Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting

Elkton City Council

August 11, 2022 8:30 am

 

Flag Salute

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

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

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

Visitors: None.

Communication:

  • Loon Lake has reopened for weekend camping and 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:

  • Linda will be taking a cybersecurity class at the end of the month
  • There will be an open house on August 23rd at 6 p.m. at the City Hall for people to come and ask questions about the paving project
  • There will be a variance request at next month’s meeting
  • The city is applying to a paving grant for B Street, as well as a waterline replacement grant

Union Contract Update: Joan moved to approve the union contract; Dan Shepherd seconded. The motion carries 4:0 with yes votes by Dan Burke, Sandra Galli, Dan Shepherd, and Joan Smith.

City Ordinance No. 179: An Ordinance Declaring a Ban on Psilocybin Service Centers and the Manufacture of Psilocybin Products was read to the council in full. Dan Shepherd moved to approve the ordinance; Sandra seconded. The motion carries 4:0 with yes votes by Dan Burke, Sandra Galli, Dan Shepherd, and Joan Smith.

Resolution No. 278: A Resolution Calling an Election on November 8, 2022, to Refer to the Voters an Ordinance Prohibiting Psilocybin Businesses Within the City of Elkton, Oregon and Adopting a Ballot Title and Explanatory Statement was read to the council in full. Joan moved to approve the resolution; Dan Shepherd seconded. The motion carries 4:0 with yes votes by Dan Burke, Sandra Galli, Dan Shepherd, and Joan Smith.

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 August 10, 2022, and published in The News Review August 5, 2022.

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O. D. O. T. Curb Ramp Project Open House Meeting hosted by David Evans and Associates, Inc. (DEA)

Elkton City Hall

August 23, 2022 6:00 pm

 

Mayor Burke, Kim Moore, and Joan Smith were present. From the City Gary Trout and Linda Cereda.

Visitors: Debra Marx, Julia Swearingen, David Wiley, Darrel Moore, Shon Heron, Josh Lone, Eric Wilder, and Lance Hunt.

Communication:

  • DEA to look into what it would take to get ‘no parking’ striping in front of Elkton Station
  • ODOT (Bryan) to send contractor’s contact information to Darrel from Arlene’s Café.
  • ODOT (Bryan) to send original project schedule to City (Dan and Gary) for distribution to business owners
  • After receipt from contractor, ODOT (Bryan) to forward 3-week construction schedules to City (Gary and Dan) for distribution to business owners.
  • ODOT (Bryan) will continue to remind contractor not to park on private property.
  • ODOT (Bryan) to talk to contractor about not erecting road work signs ahead of construction in front of businesses.

David Evans and Associates, Inc. (DEA) hosted the open house meeting at the Elkton City Hall.