CITY OF FORT SCOTT
SPECIAL CITY COMMISSION MEETING
Minutes of October 21, 2020 Special Meeting #12
A special meeting of the Fort Scott City Commission was held October 21st, 2020 at 1:15 p.m. in the City Commission Meeting Room, 123 S. Main Street, Fort Scott, Kansas.
Commissioners Kevin Allen, Pete Allen, Randy Nichols, and Lindsey Watts were present with Mayor JoLynne Mitchell presiding.
AUDIENCE IN ATTENDANCE: Travis Shelton, Dave Bruner, Ally Turvey, Rachel Pruitt, and Michael Hoyt. Jeff Deane appeared via Zoom.
Consideration of a contract on a personnel matter – Dave Martin, City Manager announced that he feels like it is time for him to retire. He’s been here 10 years and seen a lot of really good things and had a lot of accomplishments and feels like there are good things coming this way. He thanked the Commission for working with him and allowing him to retire. He will stay on board and help transition through the next week. His last day will be Friday, October 30, 2020. He said it has been a privilege to work with the City Commission, staff, and employees and work hard 24/7 to move our City forward. He’s excited about being able to go home at night and spend time with his children, his wife, and grandchildren. He is looking forward to being able to focus on his family. He will miss the day to day dealings, but is leaving you in good hands with the City staff that you have. He will work as a private citizen to support the Commission. We have a great City that we can be proud of.
Mayor Mitchell said that she appreciates the 10 years he have given us. She hopes he enjoys spending time with his family.
R. Nichols moved to accept the retirement and authorize the Mayor to sign all pertinent documents. J. Mitchell seconded. All voted aye.
APPROVED TO ACCEPT THE RETIREMENT AND AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO SIGN ALL PERTINENT DOCUMENTS.
II. MOTION FOR ADJOURNMENT:
L. Watts moved to adjourn the special meeting at 1:43 p.m. R. Nichols seconded. All voted aye. Motion carried.
ADJOURNED SPECIAL MEETING AT 1:43 P.M.
The next regularly scheduled meeting is to be held on November 3rd, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
DIANE K. CLAY