Meeting Minutes

 

Regular Meeting Elkton City Council

September 14, 2017 8:30 a.m.                                          

 Public Hearing 8:45 a.m.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Flag Salute

Meeting was called to order by Mayor Burke. Councilors Ryan Fall, Joan Smith and Mike Hughes were present. From the City Staff Gary Trout, Linda Higgins and Linda Cereda.

Visitors: Bill Munroe, O. Kent Smith, Mike Maguire, John Munchgrath, Margie Gonsales, Charles Martin

Minutes:  Joan moved to approve the minutes as presented, Mike seconded, motion passed unanimously.

Bills:  Joan moved to approve the bills as presented, Mike seconded, motion passed unanimously.

Communication:

  1. Public Works:  Gary is planning on the Water Plant Telemetry switchover to take place in March when the demand for water is less

B. Council Actions from Public Hearings:

1) Douglas County 2016 Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan,  Joan moved to adopt Res. # 259                   adopting the Plan, Mike seconded, motion passed unanimously.

2) Temporary Housing Placement Permit Application from Margie Gonsales/Doug Riddle. Joan moved to approve the Permit with the following stipulations: 1) Doug Riddle shall be the only person to reside in the RV. 2) One vehicle only, no repairs or sales of vehicles. 3) RV must be connected to a dedicated electrical hookup. 4) RV shall not be connected to sewer/water. The resident must use facilities in main residence. Permit shall expire June 14, 2018

  1. Appoint Hiring Committee: Ryan Fall and Mike Hughes were appointed to be the hiring committee for the public works part time utility worker. The City will be accepting applications until September 21, 2017. The committee will hold interviews on September 25, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

D. Ordinance Enforcement:  Mike moved to approve Ord. # 172 Authorizing Enforcement Officers: and Declaring an Emergency. Joan seconded, motion passed unanimously.

Ord.  #173 Draft an Ordinance Authorizing the City of Elkton to Enter into a Contract with Douglas County agreeing that the Justice of the Peace , Reedsport, Oregon, provide Judicial Services on violations of City Charter and/or Ordinances, Pursuant to ORS 190.010, ORS 51.037, and Declaring an Emergency, has been sent to the County’s Legal Counsel.

E. Special City Allotment Grant Application Res. #260: Mike moved to approve Res. #260 an application for an Small City Allotment Grant, Joan seconded, motion passed unanimously

Good of the order: None

 Being no further business the meeting was adjourned.

 

Minutes of  Public Hearings

 September 14, 2017 8:45 a.m.  

1) Douglas County 2016 Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan  

 2) Temporary Housing Placement Permit application from Margie Gonsales/Doug Riddle                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

 

Hearing was called to order by Mayor Burke. Councilors Ryan Fall, Joan Smith and Mike Hughes were present. From the City Staff Gary Trout, Linda Higgins and Linda Cereda.

 

Visitors: Bill Munroe, O. Kent Smith, Mike Maguire, John Munchgrath, Margie Gonsales, Charles Martin

Communication:  Paula Swanson submitted a letter concerning the Temporary Housing Permit. See attached.

1) Douglas Co. Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan: No Public Comments

2) Temporary Housing Placement Permit application from Margie Gonsales/Doug Riddle:

O. Kent Smith, Family Friend helped prepare the paperwork for the permit application. He stated he can answer questions about application but not about personal issues involving the applicant. He recommended the RV have its own dedicated service and that only one licensed vehicle be allowed to park on site.

Mike Maguire, Neighbor, Does not mind Motor Home being there but does not want to see it turn into something permanent.

Margie Gonsales Stated that while Doug Riddle is continuing to look for a place, right now he has nowhere to go.