City of Forrest City
City Council Minutes for January 19, 2016

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

FORREST CITY CITY COUNCIL

FORREST CITY, ARKANSAS

January 19, 2016

The City Council of Forrest City, Arkansas, met in regular session on January 19, 2016. Mayor Bryant called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Alderman Williams offered prayer after which the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. The following answered roll call: Mayor Bryant, Clerk Cochran, Attorney Cline, and City Council members: Williams, Hollowell, Breeding, Twillie Fields, Capps, and Oswalt. Alderman Echols was absent.

Alderman Williams made a motion to approve the minutes of January 19, 2016 regular meeting. Motion second by Alderman Fields. Roll Call: All Ayes.

Alderman Williams made a motion to approve the minutes of the January 14, 2016 special called meeting. Roll Call: All Ayes. Alderman Breeding abstained.

REPORT OF COMMITTEES

None

DEPARTMENT HEADS REPORTS

None

PUBLIC COMMENTS

None

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Civic Center Commissioner Appointment

Alderman Oswalt made a motion to appoint Jane Huff to the Forrest City Civic Center Commission. Motion second by Alderman Capps. Roll Call: All Ayes.

Civic Center Rate Changes

Mayor Bryant asked if all council members have a copy of the 2006 civic center rate sheet. He said the only stipulations in the civic center commission minutes, when passed, were to make each rental in six hour increments.

Alderman Fields made a motion to adopt the civic center rate changes. Second by Alderman Twillie. Roll Call: All Ayes.

NEW BUSINESS

Library Board Appointment

Mayor Bryant stated he had a letter from the Forrest City Library Board requesting that Mrs. Eva Pickett be appointed back to the board. Motion to re-appoint Ms. Pickett back to the board. Second by Alderman Williams. Roll Call: All Ayes.

GENERAL FUND BILLS

Alderman Oswalt made a motion to approve and pay the General Fund bills totaling $7,935.93. Alderman Fields second the motion. Roll Call: All Ayes.

STREET FUND BILLS

Alderman Hollowell made a motion to approve and pay the Street Fund bills totaling $11,484.67. Alderman Breeding second the motion. Roll Call: All Ayes.

SOLID WASTE FUND BILLS

Alderman Hollowell made a motion to approve and pay the Solid Waste fund bills totaling $5,298.11. Alderman Breeding second the motion. Roll Call: All Ayes.

Forrest City Water Utility

None

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mayor Bryant announced that it snowed and the crew was sent out to put out some sand.

Alderman Oswalt scheduled a personnel committee meeting Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 6:p.m.

Alderman Williams made a motion to adjourn at 6:08 p.m. Second by Alderman Fields.

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Larry Bryant, Mayor

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Derene Cochran, City Clerk-Treasurer

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