June 22, 2020
The Common Council met in a regular meeting on June 22, 2020, in the Council Chambers, 301 East Clinton Street, Frankfort, Indiana at 7:05 PM.
Mayor Judy Sheets called the meeting to order and led the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance. Upon roll call, the following members were present: Mayor Judy Sheets, Michael Brite, Brandt Fuller, Joe Palmer, Megan Sheets, Clarence Warthan, and Eric Woods. Steve Beardsley was absent. Also present was Clerk-Treasurer Carol Bartley and city attorney Les Bergum.
MINUTES: The minutes for the June 8, 2020, regular meeting were presented. Councilmember Woods moved the minutes be approved seconded by Councilmember Sheets. Upon roll call vote six ayes were recorded. Motion passed 6-0.
The minutes for the June 17, 2020, special meeting were presented. Councilmember Palmer moved the minutes be approved seconded by Councilmember Sheets. Upon roll call vote 4 ayes and 2 abstentions were recorded. Motion passed.
PUBLIC COMMENTS: None
ORDINANCE 20-11: AN ORDINANCE FOR ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION OF GENERAL AND LIT ED FUNDS
No action taken. The public hearing was advertised for a different location. Clerk-Treasurer Carol Bartly will readvertise the public hearing for July 13.
ORDINANCE 20-12: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 19-14 SETTING SALARIES AND HOURLY WAGES FOR EMPLOYEES OF THE CIVIL CITY OF FRANKFORT, INDIANA.
Second reading – Clerk-Treasurer Carol Bartley noted that an amendment had been made removing the HR Director position from the ordinance. Councilmember Woods moved to pass Ordinance 20-12 on second reading seconded by Councilmember Palmer. Upon roll call vote six ayes were recorded. Motion passed 6-0.
OLD BUSINESS: None
Councilman Palmer noted that the RDC meeting will now take place on the 4th Thursday of every month at 5:30
Councilmember Woods discussed the schedule for budget hearings. Per Mayor Sheets that will take place in early August.
Councilmember Palmer asked the Council about the insurance estimate. Katelyn Smith explained that projections have been received and Mayor Sheets indicated meetings would take place on June 30th.
ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business to come before the Council, Councilmember Palmer moved to adjourn, and Councilmember Fuller seconded the motion. Mayor Sheets adjourned the meeting at 7:14 p.m.