CITY OF
 UNIONTOWN
Est. 1858



Ph: 620-756-4742
Fax: 620-756-4681
P.O. BOX 51
206 SHERMAN STREET
UNIONTOWN, KANSAS 66779
ELECTED OFFICIALS

Mayor
Larry Jurgensen, term expires December 2021

Council Members
Jess Ervin, President of Council, term expires December 2021

Amber Kelly, term expires 
December 2021

Charles "Dave" Wehry, term expires December 2023

Danea Esslinger, term expires December 2023

Josh Hartman, term expires December 2023

CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE HELD ON THE SECOND TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 7:00 PM IN THE COMMUNITY CENTER.  COMMUNITY MEMBERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.
MINUTES WILL BE POSTED AFTER APPROVAL BY COUNCIL.

Utility Hearings are held the last Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM.  You MUST call the City Clerk to MAKE AN APPOINTMENT with the Utility Hearing Officers.



2021 MEETING SCHEDULE                                        Utility Hearing Dates

          January 12                                                                    January 27
         February 9                                                                    February 24
           March 9                                                                         March 31
            April 13                                                                          April 28
            May 11                                                                          May 26
           June 8                                                                           June 30
           July 13                                                                           July 28
          August 10                                                                     August 56
        September 14                                                              September 29
         October 12                                                                    October 27
        November 9                                                                  November 24               December 14                                                                 December 29

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CITY OF UNIONTOWN
UNIONTOWN, KS 66779
JANUARY 19, 2021 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
The Regular City Council Meeting scheduled for January 12, 2021 was postponed until January 19, 2021 due to COVID-19 quarantines. The Regular City Council Meeting on January 19, 2021 at Uniontown City Hall, was called to order at 7:00 PM by Mayor Jurgensen. Council members present were Jess Ervin, Danea Esslinger, Josh Hartman, Amber Kelly, and Charles Wehry. Also in attendance for all or part of the meeting were City Treasurer Charlene Bolinger, City Superintendent Bobby Rich, and City Clerk Sally Johnson.


SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS/PROJECTS

CITIZENS REQUEST
None  

FINANCIAL REPORT
Treasurer Bolinger presented the December Treasurer’s Report. Beginning Checking Account Balance for all funds was $417,860.77, Receipts $55,344.68, Transfers Out $19,027.09, Expenditures $53,079.89, Checking Account Closing Balance $401,098.47. Bank Statement Balance $414,136.93, including Checking Account Interest of $36.08, Outstanding Deposits $0, Outstanding Checks $13,038.46, Reconciled Balance $401,098.47. Water Utilities Certificates of Deposit $26,921.23, Sewer Utilities Certificate of Deposit $17,390.08, Gas Utilities Certificates of Deposit $23,221.60, Total All Funds, including Certificates of Deposit $468,63138. Year-to-Date Interest in Checking Acct is $455.13 and Utility CDs $397.92 for a Total Year-to-Date Interest of $853.05. Also included the status of the Projects Checking Account for the month of December 2020, Beginning Balance $16,351.95, Receipts $0, Expenditures $16,126.62, Ending Balance $225.33. December Transfers from Sewer Utility Fund to Sewer Revolving Loan $1,400.00, from Water Utility Fund to GO Water Bond & Interest $1,622.00, from Gas Utility Fund to Security Meter Deposits for interest $3.39, from Water Utility Fund to Security Meter Deposits for interest $1.70, from Water Utility Fund to General Fund $3,000.00, from Sewer Utility to General Fund $2,000.00, from Gas Utility Fund to General Fund $3,000.00, from Gas Utility Fund to Capital Improvements $3,000.00, from Water Utility Fund to Capital Improvements $1,000.00, from Sewer Utility Fund to Capital Improvements $1,000.00, from General Fund to Capital Improvements $3,000.00, for Total Transfers of $19,027.09. Net Loss for the month of December $16,762.30, Year-to-Date Net Income $26,819.29. Budget vs Actual Water Fund YTD Revenue $110,672.18 (105.0%), Expenditures $106,187.61 (89.6%); Sewer Fund YTD Revenue $35,416.07 (102.2%), Expenditures $45,890.12 (81.5%); Gas Fund YTD Revenue $124,840.46 (104.9%), Expenditures $93,521.12 (36.8%); General Fund YTD Revenue $127,524.96 (108.2%), Expenditures $123,642.35 (68.3%); and Special Highway YTD Revenue $9,668.47 (134.3%), Expenditures $12,986.75 (68.1%). The January 2021 estimated payables in the amount of $21,231.06 were presented.

CONSENT AGENDA
Motion by Ervin, Second by Hartman, Approved 5-0, to approve Consent Agenda including:
Minutes of December 8, 2020 Regular Council Meeting
Treasurer’s Report, Monthly Transaction Report & Accounts Payables
Destroy financial/utility records for 2010 and prior
Approve Resolution 2021-0112-1 Waiver of Requirements of KSA 75-1220a(a)

DEPARTMENT REPORTS
Superintendent Rich requested that the Council approve purchasing rebuilt commercial gas meters to have on hand in case of an emergency.

Motion by Hartman, Second by Ervin, Approved 5-0 to purchase 1 3M, 1 2M, 1 1.5M, and 1 1,000 or 1,400 M rebuilt commercial meters from DC & B Supply

He also recommended purchasing a 39” X 54” DuraSteel Fan Shaped backboard at a cost of $770 from Future Pro to replace the one that was vandalized in the park. He did state that to replace with the Rust Free Polyethylene Fan-Shaped backboard the cost would be $1,107 plus shipping. It was suggested to talk to Nancy Holt, Park Committee, before ordering as the Park Committee was instrumental in the purchase of the previous backboard.

Motion by Esslinger, Second by Hartman, Approved 5-0, after consulting with the Nancy Holt, Park Committee, whether to replace vandalized basketball backboard with a polycarbonate or steel 39” X 54” backboard and bill the amount of the steel backboard, $770, to vandal

Codes Enforcement Officer Coyan was not in attendance. The house at 307 Sherman St has been demolished and cleaned up. A tree limb at 201 Fulton has broken and is resting on the power line to 203 Fulton. Clerk Johnson has contacted the owner of 201 Fulton and passed on contact information for neighbor and a tree service to get this taken care of.

Clerk Johnson informed the Council that we would be receiving commercial insurance quotes from Conrade Insurance Group and Personal Service Insurance.  
CCMFOA conference is virtual that year and she would prefer to not attend.  
A written apology was received by Eli Pritchett for vandalizing the basketball backboard.  
A complaint about a dog bite was received. Council directed Clerk to send letter to dog owner with copy of ordinances and to complainant that she can file a formal complaint and start the process to take to Municipal Court.
A request for a donation to the 2021 Send Off Seniors after graduation party was received. Historically the City has donated $100 each year.

Motion by Ervin, Second by Wehry, Approved 5-0 to donate $100 to 2021 Send Off Seniors after graduation party

Christal Martin, has accepted a position at USD 235 but would like to continue cleaning the city building. She is requesting keys to the building/office to come in a clean on evenings or weekends.

Motion by Hartman, Second by Esslinger, Approved 5-0 to allow Christal Martin keys to access the city building/office for cleaning purposes

COUNCIL REPORT
Councilman Ervin – nothing
Councilwoman Esslinger – would prefer a call or text instead of email for meeting date changes, etc.
Councilman Hartman – nothing
Councilwoman Kelly – nothing
Councilman Wehry – nothing
Mayor Jurgensen – nothing

OLD BUSINESS
Library Policies and Job Description – a draft copy was presented.

Motion by Ervin, Second by Hartman, Approved 4-0 to adopt the Library Policies and Job Description as amended

Sunday CMB Sales – a discussion of the process ensued. Council tabled until next month and requested Clerk to draft Sunday Sales ordinance and Liquor Sales ordinance.

Property acquisition – Closing was December 30, 2020. Keys were delivered to City Hall on December 30 also.

SPARK funding – Clerk Johnson gave an update on expenditures and status of all projects. All Direct Aid funds were expended and all requirements outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding were met. The service window is in production, but no shipping date yet. There have been about 450 books catalogued and Mark Warren will begin helping to catalog one day a week to help get it finished.

NEW BUSINESS
CARES Leave – 

Motion by Ervin, Second by Kelly, Approved 5-0 to extend Families First Coronavirus Response Act until March 31, 2021

Moved by Ervin, Second by Hartman, Approved 5-0, to adjourn at 8:19PM

CITY OF UNIONTOWN
UNIONTOWN, KS 66779
DECEMBER 8, 2020 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
The Regular City Council Meeting December 8, 2020 at Uniontown City Hall, was called to order at 7:00 PM by Mayor Jurgensen. Council members present were Jess Ervin, Danea Esslinger, Josh Hartman, and Amber Kelly. Also in attendance for all or part of the meeting were City Treasurer Charlene Bolinger, Codes Enforcement Officer Doug Coyan, City Superintendent Bobby Rich, and City Clerk Sally Johnson.

Motion by Ervin, Second by Hartman, Approved 4-0 to recess into executive session pursuant to non-elected personnel exception KSA 75-4319(b)(1) to discuss non-elected personnel performance, the open meeting to resume at 7:15PM

Motion by Ervin, Second by Kelly, Approved 4-0 to extend executive session pursuant to non-elected personnel exception KSA 75-4319(b)(1) to discuss non-elected personnel performance, the open meeting to resume at 7:40PM

Sally Johnson called in at 7:20, out at 7:35. Open meeting resumed at 7:40. Council handed out end of year bonuses to staff.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS/PROJECTS
2021 CMB License Renewal/Sunday Sales – Union Station

Motion by Ervin, Second by Hartman, Approve 4-0 to approve 2021 CMB license renewal for Claytons Inc dba Union Station and have Clerk Johnson research the process for Sunday CMB sales

CITIZENS REQUEST
None  

FINANCIAL REPORT
Treasurer Bolinger presented the November Treasurer’s Report. Beginning Checking Account Balance for all funds was $420,970.62, Receipts $26,451.74, Transfers Out $6,776.00, Expenditures $22,785.59, Checking Account Closing Balance $417,860.77. Bank Statement Balance $418,883.96, including Checking Account Interest of $34.51, Outstanding Deposits $0, Outstanding Checks $1,023.19, Reconciled Balance $417,860.77. Water Utilities Certificates of Deposit $23,913.66, Sewer Utilities Certificate of Deposit $16,357.33, Gas Utilities Certificates of Deposit $18,214.03, Total All Funds, including Certificates of Deposit $476,345.79. Year-to-Date Interest in Checking Acct is $419.05 and Utility CDs $382.78 for a Total Year-to-Date Interest of $801.83. Also included the status of the Projects Checking Account for the month of November 2020, Beginning Balance $28,200.58, Receipts $27.00, Expenditures $10,900.81, Outstanding Checks $974.82, Ending Balance $16,351.95. November Transfers from Sewer Utility Fund to Sewer Revolving Loan $1,402.00, from Water Utility Fund to GO Water Bond & Interest $1,622.00, from Water Utility Fund to Capital Improvement-Streets $250.00, from Gas Utility Fund to Capital Improvement-Streets $1,250.00, from Sewer Utility Fund to Capital Improvement-Streets $1,000.00, and from General Fund to Capital Improvement-Streets $1,250.00, for Total Transfers of $6,776.00. Net Loss for the month of November $3,109.85, Year-to-Date Net Income $43,581.59. Budget vs Actual Water Fund YTD Revenue $98,735.38 (93.6%), Expenditures $92,596.58 (78.1%); Sewer Fund YTD Revenue $31,495.64 (90.9%), Expenditures $37,636.54 (66.9%); Gas Fund YTD Revenue $108,778.24 (91.4%), Expenditures $64,776.63 (25.5%); General Fund YTD Revenue $106,378.93 (90.3%), Expenditures $112,132.89 (61.9%); and Special Highway YTD Revenue $9,668.47 (134.3%), Expenditures $12,471.33 (65.4%). The December 2020 estimated payables, including end of year transfers, in the amount of $46,980.92 were presented.

CONSENT AGENDA
Motion by Ervin, Second by Esslinger, Approved 4-0, to approve Consent Agenda including:
Minutes of November 10, 2020 Regular Council Meeting
Treasurer’s Report, Monthly Transaction Report & Accounts Payables

DEPARTMENT REPORTS
Superintendent Rich had nothing to report. Councilwoman Kelly commented that the park lights looked nice.

Codes Enforcement Officer Coyan reported the junk vehicle at 401 Fulton has been removed and the 307 Sherman is scheduled for demolition.

Clerk Johnson informed the Council of a request from Conrade Insurance Group to bid the City’s insurance.

Motion by Hartman, Second by Kelly, Approved 4-0 to ask Personal Service Insurance for coverages with premiums/rates redacted and if Letter of Authority for Conrade prohibit them from quoting our insurance. If does not prohibit then request bids from both agencies

She also received a request for the City to use FindaGovernmentJob.com for job postings. Council asked Clerk to check out the site and bring it back next month.
She included a couple of opportunities for Kansas Main Street affiliate and USDA revolving loan applications.

COUNCIL REPORT
Councilman Ervin – thanks to Sally & Bobby for all you do. He has been attending BEDCO meetings. They are getting set up and getting bylaws written.
Councilwoman Esslinger – nothing
Councilman Hartman – asked about the status of Girard Medical Center Uniontown Clinic. The sidewalks/ramps are finished, the walls that needed to be removed have been, the walls that needed added have been, and they are hanging sheetrock. 
Councilwoman Kelly – nothing
Councilman Wehry – absent
Mayor Jurgensen – just stated that it has been quite a year.

OLD BUSINESS
Property acquisition – closing has been scheduled for December 30, 1PM. A cashier’s check will be need for the purchase price. She doesn’t think there will be any other costs as she has already paid for title insurance, but will check.

Motion by Hartman, Second by Kelly, Approved 4-0 to allow Clerk Johnson to expend the funds, get the cashier’s check and sign paperwork as authorized agent of the City

SPARK funding – Clerk Johnson gave an update on what has been expended and what is yet to be done. Contractor will be here December 9 & 10 to cut opening for window. Lead time on window is now January 4. Clerk Johnson asked for permission to have him invoice per his bid, less the payment for the window and material purchased to date, to expend the SPARK funds. The payment for the roll-up door (which is extra), shipping on the window, and any punch list items will be expended after the first of the year. Council agreed to this as the funds need to be expended as soon as possible. There is a zoom meeting with Smoothwall on December 15 to finish setting it up. The only other items to be expended are for the Follett software in the library, annual membership for Zoom, and for IT consultation/assistance from MEW Inc.  
Contractor wants no one in the building on the 9th & 10th and closed to business.  

Motion by Hartman, Second by Kelly, Approved 4-0 to pay administrative leave needed to get 40 hours for the week, no overtime

NEW BUSINESS
None

Moved by Ervin, Second by Hartman, Approved 4-0, to adjourn at 8:19PM

CITY OF UNIONTOWN
UNIONTOWN, KS 66779
NOVEMBER 10, 2020 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
The Regular City Council Meeting November 11, 2020 at Uniontown City Hall, was called to order at 7:00 PM by Mayor Jurgensen. Council members present were Jess Ervin, Danea Esslinger (7:02), Josh Hartman, and Amber Kelly. Also in attendance for all or part of the meeting were City Treasurer Charlene Bolinger, Codes Enforcement Officer Doug Coyan, City Superintendent Bobby Rich, City Clerk Sally Johnson, and Tamatha Phillips

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS/PROJECTS
Library policy manual and job description(s) – after much discussion of the difference between and city library and a public library, Clerk Johnson was directed to amend the policy manual and job description as suggested and present again next month.

CITIZENS REQUEST
None  

FINANCIAL REPORT
Treasurer Bolinger presented the October Treasurer’s Report. Beginning Checking Account Balance for all funds was $419,746.27, Receipts $27,109.06, Transfers Out $3,026.00, Expenditures $22,858.71, Checking Account Closing Balance $420,970.62. Bank Statement Balance $422,645.33, including Checking Account Interest of $35.52, Outstanding Deposits $0, Outstanding Checks $1,674.71, Reconciled Balance $420,970.62. Water Utilities Certificates of Deposit $23,893.46, Sewer Utilities Certificate of Deposit $16,332.71, Gas Utilities Certificates of Deposit $18,199.56, Total All Funds, including Certificates of Deposit $479,396.35. Year-to-Date Interest in Checking Acct is $384.54 and Utility CDs $323.49 for a Total Year-to-Date Interest of $708.03. Also included the status of the Projects Checking Account for the month of October 2020, Beginning Balance $0, Receipts $39,266.33, Expenditures $11,220.98, Ending Balance $28,045.35. October Transfers from Sewer Utility Fund to Sewer Revolving Loan $1,402.00, from Water Utility Fund to GO Water Bond & Interest $1,622.00, for Total Transfers of $3,026.00. Net Income for the month of October $1,224.35, Year-to-Date Net Income $46,691.44. Budget vs Actual Water Fund YTD Revenue $89,074.55 (84.5%), Expenditures $83,411.01 (70.4%); Sewer Fund YTD Revenue $28,050.52 (81.0%), Expenditures $34,253.60 (60.9%); Gas Fund YTD Revenue $104,953.21 (88.2%), Expenditures $54,715.95 (21.5%); General Fund YTD Revenue $103,664.88 (88.0%), Expenditures $105,200.49 (58.1%); and Special Highway YTD Revenue $9,578.47 (133.0%), Expenditures $12,471.33 (65.4%). The November 2020 estimated payables in the amount of $26,275.68 were presented.

CONSENT AGENDA
Motion by Ervin, Second by Hartman, Approved 4-0, to approve Consent Agenda including:
Minutes of October 13, 2020 Regular Council Meeting
Treasurer’s Report, Monthly Transaction Report & Accounts Payables

DEPARTMENT REPORTS
Superintendent Rich had nothing to report.

Codes Enforcement Officer Coyan reported that the culvert had been removed by Superintendent Rich at 401 Sherman, 303 Washington dog is still running at large and being aggressive, a citation will be issued. Our attorney is putting together a letter to Smith Estate attorney with the punch list to be completed. 307 Sherman is getting bids for demolition. There are two trees in front of 307 Sherman; the south tree a large branch has broken and is resting in the north tree. Mayor Jurgensen said he had received complaints about the pear trees at 402 Second Street hanging over the streets.

Clerk Johnson informed the Council UHS is hosting a Veterans’ Day Parade this year instead of an assembly. The parade will be at 2:30pm, November 11. We will need to barricade First, Second, Third, and Fifth Streets at Clay St. The parade will follow the perimeter of the WBE property.  
She also presented a request received today for support for Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas public transportation grant. Council wants more information before extending support.

COUNCIL REPORT
Councilman Ervin – nothing
Councilwoman Esslinger – nothing
Councilman Hartman – nothing 
Councilwoman Kelly – Trunk or Treat went well, FFA ran out of hot dogs, and many of those handing out candy ran out.
Councilman Wehry – absent
Mayor Jurgensen – nothing

OLD BUSINESS
SPARK funding – Clerk Johnson gave an update on what has been expended and what has been ordered but not received. Contractor would like to cut the opening in the concrete wall on December 9 and would like for the building to be closed December 9 & 10. OK to close December 9, 10.

NEW BUSINESS
Property acquisition – 

Motion by Hartman, Second by Ervin, Approved 4-0, to enter into a contract to purchase for $7,500 all lot 56 & part of lot 52 beginning at the SW corner of lot 52 thence E 70’ to POB N 21’ E 50’ S 21’ W to POB and part of lot 53 beginning at the SW corner of lot 53 thence E 70’ to POB N 30’ E 50’ S 30’ W to POB Block 7, Uniontown, Bourbon County, Kansas

Motion by Hartman, Second by Ervin, Approved 4-0 to recess into executive session pursuant to non-elected personnel exception KSA 75-4319(b)(1) to discuss non-elected personnel performance, the open meeting to resume at 8:30.

Meeting resumed at 8:30. No action taken.

Moved by Ervin, Second by Hartman, Approved 4-0, to adjourn at 8:33PM

CITY OF UNIONTOWN
UNIONTOWN, KS 66779
OCTOBER 13, 2020 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
The Regular City Council Meeting October 13, 2020 at Uniontown City Hall, was called to order at 7:00 PM by Mayor Jurgensen. Council members present were Danea Esslinger, Josh Hartman, Amber Kelly, and Charles Wehry. Also in attendance for all or part of the meeting were City Treasurer Charlene Bolinger, Codes Enforcement Officer Doug Coyan, City Superintendent Bobby Rich, City Clerk Sally Johnson, Addyson Hall, Riley Coulter, Cameron Coulter, Brycen Stewart, and Brooklyn Driesbach.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS/PROJECTS
Cornhole boards request – UHS students, Addyson Hall, Riley Coulter, Cameron Coulter, Brycen Stewart, and Brooklyn Driesbach, requested to build one set of permanent cornhole boards in the park near the horseshoe pits and possibly sponsor tournaments in the future as a Project Based Learning project supervised by Mr Sutton. The base of the boards will be concrete; the top surface will be wood. They will be handling the funding for this project. As of now, those using the boards will have to provide their own bags.

Motion by Esslinger, Second by Hartman, Approved 4-0 to allow the students Project Based Learning project of constructing permanent cornhole boards in the park near the horseshoe pits

It was suggested that they get with Superintendent Rich on placement of the boards. They plan on completing project by the end of the year. It was also suggested that the City purchase or have someone make bags that can be rented out. Clerk Johnson will check on the price of bags.

Bridge at pond request – UHS student, Gavin, called with a request to build a bridge at the pond. He was asked to come present to the council, but did not show up.

Mobile Home Placement Application – Jeff Feagins has purchased lots on Chaffin Street and has applied to place a mobile home on the lots. All ordinance requirements will be met.

Motion by Hartman, Second by Esslinger, Approved 4-0 to allow Jeff Feagins to place a mobile home on Chaffin Street, address to be 109 Chaffin St

Building permit for foundation has been approved by Codes Officer Coyan and Superintendent Rich. Water and sewer hook-up is tentatively scheduled for next week.

CITIZENS REQUEST
None  

FINANCIAL REPORT
Treasurer Bolinger presented the September Treasurer’s Report. Beginning Checking Account Balance for all funds was $415,075.89, Receipts $30,064.61, Transfers Out $3,026.00, Expenditures $22,368.23, Checking Account Closing Balance $419,746.27. Bank Statement Balance $419,953.65, including Checking Account Interest of $34.13, Outstanding Deposits $0, Outstanding Checks $207.38, Reconciled Balance $419,746.27. Water Utilities Certificates of Deposit $23,893.46, Sewer Utilities Certificate of Deposit $16,332.71, Gas Utilities Certificates of Deposit $18,199.56, Total All Funds, including Certificates of Deposit $478,172.00. Year-to-Date Interest in Checking Acct is $349.02 and Utility CDs $323.49 for a Total Year-to-Date Interest of $672.51. Also included the status of the Projects Checking Account for the month of September 2020, Beginning Balance $0, Receipts $0, Expenditures $0, Ending Balance $0. September Transfers from Sewer Utility Fund to Sewer Revolving Loan $1,402.00, from Water Utility Fund to GO Water Bond & Interest $1,622.00, for Total Transfers of $3,026.00. Net Income for the month of September $4,670.38, Year-to-Date Net Income $45,467.09. Budget vs Actual Water Fund YTD Revenue $78,868.60 (74.8%), Expenditures $72,088.71 (60.8%); Sewer Fund YTD Revenue $25,052.29 (72.3%), Expenditures $31,997.04 (56.9%); Gas Fund YTD Revenue $101,409.99 (85.2%), Expenditures $50,712.82 (19.9%); General Fund YTD Revenue $98,497.01 (83.6%), Expenditures $97,001.10 (53.6%); and Special Highway YTD Revenue $7,810.68 (108.5%), Expenditures $12,368.00 (64.9%). The October 2020 estimated payables in the amount of $22,277.51 were presented.

CONSENT AGENDA
Motion by Kelly, Second by Esslinger, Approved 4-0, to approve Consent Agenda including:
Minutes of September 8, 2020 Regular Council Meeting
Treasurer’s Report, Monthly Transaction Report & Accounts Payables

DEPARTMENT REPORTS
Superintendent Rich and Mayor Jurgensen reported that the SCADA system is still having “Panel Communication Timeout” issues. Craw-Kan has checked their internet connectivity. Rich contacted the manufacturer of the panel but they were unable to ping it. He has replaced the Ethernet cord and Craw-Kan has replaced the modem. Jim Morris, R W Vaught, thinks it may be the internet or the panel. It will cost $900 for a service call and if it is the panel, it would be $700 to replace, with no guarantee that it will fix problem.

Codes Enforcement Officer Coyan reported that he has been unable to contact owner of 401 Sherman about the culverts. A certified letter was sent but has not been picked up.

Motion by Hartman, Second by Wehry, Approved 4-0 to have Rich remove culverts to prevent drainage issues and place on railroad right-of-way. Owner can pick them up there.

He has attempted to contact our attorney to get the punch list sent to attorney for Smith Estate. To date no response from our attorney. A letter was sent to 506 Sherman regarding weeds, not abated yet. He will send a letter to owner of 307 Sherman requesting a timeline on demolition. He will send a junk vehicle letter to owner of 401 Fulton. He is still trying to get a response from Beachner. A letter will be sent to 306 Union about the garden weeds and dog running at large. A letter regarding dog running at large will also be sent to 303 Washington and 308 Union.

Clerk Johnson informed the Council that Trunk or Treat will be on Thursday, October 29; however, she will not be representing the City this year due to COVID 19. Councilwoman Kelly said she may come to represent the City.
KMGA projected gas supply schedule for 2021-2022 was presented and recommended to approve as presented. 

Motion by Hartman, Second by Esslinger, Approved 4-0 to approved the KMGA projected gas supply schedule for 2021-2022 as presented

A representative of Royal Publishing requested an ad in the souvenir program for the 2A Sub-State Volleyball Tournament being held at Uniontown High School. Council chose not to advertise.

COUNCIL REPORT
Councilman Ervin – absent
Councilwoman Esslinger – asked about the Dead End sign for S Washington St and Chaffin St. Signs are in and scheduled to be installed next week.
Councilman Hartman – received a request for a set of speed bumps near Second St and Clay St. 

Motion by Esslinger, Second by Hartman, Approved 4-0 to put a set of speed bumps and bump signs on Clay St between Second St and Third St

Councilwoman Kelly – nothing
Councilman Wehry – nothing
Mayor Jurgensen – gave an update on the medical clinic. Ruritan will start remodeling/demo next week and the building is to be ready to turn over to Girard Medical Center by December 6.

OLD BUSINESS
Library policy manual and job description – 

Motion by Hartman, Second by Esslinger, Approved 4-0 to table discussion and approval of library policy manual and job description until next month

SPARK funding – funds have been received. Clerk Johnson will start ordering items tomorrow. There were two bids/quotes for the service window, $300 difference between them. Council directed Johnson to contact both and whichever can start and finish first will get the job.

Bourbon County Economic Development Council, Inc – 

Motion by Esslinger, Second by Wehry, Approved 4-0 to participate in the council and named Jess Ervin as Trustee for the City of Uniontown

NEW BUSINESS
Santa -  There will not be a City sponsored Santa this year.

Moved by Hartman, Second by Kelly, Approved 4-0, to adjourn at 8:49PM