October 5, 2015 Commission Minutes

GOODLAND CITY COMMISSION

Regular Meeting

 

October 5, 2015                                                                                                                           5:00 P.M.

The Commission met at the Sewer Plant to tour facility with recent project by APAC nearing completion.  At 5:30 the Commission proceeded to the City Building for Regular Commission meeting. 

 

Meeting was called to order by Mayor Brian Linin with Vice-Mayor Annette Fairbanks, Commissioner Gary Farris, Commissioner Gwen Mai and Commissioner John Garcia responding to roll call. 

 

Also present were Rich Simon – Director of Public Works, Joni Showalter-Police Chief, Mary Volk – City Clerk, Jerry Fairbanks – City Attorney and Gerry Bieker – City Manager. 

 

Mayor Linin led Pledge of Allegiance

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

PUBLIC HEARING

 

CONSENT AGENDA

  1. 09/21/15 Commission Meeting Minutes
  2. 09/29/15 Special Commission Meeting Minutes
  3. 10/01/15 Special Commission Meeting Minutes
  4. Appropriation Ordinances 2015-19, 2015-19A, and 2015-P19

ON A MOTION by Vice-Mayor Fairbanks to approve Consent Agenda seconded by Commissioner Mai.  MOTION carried on a VOTE of 5-0.

 

FORMAL ACTIONS

  1. APAC Sewer Headwork Pay Request #7 – Gerry stated, this request in the amount of $62,516.65 has been approved by our engineer. The telemetry and small finishing items remain before we pay retainer.   ON A MOTION by Commissioner Garcia to approve Pay Request #7 to APAC in the amount of $62,516.65 seconded by Commissioner Garcia.  MOTION carried on a VOTE of 5-0.

 

DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

CORRESPONDENCE

  1. City Managers Report- 1. Trunk or Treat is scheduled for October 31st from 4:30-6:00 p.m.  They have requested Main Street be blocked off from 11th to 12th  2. As a reminder the Hospital Board has asked the Commission to a Special Meeting October 6th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at NW Tech Murray Center.  3.  There is a possibility I may be absent from the October 19th meeting for my daughter’s college visit. 

 

MAYOR AND COMMISSION REPORTS

  1. Commissioner Reports

Commissioner Mai – 1.  I would like to thank City crews for everything they do for Flatlanders; it takes a lot of work to get it organized.

Commissioner Farris – 1.  Flatlander weekend went well, a lot of people in town.

Vice-Mayor Fairbanks – 1.  As a reminder, next Public Forum is October 13th from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  I felt the first forum went well we need to keep moving forward.

Commissioner Garcia – 1.  I echo Vice-Mayor Fairbanks comments, people can make decisions on the facts.  2.  I would like to thank everyone that helped with Flatlanders on Saturday and Sunday. 

  1. Mayors Report – Flatlanders was a good event for the community.  2.  I felt good after the first forum.  I am not sure we should have open microphone next time; people have told me they like writing questions down because it is anonymous.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

  1. Under the authority of KSA 75-4319 (b)(2) for consultation with an attorney for the body or agency which would be deemed privileged in the attorney-client relationship – Vice-Mayor Fairbanks made a motion at 5:45 p.m. to recess into executive session under authority of K.S.A. 75-4319 (b)(2) for consultation with an attorney for the body or agency which would be deemed privileged in the attorney-client relationship for thirty minutes. I request the Commission, Gerry, Mary, Jerry and Joni be present.  Commissioner Garcia seconded the motion.   MOTION carried by a VOTE of 5 to 0.  Meeting resumed at 6:15 p.m.  Vice-Mayor Fairbanks made a second motion at 6:15 p.m. to recess into executive session under authority of K.S.A. 75-4319 (b)(2) for consultation with an attorney for the body or agency which would be deemed privileged in the attorney-client relationship for fifteen minutes.  I request the Commission, Gerry, Mary, Jerry and Joni be present.  Commissioner Garcia seconded the motion.   MOTION carried by a VOTE of 5 to 0.  Meeting resumed at 6:30 p.m.  

 

ADJOURNMENT WAS HAD ON A MOTION Vice-Mayor Fairbanks seconded by Commissioner Garcia.  Motion carried by unanimous VOTE, meeting Adjourned at 6:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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ATTEST:                                                                               Brian Linin, Mayor

 

 

 

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Mary P. Volk, City Clerk