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<br />January 3, 1985 <br />January 17, 1985 <br />284 <br /> <br />CITY OF AMMON <br />Jan. 3, 1985 <br /> <br />Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Mayor and City Council: <br /> <br />The meeting was called to order at 8:05 P.M. by Mayor Russell N. Swensen, with the <br />following City Officials present: <br />Mayor Russell N. Swensen <br />Councilman Merle J. Quigley <br />Councilman Thayle D. Monson <br /> <br />Absent: <br /> <br />City Clerk Deon Hemingway <br />Public Works Director Hayse <br />Attorney W. Joe Anderson <br />Engineer David E. Benton <br />Councilwoman Carol A.Dille <br />Councilman Robert D. Williamson <br /> <br />L.Whiteley <br /> <br />The pledge of allegiance to the flag was directed by Councilman Quigley and prayer was <br />offered by Mayor Swensen. <br /> <br />It was moved by Councilman Monson and seconded by Councilman Quigley that the minutes <br />for the meetings on September 20, 1984, and October 4, 1984, be approved as prepared; <br />voting was all in favor; motion carried. <br /> <br />According to Councilman Quigley, officials of the Boy Scouts have requested permission <br />to use the north part of McCowin Park for a pre-jamboree training rendezvous on June 14 <br />and 15 and to reserve the swimming pool for the morning of June 15. It was agreed that <br />this arrangement would be satisfactory. <br /> <br />A report by the Public Works Director referred to snow removal efforts and the amount of <br />sanding materials on hand. <br /> <br />Mayor Swensen expressed appreciation for the good work being done by the employees on <br />snowplowing and mentioned that his goals for the coming year include the purchase of <br />an additional fire truck and keeping the weeds cut down along streets and on vacant <br />lots. <br /> <br />Claims to pay in the amount of $4,411.50 and vouchers for payroll expenditures since <br />the previous meeting totaling $1,884.69 were approved. <br /> <br />A motion to adjourn was made by Councilman Quigley and seconded by Councilman Monson <br />with voting all in favor; adjournment was at 8:45 P.M. <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />ATTEST: <br /> <br />~/~ <br />CITY CLERK , '7 <br /> <br />4~ <br /> <br />P/-~ <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />CITY OF AMMON <br />Jan. 17, 1985 <br /> <br />Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Mayor and City Council: <br /> <br />The meeting was called to order at 7:30 P.M. by Mayor Russell N. Swensen with the <br />following City Officials present: <br />Mayor Russell N. Swensen <br />Councilwoman Carol A. Dille <br />Councilman Merle J. Quigley <br />Councilman Thayle D. Monson <br /> <br />Absent: <br /> <br />Councilman Robert D. <br /> <br />City Clerk Deon Hemingway <br />Public Works Director Hayse <br />Engineer David E. Benton <br />Attorney W. Joe Anderson <br />Auditor Walter Clapp <br />Williamson <br /> <br />L. Whiteley <br /> <br />Others present during the meeting were Patricia J. Vandewiele, Iona; Cherlyn Ragan, <br />2795 Salmon Street; David and Ronald Mihu, 3760 Wanda Street; Jim Holm, 2720 Ross <br />Avenue; and Debbie Clapp, 2210 Dove Drive. <br /> <br />The pledge of allegiance to the flag was directed by Councilwoman Dille and the invo- <br />cation was offered by Councilman Monson. <br /> <br />Minutes of the meeting on October 18, 1984, were approved with a motion by Councilman <br />Monson, a second by Councilwoman Dille, and voting all in favor. <br /> <br />Mayor Swensen presented a message in which he reviewed the accomplishments of the City I <br />during the past calendar year and expressed appreciation for all of the people who are <br />connected with the City business. He listed items which he hoped would be accomplished <br />this year, such as working on a building for the Volunteer Fire Department with the <br />purchase of another fire truck having top priority, improving the streets, controlling <br />the weed problem, maintaining the recreation facilities in good. condition, continuing <br />to intervene in Utah Power & Light Company rate cases, starting on plans to widen <br />Ammon Road, and finalizing the purchase of a computer for the City office. He read a <br />special thought on prayer and stated that he was grateful for the precedent set in the <br />past to ask for guidance in directing the affairs of the City at the opening of each <br />Council meeting. <br /> <br />The Audit Report for Fiscal Year 1984 was reviewed by Walter Clapp from the firm of <br />Galusha, Higgins and Galusha, and he commented that the City's financial position has <br />improved substantially in the past three years. The Council members agreed that the <br />Audit Report should be accepted. <br />