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City of La Plata
11/14/17
Regular Meeting
115 E. Moore
La Plata, Mo 63549

Present:  Mayor Lois Bragg, Alderman Jones, Alderman Robinson, Alderwoman Walker, Alderman Perry and City Clerk Bobbie Jacques

Also Present:  Gary Matteson,  Jason Bunch, Kiley Harpster, Brittney Myers, Jake Hodges, Stacey Hudson, Walter and Marie Gladbach

Mayor Bragg declared a quorum and called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.  The Pledge of Allegiance
was said and Alderman Robinson gave the invocation.

Consent Agenda:

Alderman Jones made a motion and seconded by Alderwoman Walker to approve the consent agenda.  The motion carried ayes – Walker, Jones, Robinson, Perry

Visitors Comments:

Marie Gladbach addressed the Board of Aldermen regarding derelict properties in La Plata.

Stacey Hudson informed the  Board she had met with the  Industrial  Development  Authority regarding applying for a grant to improve the camping facilities at the City Reservoir.

Mayor and Board Committee Reports:

Mayor Bragg reviewed her monthly report.

Department Reports:

Electric Department
Mayor Bragg informed the Board the Electric Department has begun remodeling at the old fire station that will become the Electric Building.
Golf Course Department-no discussion
Street Department
Power Washer
Kiley Harpster requested the Board of Aldermen  approve the bid submitted by Contractor Supply  Corporation for a power washer in the amount of $5,350.00.
Alderman Robinson made a motion and seconded by Alderman Jones to accept the bid submitted by Contractor Supply Corporation.  The motion carried ayes- Perry, Walker, Robinson, Jones

Building Remodel
Kiley asked the Board of Aldermen approve the bid submitted by La Plata Lumber in the amount of $12,538.29 for remodeling the electric building that the street department will be moving into.
Alderman Perry made a motion and seconded by Alderman Robinson to approve the bid submitted by La Plata Lumber in the amount of $12,538.29 for remodeling the former electric building that will be occupied by the Street Department.  The motion carried ayes- Walker, Perry, Robinson, Jones
Water Department- No discussion
City Clerk:

Bobbie reviewed the employee health insurance renewal.

Alderman Robinson made a motion and seconded by Alderwoman Walker to approve the employee health insurance renewal.  The motion carried ayes- Jones, Walker, Perry, Robinson.

Sewer Reline Project
Mayor Bragg informed the Board of Aldermen the Sewer Line Project is being advertised for bid.  With a pre-construction meeting to be held December 1, 2017 and the bid opening on December 15th, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.
Property Clean Up
The Board of Aldermen reviewed the list of derelict properties.
Aldermen Jones made a motion and seconded by Alderwoman Walker to send one final notice and additional first notices to several derelict properties.  The motion carried ayes- Jones,  Robinson, Walker Abstain – Perry
Golf Course Advisory Board
Discussion was held regarding 2017-2018 golf fees and extending the land loan an additional $50,000.00.
Bulk Fuel Tanks
Mayor Bragg informed the Board, one bulk tank has been removed.

New Business:

Golf Course
The Golf Advisory Board submitted the following 2017-2018 membership fees for approval.

Membership Fees
              Family -   $765.00
              Single -    $565.00
              College -  $300.00
              Junior -    $175.00  (12-18)


Those that haven’t been members for 3 years qualify for a discounted rate of:
              New Family Rate -  $665.00 for one year
               New Single Rate  -  $465.00  for one year

Discontinue trail fee for members
Continue trail fee for non-members ($10/18 holes)
If current members pay fees in full by March 1, 2018 get $25.00 off
Memberships fees due in full by May1, 2018 unless doing ACH

Daily rates
Mon-Thurs.       (Regular and student rates)
                               $20.00 for 18 holes/cart     $15.00 for 9 holes/cart

Fri-Sun.               ( Regular rates)
                                $35.00 for 18 holes/cart    $25.00 for 9 holes/cart
                             (Student rates)
                                $25.00 for 18 holes/cart    $20.00 for 9 holes/cart
**Replay any day for $10.00

Alderman Robinson made a motion and seconded by Alderman Jones to approve the 2017-2018 Golf Membership fees as submitted by the Golf Advisory Board.  The motion carried ayes- Perry, Walker, Jones, Robinson

Golf Course Loan

Mayor Bragg informed the Board of Aldermen that Northeast State Bank has agreed to extend the current golf property loan an additional $50,000.00 with the interest rate remaining 3.5% and at the current payment amount of $10,000.00 per year.  The funds will only be to improve the golf course and golf course equipment.

Alderman Robinson made a motion and seconded by Alderwoman Walker to extend the current golf property loan an additional $50,000.00 as improvement expenses are incurred with the interest rate remaining 3.5% and at the current payment amount of $10,000.00 per year.  The motion carried ayes – Walker, Perry, Jones, Robinson

Adjournment:

With no further business Mayor Bragg adjourned the meeting at 7:15 p.m.  The next regular scheduled meeting will be December 12, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.