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Saturday, December 19, 2020

Drexel council meeting minutes

Unofficial Minutes form the December 14 2020 meeting

Mayor Mayfield called the Regular meeting to order at 7:00 pm at the Drexel City Hall.

Citizen’s Present: Bart Downing – Sheriff Weber and Joe McKellips.
City Staff present were: Chief Forrest Routen, Crystal Routen-People Service Inc., Meghan Rhines – Assistant Clerk, and Patty Dreher-City Clerk. 

  Roll call was taken Mayor Mayfield – present, Mayor Pro Tem Crawford – present, Alderman Eastwood – present, Alderman Deal - present, and Alderman Harris – present.

 Mayor Pro Tem Crawford made a motion to approve the Agenda; it was 2nd by Alderman Harris, with no more discussion the motion passed with a 4-0 vote of the Board.

 Sheriff Weber went over with the Board of Aldermen the agreement and addendum with Cass County.  He explained that the Dispatch Service use to be a hand shake agreement, but an increase in technology they decided to work on a better agreement for the Dispatch Service. So now they have a written agreement with an updated addendum, that will let the City update their vehicles with their new system. That will cost the City $60.00 a year and it will include training for their continuing education. The Board thanked Sheriff Weber for coming and giving them all the updates.

Mayor Pro Tem Crawford made a motion to approve the minutes; it was 2nd by Alderman Deal, with no more discussion the motion passed with a 4-0 vote of the Board.

Special Reports were discussed: (Can be seen at City Hall),

City Clerk:
Police Department: 
Public Works Report: 
Payroll:
Warrants: Alderman Eastwood made a motion to approve the warrant except hold our check #19215 for Athco; it was 2nd by Mayor Pro Tem, Crawford, with no more discussion the motion passed with a 4-0 vote of the Board.

Building Permits:
 Alderman Deal made a motion to approve the building permit for Brandon Moles – porch & concrete; it was 2nd by Alderman Harris, with no more discussion the motion passed with a 4-0 vote of the Board.
 
Old Business:
 City-owned Vehicle Policy’s were discussed Mayor Pro Tem Crawford motioned to approve the 3rd policy (combination of both) with including the changes decided upon; it was 2nd by Alderman Eastwood, with no more discussion the motion passed with a 4-0 vote of the Board.
 The Reading of Resolution #276 City-owned Vehicle Policy was read by Alderman Eastwood. A motion to accept the reading of Resolution #276 City-owned Vehicle Policy was made by Alderman Deal; it was 2nd by Mayor Pro Tem Crawford, with no more discussion the motion passed with a 4-0 vote of the Board.
 Alderman Deal made a motion to approve Resolution #276 City-owned Vehicle Policy; it was 2nd by Alderman Harris, with no more discussion a roll call vote was taken; Alderman Harris – yes, Aldermen Deal – yes, Alderman Eastwood – yes, Mayor Pro Tem Crawford – yes. Motion passed with 4 yes votes and 0 no votes.
 
New Business: 
 Alderman Eastwood made a motion to continue with EMC for our Liability Insurance; it was 2nd by Alderman Harris, with no more discussion the motion passed with a 4-0 vote of the Board.

 1st Reading of Ordinance #710 JMZ Corporation (Midwest Connection) was read by Mayor Pro Tem Crawford.  A motion to accept the 1st Reading of Ordinance #710 JMZ Corporation (Midwest Connection) was by Alderman Deal; it was 2nd by Alderman Harris; with no more discussion the motion passed, with a 4-0 vote of the Board. The 2nd Reading of Ordinance #710 JMZ Corporation (Midwest Connection) was read by Alderman Deal. A motion to accept the 2nd Reading of Ordinance #710 JMZ Corporation (Midwest Connection) was by Alderman Eastwood; it was 2nd by Mayor Pro Tem Crawford; with no more discussion the motion passed, with a 4-0 vote of the Board. A motion to approve Ordinance #710 JMZ Corporation (Midwest Connection) was made by Alderman Eastwood; it was 2nd by Alderman Deal; with no more discussion, a roll call vote was taken: Alderman Harris – yes, Alderman Deal – Alderman Eastwood – yes, Mayor Pro Tem Crawford – yes.  Motion passed with 4 yes and 0 no.

1st Reading of Ordinance #711 Alliance Water Resource was read by Alderman Eastwood.  A motion to accept the 1st Reading of Ordinance #711 Alliance Water Resource was by Mayor Pro Tem Crawford it was 2nd by Alderman Deal; with no more discussion the motion passed, with a 4-0 vote of the Board. The 2nd Reading of Ordinance #711 Alliance Water Resource was read by Mayor Pro Tem Crawford. A motion to accept the 2nd Reading of Ordinance #711 Alliance Water Resource was by Alderman Eastwood; it was 2nd by Alderman Harris; with no more discussion the motion passed, with a 4-0 vote of the Board. A motion to approve Ordinance #711 Alliance Water Resource was made by Alderman Eastwood; it was 2nd by Mayor Pro Tem Crawford; with no more discussion, a roll call vote was taken: Alderman Harris – yes, Alderman Deal – Alderman Eastwood – yes, Mayor Pro Tem Crawford – yes.  Motion passed with 4 yes and 0 no.

1st Reading of Ordinance #712 Silver’s Execution of Lease Agreement (with changes) was read by Mayor Pro Tem Crawford.  A motion to accept the 1st Reading of Ordinance #712 Silver’s Execution of Lease Agreement (with changes) was by Alderman Deal; it was 2nd by Alderman Eastwood; with no more discussion the motion passed, with a 4-0 vote of the Board. The 2nd Reading of Ordinance #712 Silver’s Execution of Lease Agreement (with changes) was read by Alderman Eastwood. A motion to accept the 2nd Reading of Ordinance #712 Silver’s Execution of Lease Agreement (with changes) was by Mayor Pro Tem Crawford; it was 2nd by Alderman Harris; with no more discussion the motion passed, with a 4-0 vote of the Board. A motion to approve Ordinance #712 Silver’s Execution of Lease Agreement (with changes) was made by Alderman Eastwood; it was 2nd by Alderman Harris; with no more discussion, a roll call vote was taken: Alderman Harris – yes, Alderman Deal – Alderman Eastwood – yes, Mayor Pro Tem Crawford – yes.  Motion passed with 4 yes and 0 no.

Discussion:
- Date for work session was set for December 22 at 6:00.

A motion to into Executive Session due to Missouri Sunshine section 610.021 (3) was made by Mayor Pro Tem Crawford; it was 2nd by Alderman Eastwood, with no more discussion a roll call vote was taken; Alderman Harris – yes, Alderman Deal – yes, Alderman Eastwood – yes, Mayor Pro Tem Crawford – yes, motion passed with a 4-0 vote of the Board. (8:16 pm).
(9:39) Regular Session resumed. 
 A motion was made by Mayor Pro Tem Crawford to Adjourn; it was 2nd by Alderman Eastwood, with no more discussion it passed with a 4-0 vote of the Board. (9:40 pm).