Minute of Meeting - June 6th, 2018

Caldwell City Commission Minutes of Meeting – June 6th, 2018 The Caldwell City Commission met in regular session at the Caldwell Public Works Building on June 6th, 2018 at 12:12 p.m. Mayor P. Mark Arnold was present. Commissioner Michelle Schiltz was present. Commissioner Jill Kuehny and City Administrator, Casie Risley was absent. Marc Marcrum, Public Works Foreman, Leah Sommerhoff, Deputy City Clerk, Rebekah Rickstrew, Officer and Gene Garcia, Marshall were also present. The minutes of the May 21st, 2018 Regular Meeting were read and approved on a motion from Commissioner Schiltz, and seconded by Mayor Arnold. Motion Carried. Gene Garcia, Marshall presented several documents regarding the SRO Program with the school. Grant funding for the position and job description was discussed. It was noted that he also discussed the requirement of a training contract when hiring untrained officers. Leah Sommerhoff, Deputy City Clerk presented a collection report from the Collection Bureau of Kansas. It was noted that they have been very successful in collecting unpaid debts thus far. The March, April, and May Petty Cash Reports were presented and reviewed. It was noted that the Splash pad has been completed. Marc Marcrum, Public Works Foreman also noted that the Pool’s main water return line has deteriorated and is going to need fixed this fall. Options regarding the pool leaks were discussed, such as hiring a leak detection agency. The 50/50 split Brownfields asbestos abatement grant has been approved for the total amount of $5575.00. The grant will aide in the qualification of CDBG funds in hopes of remedying the unsafe structure at 22 W Central. Leah Sommerhoff, Deputy City Clerk on behalf of the Caldwell Young Professionals, requested the City’s approval of the use of the City Park for a Mini Golf Course. The Commission agreed it is a great project for our community and gave approval. At 12:53 p.m. Commissioner Schiltz made a motion to enter into Executive Session to discuss non-elected personnel for 10 minutes. Those asked to be present for the session were Gene Garcia, Marshall. Her motion was seconded by Mayor Arnold. Executive Session concluded at 12:55. No motions were made. It was noted that Casie Risley, City Administrator is pursuing the site certifications at the Airport Facility. Appropriation Ordinance 2148 was approved with a motion from Commissioner Schiltz and seconded by Mayor Arnold. Arnold – yes, Kuehny –absent, Schiltz – yes. There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned at 1:11 p.m. Kristin Hutsler, City Clerk Mark Arnold, Mayor