Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting Elkton City Council

Regular Meeting Elkton City Council

April 13, 2017 8:30 a.m.

Flag Salute

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

Visitors:  None

Minutes:   Joan moved to approve the minutes, Paula seconded, motion passed unanimously.

Bills:   Joan moved to approve the bills, Ryan seconded, motion passed unanimously.

Communications:  Mayor Burke proclaimed April as Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Business New and Old:

A.  Lodge Hall: There continues to be interest in the Lodge Hall. There have been no bids submitted yet. The Council discussed extending the deadline depending on the bids/proposals received by May 1, 2017.

B. Public Works:  Sewer and Water plant continue to run well. Gary is looking into options for the telemetry.                                                                                                                                                                              C. Budget Calendar:  Mike moved to approve the Budget Calendar, Joan seconded, motion passed unanimously.

D. Amendment to Ordinance 171 Sec 129 5.070 Regular Fence Height and Sight Obstruction: Discussion was made regarding the Fence Amendment. Joan moved to approve, Mike seconded, motion passed unanimously.

E. Small Cities Street Grant Resolution 255:  Linda Higgins has recommended the City apply for grant money to improve 3rd Street not including C Street this time. Joan moved to approve, Ryan seconded, motion passed unanimously.

F. Land Partition – Beckley:  Carol Beckley would like to divide her property at 790 B Street, Elkton Or. 97436.

G. Goals Short Term/Long Term: Applied for just 3rd Street this time. The City will be looking into warm LED lighting not the bright white.

H. Scottsburg Bridge Closure: The Council discussed the closure of the bridge and how it has impacted the City Businesses.

I. Elliott Forest: The Council discussed the Elliott Forest and how we as a community can benefit from the way it will be managed in the future.


Good of the order: 


Being no further business the meeting was adjourned.