Town Council Meeting
July 19, 2016
 
Members Present:   Mayor Ken Hamilton, Michael Capehart, James Earl Coachman, Drena Weaver, Ann Adams and Kenneth Hart    
Members Absent: None
 
Mayor Hamilton opened the meeting at 6:00 P. M.  Council Member Coachman led our opening with a prayer.  Mayor Hamilton and the Council led in the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
Council Member Weaver made a motion to waive the reading of the minutes from Council Meeting June 21th, and workshop on July 05th, and to approve them as presented.  There was a second by Council Member Coachman and the motion was approved unanimously.
 
June financial reports were presented to the Council by the Town Clerk.  Council Member                    
Member Capehart made a motion to approve the reports as presented.  A second by Council Member Adams and the motion was approved unanimously.
 
Deputy Chief Owens presented the fire report for June. The Fire Department responded to 20 calls for service.  There was an estimated 30,000 gallons of water was used. 
 
Colonel Smith presented the police report for the month for June.  There were 195 calls for service, 04 reports written, 0 medical assists, 12 traffic warnings issued, 11 traffic citations issued, 2 arrests made, 0 traffic warrants, 0 drug arrests, 0 felonies, 0 misdemeanors and 4 auxiliary hours. And for April there were 243 calls for service, 0 reports written, 0 medical assists, 0 traffic warnings issued, 0 traffic citations issued, 0 arrests made, 0 traffic warrants, 0 drug arrests, 0 felonies, 0 misdemeanors and 8 auxiliary hours. 
 
Approval to except Resolution #2016-006 to appoint election poll workers and salaries.  Council Member Coachman made a motion to except Resolution #2016-006 to appoint election poll workers and salaries.  A second by Council Member Hart and the motion was approved unanimously.
 
Approval for the purchase lights for the brush truck and engine 3 from Tri State Truck Accessories for $855.00 and installation fee of $ $350.00 by Jonathan Powers.  Council Member Weaver made a motion to approval to purchase lights for the brush truck and engine 3 from Tri State Truck Accessories for $855.00 and installation fee of $350.00 by Jonathan Powers.  A second by Council Member Adams and the motion was approved unanimously.
 
*Announce that Attorney Gary Sherrer has retired.
*Discussion on Preston Register.
 
There being no further business to come before this meeting, there was a motion by Council Member Adams made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  A second by Council Member Coachman and the meeting was adjourned at 6:13 P.M.
 

 

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