City Council Minutes

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City of Weaver
City Council Meeting Minutes
May 14, 2019
Weaver, Alabama
 

The Mayor and City Council for the City of Weaver, Alabama, met for a regular scheduled Council Meeting on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. in the Municipal Court Room at Weaver City Hall, 500 Anniston Street, Weaver, Alabama.
 
Mayor Wayne Willis called the meeting to order and upon roll call, the following Council Members were found to be present:  Councilmember Mike Warren, Councilmember Tim McRae, Councilmember Nick Bowles, and Mayor Pro-Tem Clendenning.  The following were absent:  Councilmember Ellen Cole.  With a quorum being present the meeting was open for the transaction of business.
 
Chasity Whetstone, City Clerk/Treasurer, acted as secretary for the meeting.
 
Agenda – Mayor Willis asked for a motion to adopt the agenda.  A motion was made by Councilmember Bowles and seconded by Councilmember McRae to adopt the agenda as presented.  Upon vote of the motion, the following votes were recorded:  Yeas:  All; Nays:  None.  The Mayor announced the motion passed and the agenda was adopted.
 
Minutes – Councilmember Bowles made a motion, seconded by Councilmember McRae, to dispense with the reading of and adopt the city council meeting minutes for April 23, 2019 as written.  Upon vote of the motion, the following votes were recorded:  Yeas:  All; Nays:  None.  The Mayor announced the motion passed and the minutes were adopted as written.
 
Police Department – Chief Wayne Bush informed the City Council that the 2013 Dodge Charger was sold on GovDeals for $3600.
 
Code Enforcement – Mayor Willis and the City Council requested a monthly report of all ordinance/code violations from Brian Bunn and Chief Bush.
 
Recreational Vehicle Parking and Storage – Mayor Willis informed the City Council that there was no quorum for the Friday, May 3, 2019 Planning Commission meeting that was scheduled to decide on this matter, and another meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 6 P.M.  Mayor Pro-Tem Clendenning made a motion, seconded by Councilmember Bowles, to leave this business on the table until the Planning Commission meets and presents a recommendation to the City Council.  Upon vote of the motion, the following votes were recorded:  Yeas:  All; Nays:  None.  The motion passed.
 
Planning Commission Appointees – Mayor Willis appointed Weaver citizens, Shawn Morehead and Joe Lathers to serve on the City of Weaver Planning Commission.
 
Spirit of Weaver Committee – Aletha Young and Carla Williams were present to represent the committee.  They informed the City Council that they have made progress on the planning for the annual Heritage Day celebration and they would like to plan to hold the music festival in the city park the weekend of Father’s Day.
 
Public Comments – Weaver citizen, Greg Pierce, thanked Chief Bush and the Police Department and Joey Conger and the Public Works Department for their service.
 
Adjournment – With no further business coming before the City Council, Councilmember Bowles made a motion to adjourn.  With all the council in agreement, the meeting was duly adjourned.
 
 
 
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Mayor Wayne Willis
 
 
Attested:
 
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Chasity L. Whetstone
City Clerk/Treasurer
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City of Weaver

City Council Meeting Minutes
May 28, 2019
Weaver, Alabama
 

The Mayor and City Council for the City of Weaver, Alabama, met for a regular scheduled Council Meeting on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. in the Municipal Court Room at Weaver City Hall, 500 Anniston Street, Weaver, Alabama.
 
Mayor Wayne Willis called the meeting to order and upon roll call, the following Council Members were found to be present:  Councilmember Mike Warren, Councilmember Ellen Cole, Councilmember Nick Bowles, and Mayor Pro-Tem Clendenning.  The following were absent:  Councilmember Tim McRae.  With a quorum being present the meeting was open for the transaction of business.
 
Chasity Whetstone, City Clerk/Treasurer, acted as secretary for the meeting.
 
Agenda – Mayor Willis asked for a motion to adopt the agenda.  A motion was made by Mayor Pro-Tem Clendenning and seconded by Councilmember Cole to adopt the agenda as presented.  Upon vote of the motion, the following votes were recorded:  Yeas:  All; Nays:  None.  The Mayor announced the motion passed and the agenda was adopted.
 
Minutes – Councilmember Bowles made a motion, seconded by Councilmember Cole, to dispense with the reading of and adopt the city council meeting minutes for Tuesday, May 14, 2019 as written.  Upon vote of the motion, the following votes were recorded:  Yeas:  All; Nays:  None.  The Mayor announced the motion passed and the minutes were adopted as written.
 
Police Department – Chief Wayne Bush informed the City Council that the Police Department would be working overtime through June 2, 2019 to fulfill the requirements for the STEP grant.  He also requested clarification on the City’s Solicitation Permit process, which requires that all applicants register with the Police Department.
 
Fire Department – Chief Brian Bunn informed the City Council that the County has completed the lot prep and progress is being made to complete the drain.
 
Recreational Vehicle Parking and Storage-Ordinance#2019-04 – Mayor Willis informed the City Council that the Planning Commission met Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 6 P.M. and approved the amendment to the Zoning Ordinance.  Councilmember Bowles made a motion, seconded by, Mayor Pro-Tem Clendenning to set aside the rules to allow a vote on this business immediately.  Upon a roll-call vote of the motion to set aside the rules the following votes were recorded:  Councilmember Warren-Yea, Councilmember Cole-Yea, Councilmember Bowles-Yea, Mayor Pro-Tem Clendenning-Yea, and Mayor Willis-Yea.  The motion passed.  Councilmember Bowles made a motion to adopt Ordinance#2019-04 amending Section 12-Recreational Vehicle Parking and Storage of Article IV-Special Use Provisions of the City of Weaver Zoning Ordinance.  Upon vote of the motion, the following votes were recorded:  Yeas:  All; Nays:  None.  The motion passed.
 
Sanitation Contract – After some discussion about the City’s current sanitation contract, Mayor Willis requested permission from the City Council to bid out the City’s sanitation service.  Mayor Pro-Tem Clendenning made a motion, seconded by Councilmember Cole, to allow the Mayor to proceed and to open the bids at a council meeting on the deadline.  Upon vote of the motion, the following votes were recorded:  Yeas:  All; Nays:  None.  The motion passed.
 
Public Comments – Weaver citizens, Patricia Matyjasik and Greg Pierce, presented the City Council with questions and comments regarding the City’s sanitation service and code violations.  Representatives from Weaver businesses, Blue Jay’s Outdoor Power Equipment, LLC and Triple T Company, LLC, presented the City Council with questions and comments regarding the City’s 1% increase to sales and use tax for automobiles.
 
Adjournment – Mayor Willis asked for a motion to adjourn.  Councilmember Bowles made a motion to adjourn.  Mayor Willis asked for a second to the motion.  No second was given.  The mayor exited the meeting.  Soon after, the remaining Councilmembers exited as well.
 
 
 
 
  
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Mayor Wayne Willis
 
 
Attested:
 
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Chasity L. Whetstone
City Clerk/Treasurer
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City of Weaver
City Council Meeting Minutes
June 11, 2019
Weaver, Alabama
 

The Mayor and City Council for the City of Weaver, Alabama, met for a regular scheduled Council Meeting on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. in the Municipal Court Room at Weaver City Hall, 500 Anniston Street, Weaver, Alabama.
 
Mayor Wayne Willis called the meeting to order and upon roll call, the following Council Members were found to be present:  Councilmember Mike Warren, Councilmember Ellen Cole, and Mayor Pro-Tem Clendenning.  The following were absent:  Councilmember Tim McRae, and Councilmember Nick Bowles.  With a quorum being present the meeting was open for the transaction of business.
 
Chasity Whetstone, City Clerk/Treasurer, acted as secretary for the meeting.
 
Agenda – Mayor Willis asked for a motion to adopt the agenda.  A motion was made by Mayor Pro-Tem Clendenning and seconded by Councilmember Cole to adopt the agenda as presented.  Upon vote of the motion, the following votes were recorded:  Yeas:  All; Nays:  None.  The Mayor announced the motion passed and the agenda was adopted.
 
Minutes – Mayor Pro-Tem Clendenning made a motion, seconded by Councilmember Cole, to dispense with the reading of and adopt the city council meeting minutes for Tuesday, May 28, 2019 as written.  Upon vote of the motion, the following votes were recorded:  Yeas:  All; Nays:  None.  The Mayor announced the motion passed and the minutes were adopted as written.
 
Police Department – Chief Wayne Bush presented the City Council with police department and code enforcement statistics for May 2019.
 
Mayor Pro-Tem Jeff Clendenning – The Mayor Pro-Tem informed the City Council and citizens that the stripe and markers on Parker Boulevard were complete.  He also gave an update on the lot for the new Fire Department, informing all present that pricing for drainage on the lot was in progress.
 
Resolution#2019-03 – CDBG Matching Funds – Mayor Willis introduced to the City Council Jason Hardin, Regional Planner for East Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission, who was present to introduce Ordinance#2019-03 which outlines the City’s matching funds responsibility for a Community Development Block Grant to demolish blighted houses.  Mayor Pro-Tem Clendenning made a motion, seconded by Councilmember Warren, to adopt the resolution.  Upon vote of the motion, the following votes were recorded:  Yeas:  All; Nays:  None.  The motion passed.
 
Spirit of Weaver Committee – Aletha Young was present at the meeting as representative for the committee.  She informed the City Council that the committee was able to purchase Christmas decorations, but they are waiting on ribbon.  She also mentioned that preparations for the City’s annual Heritage Day Festival were progressing.
Public Comments – Weaver citizen, Greg Pierce, thanked the City Council for the lawn being mowed at the Varnold property.
 
Adjournment – With no further business coming before the City Council, Mayor Willis asked for a motion to adjourn.  Mayor Pro-Tem Clendenning made a motion to adjourn.  With all in favor, the meeting was duly adjourned.
 
 
  
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Mayor Wayne Willis
 
 
Attested:
 
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Chasity L. Whetstone
City Clerk/Treasurer
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