Minutes

Village Council

July 11, 2011

Present:               Michael Riemann, Mayor

                              Michael Herron, Mayor Pro-Tem

                              Michael Burrage, Finance Officer

                              Jim Gulledge, Council Member (Arrived late)

                              Pam Humphrey, Clerk

 

Call to Order:     Mayor Riemann called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM declaring a quorum present.

 

Moment of Reflection/Introspection:

Introduction of Visitors:  Dana Stoogenke, with the RRRPO (Rocky River Rural Planning Organization) attended the meeting to discuss the Stanly County CTP (Comprehensive Transportation Plan) with the Council.  No other visitors were present at the meeting.

Approval of Agenda:  Gulledge made a motion to approve the Agenda for the meeting.  The motion was seconded by Herron and was approved by a 4/0 vote.

Move to Public Session:  Gulledge made a motion to take the Regular Session of the meeting in to a Public Session.  The motion was seconded by Herron and was approved by a 4/0 vote.

Presentation of Stanly County CTP:  Ms. Stoogenke provided hand out materials (included with the Minutes) and brought maps to facilitate her presentation of the Stanly County CTP.  The public presentation started at 7:04 PM and ended at 7:39 PM.  The CTP is a twenty (20) year transportation vision that is updated every five (5) years.  The current CTP is expected to be updated in 2016.  Moreover, the current CTP has been in analysis for approximately twenty-three (23) months.  Input for the CTP is gathered from the public, elected officials, surveys, and public presentations.

Public Comment:  No one from the public attended the Public Meeting portion of the Council meeting.

Approval of the CTP Resolution: The RRRPO requested approval of the CTP in its form at the time of this meeting via a Resolution by the Village of Misenheimer.  A motion was made by Burrage to endorse the CTP as is.  The motion was seconded by Gulledge and was approved by a 3/1 vote with Herron opposing.

Return to Regular Session: Gulledge made a motion to take the Public Session back in to a Regular Session.  The motion was seconded by Herron and was approved by a 4/0 vote.

Administrative Report:  Mayor Riemann and Pam Humphrey, Clerk utilized the July 11, 2011 Administrative Report Handout to discuss Completed Projects, Meetings Attended, To Do’s,  and Other Matters.

Approval of June, 2011 Minutes: 

June 6, 2011 Minutes for 2011/2012 Budget: Motion: Burrage  Second:  Herron  Vote:  4/0

June 13, 2011 Minutes for Regular Council Meeting: Motion: Herron  Second:  Burrage  Vote 4/0

June 13, 2011 Minutes for Closed Session:  Motion:  Burrage  Second:  Herron  Vote:  4/0 (The Closed Business has been concluded and the Minutes are now Public)

Public Building Bids:  Councilman Edquist secured a quote from Thompson Grading and Hauling of Albemarle, NC to clean up the Gladstone Academy property (approximately .75 acres).  The price to clear out and haul away all roots, stumps, and debris is $1,600.00.  We must mark trees to save.  An additional $1,500.00 would be required to grade the property ensuring proper drainage, to prepare the soil for planting, and planting grass.  Herron made a motion that we accept the $1,600.00 bid to clear out and haul debris from the Gladstone Academy property including debris from the Community Building (oil tank, metal chairs, and metal trailer).  Gulledge seconded the motion and it was approved by a 4/0 vote.  Herron made a motion that we accept the additional $1,500.00 bid to grade and plant grass at the Gladstone Academy property.  Burrage seconded the motion and it was approved by a 4/0 vote.

 Review of Council Assignments and Schedule:  Mayor Riemann discussed the handout for the Council Assignments and Schedule.

 Discussion of Zoning Officer:  The Planning Board will be solicited at their July 14, 2011 meeting for their input regarding candidates for the Village Zoning Officer.

Other Business:  There was no other business to discuss.

Adjournment:  Herron made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Gulledge seconded the motion and it was approved by a 4/0 vote.

The next Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, August 8, 2011 at 7PM at the Community Building.

 

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J. Michael Riemann, Mayor                            Date          Pam M. Humphrey, Clerk                                Date

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