DECEMBER 9, 2010
1. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL: Mayor Welch called the
meeting to order at 2:00 p.m. Mayor Welch and Councilors Hanes, Cutter, Holland,
Woodruff, Campbell and Kelly answered the roll. A quorum was present. Mayor
Welch recognized Linda Brown, incoming Councilor.
2. MINUTES: The Council considered the minutes from the November 17, 2010 meeting. Councilor Kelly moved to accept the minutes as presented. Councilor Cutter seconded and the motion carried unanimously on a voice vote.
3. CITIZEN COMMENTS AND CONCERNS: None.
4. DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS:
A. Acceptance of the Abstract of Votes: Ms. Leonard explained that this is something that is done each year once the votes have been counted. Councilor Cutter moved to accept the abstract, Councilor Woodruff seconded, and the motion carried unanimously on a voice vote.
B. Other Issues: Councilor Cutter noted ODFW was amenable to putting up signage to warn hunters of gun elevation and impact on neighborhoods.
5. COUNCIL COMMENTS AND CONCERNS: Councilor Hanes asked about the banners, and Ms. Leonard responded that the Chamber’s Christmas banners were being installed by Pioneer. The City has submitted a bid for a lift truck from Central Lincoln PUD so we can maintain the City’s banners as well as being utilized for other work. Councilor Kelly asked about traffic enforcement and Ms. Leonard noted that the speed monitors are more useful in the summer months with tourist traffic. Councilor Kelly mentioned that he felt the traffic enforcement has improved with the combined presence of the Sheriff’s Department and the State Police. It was asked that a year-end report from the Code Compliance Officer be provided for the January meeting. Councilor Campbell indicated that the Chamber was contributing $3500 to the Centennial Celebration, with additional monies coming in from the golf tournament and other events. Councilor Woodruff reported that the county’s Sustainability Action Committee which obtains funding from the Solid Waste District is struggling with funding right now. Updates will be provided. Mayor Welch reviewed his past 12 years of service and extended his thanks to the City’s staff for their support.
6. STAFF REPORTS:
A. City Manager: Ms. Leonard gave a brief report on the lift truck, and noted that the outfall upgrade at Lint Slough Bridge would be taking place in the next couple of weeks. She displayed the Centennial calendar that had been created by Colleen Nickerson, and noted that they would be available for $5 each.
B. City Librarian: Report contained in the packet materials.
C. City Planner: Report and minutes from the last Planning Commission meeting contained in the packet materials.
7. GOOD OF THE ORDER: Ms. Leonard presented a plaque of appreciation to outgoing Mayor Herman Welch and noted that refreshments would be available following the close of the meeting.
8. ADJOURNMENT: At 2:22 p.m., there being no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned.
Reda A. Quinlan, City Recorder
APPROVED by the Waldport City Council this 13th day of
SIGNED by the Mayor this 13th day of January, 2011.
Susan Woodruff, Mayor