Monday, January 4, 2010

City Council Meeting Agenda January 5, 2010

January 5, 2010 Agenda
The Helena-West Helena City Council will meet on Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. at 226 Perry Street in the City Council Chambers of the Municipal Building
CITY OF HELENA-WEST HELENA
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Agenda
Tuesday, January 5, 2010
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Next Meeting: January 19, 2010
City Council Chambers-226 Perry St, Helena-West Helena, Arkansas
FULL COUNCIL PACKET AS OF JANUARY 3, 2010
Call to Order- Mayor James F. Valley
Lord's Prayer Recited in Unison
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call- Sandi Ramsey, City Clerk or Designee
Presentation of Agenda
Minutes-(December 2009) Sandi Ramsey, City Clerk or Designee 

REPORTS OF BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS:
None Expected
REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES:
(Website Committee)(History of Dialogue) Members are Bruce Hudson and Eddie Clark
Pending (Retirement Committee on Weaver) Members are Jay Hollowell; Don Etherly and Eddie Clark.

Treasurer's Report:
Treasurer's Report

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
Ordinance Outlining the Rank Structure for Police and Fire Departments (HR) (Put on Hold Until December 17, 2009)
Longevity Pay (HR)(Proposal Being Developed By HR and OM) (Salary Schedule)
Tower Ventures -- Cell Tower Proposal
Mark Hayes, General Counsel to the Arkansas Municipal League
Refuse Truck(s) Purchase(s)
Truck Purchase (Fire Department) Replacement of Wrecked (Totaled) F-150 (State Purchase Process takes 90 to 120 days)
Ordinance placing the police and fire chief under civil service
Upcoming Overnight Travel Notification(s)(Municipal League Conference in January, 2010)

NEW BUSINESS:
2010 Budget
2009 Budget Extension Resolution
Alley Closing Status Report
Municipal League Information and Winter Conference Requests
Codification (ARML)
Base Pay Ordinance Amendment(s)
Override of Mayor's Veto (Jay Hollowell Request)
Office of City Treasurer

PROPOSED NEW BUSINESS:
Annexation of Island within the city limits 
Annexation of areas west of City Limits (Election)
ANNOUNCEMENTS:
A & P Commission Meeting (1st Thursday at 4:00 p.m.) 
Helena-West Helena School Board Meetings (2nd Monday at 7:00 p.m.)
Civil Service Commission Meeting (2nd Tuesday at 5:00 p.m.)
Phillips County Quorum Court (2nd Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.)
Planning Commission Meeting (2nd Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.) 
Port Authority Meeting (4th Monday at 6:30 p.m.)
Public Hearing - Annexation of Island within the city limits (TBA)
Landfill Commission Meeting ()
Historic District Commission (2nd Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.)

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. 

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Honorable James F. Valley
MAYOR - Helena West Helena
P O Box 248
226 Perry Street
Helena-West Helena, 72342
870-572-3421 Phone
870-817-4035 Cell
800-517-7240 Fax

http://tinyurl.com/councilagenda (City Council Agenda)