Town of Fairview Park
Minutes of the August 9th, 2022 Meeting
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday August 9th, 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, Tonya Cox, Larry Wilson, Jim Moore and Attorney
Henry Antonini all present, A motion was made by Tonya Cox and seconded by Jim Moore to
accept the minutes of the July meeting and financial report. The motion carried by voice vote.
Angie Riggen gave an update on the pickle ball courts at the park, she said she has
received two checks for the courts one from the Vermillion Co. Community Foundation for
$10,000 and the other from the Vermillion Co. Economic Development Commission also for
$10,000 she added that the T-shirt sales raised another $670 for the project. Angie said the
committee met on July 29th and they had received a quote for the whole project and it came in
higher than expected, she said approximately another $13,000 will be needed to complete the
project. Leonard Akers suggested that the courts be named after her for all her hard work.
Mike Kelley made a request to the board about installing a larger line and fire hydrant
behind the Dollar General store, Larry said he has already spoken to the water superintendent
Sue Crossley and the fire department about this, the fire department said since there is no way
to drive straight through the area then there is no reason for a hydrant to be there and Sue said
there really isn’t the funding for it right now, Mike mentioned the investment in the building
that is already there and Larry pointed out that there is a fire hydrant on Park St. Larry asked
Mike if he was thinking of further development in that area and if it would be industrial or
residential, Mike said he wasn’t sure yet since he had not put anything out about it. After a brief
discussion the board agreed to look into this further, Mike did request if approved by the board
could the work be done before winter.
Leonard Akers mentioned that the children at play signs he had requested be put on
Jackson St. has not been installed yet so he made another request that the town look into getting
a couple of the digital speed limit signs like the City of Clinton has, Larry said he would ask the
mayor about the digital signs.
Tonya ask about the property on Lincoln St. Curtis said as soon as the pool is drained
his department will get the remaining cars moved, he also mentioned a stop sign that is missing
from Third & Jackson streets.
Jim Moore said he is still looking into what areas of sidewalks that really need worked
on or replaced.
Fire Chief Chad Moore said the electrical work that was being done in the fire house is
A motion was made by Tonya Cox and seconded by Jim Hall to pay the towns claims
in the amount of $15,498.96, the water department claims in the amount of $19,663.24, the
wastewater claims in the amount of $42,828.48, and storm water in the amount of $2,346.34
The motion carried by voice vote
. The meeting was adjourned at 7:20pm with a motion by Tonya Cox and seconded by
Jim Moore, the motion carried by voice vote.
Attested to by:
Milisa Carty, Clerk/Treasurer
August 9th 2022