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City Council Minutes

June 18, 2012
 

The City Council met in regular session on Monday, June 18, 2012 in Council Chambers.  A quorum being present, Mayor Victoria Jackson-Stanley called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Those Commissioners in attendance were Commissioners Knox, Sydnor, Stout, Thomas, and Hanson.  Mayor Victoria Jackson-Stanley asked for a moment of silence.  Commissioner Hanson led in the Pledge of Allegiance.  A motion by Commissioner Thomas to approve the minutes of the June 11, 2012 Council meeting was seconded and passed unanimously.

Appointments

Bruce Reed and Jerry Burroughs, Sailwinds of Cambridge, Inc. to request the carnival and temporary sign fees be waived and a variance from the noise ordinance for the carnival at Sailwinds Park from June 29 through July 7 (closed July 2-3) from 3:00 pm until 11:00 pm-A motion by Commissioner Sydnor to approve the requests was seconded and approved unanimously.

Unfinished Business

None

New Business

Approve easement agreement for the Safe Routes to School Easement on Bayly Road-A motion by Commissioner Thomas to defer any action until DPW or Rob Collison can speak to the developer about modifying the maintenance section of the agreement was seconded and approved unanimously.

Approve budget amendment for Financial Administration-A motion by Commissioner Sydnor to approve the budget amendment was seconded and approved unanimously.

Discuss payment of alarm monitoring systems at the Empowerment Center-A motion by Commissioner Sydnor to approve paying for the security alarm system and the fire alarm system ($680 total) in FY2013 was seconded and approved unanimously.

Approve Purchase Orders:

PO 91624 - East Jordan Iron Works - manhole frame and covers - $1,983.73-A motion by Commissioner Sydnor to approve PO 91624 was seconded and approved unanimously.

PO 91625 - Chad Smith Property Maintenance - spraying weeds on High Street -$300.00-A motion by Commissioner Sydnor to approve PO 91625 was seconded and approved unanimously.

PO 91626 - Dorchester County Department of Public Works - (2)  12"x 20' Plastic Pipe - $266.00-A motion by Commissioner Sydnor to approve PO 91626 was seconded and approved unanimously.

PO 5625 - American Aluminum Acc, Inc. - rescue remote door opening system and cool guard alarm system/temperature monitor and heat alarm - CPD - complete system and installation from Drug Forfeiture Account - $1,238.00-A motion by Commissioner Hanson to approve PO 5625 was seconded and approved unanimously.

PO 5626 - Motorola - annual communications center service agreement with Police Dispatch (FY2013) - $19,189.08-A motion by Commissioner Thomas to approve PO 5626 was seconded and approved unanimously.

PO 5642 - PPES - 21 helmet fronts for RFC - $1,240.89-A motion by Commissioner Sydnor to reduce the amount of money given to RFC to pay for their banquet by $1,240.89 to pay for this purchase order was seconded and approved unanimously.

Closed Executive Session-A motion by Commissioner Thomas to go into closed executive session immediately following meeting to discuss personnel was seconded and approved unanimously.

Additional Action by Council

Representatives from St. Luke United Methodist Church to request permission to erect two signs on the City's Race and Cedar Street property (for one month) to advertise their early morning service which will begin on July 1st at 7:30 am-A motion by Commissioner Sydnor to approve erecting the signs on the City's owned property for 30 days contingent upon the approval with Planning and Zoning and the Department of Public Works was seconded and approved unanimously.

Approval of revised agreement regarding Choptank River Lighthouse-A motion by Commissioner Sydnor to authorize Mayor Stanley to sign the revised agreement was seconded and approved unanimously.

Closed Executive Session-A motion by Commissioner Knox to go into closed executive session immediately following the first personnel meeting to discuss another personnel matter was seconded and approved unanimously.

A motion by Commissioner Sydnor to adjourn the meeting was seconded and approved unanimously.

With no further business, Mayor Victoria Jackson-Stanley adjourned the meeting at 7:50 p.m.  I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and accurate account of the Council meeting Monday, June 18, 2012, insofar as I personally am aware.

                                                                                                                                Edwin C. Kinnamon, Clerk & Treasurer