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Glenville City Council Meeting Minutes

The Free Press WV
February 04, 2019
7:00 p.m.

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Dennis Fitzpatrick with Council members Fisher, Wiant, Dean and Bone present. Councilwoman Taylor was absent.

Pledge of Allegiance

I. Call to Order

Public Comments

Mr. Corcoran addressed council inquiring about the City’s contract with the current trash service. He noted there continues to be a monthly fuel surcharge assessed even though fuel prices have dropped. Mayor Fitzpatrick will call MSW to check on this.

Mayor Fitzpatrick noted that according to Robert’s Rules of Order guidelines, it is not necessary to note who seconded on a motion for a small group meeting, so this will be omitted as we move forward.

A. Approval of Minutes – January 07, 2019

The minutes from the January 07, 2019, meeting were reviewed. No corrections were noted and minutes were placed on file for audit.

II. Reports


The City’s budget is currently at 60% of the fiscal year with 71.48% revenue and 54.44% expenditures. Councilman Bone made a motion to approve the financial report as presented. Motion passed.

Street Report

Mayor Fitzpatrick reviewed the street report with council. He noted that the City has been fortunate to have good street workers.

Police Report

Chief Huffman provided the police report to council. He noted the new police cruiser has been decaled with ghosted graphics. A quote has been received for new lights, radio, and complete installation of radar, cameras, etc. and will not exceed $7000. The estimated total for this new vehicle will be approx. $36000. Mayor Fitzpatrick added we will receive reimbursement of 35 percent of total cost from the USDA Grant.

Glenville Utility

Mayor Fitzpatrick attended the utility meeting on January 23. There were three small water leaks, 1 inch line on Rt 33, 2 inch on Spring Street, and 10 inch on Vanhorn Drive that goes to the tank. Nothing to report on sewer side.


The recorder reminded council that Saturday, February 09, was the Special Levy election and stated that council would canvass this election on February 15, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

Mayor Comments

* Decaled City Cruiser

* February 9th Election Day

* Canvas votes/ballots on the 15th of February

* Budget meeting

The first meeting to work on next year’s budget will be March 07 at 6:00 p.m. This meeting is open to the public. We must submit our budget to the State Auditors office by March 28.

* Reminder to council to look for street light outages in their wards and get the pole number if possible so repairs can be made. Councilman Bone noted that there is a street light out near the GSC Administration Building. Chief Huffman will get the pole number.

III. Other Business


IV. Next City Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be March 04, at 7:00 p.m.

V. Adjourn

Meeting adjourned at 7:14 p.m.

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