Minutes

October 4, 2004
[Posted 11/17/2004]  Regular Meeting

 

The Council of the City of Helena met in a regular scheduled meeting on Monday night, October 4, 2004 in the Helena Municipal Building at 7:00 P.M., regular place and time for holding said meetings.

            Present:            Charles W. Penhale, Mayor

            Members:         John L. Bearden, Jr., Jerry Pate, Paul DeCarlo and Tom Lefebvre

            Visitors:           George Pickle, Woods McRoy, Donnie Penhale, Doug Jones,  Joy Gipson, Brandon Harrelson, Mike Johnson and others (list attached)

Mayor Penhale called the meeting to order at 7:03 P.M. and Bob Keuhuner led prayer.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all.

Jerry Pate made a motion to accept the minutes as written from the September 20, 2004 meeting and John L. Bearden, Jr. seconded the motion and the following votes were cast:

            AYE:            John L. Bearden, Jr., Jerry Pate, Paul DeCarlo and Tom Lefebvre

            NAY:            None

Tom Lefebvre made a motion to accept and pay current bills and John L. Bearden, Jr. seconded the motion and the following votes were cast:

            AYE:            John L. Bearden, Jr., Jerry Pate, Paul DeCarlo and Tom Lefebvre

            NAY:            None

The 2000-2004 City Council Members stepped down and the new administration came forth for Oath of Office.

Frank C. “Butch” Ellis, Jr. was present to administer Oath of Office to the City of Helena’s new administration for the term 2004-2008:

Charles W. “Sonny” Penhale, Mayor

Colleen Kelley Lenz – Place No. 1 Council Member

Barbara F. Hyche – Place No. 2 Council Member

Thomas P. Lefebvre – Place No. 3 Council Member

Jerry Deon Pate – Place No. 4 Council Member

Katherine E. Ennis – Place No. 5 Council Member

(copies of Oath of Office become part of minutes).

Following the Oath of Office, Mayor Penhale gave each Council Member a few minutes for a speech and afterward expressed his appreciation for the privilege and honor to serve the City of Helena another four years as Mayor.

Mayor Penhale – Appointment of Members to Various Boards.

UTILITY BOARD

The Council appoints one (1) member from the administration for the Utility Board and the Mayor will appoint the others.

Jerry Pate made a motion to nominate Charles W. “Sonny” Penhale to the Utility Board and Colleen Lenz seconded the motion and the following votes were cast:

            AYE:            Jerry Pate, Colleen Lenz, Barbara Hyche, Katherine Ennis and Tom Lefebvre

            NAY:            None

Mayor Penhale appointed four (4) Members to the Utility Board as follows:

            Jerry Deon Pate

            Brian Jordan

            Richard S. Wolfe

            Addie Simmons

PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION

Mayor Penhale asked for one (1) member from the Council to represent the Council on the Planning & Zoning Commission.

Jerry Pate made a motion to nominate Tom Lefebvre for the Council Member to represent the Council and Colleen Lenz seconded the motion and the following votes were cast:

            AYE:            Jerry Pate, Colleen Lenz, Barbara Hyche, Katherine Ennis

            NAY:            None

Mayor Penhale appointed the remaining eight (8) Planning & Zoning Commission Members as follows:

            Jack Gray

            Robert Hopton-Jones

            Jackson Knox

            George Lystlund

            Billy D. Harris

            Robert Caliento

            George Scott

            Larry Childers

BEAUTIFICATION BOARD

            Judy Ellington

            Jim McDowell

            Joy Childers

            Frances W. Parrish

            Jane Holmes

            Barbara Hyche

            Hope Wade

            Amy Tolleson

            Colleen Lenz

DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE (OLD TOWN)

            Kenneth Penhale

            Marion Sides

            Stephanie Gray

            Billy D. Harris

            Kent Free

            Katherine Ennis

            Colleen Lenz

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS

            Dennis Yawn

            Bill Winford

            Jerry Owensby

            Katherine Ennis

            Colleen Lenz

INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BOARD

            James V. Sides

            Robert Hopton-Jones

            Roger Willis

            Dennis O’Brien

            Donald R. “Donnie” Hill

            Frances W. Parrish

HELENA PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD

            Jane Holmes

            Frances W. Parrish

            Ruby Ciro

            Kenneth Penhale

            Linda Wolfe

            Colleen Lenz

            Barbara Hyche

CITY CLERK

            Peggy C. Dunaway

This is the appointment of the various Board Members and City Clerk for the next four (4) years.

There being no further business, meeting was duly adjourned at 7:18 P.M. with Jerry Ryan, Three on a String to follow for entertainment to congratulate Mayor and City Council Members.

ATTEST:                                                         SIGNED:
Peggy C. Dunaway                                       Charles W. Penhale
City Clerk                                                        Mayor

 

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