These minutes remain unofficial until approved by the council at the next meeting. 

 

Submitted by Abbey Aitken Clerk/Treasurer

 

March 8, 2017

 

The Town of Chester Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on March 8, 2017.

Members Present:        Mayor Noel Walston, Councilpersons Tina Neer, Scott Ross, Rachel Ghekiere, Shane Kenfield, and James Dahlen,

Members Absent:     Wendy Dauwalder

Staff Present:              Abbey Aitken (clerk), and John Kleinsasser (PWD)

Guests:                        Tonia Wickum

 

 

  1. Mayor Noel Walston called the regular meeting to order at 7:01 p.m.
  2. Scott Ross made the motion to approve the minutes of the regular council meeting of February 8, 2017. Rachel Ghekiere seconded the motion and it was passed with all voting ayes.
  3. Rachel Ghekiere made the motion to approve the claims submitted for payment. Tina Neer seconded and the motion was passed unanimously.
  4. The council reviewed the adjustments and journal entries made in February. James Dahlen made the motion to approve the adjustments and journal vouchers. Scott Ross seconded and the motion carried.
  5. Public Comment: None
  6. Sherriff’s Office Report: None
  7. Abbey Aitken was sworn in as Clerk/Treasurer.
  8. The council reviewed the proposed agreement with the Liberty County Airport Board. James Dahlen made a motion to table the agreement for further review. Tina Neer seconded and the motion passed.
  9. Rachel Ghekiere made the motion to approve Resolution No. 100-2017 Authorizing Abbey Aitken to make STIP Transactions. Tina Neer seconded and the motion passed unanimously.
  10. The council reviewed the proposed Town of Chester Vehicle Policy for town employees. Scott Ross made the motion to approve the policy. Shane Kenfield seconded and the motion carried.
  11. The council reviewed the Memorandum of Understanding between the town and MDT. James Dahlen made the motion to approve the MOU. Tina Neer seconded and the motion passed.
  12. John Kleinsasser reported on his trip to the Montana Rural Water Convention.
  13. Mayor Noel Walston spoke with the council regarding pool upgrades and announced we are on schedule for opening this summer.
  14. James Dahlen made the motion to adjourn. Shane Kenfield seconded and the meeting was adjourned at 7:59 p.m.