City Council Minutes | March 10, 2020
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 @ 7:00 PM
Big Sandy City Hall at 115 Johannes Ave Big Sandy, MT 59520
Mayor Schwarzbach called the meeting to order.
Council members present Rich Jespersen, Jon Sheehy, Darin Ray and Colby Baumgarn.
Staff Present: Larry Geyer, PW, Wendy Kleinsasser, clerk,
Public: Samantha Chagnon, BPD.
Approval of Meeting Minutes: Colby Baumgarn moved to approve the minutes from both the February 20 and February 27 meetings. Rich Jespersen seconded; motion passed.
Sheriff’s Report None.
Public Comment: None
Pivot: A motion to hire 406 Agronomy was made by Joh Sheehy and seconded by Darin Ray. There will be a meeting March 17 at 7 p.m. for further discussion with Shane Chauvet.
KLJ: No one from KLJ was in attendance.
Bear Paw Development:
Walking Trail: The grant application to RTP (Recreational Trail Program) has been submitted. No awards have been given as yet.
CIP: Samantha Chagnon from Bear Paw Development went through the updated mini CIP with the council. A public hearing will be held April 2, followed by a second public hearing on the Storm Drain PER. She recommended that the town consider having a full blown CIP done in the near future, as well as an updated Growth Policy.
Tree bid for park: a decision was postponed until the next meeting. The clerk will contact Field Tree Service for a bid on all of the parks.
The bank paper work was signed.
Committee assignments: Law Enforcement – Colby Baumgarn. Streets – Darin Ray.
Parks and pool – Rich Jespersen. Water and Sewer: Jon Sheehy. Colby will remain as council president. Rich Jespersen moved that the assignments be approved. Darin Ray seconded; motion carried.
Water Ordinance: The clerk is still getting information.
Homecoming: No action.
Committee Reports: None
Mayor Report: None
Public Works: The Rest Area is now open. Larry Geyer requested permission to purchase new lids for the garbage cans. His request was approved.
* The shut off list was distributed
* The correspondence was distributed.
Claims: Colby Baumgarn moved to accept the claims. Rich Jespersen seconded and the motion passed.
General Journal Voucher: Colby Baumgarn moved to approve JV 2020-08, Jon Sheehy seconded; motion passed.
Any Business to be brought before the Council: There was discussion about streets. This will be added to the April agenda. The council will meet in regular session on April 8.