Minutes of May 2013 Meeting
Board of Aldermen


Meeting of the Board of Aldermen of the City of Clarkson Valley at City Hall (Fru-Con Center), May 7, 2013.

The meeting was called to order at 7:30 p.m. A roll call was taken with the following results:




Mayor Scott Douglass 



Ward 1

Alderperson Jim Meyer

Alderperson Dan King

Ward 1


Alderperson Honora Schiller

Ward 2

Alderperson Wendell Sittser Ward 2     

Alderperson Scott Schultz

Ward 3

Alderperson Lin Midyett Ward 3

Also in Attendance:

City Attorney: Patrick Butler
City Clerk: Michele McMahon 

Alderperson Schultz made a motion to accept the Minutes from the April 2013 Meeting.  Alderperson Midyett seconded the motion.  A voice vote was taken to accept the Minutes with an affirmative result and the motion was declared passed.


There were no remarks, petitions or complaints.  


St. Louis County Police Report:  Officer John Wehner handed out the April 2013 Police Report.   

Mayor’s Report 

Court Report:  The total amount collected for traffic fines and court costs for the month of April 2013 was $12,448.86.  

Clarkson Farm's Annual Subdivision Meeting:  Mayor Douglass reported he attended the Clarkson Farm Annual Subdivision Meeting.  He said the Metro West Fire Marshal attended and gave an informative report on the recent fires in their subdivision, recommending that residents upgrade from their original 1970's service panels/breaker boxes (particularly Federal Pacific brand), as they are potential fire hazards.  The fire marshal concluded by stating that occupancy permits would help identify problems like that when transferring to new owners and the City might consider initiating that process. 

Trustees Sharing of Information Meeting:  Mayor Douglass said the annual meeting of the Trustees was held April 23 and was well attended.   

Budget:  Mayor Douglass said he would be working on the preliminary figures for next year's budget. 

Alderpersons' Reports 

Newsletter Delivery Without E-Mail:  A question was asked if we received any requests for the newsletter to be mailed in the event the resident had no means of obtaining it electronically to which the response was we had not. 

City Attorney's Report 

There was no report.   


There was no unfinished business.   


President of the Board of Aldermen:  Alderperson Sittser made a motion to nominate Alderperson Lin Midyett as President of the Board.  Alderperson Schultz seconded the motion.  Upon hearing no dissentions, Mayor Douglass congratulated Alderperson Midyett as its Board President.   

Approval of Appointments:  Mayor Douglass referred those present to the Appointment Schedule placed in their packets, mentioning the new Board of Adjustment applicant, Jim Barry, and asked for approval of all appointments.  Alderperson Schiller made the motion to accept all, seconded by Alderperson Midyett.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and Mayor Douglass declared it approved and passed. 

Audit:  Alderperson King made a motion to approve for payment invoices in the amount of $63,687.39 seconded by Alderperson Sittser.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion was declared passed.  

Alderperson Schiller made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Alderperson Midyett.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion was declared passed.  The Meeting of the Board of Aldermen adjourned at 7:50 p.m. 

Scott Douglass, Mayor

ATTEST:  Michele McMahon, City Clerk


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