DECEMBER 13, 2012
1. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL: Mayor Woodruff called the meeting to order at 2:00 p.m. Mayor Woodruff and Councilors Kelly, Brown, Hanes, Campbell, Cutter and Holland answered the roll. A quorum was present.
2. MINUTES: The Council considered the minutes of the November 8, 2012 meeting. Councilor Kelly moved to approve the minutes as presented. Councilor Holland seconded and the motion carried unanimously.
3. PUBLIC COMMENTS: Duane Peltier, representing the Oregon Coast Community College Foundation, addressed the Council regarding a suggestion to show support of Waldport students by the purchase of a brick or possibly sponsoring a scholarship. The Council deferred discussion. Mark Saelens, representing the Solid Waste District, provided a PowerPoint overview of the activities of his department.
4. PUBLIC HEARING: Supplemental Budget for FY 2012-2013: Mayor Woodruff opened the Public Hearing. There were no comments. Mayor Woodruff then closed the Public Hearing.
5. DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS:
A. Consideration of Supplemental Budget Resolution for FY 2012-2013: Councilor Cutter moved to approve Resolution 1169. Councilor Holland seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.
B. Consideration of Budget Amendment Resolution for FY 2012-2013: Councilor Brown moved to approve Resolution 1170. Councilor Hanes seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.
C. Proposed Amendment to Resolution 928 (Personnel Policy): City Manager Leonard explained that this was another clarification to the Personnel Policy which had been suggested by the City's legal counsel. Councilor Holland moved to approve Resolution 1171. Councilor Cutter seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.
D. Acceptance of Abstract of Votes, November 2012 Election: Councilor Cutter moved to accept the abstract of votes. Councilor Brown seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.
E. Other Issues: None.
6. COUNCIL COMMENTS AND CONCERNS: Councilor Kelly thanked the Council on behalf of the Citizen's Patrol, for allowing them to have a wonderful celebration for their 10-year anniversary. Councilor Brown noted that City staff would be joining the Council following the meeting for a holiday get-together, and suggested that maybe next year they could consider doing something that would include all the City volunteers. Councilor Campbell indicated that Mayor Woodruff had been designated as the Chamber of Commerce's Woman of the Year. He asked about the status of the sign permit from ODOT for the second gateway sign. Ms. Leonard stated that she had not yet heard back, though she was under the impression that there would be no problem obtaining the permit. Councilor Campbell also noted that the Christmas in Waldport celebration had been quite successful. Councilor Cutter excused himself from the meeting at 3:05, as he had a prior commitment.
7. REPORTS: The reports from the Public Works Director, Code Compliance Officer, City Librarian and City Planner were included in the packet materials. City Manager Leonard reported that she and Public Works Director Alfano had attended the Emergency Responders meeting the previous week, and indicated that the County was quite active in coordinating efforts with the various entities. Mayor Woodruff noted that the new inundation maps should be ready by the end of January, and there may be funds available for signage from the National Weather Service. City Manager Leonard indicated that they were still working on an acceptable format for the tsunami signs.
8. GOOD OF THE ORDER: Mayor Woodruff presented a plaque to outgoing City Councilor Shirley Hanes, and thanked her for her years of service.
9. ADJOURNMENT: At 3:07 p.m., there being no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned in order to take up the agenda for the Waldport Urban Renewal Agency
Reda Q. Eckerman, City Recorder
APPROVED by the Waldport City Council this 10th day of
SIGNED by the Mayor this 10th day of January, 2013.
Susan Woodruff, Mayor