Town of Fairview Park
Minutes of the February 14, 2017 Meeting
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday February 14th, 2017 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 Smith, Larry Wilson Jim Moore and Attorney Henry Antonini was all present. A motion was made by Tonya Smith and seconded by Jim Hall to accept the minutes of the January meeting and financial report. The motion carried by voice vote.
Appointment of the towns attorney was made ,Tonya Smith made the motion to retain Henry Antonini as the towns attorney Jim Moore seconded the motion, Larry Natalie ask if there was a period of time attached to the appointment, Tonya Smith said not at this time. Motion carried by voice vote.
On the neighborhood watch, Mike Strater said he had nothing new on it at this time.
The solicitation ordinance was discussed by the council, Tonya suggested that the hours of the office and the hours of solicitation be in the ordinance, a motion was made to table the ordinance by Tonya Smith till the March meeting Jim Moore seconded the motion and the motion carried by voice vote.
Phil Bennett said the fire department is still researching the outside cameras and
Curtis Stoffel said the police department is doing the same with the evidence safe, he explained they want to make sure they have a place for it before they purchase it.
The Weed Grass & Vegetation Control ordinance was discussed briefly it will be reviewed at the March meeting.
Curtis spoke about the property on Cherry St. he is still trying to track down the owners of that property.
Mike Harper questioned why his mother who is in a nursing home was still paying the full amount for water and sewer, Mary Kay and Sue explained they did not know he wanted it shut off and would take care of it for him, he decided to leave it on.
Jane Tyler ask about the house on Jackson St. Henry said he is waiting for the tax deed at the end of the month before anything can move forward, she also asked about having a camper or little house on her property and hooking it up to her sewer, if that would be allowed. Larry said that is a gray area that you are not supposed to have two structures tied to the same sewer line, there was some discussion about another property on Jackson St. that does have a camper on it and it is believed to be tied to one line
There was discussion about the trains blocking the tracks on Fourth St. Curtis said they can write citations to CSX the railroad will just pay the fine and block the tracks, Nick Hall mentioned that the City of Clinton takes care of those tracks on the east side of Fourth St. and also the road out to Main St. they also take care of Main St. all the way out to S.R. 63.
Larry Wilson asked about the surplus police car, Curtis and Nick said they are waiting on warmer weather to do anything with it. Curtis mentioned that we got one police car repaired and the other one is now in the shop.
Jim Hall asked about the pothole repairs, Sue said with the nicer weather they are out now doing some patching.
Milisa let the board know that the 2017 budget was approved by the state as it was summited to them.
Phil Bennet spoke about the fire department renovations the department has decided to focus on the bathroom. Phil ask the board for $2500.00 to $3000.00 to do the work themselves he said they just want to make it more presentable for the public during there chicken barbeques Jim Moore made the motion to allow the fire department $3000.00 to go towards the improvements of the departments bathroom Larry Wilson seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote.
Leonard Akers reminded the board about the acoustics in the hall.
Barry Gurney had some questions about building two duplex’s on property in Fairview he was wanting to know how many sewer taps he would need for the structures , he said the units will be sold as condos, Sue believes they will need four taps since they are going to be sold separately. Mr. Gurney said he would come back before the board when he gets more information on this project.
A motion was made by Tonya Smith and seconded by Jim Moore to pay the town claims in the amount of $10,469.00 the water department claims in the amount of $15,373.58 and the wastewater claims in the amount of $11,930.10. The motion carried by voice vote.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:40 p.m. with a motion by Tonya Smith and seconded by Jim Hall. The motion carried by voice vote.
Attested to by:
Milisa Carty, Clerk-Treasurer
February 14th, 2017