• September 6, 2021

    MINUTES


    The Town Council of the Town of Kinsey held its regular meeting on Monday, September 6, 2021 at 6:00 pm on Zoom.
    Mayor Jason Reneau called the meeting to order.


    Others present were Council Members Tommy Ferguson, Joe Watson, Tina Nowlin, Cindy Gaylor, Austin McArdle, Vivian Jones, Town Clerk Rachel Exum, Police Chief Tim Hurd, Water Operator Max Colon, Animal Control Officer Joshua Waybright and several citizens of the community. Absent was Council Member King Thomas.


    Mayor Jason Reneau opened the meeting with Prayer.
    Council Member Tommy Ferguson made a motion to approve the minutes of the August 2, 2021 meeting and Council Member Vivian Jones second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Joe Watson made a motion to approve the street light policy with the change for the Council to approve the street light application. Council Member Tommy Ferguson second and all were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Tommy Ferguson made a motion to give Joshua Waybright a $1.00 raise now and a $1.00 raise when he passes the water test. Council Member Tina Nowlin second and the mayor called for a roll call vote. Council Members Cindy said No, Joe said No, Vivian said Yes, Tommy said Yes, Tina said Yes and Austin said No and the Mayor broke the tie with a Yes so, the motion passed.


    Council Member Joe Watson made a motion to give Botanical Gardens a leak adjustment for 3 months before the high bill. Council Member Tina Nowlin second and all were in favor except Council Member Tommy Ferguson said no but the motion passed.


    The Mayor and the Council Members went into the Administrative Meeting and the following items were moved to the next Council Agenda:


    General Business:
    Board of Adjustments/New Member
    Budget for Oct. 2021 to Sept. 2022
    Water Department:
    Quote to upgrade cellular modem on flow meter
    Police Department:
    Police Academy
    Planning & Zoning:
    Irvin Williams on Roney Road


    Council Member Joe Watson made a motion to adjourn and Council Member Tommy Ferguson second. All were in favor so the meeting was adjourned.

  • August 2, 2021

    MINUTES


    The Town Council of the Town of Kinsey held its regular meeting on Monday, August 2, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Senior Citizen Building.


    Mayor Jason Reneau called the meeting to order.


    Others present were Council Members Cindy Gaylor, Tina Nowlin, Tommy Ferguson, King Thomas, Joe Watson, Vivian Jones, Town Clerk Rachel Exum, Police Chief Tim Hurd, Water Operator Max Colon, Animal Control Officer Joshua Waybright and several citizens of the community. Absent was Council Member Austin McArdle.


    Council Member King Thomas opened the meeting with Prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.


    Council Member Cindy Gaylor made a motion to approve the minutes of the July 19, 2021 meeting and Council Member Tina Nowlin second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Cindy Gaylor made a motion to approve the Financials for June 2021 and Council Member King Thomas second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Cindy Gaylor made a motion to table the new street light on Nomad Circle and Council Member Joe Watson second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Joe Watson made a motion to waive the second reading of the Temporary Bond and to approve the Loan Resolution. Council Member Tommy Ferguson second and all were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Tommy Ferguson made a motion to approve the raise for Lisa Raley/Court Clerk to $11.98 with the stipulation that if she can’t do the Court Clerk job, she will go back making her previous salary. Council Member Joe Watson second and all were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Tommy Ferguson made a motion to approve to pay more to Alabama League of Municipalities and Council Member King Thomas second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Joe Watson made a motion to approve to hire a part time Zoning & Ordinance Enforcement Officer and Council Member Tina Nowlin second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    Under New Business Council Member Tommy Ferguson wants to put on the next council agenda about Joshua Waybright getting a raise.


    Council Member Joe Watson made a motion to adjourn and Council Member Tommy Ferguson second. All were in favor so the meeting was adjourned.


    The Mayor and the Council Members went into the Administrative Meeting and talked about doing something with Animal Control but it was not moved over to the next Council Agenda.


    Meeting was over.

  • July 19, 2021

    MINUTES


    The Town Council of the Town of Kinsey held its regular meeting on Monday, July 19, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Senior Citizen Building.


    Mayor Jason Reneau called the meeting to order.


    Others present were Council Members Cindy Gaylor, Austin McArdle, King Thomas, Tina Nowlin, Vivian Jones, Town Clerk Rachel Exum, Police Chief Tim Hurd and several citizens of the community. Absent were Council Members Joe Watson and
    Tommy Ferguson.


    Mr. Ed Gaylor opened the meeting with Prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.


    Council Member Austin McArdle made a motion to approve the minutes of the June 21, 2021 meeting and Council Member Tina Nowlin second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Cindy Gaylor made a motion to approve the Financials for May 2021 and Council Member Vivian Jones second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Cindy Gaylor made a motion to table the new street light on Nomad Circle and Council Member King Thomas second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Tina Nowlin made a motion to approve to pay $225.00 to the Alabama USA Youth Enhancement Alumni. Council Member Vivian Jones second and all were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Austin McArdle made a motion to read the Loan Resolution into the Minutes and Council Member King Thomas second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Austin McArdle made a motion to pass the Corrections

    Fund Ordinance and Council Member Tina Nowlin second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Tina Nowlin made a motion to have the magistrate Kim Roland from Headland come in and help set up everything for the Municipal Court and pay her $200.00 as a contract employee. Council Member Vivian Jones second and all were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Tina Nowlin made a motion to adjourn and Council Member Austin McArdle second. All were in favor so the meeting was adjourned.


    The Mayor and the Council Members went into the Administrative Meeting and the following items were moved to the next Council Agenda:
    General Department:
    Lisa Raley/Court Clerk
    Alabama League of Municipalities

    Meeting was adjourned.

  • JUNE 21, 2021

    MINUTES

    The Town Council of the Town of Kinsey held its regular meeting on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Senior Citizen Building. 

    Mayor Jason Reneau called the meeting to order.

    Others present were Council Members Cindy Gaylor, Austin McArdle, Tommy Ferguson, Tina Nowlin, King Thomas, Vivian Jones, Town Clerk Rachel Exum, Water Operator Max Colon, Police Chief Tim Hurd and several citizens of the community. Absent was Council Member Joe Watson.

    Council Member Austin McArdle opened the meeting with Prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance. 

    Council Member Tina Nowlin made a motion to approve the minutes of the June 7, 2021 meeting and Council Member Cindy Gaylor second. All were in favor so the motion carried. 

    Council Member Vivian Jones made a motion to table the new street light on Nomad Circle until the town gets more information. Council Member Cindy Gaylor second and all were in favor so the motion carried. 

    Council Member Tommy Ferguson made a motion to approve the temporary waste water revenue bond and Council Member Austin McArdle second. All were in favor so the motion carried. 

    Council Member Tommy Ferguson made a motion to approve the prices for the Judge and the two Attorneys for the Municipal Court. Council Member Vivian Jones second and all were in favor so the motion carried.

    Council Member Austin McArdle made a motion to read the Corrections Fund Ordinance in the Minutes and Council Member King Thomas second. All were in favor so the motion carried. 

    Council Member Tommy Ferguson made a motion to buy the K9 Cage that is needed and Council Member Tina Nowlin second. All were in favor so the motion carried. 

    Council Member Cindy Gaylor made a motion to adjourn and Council Member King Thomas second. All were in favor so the meeting was adjourned. 

    There was nothing to talk about on the Administrative Agenda. 

  • June 7, 2021

    MINUTES


    The Town Council of the Town of Kinsey held its regular meeting on Monday, June 7, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Senior Citizen Building.


    Mayor Jason Reneau called the meeting to order.


    Others present were Council Members Cindy Gaylor, Austin McArdle, Tommy Ferguson, King Thomas, Tina Nowlin, Vivian Jones, Joe Watson, Town Clerk Rachel Exum, Water Operator Max Colon, Police Chief Tim Hurd and several citizens of the community.


    Council Member King Thomas opened the meeting with Prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.


    Council Member Tommy Ferguson made a motion to approve the minutes of the May 17, 2021 meeting and Council Member King Thomas second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Cindy Gaylor made a motion to approve the Financials of April 2021 and Council Member Vivian Jones second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Austin McArdle made a motion to approve the Sewer Bid of Insituform Technologies, LLC and Council Member Tommy Ferguson second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    The Mayor and the Council Members went into the Administrative Meeting and the following items were moved to the next Council Agenda:
    General Department:
    B. New Street Light on Nomad Circle
    Police Department:
    Municipal Court
    K9 Cage


    Council Member Joe Watson made a motion to adjourn and Council Member Cindy Gaylor second. All were in favor so the meeting was adjourned.

  • May 17, 2021

    MINUTES


    The Town Council of the Town of Kinsey held its regular meeting on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Senior Citizen Building.


    Mayor Jason Reneau called the meeting to order.


    Others present were Council Members Austin McArdle, Tina Nowlin, Joe Watson, Tommy Ferguson, Town Clerk Rachel Exum, Water Operator Max Colon and several citizens of the community. Absent were Council Members Cindy Gaylor, King Thomas and Vivian Jones.


    Council Member Austin McArdle opened the meeting with Prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.


    Council Member Tommy Ferguson made a motion to approve the minutes of the May 3, 2021 meeting and Council Member Tina Nowlin second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Tommy Ferguson made a motion to approve to hire Tim Hurd full time as Police Chief and Council Member Tina Nowlin second. Mayor Jason Reneau called for a roll call vote. Council Member Joe Watson said no, Council Member Austin McArdle said Yes, Council Member Tommy Ferguson said Yes, Council Member Tina Nowlin said Yes and Mayor Jason Reneau said Yes so, the motion carried.


    Council Member Austin McArdle made a motion to approve all of the Amendments of the Ordinance Numbers 5-3-21-A, 5-3-21-C and 5-3-21-D. Council Member Tommy Ferguson second and all were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Joe Watson made a motion to adjourn and Council Member Austin McArdle second. All were in favor so the meeting was adjourned.


    The Mayor and the Council Members went into the Administrative Meeting and the following item was moved to the Council Agenda:
    Water Department:
    B. Sewer Bids
    Meeting was adjourned.

  • May 3, 2021

    MINUTES


    The Town Council of the Town of Kinsey held its regular meeting on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Senior Citizen Building.


    Mayor Jason Reneau called the meeting to order.


    Mayor Jason Reneau opened the meeting with Prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.


    Others present were Council Members Cindy Gaylor, Austin McArdle, Tina Nowlin, Vivian Jones, Town Clerk Rachel Exum, Water Operator Max Colon, Police Officer Antonio Walker and several citizens of the community. Absent were Council Members King Thomas, Joe Watson and Tommy Ferguson.


    Council Member Cindy Gaylor made a motion to approve the minutes of the April 19, 2021 meeting and Council Member Vivian Jones second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Austin McArdle made a motion to approve the March 2021 Financials and Council Member Tina Nowlin second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Austin McArdle made a motion to approve all of the Municipal Court Ordinances in one motion which are #5-3-21-A, #5-3-21-B, #5-3-21-C and #5-3-21-D. Council Member Tina Nowlin second and all were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Cindy Gaylor made a motion to adjourn and Council Member Austin McArdle second. All were in favor so the meeting was adjourned.

  • April 19, 2021

    MINUTES


    The Town Council of the Town of Kinsey held its regular meeting on Monday, April 19, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Senior Citizen Building.


    Mayor Jason Reneau called the meeting to order.


    Others present were Council Members Austin McArdle, Cindy Gaylor, Tina Nowlin, King Thomas, Vivian Jones, Town Clerk Rachel Exum, Water Operator Max Colon and several citizens of the community. Absent were Council Members Tommy Ferguson and Joe Watson.


    Council Member Austin McArdle opened the meeting with Prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.


    Council Member Cindy Gaylor made a motion to approve the minutes of the April 5, 2021 meeting and Council Member King Thomas second. All were in favor so the motion carried.


    Council Member Austin McArdle made a motion to approve the Millage Resolution 4/19/21 and Council Member Cindy Gaylor second. All were in favor so the motion carried.

    Carmen Choice from CDG came to the meeting to update everyone about the loan and the grant that the Town of Kinsey has with Rural Development.


    The Mayor and the Council Members went into the Administrative Meeting and the following items were moved to the Council Agenda:


    Municipal Court Ordinances:

    5-3-21-A

    5-3-21-B

    5-3-21-C

    5-3-21-D

    Council Member Tina Nowlin made a motion to adjourn and Council Member Cindy Gaylor second. All were in favor so the meeting was adjourned.