City Council Regular Meeting 04/09/2019
Louisa City Council met in Regular Session on April 9, 2019 at 7pm, with Mayor Harold Slone presiding. Council members in attendance were Gary Robertson, Matt Brown, Lisa Schaeffer, John Nolan and Mitch Castle.
- Meeting called to order at 7:09pm.
- Motion by John Nolan, Second by Lisa Schaeffer to approve minutes from March 2019 meeting. All approve.
- Council opened bids for advertised fleet management services. Received one bid from Enterprise Fleet Management. Motion by Mitch Castle, Second by Gary Robertson to approve bid from Enterprise. All approve.
- Mayor advised he is meeting with representatives with Green Valley Landfill to discuss potentially switching dump services from Big Run Landfill with potential lower rates.
- Council reviewed surplus auction bids. Bid from Jason Axe for $9200.00 for a Sterling Garbage Truck and a bid from Dean Tarp for $499 for a surplus trailer. Motion by Matt Brown, Second by Lisa Schaeffer to accept bids. All approve.
- Council delayed approving new Personnel Policy until next meeting.
- Motion by Matt Brown, Second by Mitch Castle to approve resolution for Municipal Aid Co-op program with the Appalachian Municipal Aid Co-op.
- Mayor advised that AEP’s franchise contract has expired, he will be meeting with AEP rep in the near future for discussions of a new franchise contract. No actions were taken.
- Karen Coburn, provided council with a presentation regarding the 2020 census. She advised to expect the population to go down in most counties in the region. Ms. Coburn asked the city to get together with the County Government to form a census count committee and prepare a resolution for next meeting. She also advised that anyone interested in working for the census could apply at usajobs.gov.
- Mayor advised of a garbage nuisance issue on Powhatan st. and Adams St. Mayor advised he had left message with the owners and they had not responded. No action was taken.
- State Rep. Kathy Hinkle addressed council concerning state pension bills.
- Councilman Matt Brown advised that the Rise Above Hoops for Hope tournament would be July 13-14, 2019 and thanked the Mayor for helping start the program.
- April 27 was announced as Pride Day Cleanup and free Dump day at the County Garage
- Council thanked Louisa PD for the Dice program and success of the program.
- Council also discussed the need to re-visit and complete the previously discussed annexation.
- Motion by Mitch Castle, Second by John Nolan, to enter executive session concerning 1 matter of litigation and 3 real estate issues. No action was taken and meeting adjourned at 8:39pm.