board okays several ordinances
The Board of Aldermen in Weston met Monday night at Weston
City Hall for their regular meeting.
During the meeting several ordinances were approved.
The bills were signed by Weston Mayor Howard Hellebuyck
for placement in the city's ordinance book.
Aldermen approved an ordinance to establish a procedure
to disclose potential conflicts of interest and substantial
interests for certain state officials.
Aldermen approved an ordinance approving the plat of
Weston Estates as a subdivision to Weston.
A blood alcohol content ordinance was also signed. The
ordinance, according to Hellebuyck was to allow Weston
to be concurrent with the state BAC of .08.
An economic development agreement was also signed by
Mayor Hellebuyck. The ordinance allowed the City of Weston
to enter into a contract with the Missouri Department
of Economic Development.
During the meeting J.P. Coldren stated the Lions club
was happy with the Weston Park Department's project of
completing a handicap ramp to the City Park.
Coldren, Lions Club President Archie Willis and Lion
Buck Rowland donated $1,000 in memory of Lion Curly Hayworth
to the Park Department.
Aldermen passed business licenses for Ryan's Roofing,
Pellectric, and Interiors Unique. An address change was
approved from County Boutique.
A liquor license was approved by aldermen for Main Street
Mayor Hellebuyck informed the board the amount to replace
contents of City Hall and the police station were increased
to $30,000 each. This increased the yearly premium by
The 2002 tax rate summary papers had been received from
the county Aug. 12. City Treasurer, Marcuss Whitworth,
will complete the summary and a tax rate hearing is 6:30
p.m. Aug. 26.
Larry Clemens, superintendent of Public Works, gave a
sidewalk update during the meeting.
Clemens reported there had been 13 sidewalks repaired,
and 19 sidewalks are in various stages of repair. Approximately
75 percent of the sidewalks have been repaired.