ST. GEORGE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
JANUARY 6, 2020, 12:00 P.M.
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
Mayor Jon Pike
Councilmember Jimmie Hughes
Councilmember Michele Randall
Councilmember Bryan Smethurst
City Manager Adam Lenhard
City Attorney Shawn Guzman
City Recorder Christina Fernandez
Mayor Pike called the meeting to order and welcomed all in attendance. The invocation was offered by Pastor Jimi Kestin and the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was led by City Manager Adam Lenhard.
Mayor Pike recognized outgoing Councilmember Ed Baca after which he mentioned that outgoing Councilmember Bette Arial could not make today’s meeting. He thanked Mr. Baca for his continued service.
Mr. Baca thanked all those in attendance as well as his wife, Karen, for allowing him to attend City Council meetings all of these years.
SWEARING IN OF ELECTED OFFICIALS:
Jimmie Hughes, Gregg McArthur, and Dannielle Larkin were sworn in by City Recorder Christina Fernandez.
Mayor Pike read a quote from Henry Ford, which said “Individualism is what makes cooperation worth living.” Each Councilmember brings unique gifts and talents, which is wonderful. Occasionally, there will be a difference of opinion, which is okay. He mentioned events that will take place this week.
Councilmember Hughes, Randall and Smethurst took turns welcoming the new Councilmembers.
MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to adjourn.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.
VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:
Councilmember Hughes – aye
Councilmember Randall – aye
Councilmember Smethurst – aye
Councilmember McArthur – aye
Councilmember Larkin – aye
The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.
Christina Fernandez, City Recorder