CITY OF FORT SCOTT
SPECIAL CITY COMMISSION MEETING
Minutes of June 22nd, 2021 Special Meeting #13
A special meeting of the Fort Scott City Commission was held June 22nd, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. in the City Commission Meeting Room, 123 S. Main Street, Fort Scott, Kansas.
Commissioners Pete Allen, Randy Nichols, and Lindsey Watts were present with Mayor Josh Jones presiding. Kevin Allen arrived at
AUDIENCE IN ATTENDANCE: Tim VanHoecke, Clifton Beth, Rob Harrington, Michael Miles, Dave Bruner, Bill Lemke, Rachel Pruitt, and Michael Hoyt.
Consideration of Discharge of Fireworks Ordinance – Dave Bruner, Fire Chief, informed the Commission that the current ordinance now just shows that the City has adopted the International Fire Code, but is not specific about dates and times that fireworks can be shot off. This Ordinance states that fireworks can be shot off between June 27th, 2021, and July 4th during the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. and on July 4th from 7:00 a.m. till 12:00 a.m. (midnight) on July 4th, 2021. This Ordinance also states where it is illegal to discharge the fireworks.
L. Watts moved to approve Ordinance No. 3585. R. Nichols seconded. All voted aye.
APPROVED ORDINANCE NO. 3585 ADOPTING THE DISCHARGE OF FIREWORKS INSIDE THE CITY LIMITS OF THE CITY OF FORT SCOTT, BOURBON COUNTY, KANSAS AND ADDING SECTION 15.020.025 IN THE FORT SCOTT MUNICIPAL CODE.
Consideration to purchase S76 Bobcat Skid Steer Loader from K.C. Bobcat, Olathe, Kansas in the amount of $45,849.50 – Bill Lemke, Interim Public Works Director, informed the Commission that at the June 15th, 2021, meeting the Commission approved authorizing up to $40,000 to purchase a used skid loader. He is asking the Commission to reconsider that decision as he has found a S76 Bobcat Skid Steer Loader at the government state price of $45,849.50 from K.C. Bobcat of Olathe, Kansas. This is a brand new machine that will come with a 2,000 hour or two year warranty. The difference between the new and used machine is about $6,000 for the warranty.
R. Nichols moved to approve to purchase the S76 Bobcat Skid Steer Loader from K.C. Bobcat in the amount of $45,849.50. J. Jones seconded. All voted aye.
approved to purchase the S76 Bobcat Skid Steer Loader from K.C. Bobcat in the amount of $45,849.50.
Executive Session regarding the financial affairs or trade secrets of corporations, partnerships, trusts and individual proprietorships exception in K.S.A. 75-4319(b)(4) for the purpose of contractual arrangements. The Executive Session will include the City Commission, City Manager, Clifton Beth, and Rob Harrington. The open meeting will resume at 5:45 p.m.
J. Jones made the motion to recess into Executive Session. L. Watts seconded. All voted aye.
J. Jones moved to come out of Executive Session at 5:45 p.m. L. Watts seconded. All voted aye.
J. Jones moved to adjourn the special meeting at 5:46 p.m. L. Watts seconded. All voted aye.
ADJOURNED MEETING AT 5:46 P.M.
Diane K. Clay, M.M.C.