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October 16,2017 # 1480

 

APPROVED

The 1480 Regular Meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, October 16, 2017 in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

 

Call to Order:

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Mayor Brent Teske.

Present were Mrs. Williams, Mr. Zimmerman, Ms. Smith, Mr. Beach, Mrs. Ford and City Clerk/Treasurer Audray McCollum.  City Administrator Jim Hammons and City Attorney Dean Chisholm were absent.

Prayer was offered by Bill Cunnane.

Mr. Zimmerman MADE A MOTION to approve the minutes from council meeting # 1479 held on October 2, 2017.

Mr. Armstrong SECOND.

Williams, Zimmerman, Smith, Beach, Armstrong and Ford voted FOR.

MOTION PASSED.

 

Announcements:

None

Committee Reports:

Cemetery/Parks: None

Fire:  None

Police:  None

Resolutions/Ordinances:  Ms. Smith will be calling a meeting October 17 at 6:30. Dog rules will be on the agenda.

Lights/Streets/Sidewalks: None.

Building:   Mr. Beach will be calling a meeting to discuss Ponderosa room fees.

 

Water/Sewer: None.

Personnel: None.

Budget: None.

Finance: None.

City Administrator:  None.

KRDC: Mr. Zimmerman said the next meeting will be October 19 from 11:30 to 1.

City County Health Board: None.

Public Comment on Non- Agenda Items:

D.C. Orr, 1117 Nevada, thanked council for the action they took at the last meeting.  Mr. Orr stated council needs to pay attention to what was happening at the City County Health Board. Mr. Orr gave council his background knowledge of the health board. Mr. Orr asked to be put on the next agenda to explain what is at risk and how the health board is violating Montana law.

Shane Campbell,621 Utah, expressed his concerns with a member of the city council. Ms. Smith called point of order. Mayor Teske said he did not know whom Mr. Campbell was speaking of.

Jacklyn Gambell,318 East 8th Street, asked to speak to Mayor Teske in private.

 

New Business:

Bruce Vincent-President of Environomics:

Mr. Vincent gave council a handout and updated council on the Montanore and Rock Creek mines.  Mr. Vincent asked the Libby City Council to send a letter to the federal delegation to ensure the promises that were made to our area are kept.

Mayor Teske asked council if there was any opposition to writing the letter.

Council was in favor.

 

Mr. Vincent invited council to attend the Chamber of Commerce awards dinner in January, Mayor Teske has been nominated for a community leadership award.

Council questions and discussion followed.

 

Approve new business license received to date.

  • James Wiederhold-19 Scotts Stroll Rd- Building and Grounds Maintenance.
  • Kootenai Clean Air-63 Robins Drive- Air Duct Cleaning and Gutter Cleaning.

Mrs. Ford MADE A MOTION to approve the new business license received to date.

Mr. Armstrong SECOND.

 

Ms. Smith stated the council had approved 60 new business licenses to date, with around 24 of those located within city limits.

 

Williams, Zimmerman, Smith, Beach, Armstrong and Ford voted FOR.

MOTION PASSED.

 

Approval of renewal business licenses received to date:

Mrs. Ford Made A MOTION to accept all renewal business licenses received to date.

Ms. Smith SECOND.

 

Williams, Zimmerman, Smith, Beach, Armstrong and Ford voted FOR.

MOTION PASSED.

 

Unfinished Business:

 

Council Rules and Procedures:

Council questions and discussion followed.

NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

 

General comments from the council:

Mayor Teske presented council with a drafted letter to Mike Tooley, director of the Montana Department of Transportation, stating the City of Libby’s dissatisfaction with the Balsam street sidewalk project. Mayor Teske asked council to review the letter. Mr. Zimmerman said the letter was fantastic.

Mrs. Williams asked about the City of Libby purposed Face Book Page. Council questions and comments followed. Ms. Smith asked Ms. McCollum to get quotes on updating the city’s current website page.

 

Adjournment:

Mrs. Williams MADE A MOTION to adjourn the meeting.

Mrs. Ford SECOND.

Williams, Zimmerman, Smith, Beach, Armstrong and Ford voted FOR.

MOTION PASSED.

 

Meeting was ADJOURNED at 8:33 pm.

 

 

 

 

______________                         Attest; ______________________________

Mayor, Brent Teske                          Audray J. McCollum City Clerk/Treasurer