CITY OF ST. MARTINS


JUNE 11, 2019


PLACE:  City Office

TIME:     7:00 PM


Mayor Eugene Strobel called the meeting to order and established a quorum was present. 

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Alderman Scott Amos and invocation was given by Doug Reece. 


            Eugene Strobel                                                           Daryl Raithel

            Scott Amos                                                                 Keith Kliethermes

            Darrell Walker



            Sally Hager, Treasurer                                                Lindel Bolten, Park Supervisor

            Doug Reece, City Administrator                                Darrell Taube, Street Supervisor

            Sam Hager, Street Department                                   Virginia Bayne, City Clerk


SWEAR IN DARRELL WALKER AND APPOINT MAYOR PRO-TEM AND P&Z REPRESENTATIVE:  Darrell Walker was sworn in as North Ward Alderman by the city clerk.  Alderman Scott Amos nominated Keith Kliethermes as Mayor Pro-tem.  Nomination was seconded by Alderman Daryl Raithel.  Nominations ceased and with a unanimous vote, Alderman Kliethermes was appointed as Mayor Pro-tem.

Alderman Darrell Walker nominated Daryl Raithel as board representative to the Planning & Zoning Commission.  Nomination was seconded by Alderman Scott Amos.  Nominations ceased and with a unanimous vote, Daryl Raithel was appointed as P&Z representative. 

REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  The minutes of the May 14, 2019 regular and closed sessions and the May 23, 2019 special meeting were mailed and emailed to each member prior to the meeting.  Alderman Scott Amos moved and Alderman Keith Kliethermes seconded to approve the minutes of the meetings.  Minutes were approved. 

TREASURER’S REPORT:  Sally Hager, Treasurer, presented the bills to be paid and the bills paid since the last meeting.  Alderman Scott Amos moved and Alderman Keith Kliethermes seconded to approve the bills.  Bills were approved.

Certificates of Deposits:  After reviewing the checking account which now has $18,000 and approximately $18,000 to $20,000 already committed for next month, it was determined no funds should be transferred to a CD.  Alderman Daryl Raithel moved and Alderman Scott Amos seconded to roll over the existing CDs into the 182 day special program.  Motion was approved.  

Financial Report:  After several questions from Alderman Darrell Walker about the Current Liabilities, Alderman Daryl Raithel moved and Alderman Scott Amos seconded to approve the Financial Report from Capital City Accounting and Tax Services.  Report was approved. 

PARK REPORT:  Park Supervisor Lindel Bolten stated all was running smoothly.  Sally Hager has been cutting grass on the new part giving Mr. Bolten extra time to cut brush.

City Administrator Doug Reece reported on the Park Board meeting.   Maps will be made of the new property for members in order for the board members to give their ideas for a 15-year master plan including where to place 100 parking spots, pavilions, restrooms and amenities. 

Realtor Jeff Cremer suggested extending the due date for opening bids on the house and garage at 110 Traci Drive.  It was previously set for June 14th.  The house has been shown 7-8 times stated Mr. Cremer.  He did not get the marketing information out timely.  Alderman Daryl Raithel moved and Alderman Darrell Walker seconded to extend the due date for bids to June 28, 2019 at noon.  Alderman Daryl Raithel amended his motion to set the due date for bids at June 27 at 10:00 AM.  Alderman Darrell Walker seconded the motion.  Motion was approved.  Usually there is a 10-day inspection period and at least $500 earnest money paid by the buyer.  Mr. Cremer will place an ad in the News Tribune. 

STREET REPORT:  Sam Hager reported thing are going “real smooth with the new guy”, Darrell Taube.  He knows equipment and wants new equipment.

Discuss the hole around the sewer manhole at 324 Verdant Lane:  Sam Hager contacted Sam Gaines to give us an estimate but has not heard back from him.  Mayor Eugene Strobel and Doug Reece met with John Moore and Pat Kliethermes with Jefferson City Sewer.  Their suggestion was to raise the manhole.  Mayor Strobel suggested raising the manhole and moving the drainage toward the street.  It will change the looks of Scott Harris’s yard so I want to discuss it with him before doing anything.

Darrell Taube opined city workers should have shirts with the city’s logo indicating they work for St. Martins.  Mayor Strobel suggested putting together prices and the quantity of shirts needed and presenting it to the Board for their consideration.

The City of St. Martins will be receiving written permission from Moreau View Village to dump fill on their property in a designated area.

Jane Morff reported a speed limit sign was leaning on her property. 

CAMPO REPORT:  City Administrator Doug Reece reported CAMPO will be voting on the Metropolitan Transportation Plan at their next meeting.  It will then go to OneDot and the Governor.  We will then receive the go ahead from them and we can proceed with the TAP grant.

Mayor Strobel will be representing the City at CAMPO since City Administrator Doug Reece will be picking up his wife at the hospital after hip-replacement surgery.

CITY ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT:  Doug Reece reported attending the Mid-Missouri Solid Waste meeting on May 15th.

Republic Services can put a lock on the trash container at the park if it becomes necessary.

There was no meeting at the Mid-Mo Regional Planning Commission and Mr. Reece attended the Cole County Communities meeting. 

DISCUSS OCTOBER TRASH PICK-UP AND REPUBLIC SERVICES:  At the spring city wide clean-up, 3 extra dumpsters were used at a cost of $1200.  The city is allowed 2 dumpsters per clean up.  Republic Services will waive the $1200 charge this time per Lillian with Republic Services.  They suggested a curb-side pick-up in the future.  It would be at no charge, but only once a year and only bulky items (no regular trash) would be picked up and only for those using the services of Republic Service. Mayor Strobel would like to keep the Boy Scouts involved in the October pick-up.  Republic Services will provide 2 containers and charge $400 for any extra containers used.  Park Supervisor, Lindel Bolten stated he would like to see the clean-up along city rights-of-way continued. 

With no further business, Alderman Scott Amos moved and Alderman Darrell Walker seconded to adjourn the meeting.  Meeting was adjourned. 




                                                                                    Eugene Strobel, Mayor     Date       


 Virginia Bayne, City Clerk           Date











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