CITY OF ST. MARTINS
BOARD OF ALDERMEN
JANUARY 9, 2024
PLACE: City Office
TIME: 7:00 PM
Mayor Daryl Raithel called the meeting to order and established a quorum present.
Daryl Raithel led the Pledge of Allegiance and Bob Hackman gave the Invocation.
CITY EMPLOYEES PRESENT:
Sally Hager, City Treasurer
Lindel Bolten Park Supervisor
Darrell Taube, Street Supervisor
Doug Reece, City Administrator
Virginia Bayne, City Clerk
REVIEW AND APPROVE MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 12, 2023, BOARD OF ALDERMEN MEETING: Alderman Laura Boeckmann asked who “Mr. Bolten” is in the Street Report. It was explained “Mr. Bolten” is Park Supervisor Lindel Bolten. The City Clerk will make the change to read “Park Supervisor, Lindel Bolten”. Alderman Bob Hackman moved and Alderman Laura Boeckmann seconded to approve the minutes of the December 12, 2023 Board meeting with amendments. Motion was approved.
TREASURER’S REPORT - Bills to be Paid: Sally Hager, City Treasurer, presented the bills to be paid and the bills paid since the last meeting. Alderman Bob Hackman moved and Alderman John Pecher seconded to approve the bills. Bills were approved.
Certificates of Deposit: Alderman Bob Hackman moved and Alderman John Pecher seconded to invest CD No.1018498(14), (15) and (16) in an 8-month CD for 5% at River Region Credit Union. Motion was approved.
Alderman Laura Boeckmann moved and Alderman Bob Hackman seconded to move $20,000 from the NOW checking account into an 8-month CD at 5% at River Region Credit Union. Motion was approved.
Financial Report: Mayor Daryl Raithel asked Steven VanderVeen, City Accountant why the fixed assets did not show up on the Financial Report. Mr. VanderVeen stated he would look into it and get back with the Board. Alderman Bob Hackman moved and Alderman Laura Boeckmann seconded to approve the Financial Report. The Financial Report was approved.
PLANNING & ZONING REPORT: No meeting was held. Mayor Daryl Raithel met with Mr. Ronald Johnson, the owner of 7107 Business 50 West. They came to an understanding that Mr. Johnson would discontinue the sale of automobiles on the property. The City would stop the proceedings at the attorney’s office. The building is now for sale.
PARK REPORT: Lindel Bolten, Park Supervisor stated he had turned the water off the first of January and winterized the restrooms.
STREET REPORT: Darrell Taube, Street Supervisor, stated all is going good. Alderman Bob Hackman thanked the snowplow drivers for the work they had been doing. The snowplow drivers were using more sand than salt this year. When asked, Mr. Taube stated he had included a SKAGG mower in the budget for the streets.
The three major streets, Churchview Drive, St. Martins Boulevard and Kaylor Bridge Road, were chip and sealed this year and next year we should do West St. Martins Boulevard and Clarose Drive. We need to re-evaluate Christopher Lane when we get significant rain. A culvert on Frank Lee Drive is to be replaced.
The TAP grant application to put sidewalks along Carel Road will be re-submitted.
Nothing has been done on the Meadowview St. Martins Subdivision.
CAMPO REPORT: The tri-level in Jefferson City was discussed. Paul Samson with JCREP made a presentation. The engineering study will cost ½ million dollars.
CITY ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT: Doug Reece, City Administrator gave an update on the grants the City has applied for.
Mr. Reece emailed the Lighting Study to each of the Board members for their review. The 86 pages included the lighting ordinances for Jefferson City, Columbia, Holts Summit, etc.
There was no Cole County Communities Meeting.
The County would like to use St. Martins’ City Office January 16 and 17 from 4-6 PM to discuss the Stormwater Runoff Study for Binder Lake.
With no further business Alderman Laura Boeckmann moved and Alderman Bob Hackman seconded to adjourn the meeting. Motion was approved.
Alderman Laura Boeckmann moved and Alderman Bob Hackman seconded to open the regular meeting again. Meeting was opened.
Alderman Bob Hackman moved and Alderman Laura Boeckmann seconded to go into closed session to discuss personnel matters (RSMo 610-021). Closed meeting was scheduled to immediately follow the regular meeting.
Alderman John Pecher moved and Alderman Laura Boeckman seconded to again close the regular meeting. Meeting was adjourned.
Daryl W. Raithel, Mayor Date
Virginia Bayne, City Clerk Date