City of Martins Ferry

Martins Ferry City Council Special Meeting Minutes of June 21, 2022

Posted on: July 14, 2022

The Martins Ferry City Council met for a Special Meeting on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at 6:00 p.m., at the Donald Myers Council Chambers.  The meeting was called to order by Council President Pro-Tempore Rick Rodgers with the Pledge of Allegiance recited by those present, followed by a prayer by the Clerk.   Answering Roll Call were Bruce Shrodes, Second Ward Council Member; Suzanne Armstrong, Third Ward Council Member; Rick Rodgers, Fourth Ward Council Member; Tom Burns, Jim Schramm and Jack Regis, Council at Large Members.  Absent: Bob Hunker, First Ward Council Member.  Mr. Rodgers reserved his right to vote.   

Ordinances and Resolutions:  

This Resolution was given a Second Reading.             

A Resolution Adopting A Budget For The City Of Martins Ferry For The Fiscal Year
Beginning January 1, 2023, And Declaring An Emergency. 
 This Resolution will go to a third reading.

This Ordinance was given a Second Reading.              
          An Ordinance Authorizing The Issuance Of $1,200,000 Of Street Improvement Bonds, Series 2022, To Pay Part Of The Costs Of Street Improvements In The City, And Declaring An Emergency.   

Motion was made by Mr. Regis to suspend the rules.  Motion was seconded by Mrs. Armstrong.  A roll call vote was heard with Regis, Shrodes, Armstrong, Rodgers, Burns and Schramm voting yes.  The motion carried.   Motion was made by Mr. Schramm to pass the Ordinance as read.  Motion was seconded by Mr. Shrodes.  A roll call vote was heard with Schramm, Regis, Shrodes, Armstrong, Rodgers and Burns voting yes.  The motion carried and the Ordinance was declared passed.

Motion was made by Mr. Regis to cancel the Thursday, June 23, 2022, Special Meeting of Council due to a lack of a quorum.  Motion was seconded by Mrs. Armstrong.   A roll call vote was heard with Regis, Shrodes, Armstrong, Rodgers, Burns and Schramm voting yes.  The clerk will put a sign on the City Building Front Door alerting the public of the cancellation and also contact The Times Leader to see if they can put the notice in the paper.

Mrs. Armstrong moved to adjourn, which was seconded by Mr. Regis.  After an affirmative voice vote, the meeting was adjourned at 6:06 p.m. with a salute to the flag.

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Kay H. McFarlan, Clerk of Council                           Kristine Davis, Council President