Minutes 01-04-2016


JANUARY 4, 2016

7:00 P.M.


The Council of the City of Augusta, Kansas met in regular session on January 4, 2016, with Mayor Matt Childers presiding. Council present were Jason Lowery, Cale Magruder, Paul Belt, Tom Leffler, Mike Rawlings, Ron Reavis and Justin Londagin. Councilwoman Crum was absent. Also present: City Manager Josh Shaw, Assistant City Manager Cody Sims, Public Works Director Jaime Goering, and City Clerk Erica Jones.  Visitors present were: Belinda Larsen, John Black, Sarah Hoefgen, Bill Morris, and Neal Whitlow,


Pledge of Allegiance


Prayer: Neal Whitlow, Community Crossroads Church, gave the invocation.


Minutes: Belt made a motion to approve the minutes from the December 21, 2015 Council meeting. Lowery seconded the motion.  Reavis stated that the minutes should read that Rawlings voted in opposition to the 2016 CMB License renewals Motion carried without opposition.


Ordinance 12B: Leffler made a motion to approve Ordinance 12B in the amount of $368,282.28.  Lowery seconded the motion.  Motion carried without opposition.



Bill Morris of WMA Architects and city staff gave a presentation regarding materials and finishes for the Frisco Depot and provided an update on the schedule for construction.



Schedule a Public Hearing for a Dangerous Structure Located at 636 North Santa Fe Street: Londagin made a motion to approve Resolution 2016-01 scheduling a public hearing for the condemnation of property located at 636 North Santa Fe Street for Monday, March 7, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at Augusta City Hall, pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 12-1750 et seq.  Lowery seconded the motion.  Motion carried without opposition.


Matters From/For Council:

Reminder of Street Sales Tax Advisory Committee 2nd Public Hearing scheduled for January 7, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss 2016 Street Sales Tax Projects.


Reminder of work session scheduled for January 11, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. to discuss code enforcement in Augusta.



Adjourn: At 7:31 p.m. Reavis made a motion to adjourn. Londagin seconded the motion.  Motion carried without opposition.

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