Lafayette City Council meets


By Logan Horn



The Lafayette City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, October 4. Public Works Director Phillip Brawner gave the invocation after the meeting was called to order. Councilman Steve Turner led the pledge. Upon roll call, all members were present.

In old business, motion was made to approve the minutes from the September 6, 2016 council meeting. Motion carried.

Motion was made to approve the minutes from the September 20, 2016 special called council meeting. Motion carried.

In new business, motion was made to approve city group life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment on low bid from Kansas City Life. Motion carried on roll call 6-0.

Motion was made to award the low bid for the sewer flow monitoring equipment contract for the 2015 USDA/road sewer system rehabilitation project. Motion carried on roll call 6-0.

Motion was made to hire Charles Elliott Sandifer for a part time dispatcher position at Lafayette Police Department at level 5 pay, $11.95 per hour. Motion carried.

Motion was made to accept secretary/office assistant Amanda Vester’s letter of resignation. Motion carried.

Motion was made to transfer Kristie Talley from cashier/assistant payroll Clerk to secretary/office assistant remaining at her current pay, level 6. Motion carried.

Motion was made to accept applications for a full time cashier/assistant payroll clerk position at level 6 pay, $13.05 per hour. Motion carried.

Motion was made to accept part time LPD dispatcher Meaghan Gammons’ letter of resignation. Motion carried.

Motion was made to advertise for a part time dispatcher at LPD. Motion carried.

Motion was made to extender Skychaser Aviation’s contract at Lafayette Municipal Airport for three more years. Motion carried.

Motion was made to adjourn. Motion carried. The November Lafayette City Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 1 at 7:00pm in the Council Chambers at Lafayette City Hall.

By Logan Horn

Reach Logan Horn at 615-666-2440

Reach Logan Horn at 615-666-2440

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