The Special Called Meeting of the Mayor and Council convened at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, August 24, 2020 at the Train Depot with the announcement of a quorum.

MEMBERS PRESENT: Mayor Walter Turner, Danny Perkins, Chris Mason, Tiffany Coker, Libby Bond. Erie Barker was present by phone for the entire meeting.

MEMBERS NOT PRESENT: Walker Moore

INNVOCATION: Danny Perkins

ADOPTION OF PROPOSED AGENDA

Chris Mason made a motion to adopt the agenda as proposed. Tiffany Coker seconded the motion. Mayor Walter Turner, Danny Perkins, Libby Bond, and Erie Barker voted in favor. The motion passed.

BUSINESS

Pam Dowdy read the CARES Act Resolution.

Libby Bond made a motion to adopt the CARES Act Resolution. Chris Mason seconded the motion. Mayor Walter Turner, Danny Perkins, Tiffany Coker, and Erie Barker voted in favor. The motion passed.

After a brief discussion on the Face Mask Resolution which would require anyone entering a City owned building, as well as a building leased from the City, to wear a mask, Council decided not to adopt the Resolution as they felt it was not fair to those leasing buildings from the City.

Libby Bond made a motion to go into a work session. Chris Mason seconded the motion. Mayor Walter Turner, Danny Perkins, Tiffany Coker, and Erie Barker voted in favor. The motion passed.

Work Session Business

• Ron Hoffman of Utility Management Services, Inc. (UMS, Inc.) provided Council with an information packet that outlined the service UMS, Inc. provided. Ron also verbally explained that UMS. Inc. reviewed utility bills of its customers and found the best possible rate. UMS., Inc., also continues to monitor utility billing for 48 months. Any savings UMS was able to provide, UMS charges half of the savings.

• Pam Dowdy assisted Mayor Turner in opening the bid packet from C. T. Bone, Inc.

• Council reviewed the bid packet and the bid previously received from Michael Duncan of Duncan’s fixer uppers and decided on the fact that both parties were provided with the same specs (including changes approved by City), they would hire Michael Duncan to remodel the armory in order to house the police station.

• Pam Dowdy provided Council copies of two bids received for treating and respraying the foam roof at the armory. Council discussed both bids and the length of warranty.

Libby Bond made a motion to return to the Special Called Meeting. Chris Mason seconded the motion. Mayor Walter Turner, Danny Perkins, Tiffany Coker, and Erie Barker voted in favor. The motion passed.

Libby Bond made a motion to sign a contract with UMS, Inc. contingent upon the review and approval of the City Attorney. Chris Mason seconded the motion. Mayor Walter Turner, Danny Perkins, Tiffany Coker, and Erie Barker voted in favor. The motion passed.

Libby Bond made a motion to accept Michael Duncan of Duncan’s Fixer Uppers bid to remodel the armory. Tiffany Coker seconded the motion. Mayor Walter Turner, Danny Perkins, Chris Mason, and Erie Barker voted in favor. The motion passed.

Libby Bond made a motion to accept the bid from Yoder and Son’s Roofing Specialists. Tiffany Coker seconded the motion. Mayor Walter Turner, Danny Perkins, Chris Mason, and Erie Barker voted in favor. The motion passed.

ADJOURNMENT

Libby Bond made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Tiffany Coker seconded the motion. The meeting adjourned.


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