The Town Council of the Town of Kinsey held its regular meeting on Monday, February 21, 2022 at 6:00 pm at the Senior Building.
Mayor Jason Reneau called the meeting to order.
Others present were Council Members Cindy Gaylor, Austin McArdle, Tina Nowlin, Tommy Ferguson, Vivian Jones, Joe Watson, Town Clerk Rachel Exum, Water Operator Max Colon, Police Chief Tim Hurd and several citizens of the community. Absent was Council Member King Thomas.
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 February 7, 2022 meeting and Council Member Austin McArdle second. All were in favor so the motion carried.
Council Member Cindy Gaylor made a motion to approve the regional seminars for municipal court for Caroline Barrett in May and Council Member Vivian Jones second. All were in favor so the motion carried.
Council Member Cindy Gaylor made a motion to appoint Billy Gamble for the Board of Adjustments and Council Member Austin McArdle second. All were in favor so the motion carried.
Council Member Austin McArdle made a motion to approve the Pipe horn Tool and Council Member Tina Nowlin second. All were in favor so the motion carried.
The Council asked the Town Clerk to check on how long the Planning and Zoning Board Members are allowed to stay on the Board.
The Mayor and the Council Members talked about the American Rescue Plan Money. The mayor said that Houston County Commissioners will vote on giving the Town $500,000 that will go toward sewer. The mayor would like $75,000 of the money that the Town received will go to water projects that need to be done in the Town. Different Council Members said they would like to see the money to go towards playground equipment, lights at the walking trail, splash pad and a new town hall. The Mayor and the Council Members will come back with plans at the March 7th meeting.
The Mayor and the Council Members would like the Town Clerk to do a spreadsheet to compare salaries and benefits with the other towns/cities to bring to the March 7th meeting.
The Mayor and the Council Members went into the Administrative Meeting and the following item was moved to the next Council Agenda:
Council Member Joe Watson made a motion to adjourn and Council Member Cindy Gaylor second. All were in favor so the meeting was adjourned.