CITY COUNCIL MEETING
June 8, 2020
The city council met in regular session with the following present: Mayor Jack E. Rowden; Councilman Dean Banker, Brad Niehues, Jason Teeter, and Frankie Thomas. Absent: Councilman Dan Corpening.
Others present were City Clerk Carrie Baeza, City Inspector Josh Grubbs, Chief of Police Courtney Leslie, Outside Utilities Supervisor Paul Nordyke, City Attorney Wayne Tate, Alisha Owens and Ruthie Winget.
Mayor Jack E. Rowden presided.
Motion by Councilman Jason Teeter, seconded by Councilman Frankie Thomas, to approve the minutes of the meeting of May 11, 2020 as mailed. Motion carried.
Each member of the governing body was provided a copy of Municipal Judge Paula Sosa’s report for the month of May, showing 9 new cases brought before the court and $2,127.00 remitted to the city. Motion by Councilman Dean Banker, seconded by Councilman Brad Niehues, to accept the report. Motion carried.
City Inspector Josh Grubbs provided his monthly activities report.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Alisha Owens, Chamber of Commerce Director, informed the council of the steps taken to comply with the COVID-19 recommendations set by the county and health department. She also requested from the city the annual donation of $1,000.00 towards to the community fireworks display. Motion by Councilman Jason Teeter, seconded by Councilman Brad Niehues, to approve the donation of $1,000.00 towards the community fireworks display. Motion carried.
City Clerk Carrie Baeza presented the board with bids from Diebold and Federated Protection for a replacement drawer and speaker, day gate for vault, and a keyless entry for the office door to the lobby.
Replace Drawer & Speaker Day Gate Total
Diebold $8,940.00 $2,525.00 $11,465.00
Federated $7,516.00 $3,000-4,000 $11,516.00
Diebold Did not offer
Replace Drawer, Speaker and Window
Federated Did not bid
After discussion and the recommendation by the city clerk to a preference for Federated as they have a technician that lives locally, motion by Councilman Dean Banker, seconded by Councilman Frankie Thomas, to approve the bid from Federated Protection for the replacement drawer and speaker, day gate, and keyless entry. Motion carried.
City Clerk Carrie Baeza presented Ordinance 858: AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING THE CONSTRUCTION OF NON-COMBUSTIBLE FENCE IN THE FIRE LIMITS AMENDING SECTION 4-105(d) OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF HUGOTON, KANSAS, 2011. This ordinance would allow fences of non-combustible material be constructed in the fire district. After discussion, it was decided to table the issue until next month to allow more time for consideration.
Claims against the city were presented and audited. Motion by Councilman Frankie Thomas, seconded by Councilman Jason Teeter, that Appropriation Ordinances No. 2151 and 2152 be passed. Motion carried.
Motion by Councilman Frankie Thomas, seconded by Councilman Dean Banker, that the meeting adjourn. Motion carried.