Village of Thurston

Council Meeting Minutes

January 3, 2005

*** Organizational Meeting ***

 

Meeting called to order at 7:00 pm by Mayor Barber.  Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 

 

Roll call:          Robert Ortman – Present

Roger Aubery – Present

Warren Simpson – Present

Ed Vanek - Present

Kevin Ety – Present

Rita Leiendecker - Present

Mary Barber – Present

Aaron Reedy – Present

 

Ed made a motion to waive the three-reading rule and declare an emergency for Ordinance # 2005-4, An Ordinance to adopt “Rules of Council”, and the declaration of an emergency.  Roger second.  All yeah.

 

Robert made the motion to adopt Ordinance # 2005-4, An Ordinance to adopt “Rules of Council”, and the declaration of an emergency.  Kevin second.  All yea.

 

Rita made a motion to waive the three-reading rule and declare an emergency for Resolution # 2005-2, An Interim Appropriation Resolution for Current Expenses and Other Expenditures of the Village of Thurston for the First Quarter of the Fiscal Year 2005 (January 2, 2005 to March 31, 2005) and the declaration of an emergency.  Roger second.  All yea.

 

Robert made the motion to adopt Resolution # 2005-4, An Interim Appropriation Resolution for Current Expenses and Other Expenditures of the Village of Thurston for the First Quarter of the Fiscal Year 2005 (January 2, 2005 to March 31, 2005) and the declaration of an emergency.  Rita second.  All yeah.

 

Ed made a motion to nominate Robert as Council President.  Roger second.  All yea.  Warren made a motion to nominate Kevin.  Rita second.  All yea.

 

Secret ballots were cast.  It was a tie vote – Robert 3 votes; Kevin 3 votes.  Mary broke the tie and voted for Robert.

 

Ed made a motion to approve the appointment of Robert Ortman as Council President.  Rita second.  All yea.

 

Roger made a motion to approve Committee Member Assignments as presented by the Mayor.  Ed second.  All yea.

 

Council discussed meeting dates/times.  Ed made a motion to set the schedule as follows: 

 

Village Council:  Second Thursdays @ 7:30 p.m.

Safety Committee:  First Mondays @ 7:30 p.m.

Service Committee:  First Wednesdays @ 7:30 p.m.

Rules Committee:  as necessary (to be posted)

Finance Committee:  Second Mondays @ 7:30 p.m.

 

Roger second.  All yea.

 

Kevin made a motion to adjourn.  Ed second.  All yea.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

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Aaron L. Reedy, Clerk