Clinton City Council to Meet September 15th

The next Clinton City Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday September 15, 2020. Due to a cancellation, they WILL be able to have the meeting at the Benson Center again. There will be a Public Safety Meeting at 5:45pm and NO Finance Committee Meeting.


Clinton City Council Regular Meeting
Benson Center • 1008 E. Sedalia Avenue, Clinton, MO
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 • 6:00 p.m.

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Approval of Minutes:

a. Approval or correction of the minutes of the City Council Meeting of September 1, 2020.

5. Invocation

6. Personal Appearances:

7. Reports:

8. Second Reading of Previously Read Bills:

a. Bill No. 2020-15 – An Ordinance of the City of Clinton regarding an agreement between the City of Clinton and the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for a break in limited access on Missouri Route 7.

b. Bill No. 2020-16 – An Ordinance repealing Section 50-642 of the Code Of Ordinances of the City Of Clinton.

c. Bill No. 2020-17 – An Ordinance approving and adopting a budget of anticipated cash revenues and expenses for the various funds and accounts of the City of Clinton, Missouri for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021 and appropriating the amounts set out for each item of general operations and capital expenditures.

d. Bill No. 2020-18 – An Ordinance of the City Council of Clinton, Missouri to establish fees for city services.

e. Bill No. 2020-19 – An Ordinance approving the pay plans for the City of Clinton, Missouri for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.

9. Committee Reports

a. Public Works Committee Report:

1. Street Department:

a. 2009 Chevy C7500 Diesel Truck: Reviewed maintenance log. Will attempt to locate state bid for dump truck. Getting a new truck is critical for snow plowing.

b. Regulating certain types of vehicles and equipment on city streets: TJ and Christy are discussing options with the City Attorney for ways in which to address this issue. Will provide additional info at the September 27th Public Works Meeting.

c. 2nd/Green Street traffic signals: Will make contact with Capital Electric to discuss options. Traffic counts will be presented at September 29th Public Works Meeting. Options will be discussed.

d. Trimming trees over streets: Jerry Green requested that tree limbs over Mill Street and Green Street be trimmed. TJ explained the process and said the trees will be trimmed.

2. Park & Recreation:

a. MINK league baseball: Titus Bond, owner, is concerned about the viability of the 2021 season, due to COVID. Park & Rec will continue to evaluate costs for fencing & netting.

3. Clinton Main Street Wine Stroll Street Closure: Request for permit for serving alcohol on public property must be submitted. Street closure will be considered at that time.

4. Community Development:

a. Monthly Building Report: For Information Only

b. Public Safety Committee Report:

1. Clinton Main Street request to serve alcohol on the Square at the Wine Stroll on October 17, 2020.

2. Review bids for Extrication and Breathing Equipment for the Fire Department.

c. Finance Committee Report: None

10. Mayor’s Report:

11. City Administrator’s Report:

12. Unfinished Business:

a. Area Transportation Service: Discussion regarding contractual services with OATS

b. Wastewater: Alliance Water Resources, Inc. Agreement.

Resolution No. 15-2020 – A Resolution of the City Council of Clinton, Missouri authorizing a professional operating services and management agreement between the City of Clinton (City) and Alliance Water Resources, Inc. (Alliance).

13. New Business: None.

14. Executive Closed Session: Pursuant to RSMo. 610.021(1) Legal actions, causes of action or litigation involving a public governmental body and any confidential or privileged communications between a public governmental body or its representatives and its attorneys; (3) Hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of particular employees by a public governmental body when personal information about the employee is discussed or recorded; and (12) Sealed bids and related documents, until the bids are opened; and sealed proposals and related documents or any documents related to a negotiated contract until a contract is executed, or all proposals are rejected.

Individuals desiring to speak at the meeting are asked to fill out a speaker card and submit it to the Clerk prior to the call to order. Speakers are respectfully asked to limit their comments to three (3) minutes or less. Speakers will be called on to speak during the appropriate portion of the meeting. Please address your comments to the Mayor/Chairman. If you require accommodation (i.e. qualified interpreter, large print, and/or hearing assistance) please notify this office at (660-885-6121) no later than forty-eight hours prior to the scheduled commencement of the meeting.