Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting

Elkton City Council

July 14, 2022, 8:30 am

 

Flag Salute

 

Mayor Burke swore in Sandra Galli as Council Women

 

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

 

Minutes:  Kim moved to approve the minutes; Dan Shepherd seconded. The motion carries 5:0 with yes votes by Dan Burke, Sandra Galli, Kim Moore, Dan Shepherd, and Joan Smith.

 

Bills:  Joan moved to approve the bills; Dan Shepherd seconded. The motion carries 5:0 with yes votes by Dan Burke, Sandra Galli, Kim Moore, Dan Shepherd, and Joan Smith.

 

Visitors: None.

 

Communication:

  • Loon Lake has reopened for weekend day use only. They are still having problems with their water system.
  • Bridge work is causing traffic to come through town in waves.
  • ODOT is still talking about putting a new crosswalk with beacons in at the intersection by Arlene’s.

 

Public Input: None.

 

Business New and Old:

City Report:

  • City restructure changes will have Linda out mowing more; Laci will be taking over the bookkeeping side of things. Office coverage is going to stay flexible for now. Somedays Linda will be in the office, somedays Gary, and somedays Laci.
  • Gary met with Civil West Engineering and together have some new ideas and updates for the pump project.

 

Union Contract Update: The contract had to be restructured to meet employee’s needs. Three new classifications were made for employee’s positions. Linda Class I, Laci Class II, and Gary Class III. Everything is within budget. The changes have been updated for one year. Still debating getting out of the union.

 

Goals Short Term/Long Term: Reviewed. Need to be updated.

 

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

 

This Meeting was posted on the website and Post office July 11, 2022, and published in The News Review July 12, 2022