CARTHAGE CITY COUNCIL

REGULAR MEETING

FEBRUARY 22nd, 2005

 

The regular meeting of the Carthage City Council was held February 22nd, 2005, at City Hall, 308 Walnut Street. City Clerk Graham called the meeting to order at 8:00PM in Mayor Nightingale’s absence. Answering to roll call were Aldermen Duffy, Smith, Neally, Fleming, Sealock and Walker. Absent was Treasurer Lunt.

 

Motion was made by Alderman Duffy, seconded by Fleming to appoint Alderman Walker as Mayor Pro Temp. Answering “yes” were Aldermen Duffy, Smith, Fleming, Neally, and Sealock. Alderman Walker abstained.

 

Motion was made by Alderman Smith, seconded by Fleming to approve Feb 8th meeting minutes. All six Aldermen answered “aye”

 

City Attorney Glidden reported that Kurt Neff has contracted with Steve Bentzinger to clean up the property on Buchanan. Progress is being made following the 30-day notice issued last month.

 

Motion was made by Alderman Smith, seconded by Fleming to allow Memorial Hospital to block So Washington Street for one block in order to hold the 3 on 3 tournament June 25th. All six Aldermen voted “yes”. 

 

Motion was made by Alderman Smith, seconded by Duffy to allow the Fire Department to purchase the budgeted 300 foot, 5” hose for $1700.00 All six Aldermen voted “yes”.

 

Alderman Smith reported that the Fire Department would start the siren testing for Tornado warnings March 1st at 10:00 AM.

 

The Safety Committee Meeting is re-scheduled for March 2nd at 7:00 PM at City Hall.

 

Alderman Fleming reported that the bids would be opened on Thursday, February 24, 2005 at 2:00 for the landfill project. Alderman Fleming also reported that the Sewer line had been completed on the TNT oil site.

 

Motion was made by Alderman Fleming, seconded by Sealock to allow the Codes Enforcer, Ron Schulz, to approve the potential expansion plans for Memorial Hospital. They are looking at a multiple unit, assisted living center to be added to the current Nursing Home. All six Aldermen voted “yes”. 

 

Motion was made by Alderman Smith, seconded by Duffy to adjourn at 8:42PM.

 

 

Katherine Graham

City Clerk