WALTERS CITY COUNCIL MEETING May 15, 2018

WALTERS CITY COUNCIL MEETING

May 15, 2018

The Walters City Council met in regular session at 5:00 p.m. on May 15, 2018 in the City Council Chambers in the City Hall. Those present were Mayor Roberta Ellis; Vice-Mayor David Mitchell; Councilmen Richard Anderson, Steve McCammon and Bob Nance; City Manager Shawn Strange; City Clerk Sheri Davis and City Attorney Hyman Copeland.

Paul Metcalfe opened the meeting with prayer.

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America.

Visitors present were Pastor Paul Metcalfe, Accounts Payable Clerk Karla Eschiti, Jacob Liles, Chelsey Fodder, Fred Fodder, Police Chief Tommy Stranahan, Edith Kitchen, Kesto Simpson, Code Enforcement officer Edgar Stevenson and Gerald Hayes.

Item #3—Bob Nance made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda. Steve McCammon seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Anderson, Ellis, McCammon,Nance, Mitchell

Nays: None

(a) Approval of May 1, 2018 regular City Council meeting minutes.

(b) Approval of purchase orders and signing of checks for all City funds presented at the 5-15-18 council meeting and ratification of routine checks subsequent to the 5-1-18 regular council meeting.

Item #4—Pow Wow committee members came to council to make sure the City is willing to help make the Annual Comanche Homecoming Pow Wow a success as always. The committee is only requesting the usual, poly carts, spraying for mosquitoes, lights, water the roads if needed, use of the bath house at the pool and just make sure the area is mowed. Mr. Fred Fodder thanked the Council for everything the City always does to help with the Homecoming. Bob Nance made a motion to approve all of the committees request. Steve McCammon seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Anderson, Ellis, McCammon, Nance, Mitchell

Nays: None

Item #5—Steve McCammon made a motion to approve the engagement letter from Crawford and Associates for FY 18-19 audit. Richard Anderson seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Anderson, Ellis, McCammon, Nance,Mitchell

Nays: None

Item #6—Bob Nance made a motion to approve the engagement letter from Angel Johnston & Blassingame for FY ending June 30, 2018. David Mitchell seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Ellis, McCammon, Nance, Anderson, Mitchell

Nays: None

Item #7—Steve McCammon made a motion to approve the Mayors signing of the Walters Housing Authority plan consistency document. Richard Anderson seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Ellis, McCammon, Nance, Anderson, Mitchell

Nays: None

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Item #8—Chief Tommy Stranahan asked for councils permission to apply for a grant to purchase Body Cameras for all of his officers. The Grant is a no match grant thru OMAG. Richard Anderson made the motion to approve this. David Mitchell seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Anderson, Ellis, McCammon, Nance, Mitchell

Nays: None

Item #9—City Manager asked council to approve closing the Golf course on July 4th at 5 p.m. This is for the employees that are able to come for the city picnic and to keep people from parking to close to where the firework display will be held. Richard Anderson made a motion to close the Golf Course at 5 P.M. On July 4th. Steve McCammon seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Anderson, Ellis, McCammon, Nance, Mitchell

Nays: None

Item #10—City Manager asked for Council approval to purchase a 2000 model Toro Real Master 300D mower for $5500.00 for the golf course. Bob Nance made a motion to make this purchase. Richard Anderson seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Anderson, Ellis, McCammon, Nance, Mitchell

Nays: None

Item #11—David Mitchell made a motion to acknowledge the Budget presented for FY 2017-2018. Steve McCammon seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Anderson, Ellis, McCammon, Nance, Mitchell

Nays: None

Item #12—Discuss and Consider revising Ordinance 90.05(c) no more than 3 dogs or 3 cats. Richard Anderson made a motion to leave this ordinance the same. Steve McCammon seconded the motion. The vote was:

Ayes: Anderson, Ellis, McCammon, Nance, Mitchell

Nays: None

Item #13—Accounts payable clerk Karla Eschiti gave council the check register for all checks being signed tonight and City Clerk gave each council the cash report showing how much money is on the books after checks tonight. City Manager told council we are maintaining.

Purchase orders were approved and the following checks signed.

NO NAME AMOUNT

Meter Deposits Fund

Cemetery General Fund

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned to go into the regular session of the WPWA meeting.

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Mayor

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