March 2014

A regular monthly meeting of the Town of New Hope Board of Aldermen Town Council was held on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in the New Hope Town Hall. It was called to order at 7:46 p.m. by Mayor Johnny Hamm. Also present were Ald. Carol King, Ald. Bob Parmelee, and Ald. Jeff Herbst. Absent were Ald. Omar Nunez and Ald. Alexandria Hull.

There were 3 citizens present.
Item 1. Call to order and quorum check. Item 2. Citizen Comments. None given.

Item 3. Treasurer's report was given by Treasurer Ald. Bob Parmelee for March 2014. There was a motion made by Mayor Johnny Hamm to accept the Treasurer report for March 2014. Second was made by Ald. Jeff Herbst.

Motion was made by Ald. Herbst to accept the Minutes of February 2014 and a second was made by Mayor Hamm. None opposed and all approved. Motion carried.

Item 4. Road report was given by Road Commissioner, Ald. Jeff Herbst. Ald. Herbst discussed condition of roads and repairs that need to be done and submitted Road Repair Proposal 2014-2015. There was some discussion about the quality of roads and the current use of Buckboard Rd, and also about types of road paving. Mayor Hamm made a motion to accept the submitted Road Repair Proposal for 2014-2015 totalling $100,855. Ald. Parmelee made a second. None opposed and all approved. Motion carried.

Item 5. Mayor Hamm announced the Town Park would be inspected by state inspectors on April 2, 2014, at 4:00 p.m.

Item 6. Mayor Pro Tem Herbst declared unopposed candidates for election of two (2) Alderman positions and Mayor. Motion was made to accept the Certificate of Unopposed Candidates for election of 2 Aldermen and the Mayor and a second made by Ald. Parmelee. None opposed and all approved. Motion carried.

Item 7. Motion was made to accept Ordinance 2014-002 declaring the Unopposed Candidates for the office of two (2) Aldermen positions and Mayor to be elected to said offices as of May 10, 2014, and for adopting an Order Cancelling the General Election scheduled on Saturday, May 10, 2014. None opposed and all approved. Motion carried.

Item 8. Next Town of New Hope Town Council meeting is scheduled for April 29, 2014, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall.

Meeting adjourned at 8:25 p.m. 

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