MINUTES TOWN COUNCIL MEETING FOR JUNE 7, 2022
MEETING WAS HELD AT HOT SPRINGS TOWN HALL
AT 109 MAIN STREET, HOT SPRINGS, MT AND VIA Zoom
CALL TO ORDER By Mayor Woods at 7:o5 pm
ROLL CALL Weatherly, Aldridge, Smith, Woods, Gray, Graham (arrived late)
ALSO PRESENT: Starla Rice, Steven Sheffield, Ladonna Vollmer, Michele Bangen, Judy Norgaard.
APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES Smith/Weatherly 3-0 pass
APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR SPECIAL MEETING Smith/Aldridge 3-0 pass
PRESENTATION OF CLAIMS Smith/Aldridge 4-0 pass
FINANCIAL REPORTS March and April financial reports Aldridge/Weatherly 4-0 pass
MAYOR Woods reported that Camas Creek Construction, the company that will be doing the water project, have been in town quite a bit. They are trying to hire some local guys to help out with the project. Thye are hoping to start sometime at the end of June or beginning of July. Viking paint is doing the water tank and plan to start the beginning of July.
PUBLIC WORKS- Woods reported that the public works crew has been putting gravel all over town fixing the streets and alleys and working on pot holes. The signs are ordered and we are just waiting for those to come in. Mike has been doing new water and sewer connections. He has three to complete right now. The new excavator is fixed and working great. The crew has been starting a little earlier in the day.
FIRE DEPT – has been slow. There hasn’t been too many fires or ambulance calls this past month.
POLICE- report was provided by Pfleger and presented by Mayor Woods. The murder trial for Hot Springs is in process right now.
CLERK- revenue and expenditure budgets have been provided and we will start looking at the budget at the next meeting
LIBRARY- Starla provided library report
ZONING COMPLIANCE- we are still working on annexation of the property adjacent to the rodeo grounds. We have a lot of buildings/storage sheds moving in and watching this closely to make sure zoning rules are followed.
COMMUNICATIONS/PUBLIC COMMENT FOR EACH AGENDA ITEM WILL BE ALLOWED
HOMESTEADERS DAYS OPEN CONTAINER AND STREET CLOSURE – Hours have been changed to accommodate an earlier street closure. The stage will be set up Friday morning and vendors will start setting up on Friday on Main Street. Smith/Weatherly 4-0 pass
DRAW REQUEST #9 WATER PROJECT– Smith/Aldridge 4-0 pass
PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEM – Woods asked if there was any public comment on non-agenda items. There was none.
7:43 PM Weatherly/Aldridge 4-0 pass