Town Council Minutes June 4th, 2012
TOWN OF YACOLT, WASHINGTON
TOWN COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
DATE June 4th, 2012
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALIEGANCE
ROLL CALL ATTENDANCE
PRESENT: Mayor, Jeff Carothers
Councilmember(s): Karen Holyk, Vince Myers, Jerry Newell, Rick Urias
STAFF: Cindy Marbut, Clerk/Treasurer
Pete Roberts: Public Works Supervisor
MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING: May 21, 2012
There were changes to the minutes.
MOTION: Councilmember: Myers
LATE CHANGES TO THE AGENDA
A. Ordinance #499-Increasing Cemetery Plot Fees
The council discussed the proposed ordinance. Councilor Myers discussed tabling to rewrite all of Ordinance instead of just amending the plot fees. David Ridenour discussed with the council options for cemetery ordinances. Item will come back at July 16th meeting.
B. Septic Inspection Ordinance #498-
Changes had been made to the ordinance from the previous council meeting.
C. Public Hearing on Witt Property Determination of Non-Significance-
The Meeting was opened for the public hearing.
The meeting was closed for the open public hearing.
D. Collection Agency-Discussion/Decision-
Cindy explained the collection agency information she had gathered. The agency would receive 25% of the profit.
E. Executive Session-New Cingular Wireless-
Adjourned to executive session adjourned at 7:22. Reconvened at 7:40. There was a discussion pertaining to the New Cingular Wireless lawsuit against the Town. The council agreed to pay 70% of what is owed to New Cingular Wireless for overpayment. Motion was made to pay $1,331.95.
A. Draft Facility Plan Review
Pete explained why the facility plan needed the council’s review. The council agreed to simultaneously work through the draft facility plan with the Dept. of Ecology to meet the August 1st deadline.
B. Livestock Ordinance-Discussion
There was much discussion on this item. Item was tabled.
The Mayor asked the council if they would be participating in the parade this year. Councilor Newell will not be able to participate. The Mayor gave an update on the hanging baskets and banners. He reminded the council that packets can be picked up on Tuesday’s now instead of Thursdays.
Public Works Report
Pete told the council that the plants on the newly landscaped area out front of Town hall were donated last year and Debbie Urias has been caring for them since.
Cindy informed the council that the plaque for Ron Madler needs to be ordered. Councilor Myers had some suggestions.
*Current Expenses: $10,334.12
*City Streets: $16,734.21
* Septic Inspection $2,205.55
*Storm Water $983.81
*Warrants presented in the amount of $28,563.22
MOTION: Myers to pay the bills
VOTE: 4 - 0
ADJOURN 8:30 pm.
__________________________________ _____________________________ Town Clerk Mayor
Minutes approved on June 18th, 2012
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