Common Council Meeting Minutes – May 9, 2022

City Council, News

Mayor Costin called the meeting Martinsville Common Council to order on Monday, May 9, 2022. Mayor Costin lead the prayer followed by the  Pledge of Allegiance.

ATTENDANCE

THOSE MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE

  • Kenny Costin, Mayor
  • Ben Mahan, District 2
  • Josh Ferran, District 3
  • Suzie Lipps, District 4
  • Phil Deckard II, District 5
  • Ann Miller, Councilwoman-at-Large
  • Jim Wisco, Councilman-at-Large
  • Dale Coffey, City Attorney
  • Rebecca Tumey, Clerk – Treasurer
  • Ben Merida, Deputy Clerk

A quorum was present.

Councilman Phil Deckard Sr. was absent.

MINUTES

Mayor Costin presented the Minutes of Monday, April 25, 2022. to the Council. A motion to accept and allow the Minutes was made by Councilman Phil Deckard II.  Councilwoman Ann Miller seconded the motion. The Minutes are approved 6-0.

MAYOR’S REPORT

Mayor Costin announced the city has approximately $329,000.00 in the Sanitation account.

SPECIAL PROCLAMATION

Mayor Costin recognized the Martinsville Artesian Chess Club.  The students range in age from kindergarten to seniors. Mayor Costin proclaimed May 9th through May 13, 2022 Martinsville Artesian Chess Club week.  A short demonstration followed.

CLAIMS

Mayor Costin presented the Claims.  A motion to accept and allow the Claims was made by Councilman Phil Deckard II. Councilwoman Ann Miller seconded the motion.  The Motion passes 6-0.

COUNCIL COMMENT

Councilman Jim Wisco thanked Officer Pond for assisting a motorist recently.

ADJOURN

There being no further business, Mayor Costin declared the meeting adjourned.