February 17 2009 Agenda

The Helena-West Helena City Council will meet on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. at 226 Perry Street in the City Council Chambers of the Municipal Building.

For Additional Information Please See:

Mayor Valley's Journal

  

City Council Contact List 

 

Placement on agenda: Requests for matters to be placed on the agenda shall be transmitted to the Mayor's office. Such requests may be verbal or written.  In the event of a verbal request, such request shall be Mayor's office no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday preceding any Council meeting.  Written requests must be received in the Mayor's office no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday preceding any council meeting.  In addition, any matter requiring council action as set out herein, will be placed on the agenda if proposed or introduced at the regular Council meeting just  past. These requirements are mandatory, and, unless strictly and specifically complied with, any City Council vote on any matter, the introduction of which has not complied herewith, shall be null and void.

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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA PAGES AFTER FEBRUARY 3, 2009

 CITY OF HELENA-WEST HELENA

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Agenda

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Next Meeting: March 3, 2009

City Council Chambers-226 Perry St, Helena-West Helena, Arkansas

  • Call to Order- Mayor James F. Valley
  • Lord's Prayer Recited in Unison
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Roll Call- Sandi Ramsey, City Clerk or Designee
  • Minutes- Sandi Ramsey, City Clerk or Designee 
REPORTS OF BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS:
Airport Commission
  1. Appointment John King
  2. Report Johnny Broome
REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES:
None

 UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

NEW BUSINESS:

  1. Fire Department Budget Request
  2. Street Department Budget Request
  3. City Council Ordinance Amending Agenda Requirements
  4. Wild Hog Music Festival Permit (Johnny Broome & Others)
  5. Motion or ordinance establishing the city council position of "president pro tempore"
  6. Modification of city council agenda ordinance
  7. Motion to establish the mayor's purchase and spending authorization
  8. City council ordinance establishing the method by which city employees may do business with the city
  9. Motion to require that all city vehicles have city and department identification semi-permanently attached and after hour usage of  vehicles
  10. State of city report by the mayor
  11. Police Pension problems
  12. Storage issue
  13. A & P appointments
      

Presentation of Vetoes By Mayor

  1. Rev. Michael Jenkins
  2.  

PROPOSED NEW BUSINESS:

  •  Robert Ray (Dogs)
ANNOUNCEMENTS:
    • Planning Commission Meeting (2nd Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.) 
    • A & P Commission Meeting (1st Thursday at 4:00 p.m.) 
    • Port Authority Meeting (4th Monday at 6:30 p.m.)
    • NLC Conference March14-18, 2009 (Washington, D.C.) www.nlc.org 
    • ARML Executive Committee February 17, 2009 1:00 p.m.
    • Historic District Commission (4th Thursday at 5:30 p.m.)
    • Arkansas General Assembly Currently In Session

 

ADJOURNMENT

  The City Council of the City of Helena-West Helena generally brings its meetings to a close after two (2) hours in one sitting.