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Most Recent Approved Minutes From Board of Aldermen meeting.
CITY OF ST. MARTINS
BOARD OF ALDERMEN
July 13, 2021
PLACE: City Office
TIME: 7:00 PM
Mayor Daryl Raithel called the meeting to order and established a quorum was present.
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Daryl Raithel and the Invocation given by Alderman Darrell Walker.
Daryl Raithel Carlene Bax
Scott Amos Laura Boeckmann
CITY EMPLOYEES PRESENT:
Sally Hager, Treasurer Lindel Bolten, Park Supervisor
Darrell Taube, Street Supervisor Doug Reece, City Administrator
Virginia Bayne, City Clerk
Debbie Backes George Welling
John Roush Lindsey Roush
Cooper Welling Carlos Robinette
Mary Robinette Buster Scrage
Valerie Bell Danny Comstock
Bill Courtright Robert Hamilton
CHUCK STECK – Carel Place Subdivision: Mr. Steck was not present at the meeting. Mayor Raithel stated he, Paul Samson and Darrell Taube met with Mr. Steck after the Planning & Zoning meeting to discuss curb and gutter on Henwick Lane.
REVIEW AND APPROVE MINUTES of the June 8, 2021 Board of Aldermen meeting: Alderman Carlene Bax moved and Alderman Scott Amos seconded to approve the minutes of the June 8, 2021 meeting. Motion was approved.
TREASURER’S REPORT - Bills to be paid: City Treasurer Sally Hager presented the bills to be paid and the bills paid since the last meeting. She stated Rhad Baker had been paid and the Ash Park repair was completed and paid. Alderman Scott Amos moved and Alderman Darrell Walker seconded to approve the bills. Bills were approved.
Certificates of Deposit: Ms. Hager reported two CDs would mature in July at Farmers Bank of Lohman and one sewer CD at River Region. The next CDs will not mature until 2022.
Alderman Scott Amos moved and Alderman Carlene Bax seconded to move the Farmers Bank of Lohman CDs, 12525369 and 17973630 and the River Region CD S1018498(56) into a 9-month CD at River Region Credit Union at .50% interest. Motion was approved.
Financial Report: Alderman Scott Amos moved and Alderman Laura Boeckmann seconded to approve the Financial Report. Motion was approved.
PLANNING & ZONING REPORT: Alderman Carlene Bax reported the request from JL Roush Properties to rezone their property at 6905 Business 50 West from RS (single family residential) to C-1 (local business district) was approved by Planning & Zoning and forwarded to the Board for their review.
Chuck Steck with Carel Place Subdivision requested delaying the installation of curb and gutter along Henwick Lane until a block of lots are sold. He agreed to install the curb and gutter at one time rather than just one house at a time. Mayor Daryl Raithel, Paul Samson and Darrell Taube met with Mr. Steck to assess the situation. It will go to Planning & Zoning for further review. A letter of credit or escrow money was also mentioned as a possibility.
STREET REPORT: Street Supervisor Darrell Taube reported a broom/brush was needed for the tractor to remove gravel from the bike/ped lane along Business 50. The sewer project on Carel Road is slow going. They are close to Henwick Lane behind Brian Rice’s house. The culvert has been purchased and delivered for Carel Road.
The hard rains we had caused the water to come over the road on Carel Road by Keith Luetkenotte’s house. That was the biggest pipe we could have used to get between the water and gas lines in that area. Probably a double pipe should have been used.
Drew Vincent met with Higgins Asphalt and they are to give him three bids to repair his driveway. We agreed to replace a portion of Mr. Vincent’s driveway.
We plan to widen a portion of St. Martins Boulevard by Art Rockers house where it meets Business 50.
The big patch is in on Ash Park Drive but the small buckle has not been fixed.
Traffic control is bad on Route T and D. It is impossible to make the turn from Route D to Business 50 going West with a tractor trailer or a gooseneck trailer.
Alderman Carlene Bax moved and Alderman Scott Amos seconded to purchase a broom/brush for the tractor at $6800. Motion was approved. There will be a 6-8 week delivery time.
PARK REPORT: Park Supervisor Lindel Bolten reported the cameras will be installed in the next few days.
CAMPO REPORT: CAMPO did not meet in June reported Doug Reece.
CITY ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT: City Administrator Doug Reece reported Cole County Communities will hold a meeting at Niekamp Park on July 22, 2021.
Darrell Taube has been busy and Mr. Reece requested hiring a high school kid to help him.
Paving of the 4-way intersection will be done in the next few weeks.
Mr. Reece attended the Cole County Communities meeting. Cole County received $7.4 million in cares money.
LIQUOR LICENSE FOR PIZZA HAUS: Alderman Laura Boeckmann moved and Alderman Darrell Walker seconded to approve a liquor license for Pizza Haus. Motion was approved.
VALERIE BELL – Water Problem on O’Rourke: Dan Comstock reported water from Business 50 runs into Valerie Bell’s basement. Street Supervisor Darrell Taube opined the water comes from Rice’s house. A meeting with Christina Luebbert, stormwater manager, was arranged between Mayor Raithel, Darrell Taube and Dan Comstock on Thursday at 7-7:30 AM.
STONEBRIDGE PARK SUBDIVISION – Spring Park Drive: George Welling reported two storm drains dump water into their back yards on Spring Park Drive. Alderman Darrell Walker stated many of the contractors filled in the ditch to make yards bigger. We need advice from the City and need a solution stated George Welling. Mayor Daryl Raithel arranged to meet with the residents in the area along with Christina Luebbert and Darrell Taube.
BILL NO. 169 TO BE ORDINANCE NO. 2021-02 – Rezoning JL Roush property at 6905 Business 50 West from RS to C-1:
Alderman Carlene Bax introduced Bill No. 169 and read it by title only, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ST. MARTINS, MISSOURI TO AMEND THE ZONING MAP, A PART OF ORDINANCE NO. 52-85, THE PLANNING AND ZONING REGULATIONS AND RULES FOR LAND SUBDIVISION FOR THE CITY OF ST. MARTINS. The City Clerk reported copies of the Bill were made available for public inspection prior to the meeting.
Alderman Scott Amos moved and Alderman Laura Boeckmann seconded to hear the first reading of Bill No. 169 by title only. Motion was approved. First reading of Bill No. 169 was given by Alderman Scott Amos.
Alderman Darrell Walker moved and Alderman Laura Boeckmann seconded to hear the second reading of Bill No. 169. Motion was approved. Second reading of Bill No. 169 by title only was given by Alderman Darrell Walker. Mayor Daryl Raithel asked if there was any discussion of the bill. Hearing none, Alderman Scott Amos moved and Alderman Darrell Walker seconded to hear the third reading of Bill No. 169. Motion was approved. Third reading of Bill No. 169 was given by Alderman Laura Boeckmann.
Alderman Scott Amos moved and Alderman Darrell Walker seconded to approve Bill No. 169. In a roll call vote Aldermen Darrell Walker, Carlene Bax, Scott Amos and Laura Boeckmann voted “yes”. There were no negative votes. With Bill No. 169 being duly passed and signed by the Mayor, it becomes Ordinance No. 2021-02.
Alderman Laura Beckmann reported an abandoned car at 116 Christopher and a lot owned by Dustin Luebbert on Boeckman Drive had tall weeds. Letters will be written to those parties. Debbie Backes reported her lot floods during rains.
Robert Hamilton asked if the City has Christmas Parties. Mayor Daryl Raithel stated we did not have anything last year. We are not having Christmas Parties but we are having meetings.
Alderman Scott Amos moved and Alderman Laura Boeckmann seconded to hold a closed session to discuss personnel following the regular meeting. Motion was approved.
Alderman Scott Amos moved and Alderman Carlene Bax seconded to adjourn the meeting. Meeting was adjourned.
Alderman Laura Boeckmann moved and Alderman Darrell Walker seconded to re-open the regular meeting to discuss the stormwater ordinance. City Administrator Doug Reece reported the City’s MS4 permit will expire September 30, 2021. Christina Luebbert will do enforcement for the City and suggested the ordinance mirror Cole County’s. Alderman Laura Boeckmann moved and Alderman Darrell Walker seconded to mirror Cole County’s Stormwater Ordinance. Motion was approved.
Alderman Laura Boeckmann moved and Alderman Darrell Walker seconded to adjourn the meeting. Meeting was adjourned.
Daryl Raithel Date
Virginia Bayne, City Clerk Date