M2020-08

July 27, 2020

Special Meeting

 

Meeting called to order by Mayor Bates on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 7:05 P.M.

Roll call by Clerk Keirstyn Montgomery. Councilman Bruce Bentley, not present.

Mayor Bates called for any public comments, there were none.

Approval of minutes from July 13, 2020 Regular Meeting. Motion to approve by Jimbo Quick, second by Donald Gunter. Approved 5-0.

Approval of July invoices. Motion by Don Bates, second by Bud Reed. Approved 5-0.

Mayor Bates presented Resolutions No.: 2020-005 OPERATION OF SNAP AND RELATED BANK ACCOUNT FOR FARMERS MARKET. Motion to approve by Don Bates, second by Jimbo Quick. Approved 5-0.

Council discussed lowering Farmers Market fee to encourage Growers to participate. Council made motion to lower Farmers Market fee to $100 for remainder of season and $10 per day. Motion to approve by Donald Gunter, second by Bud Reed. Approved 5-0.

Mayor Bates informed Council all Candidates were unopposed.

Mayor Bates presented Resolution No.: 2020-006 MAYOR ELECTED WITHOUT OPPOSTITION, Resolutions No.: 2020-007 COUNCILMEMBER PLACE 1 ELECTED WITHOUT OPPOSITION, Resolutions No.: 2020-008 COUNCILMEMBER PLACE 2 ELECTED WITHOUT OPPOSITION, Resolutions No.: 2020-009 COUNCILMEMBER PLACE 3 ELECTED WITHOUT OPPOSITION, Resolutions No.: 2020-010 COUNCILMEMBER PLACE 4 ELECTED WITHOUT OPPOSITION, Resolutions No.: 2020-011 COUNCILMEMBER PLACE 5 ELECTED WITHOUT OPPOSITION. Motion to approve all Resolutions made by Donald Gunter, second by Jimbo Quick. Approved 5-0.

Council discussed quotes for the cleaning and disinfecting of the Town Hall and Community Center. Motion to hire Wisner Solutions in the amount of $175 per treatment made by Jimbo Quick, second by Bud Reed.

Council discussed installing a streetlight at the intersection of U.S. Highway 278 and County Road 728 as well as adding a streetlight to Farmers Market location. Motion by Donald Gunter, second by Don Bates. Approved 5-0.

Councilman Jimbo Quick recommended referring road work on County Road 1600 to subcontractors to complete road work faster.

Councilman Bud Reed announced his resignation from Councilmember Place 5 due to health-related reasons.

Mayor Bates declared Councilmember Place 5 vacant. Council tabled filling seat until next meeting.

Motion to adjourn by Jimbo Quick, second by Donald Gunter. Approved 5-0.

Adjourned at 7:31PM.

The next Regular Meeting of the Berlin Town Council will be August 17, 2020 at the Berlin Town Hall at 7PM.

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