December 14, 2021 City Council Meeting Minutes

Minutes of the Laddonia Board of Aldermen Meeting Held at City Hall,

301 E 1st Street, Laddonia, MO

December 14th, 2021

Members Present                                                                 Others Present

Gary Garnett, Mayor                                                           Mary Woolfolk, Clerk          

Tresa Hodges, Mayor Pro Tem                                           Tom Ellis, Attorney

Gerald Davis, Alderman                                                      Austin Layman, Maint. Super.

Juanita Cope, Alderwoman                                                 Charlie Vogt, Chief Water Op.

                                                                                            Nick Parrish, Treasurer

Meeting was called to order at 6:01 pm by Mayor Garnett.

Welcome to everyone was conducted by Mayor Garnett.

Recording of the aldermen attendance was conducted by the Clerk.

Cope moved and Davis seconded a motion to approve the agenda. Motion passed 3-0.

Patron comments were heard. Jerry Johnson petitioned the council for snow removal at the library.  Maintenance will provide snow removal for the library.  Kevin Charlton inquired about an ordinance violation at 302 Locust.

Hodges moved and Cope seconded a motion to purchase a 20 yard roll off pending City Attorney and Mayor speaking to the Audrain County Sheriff Department regarding 302 Locust.  Motion passed 3-0.

Hodges moved and Cope seconded a motion to approve the November 2021 meeting minutes. Motion passed 3-0.

Cope moved and Davis seconded a motion to approve the November 2021 monthly reports.  Motion passed 3-0.

Cope moved and Hodges seconded a motion to use funds from the water replacement fund not to exceed $35,000 to repair the well at First Street with Flynn Drilling.  Motion passed 3-0.

Cope moved and Hodges seconded a motion to enter closed session at 7:50pm. Motion passed 3-0.

Cope moved and Hodges seconded a motion to enter open session at 8:21 pm. Motion passed 3-0.

Cope moved and Hodges seconded a motion to adjourn meeting. Motion passed 3-0. Meeting adjourned at 8:21 pm by Mayor Garnett.

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Woolfolk, Clerk

December 14, 2021 Closed Meeting Minutes

Closed Minutes of the Laddonia Board of Aldermen Meeting Held at City Hall,

301 E 1st Street, Laddonia, MO

December 14th, 2021

Members Present                                                              Others Present

Gary Garnett, Mayor                                                        Mary Woolfolk, Clerk       

Tresa Hodges, Mayor Pro Tem                                       Tom Ellis, City Attorney

Gerald Davis, Alderman                                                  

Juanita Cope, Alderwoman                                          

Cope moved and Hodges seconded a motion to enter closed session at 7:50pm. Motion passed 3-0.

Hodges moved and Cope seconded a motion to hire Megan Vogt as a part time water operator with a starting wage of $13 per hour pending preemployment drug testing.  Megan is to use the time clock to track her hours and will receive a 90-day evaluation by the council.  Motion passed 3-0.

Cope moved and Hodges seconded a motion to hire Galen Horton as part time maintenance employee at $13 per hour.  Motion passed 3-0.

Cope moved and Hodges seconded a motion to enter open session at 8:21 pm. Motion passed 3-0.

Cope moved and Hodges seconded a motion to adjourn meeting. Motion passed 3-0. Meeting adjourned at 8:21 pm by Mayor Garnett.

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Woolfolk, Clerk