City Council Minutes


City Council Meeting Minutes
June 28, 2016
Weaver, Alabama
 
 
The Mayor and Council of the City of Weaver, Alabama, met in regular session on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at 5:00 P.M. in the Weaver City Hall, 500 Anniston Street.
 
Mayor Willis, who was present and acted as Chairman, called the meeting to order.  Upon roll call, the following were found to be present: Councilmembers: Mayor Pro-Tem Warren, Councilmember Bowles, Councilmember Cole and Councilmember McRae.  Absent: Councilmember Clendenning.  With a quorum being present the meeting was open for the transaction of business.
 
Teresa Dishman, City Clerk, was present and acted as secretary of the meeting.
 
Agenda – Mayor Willis asked for a motion to adopt the agenda with the addition of 10 g. Resolution-Surplus Vehicles PW and FD. Councilmember Bowles made the motion with number 10g. This was seconded by Councilmember McRae.  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 Willis asked for a motion to adopt the minutes of June 14, 2016 Work Session and Regular Session. A motion was made by Mayor Pro-Tem Warren, seconded by Councilmember Bowles to adopt the minutes as presented.  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.
 
Tax Delinquency – Last delinquency was paid and is delinquent again. A motion was made by Mayor Pro-Tem Warren, seconded by Councilmember Cole to send a letter and set up a hearing at the next meeting.
 
Resolution – Voter’s List Appointee – A motion was made by Mayor Pro-Tem Warren, seconded by Councilmember McRae to adopt the resolution. Upon vote of the motion, the following votes were recorded: Yeas: All; Nays: None.
The Mayor announced the motion passed.
 
Resolution – Appointing Election Officers 2016 Election – A motion was made by Mayor Pro-Tem Warren, seconded by Councilmember Cole to adopt the resolution. Upon vote of the motion, the following votes were recorded: Yeas: All; Nays: None.
The Mayor announced the motion passed.
 
Resolution – Establishing the Use of Electronic Vote Counting Devices – A motion was made by Mayor Pro-Tem Warren, seconded by Councilmember Bowles to adopt the resolution.  Upon vote of the motion, the following votes were recorded: Yeas: All; Nays: None.
The Mayor announced the motion passed.
 
Ordinance – Setting Qualification Fees – A motion was made by Mayor Pro-Tem Warren, seconded by Councilmember Cole to set aside the rules for immediate passage and adoption of the ordinance. Upon a roll call vote of the motion, the following votes were recorded:
Mayor Pro-Tem Warren – yea                          Councilmember McRae – yea                       Councilmember Cole – yea
Councilmember Bowles – yea                          Mayor Willis – yea
Yeas: All; Nays: None.
The Mayor announced the motion passed.
A motion was made by Councilmember Cole, seconded by Mayor Pro-Tem Warren to leave the fee set at $50.00. Upon vote of the motion, the following votes were recorded: Yeas: All; Nays: None.
The Mayor announced the motion passed.
 
Planning Commission Appt. – Mayor Willis advised of the appointment of Dale Harbin to the Planning Commission effective immediately due to the resignation of Brad Campbell.
 
Planning Commission Hearing on Variance – Council Vote – The Planning Commission met and voted in favor of the petition for variance presented by Brian Bunn for Cheryl and Kenneth Boyd in the Medders Subdivision to replace a burned mobile home with a new mobile home with three provisions (1) Sell existing singlewide across the street within one year of new home being placed onsite (2) Underpin the new home (3) Grade and clean up the property from all debris before new home is installed a high end 2016 new doublewide. A motion was made by Councilmember Cole, seconded by Councilmember McRae to approve the variance requested by the Planning Commission with the three stipulations. In a discussion Mayor Pro-Tem Warren stated he does not feel it fits for a variance and will open up for lawsuits. Upon a roll call vote, the following votes were recorded:
Mayor Pro-Tem Warren – nay                         Councilmember McRae – yea                        Councilmember Cole - yea
Councilmember Bowles - yea                           Mayor Willis – yea
Yeas: Four; Nays: One
The Mayor announced the motion passed.
 
Resolution – Surplus Vehicles PW & FD – A motion was made by Mayor Pro-Tem Warren, seconded by Councilmember Bowles to adopt the resolution. Upon vote of the motion, the following votes were recorded: Yeas: All; Nays: None.
The Mayor announced the motion passed.
 
Mayor’s Report – Mayor Willis advised the sound equipment is in and hooked up for the Spirit of Weaver. He also commends Officer Kane and Chief Bunn on a forced entry in to a house fire and saved three elderly occupants.
 
Ladies from Buckhorn Subdivision were concerned about street lights. They were advised the underground electrical was up to Mr. Angel to install poles before lights could be added.
 
With no further business coming before the Council a motion for adjournment was made by Councilmember Bowles to adjourn.  The meeting was duly adjourned.
 
 
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Mayor Wayne Willis
 
 
ATTEST:
 
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Teresa Dishman, City Clerk/Treasurer