC WORKS  BRUSH/WOOD CHIPPER PURCHASE

Superintendent of Streets, Jim Link, summarized that $90,000 was budgeted for the purchase of a brush/wood chipper. Bids were solicited to three dealers and advertised. Only two bids were received. Staff asked the Board to award the purchase of a new brush/wood chipper to Fabick Caterpillar, the lowest bidder, for $72,720.00.

A motion was made by Alderman Terbrock and seconded by Alderman Bullington to accept staff’s recommendation to approve the purchase of a new brush/wood chipper from Fabick Caterpillar.

A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

BUILDING CODE DEPARTMENT  BUILDING CODE UPGRADE

Director of Development and Assistant City Administrator, Andy Hixson, recommended updating the current building code from the 2006 IBC/IRC  to the 2015 IBC/IRC, taking into consideration approval of certain amendments, as recommended by staff. The Board would need to draft legislation for future discussions, as it would need to be available for resident review 90 days before action can be taken.

A motion was made by Alderman Stallmann and seconded by Alderman Finley to draft legislation to upgrade the building code in the City of Ballwin. A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

ALERMANIC COMMENTS

Alderman Terbrock asked about policy on flaggers during road and utility construction.
City Administrator Hanson stated the City has been having a problem with this happening lately. Efforts have been made in regards to working with the utility companies on this issue. Essentially the City has no control over where the utility company is working or over the contractors  doing the work for the utility companies.

Alderman Bullington thanked everyone involved with Ballwin Days. He thanked everyone who came out and attended the event.

Alderman Leahy asked if anything was being done regarding the parking lot next to McDonalds on Manchester.
City Administrator Hanson stated he spoke with the owner of ELCO. He articulated, to the owner, that the property was not in compliance. He also informed the property owner that the property needs to become in compliance with Ballwin’s Ordinances otherwise corrective actions will be pursued through the City Attorney.  

A motion was made by Alderman Stallmann 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 7:49 p.m.

 

Tim Pogue, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

Eric Hanson, City Administrator


Approved:  July 23, 2018
A Johnson