Minutes

Aug 20, 2019

Council Minutes

MINUTES OF THE GREENFIELD CITY COUNCIL

REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 20, 2019

Mayor Engroff called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Councilmembers present: Raymond Harris, Vicki Lollar, Jessie Millican and Tiffany Lewis.

Minutes of the August 06, 2019 council meeting were read. Lewis made a motion, seconded by Lollar to approve the minutes as read. All in favor, 4 yes votes.

Mayor Engroff asked Attorney Rose if he could write a city ordinance to address the issue of people intentionally blowing lawn clippings into the street with their mowers. Attorney Rose agreed to write a sample ordinance as a base for council to review and set guidelines with.

Harry Rowe at 408 W Water addressed council about trading a small parcel of his property with city owned property next to his. He showed council a drawing of the proposed change. Mayor Engroff asked for time to look into the proposed change and the matter was tabled.

Council discussed the fees charged to run a debit or credit card at city hall. The city is currently losing 0.30 -0.50 cents per transaction. After discussion about rates Lewis made a motion to raise the fee from $3.00 to $3.50 per transaction to cover the cost. Lollar seconded the motion and with 4 yes votes it passed.

Chief Larkin spoke to council about changing the existing employee vacation schedule. Current schedule is: 1 week after 1 year, 2 weeks after 2 years and 3 weeks after 10 years. After discussion council agreed to the following schedule: 1 week after 1 year, 2 weeks after 3 years, 3 weeks after 10 years and added 4 weeks after 15 years. Lewis made a motion to approve this schedule, seconded by Millican. 4 yes votes.

Andy Miller spoke to council about raising the current rates for a new water meter setting. He explained the current rates and recommended new rates. Millican made a motion to approve the new rates of: $500 for ¾" meter line, $575 for 1" and $1800 for 2". It was seconded by Harris and approved with 4 yes votes.

With no further business to discuss Lollar made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Lewis. 4 yes votes.

Mark Davis, Greenfield City Clerk

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