The Waldron City Council met in regular session on Tuesday evening, January 10.
Council members present were Dawna Young, David Tull, Doyle Dickens, and Josh Lovett. Also present, Mayor David Millard, City Clerk/Treasurer Brad Dick, and City Attorney Mark Johnson.
After the approval of the December meeting minutes and financial reports, the council heard the city services’ reports.
Following those reports, the council unanimously accepted the resignation of Councilman Eddie Hutchens from Ward 1, Position 1. The council then moved to appoint replacements for two open seats. In addition to the opening left after Hutchen’s resignation, councilman Trey Plummer had also formally resigned after moving out of Ward 3.
Councilman Tull made the motion to go into executive session. After reconvening, the motion was made to appoint Mark Ashford and Jeff Gilbert for those positions. Both were approved unanimously and immediately sworn in to begin their terms on the council.
In other items of business, the council approved Resolution 2023-01, regarding the regular meeting dates and rules of order and procedures for the City of Waldron; Resolution 2023-02, amending the 2022 operating budget for the City of Waldron; and Resolution 2023-03, appropriating funds for the 2023 operating budget for the City of Waldron.
The last order of business, an affidavit for retention policy. According to the city’s policy, 2012, 2013, and 2014 supporting records were approved to be destroyed.
With no other items of business, the meeting of the Waldron City Council was adjourned.