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Marshfield, Missouri (population 4,508) Board of Aldermen, May 23, 2002 (L to R): Jack Watters, Jim Downing, C.R. Clark (Mayor), Talt Greer, Tom Owen
(#1442/11-12) 2002, Archival pigmented inkjet on paper, 12X28 inches

MARSHFIELD BOARD OF ALDERMEN

MINUTES OF MAY 23, 2002

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Marshfield, Missouri, met in regular session Thursday, May 23, 2002, in Council Chambers at Marshfield City Hall.

Present were Mayor C. R. Clark, West Ward Aldermen Jack Watters and Jim Downing, East Ward Aldermen Talt Greer and Tom Owen. Staff present were Dan McMillan, Karen Case, J. E. Jones, Deana Barker, and Larry McCormack.

Mayor Clark called the meeting to order at 7 o'clock p.m.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Alderman Downing made a motion to approve the minutes of the May 9, 2002, meeting. Alderman Owen seconded the motion. The motion passed with four ayes (Watters, Downing, Greer and Owen).

BILLS: Alderman Downing made a motion to approve expenditures as presented. Alderman Watters seconded the motion. The motion passed with four ayes (Watters, Downing, Greer and Owen).

OLD BUSINESS:

ORDINANCE: City Clerk Karen Case read, by title, an ordinance to amend Section 400.040 of the Municipal Code of the City of Marshfield, Missouri, being a Section of the Municipal Code dealing with zoning, and relating to the adoption of a "Zoning Map" setting forth the boundaries of the various zoning districts, by changing certain zoning district boundary lines so as to change a certain area as shown on said map from R-2 (Two Family Residential) to B-2 (Central Business District) and to further provide for readoption of the "Zoning Map" as amended. The ordinance had been posted.

Alderman Downing made the first motion to approve the ordinance. Alderman Greer seconded the motion. The motion passed in a roll call vote with four ayes (Watters, Downing, Greer and Owen).

Alderman Watters made the second motion to approve the ordinance. Alderman Downing seconded the motion. The motion passed in a roll call vote with four ayes (Watters, Downing, Greer and Owen).

ORDINANCE: City Administrator Dan McMillan read, by title, an ordinance approving the survey and plat of the Replat of a tract of land being a part of the northeast quarter (NE1/4) of the northwest quarter (NW1/4) and also a part of the northwest quarter (NW1/4) of the northeast quarter (NE1/4) of Section 9, Township 30, Range 18, being more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Northeast Comer of said NE1/4 of the NW1/4; thence S 30¡43'23" E, 289.59 feet to an iron pin; thence S 72¡58'45" W, 367.30 feet to an iron pin on the East right-of-way line of Blair Street; thence N 15¡39'33" W, along said South right-of-way line, 310.08 feet to the point of beginning. Said tract of land contains 2.50 acres, subject to any easements of record. All in the City of Marshfield, Webster County, Missouri. The ordinance had been posted.

Alderman Downing made the first motion to approve the ordinance. Alderman Watters seconded the motion. The motion passed in a roll call vote with four ayes (Watters, Downing, Greer and Owen).

Alderman Owen made the second motion to approve the ordinance. Alderman Downing seconded the motion. The motion passed with four ayes in a roll call vote (Watters, Downing, Greer and Owen).

NEW BUSINESS:

WEBSTER COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT: Sheriff Ron Worsham and John Strobel were present to request a variance to City Ordinance No. 419 that would allow them to have a Day Camp, that would be using low velocity air rifles, to be held in a City Park. Alderman Downing made a motion to grant the request. Alderman Owen seconded the motion. The motion passed with four ayes (Watters, Downing, Greer and Owen).

 

MECO ENGINEERING: Bob Reed presented a proposal to convert well #2 to a ground water monitoring well. The cost would be $5,000 as opposed to $15,000 budgeted to close the well. Alderman Watters made a motion to proceed with the proposal with City Administrator McMillan and Attorney Replogle checking all the legalities involved. Alderman Downing seconded the motion. The motion passed with four ayes (Watters, Downing, Greer and Owen).

WEBSTER ELECTRIC: City Administrator McMillan reported Webster Electric Cooperative filed for a conditional use for property they own on West Washington Street. Alderman Greer made a motion to refer the request to Planning and Zoning for their June 25, 2002, meeting. Alderman Owen seconded the motion. The motion passed with four ayes (Watters, Downing, Greer and Owen).

ADJOURN: With no other business before the Council, Alderman Greer made a motion to adjourn at 8:35 p.m. Alderman Downing seconded the motion. The motion passed with four ayes (Watters, Downing, Greer and Owen).

 

C. R. Clark, Mayor

 

Karen Case, City Clerk