Friday, January 18, 2013

Russell Council January Meeting

The Russell City council met Monday, January 7th at 7:01 p.m.  Wayne Riggs, Jay Pierschbacher and Duane Bedford were present and Jeremy Blue and Don Sellers were absent.  Fire Chief Craig Alexander, Police Chief Jeff Johnson and one visitor Craig Gooder were also in attendance.

A motion to approve Resolution 13-1 was made by Jay and a second was received from Duane.  This Resolution is to list the paid 2013 holidays for full time city employee, Larry Mitchell.  The motion was approved 3-0.

An update on junk vehicles was given by Police Chief Jeff Johnson.

Duane made a motion to approve the appointment of Craig Alexander as the new Fire Chief for the Russell Volunteer Fire Department and the motion was seconded by Jay.  The motion was carried 3-0.  Brian Beaty - Assistant Chief, Jeff Neer - Captain, Chris Feehan - Captain, Mark McCurdy - Lieutenant are the other Fire Department officers.

Wendy, the City Clerk asked for a budget hearing at the next meeting.

The Community Club will be contacted by Craig Gooder about setting up a town meeting with Greg Heartsill.

Wayne made the motion to adjourn at 7:52 p.m. with second by Jay.

The next meeting will be on February 4, 7 p.m. at City Hall.

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