The Oregon City Council met Monday, May 10th, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in City Hall located at 106 S. Main St., Oregon.  Present were Mayor Richard Wilson, D.A. Greiner, Rick Dozier, Paxton Crumbaker, Kent Bohart was absent.   City Staff present were Water Superintendent Bill Prussman and City Clerk Tiffany French.

 

A motion to approve the minutes was made by Rick and seconded by Paxton.  All were in favor.  A motion was made by Paxton to approve the bills with a second by Rick.  Vote was unanimous. 

 

Bill Prussman advised he met with the distributer and manufacturer from Haynes Equipment about the Clarifier at the water plant and the best estimate is from Haynes Equipment, however the bid does not include the cat walk and collection pipe.  It will take about 24 weeks to get the supplies in.  This estimate does include being completely installed for $182,000.00.  The previous estimate was from Ross Construction for installation and supplier WesTech for $385,800.00.    Bill did advise Haynes Equipment to give the city a separate estimate for the cat walk and collection pipe.  Bill said he has only been able to obtain 2 bids due to not knowing who else can complete this job. A motion was made by Rick to accept the bid from Haynes Equipment for a total cost of $182,000.00.  The motion was seconded by Paxton.  Vote 3-0.

 

Bill advised Scott Meyer did not accept the job offer for the full time position.  He stated he needs help with mowing this summer and filling pot holes around town.  The council advised to advertise for a part time position for the next council meeting.  A motion was made by Rick to temporarily hire Connor Bradbury for $12.61 an hour with a second by Paxton.  Vote 3-0.

 

Richard advised Steve Bradbury took the 2006 blue ford pickup to McAfee Auto and was advised the city may need to start looking for a new motor.  A decision will be postponed until the next meeting.

 

Richard advised the council the city received one job application for the part time police officer position.  A motion was made by Paxton to hire Dave McClain part time for $12.61 an hour.  The motion was seconded by Rick.  Vote 3-0.

 

Richard presented color choices for the tower.  The tower rehab contractors will be starting the project next week.  Paxton Crumbaker said the council should choose 3-4 colors from the color card and have the public choose the next color for the tower.  Tiffany and Cindy will put buckets out at Cozz Corner, Prices and Scroggins Hardware for people to put their choices in and they council will discuss at the next meeting.

 

City Attorney Taryn Henry sent the council a vehicle accident and injury policy.

 

 A motion was made by Rick to accept the policy.  The motion was seconded by Paxton.  Vote 3-0.

Mayor Wilson read Bill No. 05102021 Ordinance 300

 

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF OREGON, MISSOURI TO AMENDING THE CONTRACT WITH ALLIANCE PUMP AND MECHANICAL SERVICE, INC FOR THE REPAIRS OF A HIGH SERVICE PUMP

 

A motion was made by Paxton to approve Bill No. 05102021 Ordinance 300 on the first reading with a second by Rick.  Aye: Aldermen Paxton Crumbaker, D.A. Greiner and Rick Dozier.  Nay: None.  Discussion. None.  A motion was made by Rick to suspend rules and pass Ordinance 300 on the second reading.  The motion was seconded by Paxton.  Aye: Aldermen Paxton Crumbaker, D.A. Greiner and Rick Dozier.  Nay: None. 

 

Mayor Wilson read Bill No. 05102021 Ordinance 301

 

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF OREGON, MISSOURI TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT WITH ESI, FOR THE PURCHASE OF (2) 6” CLA-VAL MODEL PUMP CONTROL VALVES, (1) 4” CLA-VAL PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE AND (1) 1” CLA-VAL AIR RELEASE VALVE

 

A motion was made by Paxton to approve Bill No. 05102021 Ordinance 301 on the first reading with a second by Rick.  Aye: Aldermen Paxton Crumbaker, D.A. Greiner and Rick Dozier.  Nay: None.  Discussion. None.  A motion was made by Paxton to suspend rules and pass Ordinance 301 on the second reading.  The motion was seconded by Rick.  Aye: Aldermen Paxton Crumbaker, D.A. Greiner and Rick Dozier.  Nay: None. 

 

Richard advised the council that CDBG will paying Flinn & Son’s pay request this month.  A motion was made by Rick to approve Flinn & Son’s pay application, once material storage dollar value is revised, to not exceed $375,298.71.  The motion was seconded by Paxton.  All were in favor.

 

A motion to accept Gilmore & Bell’s funds request for USDA for $13,700.00 by Paxton.  The motion was seconded by D.A.  All were in favor.

 

A motion to reimburse the City of Oregon $9,985.40 for expenses up to date was made by Rick.  The motion was seconded by Paxton.  Vote 3-0.

 

A motion was made by Paxton to adjourn the meeting with a second by Rick.  Vote was unanimous.

Monday, May 10th, 2021