Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting Elkton City Council May 9, 2019 8:30 a.m.                                                                                                       

Budget Committee Meeting 8:45 a.m.                                                                                                                                                            

State Revenue Sharing Meeting 8:45 a.m.

Meeting was called to order by Mayor Burke, Joan Smith, Kim Moore and Dan Shepherd were present. From the City Gary Trout, Linda Higgins and Linda Cereda.

The Budget committee Tracy Fall, Mary Lou Mitchell and Richard Clark were present. Dave Wiley was present but called out by the Fire Dept at 9:00

Minutes:  Joan moved to approve the minutes, Kim seconded. The motion carries 4:0 with yes votes by  Dan Burke, Joan Smith, Kim Moore and Dan Shepherd.

Bills:   Joan moved to approve the bills, Kim seconded. The motion carries 4:0 with yes votes by  Dan Burke, Joan Smith, Kim Moore and Dan Shepherd.

Visitors: Oregon State Rep. Cedric Hayden

Communication:  Mayor Burke read an email from Jim Wardrope, owner of The River Inn concerning future regulations of BnBs and Vacation Rentals

  1. Public Works:
  • Gary and Mayor Burke continue to work with ODOT to have more crosswalks put in our downtown area.
  • With fire season fast approaching Gary wants to remind everyone to be vigilant in keeping our town safe from fire danger. Be aware of dry grass and growth as summer approaches. With all the added fuel load left over from the winter storms it could be devastating for our town if a fire were to start.
  • The 2019/20 CPI-U annual water/sewer rate increase was discussed.
  • Kim moved to accept the $1101.09 donation from the Lions Club for the cemetery, Joan seconded, motion carries 4:0 with yes votes by Dan Burke, Joan Smith, Kim Moore and Dan Shepherd
  • Mayor Burke presented the council with a Dark Sky Planning, A Guidance & Best Practices packet, information to help the city decide what type of street lighting is best for the needs of our community.
  • Joan moved to accept the bid from Quality Fence to do the repairs out at the cemetery, Kim seconded, motion carries 4:0 with yes votes by Dan Burke, Joan Smith, Kim Moore and Dan Shepherd.

Budget Committee Meeting:

Gary Trout explained the proposed Budget, Mary Lou  made a motion to approve the Budget with line #7 corrections and with a  Tax Rate of  2.3277 per thousand, Richard Clark seconded, Budget and Tax Rate passed with corrections 7:0 with yes votes by Budget Committee members Tracy Fall, Mary Lou Mitchell and Richard Clark and by Councilors Dan Burke, Joan Smith, Kim Moore and Dan Shepherd

State Revenue Sharing Hearing: No comments

Good of the order:  Being no further business the meeting was adjourned.

 

Special Meeting of City Council

Elkton City Hall 366 First Street

May 23, 2019  8:30 a.m. 

Flag Salute

Meeting was called to order by Mayor Burke, Dan Shepherd and Joan Smith were present. From the City Staff Gary Trout and Linda Cereda

Visitors: none

Gary explained the reasons for the changes in the Union contract. Joan moved to accept the new Supplemental Agreement between Local Union W261 and the City of Elkton, Dan Shepherd seconded, motion carries 3:0 with yes votes by Dan Burke, Joan Smith and Dan Shepherd

Good of the Order: none

 

Upcoming Events:

Regular Council Meeting June 13, 2019  8:30 a.m.

Fireman Fundraiser in the Street June 15, 2019  10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.