MINUTES
City Council Meeting
City of Butler, Pennsylvania
October 3, 2016

Mayor Donaldson called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM. Mayor Donaldson and Council members Walter, Kline, Bonus and Roche were present.

COUNCIL ACTIONS

Councilman Bonus

  1. Based on recommendation from his chain of command and satisfactory completion of his probationary period, motion to grant permanent employment status as of September 27, 2016 to Zachary Kordes. Second by Mayor Donaldson. All voted aye.

Mayor Donaldson

  1. Motion to adopt City Ordinance No. 1733; an ordinance of the City of Butler authorizing the incurring of lease rental indebtedness by the guaranty of the debt service on a note of the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Butler in a principal amount of two million and 00/100 dollars; covenanting to pay, and pledging unlimited taxing power for the repayment of the note under the guaranty; authorizing filings of required documents with the DCED; ratifying actions of officers and redirecting actions; and making other covenants in respect of the guaranty. Second by CM Walter. All voted aye.
  2. Motion to approve an agreement with County Festivals, LLC for a festival to be held in 2017. Second by CM Bonus. All ovted aye.
  3. Motion to enter into an agreement with Green Seven Technologies for IT support in the police department. Second by CM Bonus. Mayor Donaldson voted to table the motion.  Second by CM Bonus.  All voted aye.  Motion tabled.
  4. Motion to approve a contract between the City of Butler and Amano McGann, Inc. for services related to user interface, functionality and content of the web aslan product associated with the pay station located in the Centre City Parking Garage. Second by CW Kline. All voted aye.
  5. Motion to approve a contract between the City of Butler and 3-C Payment USA Corp. to enable transactions from parking pay stations to the City’s processor of credit card payments. Second by CM Bonus. All voted aye.

Councilwoman Kline

  1. Motion to direct the city clerk to advertise for bids for sale of surplus SCBA equipment in the fire department. Second by Mayor Donaldson. All voted aye.
  2. Motion to set the parking rates at the Centre City Parking Garage at $0.50/half hour and $1.00/hour at the kiosk pay stations and $1.00 per hour not to exceed $8.00 in a 24 hour period at the pay station located in the front of the garage. Second by CM Walter. All voted aye.

Mayor Donaldson adjourned the meeting at 9:45 AM.

 

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