October 31, 2017


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

City of Scott City Council Meeting Summary – Special Session

The City Council met in special session on October 30, 2017. 

Mayor Pro-tem Norman Brant called the meeting to order at 7 pm.  The following Council members were present:  Rodney Uhrhan, Pat Brazel, Mike Ellison, Bill Schwartz, Gary Spinks, Matt Koehler, and Randy Morse.

The following bill was approved by Council:

 Bill #1097 Ordinance #1105.  The ordinance finds the property located at 222 W. Cherry Street to be a “Dangerous/Substandard Building” and requires immediate treatment for insect infestation.

           In other action, the Council approved the expenditure on the construction of a fence at the ballpark along the ditch area by the concession stand.   Also, the Council discussed selling the parking lots near the VFW and decided to post a notice for sale on the properties.

            Police Lieutenant Mike Culler presented a list of properties that have been condemned, but the owners have not complied with the condemnation posting.  The Council set a hearing date on the status of the properties for December 4 at 7:00 pm.

            In addition, Lt. Culler spoke to the Council about the quotes they have received regarding the potential purchase of a new communication system for the police and fire departments.  Both dispatch systems offer a full upgrade to the recognized MOSWIN state wide radio network.  Mayor Pro-tem requested the Council Committees for Police and Fire look at the proposals in more detail as well as advertising for an invitation to bid on dispatch systems.

           In Closed Session:

 The Council voted to employ Michael Crowden as City Administrator.

 The next regular Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 6, 2017.