City of Clarkson Valley

Minutes of September 2008 Meeting
Board of Aldermen

Meeting of the Board of Aldermen of the City of Clarkson Valley at City Hall (Fru-Con Center), September 2, 2008.

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




 Mayor Scott Douglass



Alderperson Susan Shea Ward 1  
Alderperson Jim Meyer Ward 1

Alderperson Honora Schiller

Ward 2


Alderperson Wendell Sittser Ward 2     

Alderperson Scott Schultz

Ward 3


Alderperson Paul Young Ward 3 


Also in Attendance: 

       City Attorney,       Patrick Butler

       City Clerk:       Michele McMahon  

Alderperson Schultz made a motion to accept the Minutes.  Alderperson Meyer seconded the motion.  A voice vote was taken with an affirmative result and the motion was declared as having passed. 


There were no remarks, petitions or complaints.   


St. Louis County Police Report:  Officer Thom Taylor of the St. Louis County Police handed out the August Police Reports.   

Mayor’s Report 

Court Report:  The total amount collected for traffic fines and court costs for the month of August 2008 was $19,843.00. 

Letter from Charter Allowing 5% Utility Tax:  Mayor Douglass explained the 5% franchise fee and the necessity to adjust the budget.   

Meridian Waste Contract:  Mayor Douglass said Meridian presented the bid with a 4% increase for this coming contract period.  The ordinance will be presented next month. 

Weed Ordinance:  He said the Green Space Committee met again this month to discuss the weed ordinance. 

Auditor Introduced:  Mayor Douglass introduced David Burkhardt, the City’s auditor with Fine and Associates. 

Alderpersons' Reports 

Emergency Entrance at Marquette High School:  It was mentioned that Marquette’s parking lot was reconfigured.  Alderperson Shea asked if buses would be using the emergency entrance?  Mayor Douglass stated his understanding was they would not. 

Kehrs Mill Road Construction:  Alderperson Sittser asked when construction on Kehrs Mill Road is to begin?  Mayor Douglass reported that the resident engineer, Paul Sneed, contacted the City and said that Krupp Construction was awarded the contract and construction should begin this month.  

City Attorney’s Report 

Patrick Butler reported everything in the City was quiet for the month of August.   


Mayor Douglass reported that Paul Young was asked to find a member for the Planning and Zoning Commission. 


There was no new business.   

Audit:  Alderperson Schiller made a motion to approve the audit as presented, seconded by Alderperson Shea to have invoices in the amount of $85,690.02 approved for payment.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion was declared passed.   

Mayor Douglass asked if the Board wanted to adjourn to the Working Session?  Upon hearing no motion to continue the working session for the Green Committee, he entertained a motion to adjourn.  

Alderperson Schultz made a motion to adjourn.  Alderperson Sittser seconded the motion.  A voice vote was taken with a unanimous affirmative result and the motion was declared passed. 

Scott Douglass, Mayor

ATTEST: Michele McMahon, City Clerk

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