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City Council Minutes

JUNE 4, 2018

JOHNSON CITY COUNCIL

SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES

CITY HALL - JUNE 4, 2018

 

Mayor Chris Keeney called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm.

Present were Council Members Katherine Hudson, John Wright, Bob Fant and Dan Cross. Also present were Recorder/Treasurer Jennifer Allen and City Attorney Danny Wright. Council Member Bill Burnett was absent.

Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to accept the resignation of Richard McMullen from the Ward 3, Position 1 place on the Council. Bob Fant made a motion to accept the resignation and was seconded by Dan Cross. All approved.

Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to approve the appointment of Angela Perea to the vacant Ward 3, Position 1 place on the Council. Dr. Perea serves on the Parks and Rec Committee, is committed to the City and lives in Ward 3. Bob Fant made a motion to approve the appointment and was seconded by Katherine Hudson. All approved. Perea was sworn in by Recorder/Treasurer Jennifer Allen and took her place on the Council.

Mayor Keeney stated the fire truck was towed to Rogersville, MO to Jon’s Mid America, the KME place the truck was purchased from, for a complete evaluation. Before the Council were 2 repair options: $51,064.34 for a used engine and transmission with no warranty and $67,666.63 for a new engine and transmission (1 year warranty on the engine and 3 years on the transmission) that also includes a ladder test and a new certified pump. The 2 options were discussed at length and the Council decided that all new parts with proper testing and warranty were what they wanted to do. John Wright asked with the repair of the truck, what would happen to the $38,565.57 the City put up to be held by the court? City Attorney Danny Wright stated someone from the diesel shop would have to testify to the condition of the truck and work that needed to be done, and the engine and parts put on the truck by ADER would be returned to them.

Mayor Keeney presented RESOLUTION 2018-08: A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE REPAIR OF 1994 KME 75’ FIRESTIX LADDER TRUCK BY JON’S MID AMERICA FIRE APPARATUS AND A SUBCONTRACTED DIESEL SHOP. Bob Fant made a motion to approve the resolution and was seconded by Katherine Hudson. Discussion on the terms resulted in the amount in Section 2 to be $67,666.63 and Section 3 to be $7,500.00. Mayor Keeney asked for approval of Resolution 2018-08 with the listed amounts all approved.

Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to adjourn which was made by Angela Perea and seconded by Bob Fant. All approved. The meeting was adjourned at 6:19 pm.

Respectfully Submitted,