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Thursday, October 12, 2006

By Staff
The regular bi-monthly meeting of the Priceville Town Council was held on Thursday, October 12, 2006 at the Priceville Municipal Building.
Mayor Melvin Duran called the meeting to order at 7:20 p.m..
Kelly Dean, Town Clerk gave the roll call with all members present.
Councilman Sam Heflin gave the invocation. Councilman Tommy Perry made the motion to approve the works session minutes of Thursday, Sept. 2006 as printed. Councilman Wayne Dunkin seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Wayne Dunkin made the motion to approve the previous minutes of Thursday, Sept. 28 as printed. Councilman Tommy Perry seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.Councilman Sam Heflin made the motion to amend the agenda to include: FY 2007 Budget, Finance, and Police. Councilman Wayne Dunkin seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Wayne Dunkin made the motion to approve the following bills for payment by the Town Council:
Certified Wastewater Sewer (G.O.)-Sept 06-operator/samples/test $475.25
Discount Auto Parts Sewer (G.O.)-Pump station batteries $91.90
Lanier Ford Shaver Court-Prosecution Expense Aug. 2006 $3,480.45
Hartselle P.D. Court-Aug. 2006 Prisoner Expense $450.
Wayne Dunkin Travel Expense Committee Meeting Montgomery $26.08
ITC Delta Com Library-phone service $103.54
ITC Delta Com Maint Shop-phone service $63.19
ITC Delta Com Munic. Bldg-phone &Internet service $756.90
Volunteer Center FY 2007 Appropriation $1,000.
Petty Cash P1881-1883 invoices $206.87
Custom Signs Veterans Park Sign-repaint $630.
East Ala Code Officials Registration Chip Spicer Oct. 5-annual conf $60.
Decatur OK Tire Police-Sgt. Deweese-tires/ball joints/alignment $642.30
Decatur OK Tire Police-Cpl. Williams-tires/alignment $355.
N.E. Morgan Co. Fire Station 2-utilities $13.26
Tuckers Grocery Police-gun cleaning supplies for certification $31.28
Discount Auto Parts Maint Shop/Brush Truck/Kubota/Isuzu/1ton $334.28
Dobbs Equipment Chain saw repair &service $92.79
Huntsville Tractor Kubota Tractor-sensor/oil $13.08
Joe Sartain Ford Maint 1-ton door handle $57.32
Decatur Landfill Fire Station 2- roof debris $83.46
David Birchmeier Refund business license (purchased 2) $80.
Joe Wheeler EMC Street lights $2,344.81
US Bank Munic. Bldg. Payments Oct. 2006-Feb. 2007 $90,877.40
First American Bank Library Property Payment-Jan-Feb 2007 $1,910.14
Priceville Munc. Court Court collections transfer Aug/Sept 2006 $2,965.50
N.E. Morgan Co. Sewer (G.O.)-Pine St. Pump Station $13.26
Comptroller’s Office Court-Sept 2006 Court Collections $747.50
Peace Officers Annuity Court-Sept 2006 Court Collections $47.
Crime Victims Court-Sept 2006 Court Collections $42.
Unity Communications PVFD pager service $139.50
Trucker’s Warehouse 1-ton Steel Channel $10.
Temple Inc. HWY 67/Deere Rd-lamp replacement $112.39
Spenco Fuel Employee Fuel Service $976.32
Sam’s Club FY 2007 Membership $280.
Petty Cash P1884-1885 $162.36
Office Equipment Administration-office supplies/toner $261.53
N.E. Morgan Co. Utilities-Municipal Bldg $13.26
N.E. Morgan Co. Utilities-Municipal Bldg Irrigation $689.10
N.E. Morgan Co. Utilities-VPCC $86.17
N.E. Morgan Co. Utilities-Irrigation Gazebo $13.26
N.E. Morgan Co. Utilities-Fire Station 1 $13.26
N.E. Morgan Co. Utilities-Library $13.26
Maples Ground Maint. Sept 2006-Ground Maint. Munic. Bldg $433.88
Maples Ground Maint. Sept 2006-Ground Maint. Marco Dr. Median $433.88
Maples Ground Maint. Sept 2006-Ground Maint. Veterans Park $433.88
Maples Ground Maint. Sept 2006-Ground Maint. Library $93.51
Maples Ground Maint. Sept 2006-Veterasn Park-shrub replacement $320.
Fox Motor Company Police-DeWeese intake repair $643.
Fox Motor Company Police-DeWeese oil change $30.95
Fox Motor Company Police-Williams oil change/front pads $194.78
Fox Motor Company Kubota-in line fuse holder $43.
Ed Smith Office Administration copier repair $81.50
Dobbs Equipment Push Mower-blade $16.51
Decatur Utilities Fire Hydrant Rental $45.83
Allied Waste Service Garbage Service-Munic Bldg/Veterans Park $268.09
Agriliance-AFC, LLC Maint Dept-wed control supplies $314.00
AGRI-City Tractor John Deere Mower-ball joint $20.75
Diamond Triumph Police-Sgt. DeWeese windshield replacement $125.93
TOTAL: $114,264.46
Councilman Wayne Dunkin seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Wayne Dunkin made the motion to adopt Resolution 2007-01: A resolution declaring the Case 675F Cruz Air Excavator surplus and to sell it on Gov Deals with a minimal bid of $15,000. Councilman Tommy Perry seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Tommy Perry made the motion to approve the FY 2007 agreement between the Wheeler Basin Library and Priceville Public Library Board/Town of Priceville. Councilman Wayne Dunkin seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Sam Heflin made the motion to suspend the rules to hear Ordinance 2007-01: An Ordinance to amend ordinance 1995-01 and to levy a privilege or license tax against persons, firms or corporations engaged in the business of furnishing rooms, lodgings, or accommodations to transients in the Town of Priceville, Alabama or within its police jurisdiction; providing for the collection of the said tax; and providing penalties for the violation of the ordinance. Councilman Tim Crow seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Tim Crow made the motion to adopt Ordinance 2007-01: An Ordinance to amend ordinance 1995-01 and to levy a privilege or license tax against persons, firms or corporations engaged in the business of furnishing rooms, lodgings, or accommodations to transients in the Town of Priceville, Alabama or within its police jurisdiction; providing for the collection of the said tax; and providing penalties for the violation of the ordinance. Councilman Wayne Dunkin seconded the motion. The motion carried with a roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-no, and Mayor Melvin Duran-no.
Councilman John Oakley made the motion to reconsider the adoption of Ordinance 2007-01: An Ordinance to amend ordinance 1995-01 and to levy a privilege or license tax against persons, firms or corporations engaged in the business of furnishing rooms, lodgings, or accommodations to transients in the Town of Priceville, Alabama or within its police jurisdiction; providing for the collection of the said tax; and providing penalties for the violation of the ordinance. Councilman Tim Crow seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Tim Crow made the motion to adopt Ordinance 2007-01: An Ordinance to amend ordinance 1995-01 and to levy a privilege or license tax against persons, firms or corporations engaged in the business of furnishing rooms, lodgings, or accommodations to transients in the Town of Priceville, Alabama or within its police jurisdiction; providing for the collection of the said tax; and providing penalties for the violation of the ordinance with January 1, 2007 the effective date. Councilman Wayne Dunkin seconded the motion. The motion carried with a roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-no, and Mayor Melvin Duran-no.
Councilman Tommy Perry made the motion to approve $250.00 for a sponsorship in the Alabama Charity Championship Horse Show October 18-21, 2006 benefiting the Junior League of Morgan County, Children’s Hospital and the ASHAA Scholarship Fund. Councilman Tim Crow seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Tommy Perry made the motion to approve $300 for a class sponsorship in the 39th Annual Alabama Jubilee Charity Horse Show Oct.26-28 benefiting Camp Smile-A-Mile. Councilman John Oakley seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Tommy Perry made the motion to approve $7,000 for computer/technology for the Priceville Public Library; we will be reimbursed in the LSTA Technology Grant of $7,000. Councilman Sam Heflin seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Tim Crow made the motion to adopt the FY 2007 Budget of $1,794,550. Councilman Tommy Perry seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Tim Crow made the motion to give all employees at 50 cent cost of living raise effective next payroll. Councilman Tommy Perry seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Wayne Dunkin made the motion to approve registration, lodging, and other travel expenses for Chief Billy Peebles to attend the 2007 Chief Conference Feb. 21-23,
2007 in Montgomery, Alabama. Councilman Tommy Perry seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Wayne Dunkin made the motion to approve $75 for the FY 2007 Police Chief dues for Chief Billy Peebles with the Alabama Association of Police Chiefs. Councilman Tommy Perry seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Wayne Dunkin made the motion to approve $70 for (2) long sleeve shirts for Chief Billy Peebles. Councilman Tommy Perry seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Wayne Dunkin made the motion to approve $700 for a finger print kit for Officer Jason Wilbanks. Councilman Tommy Perry seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Sam Heflin made the motion to approve for Chip Spicer and Micheal Bell to attend the 2006 Distribution and Transmission Pipeline Awareness Program Oct.17 beginning at 5:30 p.m.. at the Jaycee Community Building, Huntsville. Councilman Wayne Dunkin seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman John Oakley made the motion to authorize Sonny Wright, Town Engineer to begin the surveying of Bethel Road and Cave Spring Road. Councilman Tommy Perry seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Tim Crow made the motion to approve the audit and printing bill of Geremy Segars of $7,130. Councilman Tommy Perry seconded the motion.
The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Tommy Perry made the motion to adjourn at 7:34 p.m. Councilman Wayne Dunkin seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Tim Crow-yes, Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.

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