CITY OF MAYFLOWER COUNCIL MEETING
MAYFLOWER SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER
MAY 21, 2018

Mayor Randy Holland called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. Answering roll call were Will Elder, Pat Hinson, David Adcock, and Brian Williams. Judy Manley and Eddy York were absent.

Will Elder made a motion to accept the minutes of the April 24th regular council meeting minutes as written. Brian Williams seconded the motion, and all members voted aye on voice vote. David Adcock made the motion to accept the April financial statements. Brian Williams seconded the motion and voting was as follows: Will Elder, aye; Pat Hinson, aye; David Adcock, aye; and Brian Williams, aye. Motion carried unanimously.

RESOLUTION 2018-05:

Randy Palculict with Jackson, Brown, Palculict, Architects provided an update on the Community Center/Police Station. Mr. Palculict reported that re-bids were opened on April 19th and of the eleven (11) bids; one (1) was within budget and that was Western Millwright of Russellville with a bid of $1,517,000.00. Items eliminated allowing the project to be within budget included the colored glass, the canopy, the living laboratory, and the City would be responsible for the site work. If EDA approves the bid, construction could start within thirty (30) days with completion scheduled for three hundred (300) days. Brian Williams made the motion to approve Resolution 2018-05. David Adcock seconded the motion and voting was as follows: Will Elder, aye; Pat Hinson, aye; David Adcock, aye; and Brian Williams, aye. Motion carried unanimously.

$1.1 MILLION LINE OF CREDIT:

An item on the August 2017 Agenda to extend a $1.5 million line of credit with Centennial Bank was tabled due to the bids, at that time for the Community Center/Police Station, coming in over budget. Brian Williams made the motion, with a second by Will Elder, to extend a $1.5 million line of credit with Centennial Bank. Financial Director Dale Carter explained that the line of credit would only be used if needed to prevent late payments to the contractors while the City is waiting reimbursement from EDA, or if near the end of completion there are some expense that exceeds the $1.1 million grant awarded by EDA. Voting for the line of credit was: Will Elder, aye; Pat Hinson, aye; David Adcock, aye; and Brian Williams, aye. Motion carried unanimously.

RESOLUTION 2018-06:

Brian Williams stated he was honored to make the motion approving Resolution 2018-06 that would allow the City of Mayflower and Faulkner County to enter into a contract that would allow County Attorney David Hogue to serve as the criminal and civil attorney for the City of Mayflower. David Adcock seconded the motion and voting was as follows: Will Elder, aye; Pat Hinson, aye; David Adcock, aye; and Brian Williams, aye. Motion carried unanimously.

REPORTS:

Municipal League Attorney Mike Mosley reported Erin Bailes had agreed to settle her lawsuit against the Mayflower Water Department, Superintendent Raymond Arnold and Mayor Randy Holland for $8,000.00. He stated this is a nuisance value but the Municipal League has agreed to pay ninety percent (90%) of the cost with the City paying $800.00. David Adcock made the motion for the City to pay $800.00. Brian Williams seconded the motion. Voting was as follows: Will Elder, reluctantly, aye; Pat Hinson, aye; David Adcock, aye; and Brian Williams, aye. Motion carried unanimously.

Reports from Water and Wastewater, Street, and Building Inspector’s Office are attached herewith and made a part of these minutes.

PUBLIC COMMENTS:

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The next regular council meeting is scheduled for June 26, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
The next planning commission meeting is scheduled for June 12, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

 Brian Williams made a motion, with a second by David Adcock to adjourn. All members voted aye by voice vote.