November 8, 2017

 The following is a brief summary of items from Monday’s City of Scott City Council regular meeting.  A copy of the actual minutes will be posted on the website at a later date.

 City of Scott City Council Meeting Summary – Regular Session

 The City Council met in regular session on November 6, 2017.

Mayor Pro-tem Norman Brant called the meeting to order at 7 pm.  Council members present were Urhahn, Brazel, Ellison, Schwartz, Brant, Spinks, Koehler, and Morse.  The minutes of the October 30 special meeting were approved.  The bills were approved as presented.

The following was approved under new business:

·       Bill #1098 Ordinance #1106. The ordinance enacted a new section of the City Code requiring use of the Public Water System.

·       Bill # 1099 Ordinance #1107.  The ordinance governs overtime pay rates for police officers under a grant program.

·       Resolution #544.  The resolution provided for a quarterly revision of the 2017-18 Budget. 

·       Resolution # 545.  The Council accepted the bid from Waste Connections for solid waste collection and disposal.  The resolution was an approval for a 5 year contract for solid waste collection, hauling and disposal with Waste Connections, the current provider.

No one spoke during the Public Forum.

Chief Dave Leeman spoke to the Council about a possible need for a change in an ordinance regarding signage on a city street.

Fire Chief Jay Cassout informed the Council about the need for members to participate in the FEMA, NIMS emergency management training.

Parks Director Skylar Cobb updated the Council regarding the Christmas Festival and Parade scheduled for December 2.  The festival has been named “Christmas in Our Town”. 

Public Works Director Dustin Whitworth told the Council his staff will be helping with displaying the flags at the cemetery on Veteran’s Day.  He thanked the police department for the ID tags that have been made for employees. 

The Council approved the purchase of materials for a fence to be placed at the ballpark. 

The employee Christmas party is scheduled for December 15, and Mayor Pro-tem Brant asked Council members for their input regarding activities for the event.

In closed session, the Council learned the person hired for city administrator at last week’s special session declined the offer.  The Council then voted to hire James Richards as city administrator.

The next regular Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 20, 2017.