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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.

City of Ballwin Board of Aldermen Meeting Agenda

Meeting Agenda

BOARD OF ALDERMEN MEETING
November 26, 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: November 12, 2018, Board of Aldermen Meeting Minutes; November 14, 2018 Special Meeting Minutes
  5. Citizen Comments

    New Business
  6. Legislation: Next Ordinance # 18-15 Next Bill # 4011
    1. Bill No. 4010 2018 Budget Re-Appropriation
    2. RESOLUTION Employment Recruitment Contract
    3. RESOLUTION Contractual Employee Agreement
  7. Mayor’s Report
  8. City Attorney’s Report
    1. Fire Pit Ordinance
    2. Show-Me Courts Ordinance
    3. Tanko
  9. Aldermanic Comments
  10. Closed Session
  11. Information Only
  12. 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

Meeting Minutes

November 26, 2018   at   7:00 p.m.

City of Ballwin – 300 Park Dr

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

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Tim Pogue at 7:02 p.m.

ROLL CALL

PRESENT                                              

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 Attorney Robert E. Jones

 

ABSENT

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was given.


MINUTES

The Minutes of the from the November 12, 2018, Board of Aldermen meeting were submitted for approval. 

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Terbrock to approve the minutes from the November 12, 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 November 14, 2018 Special Meeting of the Board of Aldermen were submitted for approval.

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

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Dominic Lloyd, 688 Crowsnest Dr., requested the Board to consider passing an ordinance which would allow for backyard chickens in the City of Ballwin. Alderman Roach inquired as to which neighboring cities allows chickens. Mr. Lloyd stated he would provide a list to the Board with a slideshow at a later time through email.

LEGISLATION

BILL NO. 4010  AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2018 BUDGET OF CASH REVENUE AND CASH DISBURSEMENTS FOR THE OPERATING, CAPITAL, TDD AND POST FUNDS OF THE CITY OF BALLWIN, ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MISSOURI, PROVIDING FOR EXPENDITURE REVISIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH SAID BUDGET AND MAKING RE-APPROPRIATIONS THEREOF

A motion was made by Alderman Fleming and seconded by Alderman Leahy for a first reading of Bill No. 4010, title only.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 4010 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. 4010, title only.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Bill No. 4010 was read for the second time.

A roll call vote was taken for passage and approval of Bill No. 4010 with the following results: 

Ayes – Aldermen Fleming, Leahy, Finley, Stallmann, Kerlagon, Roach, Bullington, Terbrock;
Nays -- None. 
Bill No. 4010 was approved and became Ordinance No. 18-15

RESOLUTION  A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF BALLWIN, MISSOURI, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY, TO EXECUTE AN EMPLOYEE RECRUITMENT CONTRACT

A motion was made by Alderman Roach and seconded by Alderman Stallmann to approve the resolution which would authorize the Mayor to execute an employment recruitment contract on behalf of the City of Ballwin.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the Resolution passed.

RESOLUTION  A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF BALLWIN, MISSOURI, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY, TO EXECUTE A CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT

A motion was made by Alderman Roach and seconded by Alderman Stallmann to approve the resolution which would authorize the Mayor to execute a contractual employment agreement on behalf of the City of Ballwin.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the Resolution passed.

MAYOR’S REPORT

Mayor Pogue announced that City Administrator Eric Hanson has resigned and former, retired, City Administrator, Bob Kuntz, will serve as Interim City Administrator during the search.

CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT

Fire Pit Ordinance

City Attorney Jones presented draft legislation in response to recent discussions about fire pits. If approved, the legislation would amend the code with respect to the definitions of “structure” and “accessory structure.” 

A motion was made by Alderman Stallmann and seconded by Alderman Fleming to present the Fire Pit Ordinance at the next meeting for passage.  A voice vote was taken with the following results:

Ayes -- Alderman Stallmann

Nays -- Aldermen Terbrock, Finley, Roach, Fleming, Leahy, Bullington, Kerlagon

The motion failed due to the lack of majority votes.  

Show-Me Courts Ordinance

City Attorney Jones stated the Ballwin Municipal Court has set January 24, 2019, as the “go live” date for Show-Me Courts. Legislation was drafted due to changes in the court process. This draft ordinance would allow for the revision of municipal court costs schedule and authorize the execution of the Show-Me-Courts agreement.

A motion was made Alderman Stallmann and seconded by Alderman Bullington to present the Show-Me Courts Ordinance at the next meeting for passage. A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion passed.

Tanko

City Attorney Jones provided an update regarding a contract with Tanko. This is in regards to initiating contact and negotiating the acquisition of street lights from Ameren Missouri. More discussion will follow at later meetings.

ALERMANIC COMMENTS

Alderman Leahy asked for an update on leaves.  Jim Link stated crews currently have 384 streets out of 408 streets completed. He anticipates there will still be several more pick-up rounds.

Alderman Finley stated he was approached by a resident in Ward one that staff consider asking the crews that do the leaf pick-ups to see if they have any suggestions on how to streamline the process.

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 7:41 p.m.

 

______________________________

Tim Pogue, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

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Abigail Johnson, City Clerk

 

Approved 12/10/18