The City of Nichols Hills
Nancy Herzel, Chairman Mary Frates
1. Call to Order
Chairman Herzel called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Acknowledgement was made by Chairman Herzel that she along with Members, Mary Ellen Ternes, Mary Frates, Peg Malloy and Amy Loper were present. Carlene Burger and Marty Smith arrived following agenda item 3. The following members were absent: Pat Schonwald, and Kathy Brewer.
a. Meeting – February 23, 2011
4. Discussion, Consideration and Possible recommendation of recycling fee.
Following a lengthy discussion of the Nichols Hills recycling center operations, Mary Ellen Ternes MOVED to propose to Nichols Hills City Council to include a statement (flyer) in the a future Nichols Hills Utility billing. This flyer would be to the effect: The current recycling fee of fifty cents to support the recycling center is not sufficient to continue to pay the center; that it is necessary to increase the fee to $2 per household in order to continue the recycling center at a break even status. Would you be willing to pay $2 per month to sustain the recycling center? SECONDED BY: Carlene Burger. AYES: Malloy, Loper, Ternes, Herzel, Burger, Smith and Frates.
Following the vote, Carlene Burger encouraged the EHS committee members to visit with their neighbors and promote the continuance of the recycling center.
Kathy Walker gave an update of the preparation progress for Nichols Hills Earthy Day celebration in April.
6. Discussion, Consideration and Possible action regarding list of experts and advisors.
The option of sending a letter to each individual on the list of upcoming meetings and events was at the forefront of this discussion. Mary Ellen Ternes will work toward drafting a template letter to be sent for the various occasions.
Members discussed the Nichols Hills 2020 plan. City Manager David Poole advised this is available on the Nichols Hills website.