Town of Fairview Park
Minutes of the April 12th, 2022 Meeting
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday April 12th, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building. The Pledge to the Flag was recited. Roll call was taken with council members Jim Hall, Larry Natalie and Jim Moore all present. Tonya Cox, Larry Wilson and Attorney Henry Antonini were absent. A motion was made by Jim Moore and seconded by Jim Hall to accept the minutes of the March meetings and financial report. The motion carried by voice vote.
The issue of the boarding kennel remained tabled.
Larry spoke about Michael Ray becoming the town’s public safety officer, Jim Moore made the motion to bring Michael Ray on as the public safety officer for the town, Jim Hall seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote.
Ordinance 2022-1 Additional Appropriations in the amount of $20,160.00, the ordinance was read in full and again by title only. Jim Moore made the motion to allow the ordinance, Jim Hall seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote.
Ordinance 2022-2 Amending Salary Ordinance 2021-4, the ordinance was read in full and again by title only. Jim Hall made the motion to allow, Jim Moore seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote.
Boy Scout Ayden Moore presented a project proposal to the council he requested to build a GAGA ball pit in the town’s park, he explained that it is a new game that is fast paced and similar to dodgeball. Ayden said he would be the overseer of the project and explained how he will build the ball pit, he was looking to put it in the area off the side of the parking lot or by the basketball court. Jim Hall suggested the area of the old horse shoe pit might be a good location for it. Jim Hall made the motion to allow Ayden to proceed with his project, Jim Moore seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote.
Leonard Akers requested that a couple of Children at Play signs be installed in the area of Second and Jackson Streets he said there are more children playing in this area now. Curtis mentioned the sign at Third and Jackson was missing, he wasn’t sure if it was a stop sign or a yield sign, Larry said he would check with Sue Crossley about the signs.
Neil Costello spoke about the tennis courts in the town’s park he said he has noticed that they are not being used that often, he suggested that the town look into some other options for that area such as a skate park. Neil said it probably would take a grant to make anything happen and he mentioned that the town’s insurance should not take a hit if someone was to get hurt he said there are laws in place to protect communities from such things and the town’s liability would be minimal, Neil also mentioned he would like to get with Jim Hall about maybe getting some people together to have a cleanup day at the park and he also spoke about the trees along Washington St. by the park he said they have been cut so many times because of the utility lines that the town should look into having then removed.
Chad Moore said the new doors are finally up at the fire house.
A motion was made by Jim Hall and seconded by Jim Moore to pay the towns claims in the amount of $21,914.49, the water department claims in the amount of $16,344.81, the wastewater claims in the amount of $45,674.56, and storm water in the amount of $2,346.34 The motion carried by voice vote
Before the meeting was adjourned Larry asked the board about opening the town hall back up for rentals, it was agreed to open it up on May 1st.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:25pm with a motion by Jim Moore and seconded by Jim Hall, the motion carried by voice vote.
Attested to by:
Milisa Carty, Clerk/Treasurer
April 12th 2022
General Fund $10,019.80
MVH Fund $2,895.05
MVH Restricted $89,591.53
LR & S Fund $47,140.71
CCD Fund $11,836.98
CCI Fund $31,752.84
Cum Fire Fund $82,184.49
Flag Fund $848.60
Riverboat Wagering $21,881.45
Rainy Day Fund $39,493.42
Police Ed. Fund $3,652.19
Certified Shares $47,996.36
Public Safety $70192.24
ARP Funds $103,432.13
Balance as of
April 30th, 2022 $566,486.94