City of Macon City Council met August 13.
City of Macon City Council met Aug. 13.
Here is the minutes provided by the Council:
Mayor Frank Dunmire called the Macon City Council meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Present were Clerk Pam Windell, Treasurer Lori Huggins, Attorney Scott Garwood, Council Members Doug Huggins, Chad Rappe, Kimberly Claussen, Doug McGuire, Brandon Windell, and Caleb Beasley. Also present were Deputy Major, Charlie Dunmire, Darrick Hulva, Debbie Herbert, Sue Cole, Ben Murray, and Bill Dowis.
The minutes from the July 9th meeting were approved. Deputy Major presented the police report.
Debbie Herbert, a member of the South Macon Library Board was present to request assistance from the City. They have had to replace air conditioner & heating units, windows, and most recently a water line. The library’s funds are very limited and they would appreciate any help the City can give with paying for the replacements and repairs.
Mayor Dunmire will speak with Keith Moran about using TIF money to help the library with the replacements and repairs.
As of yet the Mayor has not received a response from the Macon County Sheriff’s Department about a new contract for contractual services. Deputy Major will contact someone with the Sheriff’s Department and have them contact the Mayor.
There will be a fall clean-up day on October 6th from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Street Supt. Darrick Hulva has been approached by Denny Ruot about alleviating drainage problems on Shaw Street. The City will grade the ditch and possibly install a culvert.
Alderwoman Claussen presented the P&Ls.
Alderman Huggins reported that the work being done at the new park is ongoing. The asphalt has been removed and is being used to construct a road at the sanitary plant. Alderman Huggins will be applying for a grant from the state for the new park.
Water Supt. Charlie Dunmire is getting quotes from different companies for new meters. Alderman Beasley reported that two building permits had been issued for sheds.
Alderman Rappe informed the Council that the lights on the business sign had been repaired.
Alderman Rappe had met with Brian Ray, owner of Krekel’s and gave him a TIF application to complete and present to the Council. They have made improvements to the restaurant. Mr. Ray was supposed to be at the meeting but could not attend. He will be at the next meeting with the TIF application.
Attorney Scott Garwood informed the Council that he will be moving forward on the property at 363 South Front Street. He informed the Council that William Dowis does have the deed for 101 South Miller Street. There are back taxes owed on the property and he is trying to get those reduced.
Treasurer Huggins presented the Treasurer’s report.
A motion was made by Alderwoman Claussen, seconded by Alderman Beasley to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Alderwoman Claussen, seconded by Alderman Rappe to pay the bills as presented. Motion carried.
The Mayor asked for a motion to enter executive session.
A motion was made by Alderman Beasley, seconded by Alderman Huggins to enter executive session. Motion carried.
The regular meeting resumed at 6:30.
A motion was made by Alderman Windell, seconded by Alderwoman Claussen to adjourn. Motion carried.
The meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m.