Arlington City Council meeting held
ARLINGTON — The Arlington City Council Meeting was held on Monday February 10 2014.
Those attending were Mayor Bobby McGee, Clerk Ana Dixon, Commissioners Paul Gaddie, Hayli Burgess, LH Tyler, and Jimmy Williams, City employee John Lemons, Logan Stinson, Chris Wood with the Carlisle Weekly and Lilly Morefield with The Carlisle County News.
Mayor McGee called the meeting to order at 5pm.
A motion made by Williams and 2ND by Gaddie to accept last months minutes was carried.
After Dixon reported on the Treasure Report a motion was made and second to approve.
During the Cemetery Report Gaddie stated there was one burial at the cemetery, McGee stated that dirt was left because of the frozen ground, but that it will be removed as soon as the weather permits.
During the Commonwealth Gas report Williams stated that he attended the gas meeting and that the gas for next season will be bought in March.
During sanitation report Burgess stated that everything is looking good.
Logan Stinson stated the Arlington Fire Department responded to two fires this month.
Park and City Activity Report: Burgess reported that the next event scheduled for the city of Arlington will be the Easter Egg Hunt. And it will be followed by the Memorial Day weekend and the Apple Festival is planned for September 13-14. She also stated that tee shirts can be purchased and that with a $100 or more donations a logo and business name can be placed on the back of the shirt.
Mayor McGee stated that employee John Lemons has been clearing off lots repairing pipes broken water lines.
During New business McGee briefed on the generator for the city stating that it should be in by April and that it will be set on concrete pad and the electricity will be run to it.
McGee stated that Ana could do the cleaning while she is at the office and that it would save the city $1200 a year. A motion was made and carried to not pay anyone to clean city hall and let Ana do the cleaning while she is at there.
Insurance premium was discussed McGee stated the city receives 6% of all insurance that is collected from Arlington residents. He stated that it could be increased 1% or 2 % if the commissioners would like to raise it. After more discussion a motion made by Tyler to raise the insurance to 1% more was approved.
A motion was made and carried to adjourn the meeting.