Town of Fairview Park
Minutes of the February.13, 2001-Meeting
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday, February 13, 2001 at 6:30 p.m. at the Municipal Building. Roll call was taken with council members Jim Hall, Larry Natalie, Tonya Smith, and David Crane and Attorney Henry J. Antonini present.
The minutes of the January meeting and financial report were approved with a motion by Tonya and seconded by David. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Tonya and seconded by Jim to reappoint all persons holding positions for the Town for the year 2001. The motion carried by voice vote.
Eric Smith advised that both contractors initiated operation. Lift station 2 and 3 have been set and some sewer pipe work has been done on the unimproved streets. The treatment plant construction has begun with underground structure placement. Erick presented 2 inspected and approved pay requests for contractors.
Bowen Engineering requested 5 change orders: 1. Delete interior coating on extended aeration tank -($7,400.00); 2. Re-route effluent sewer -($1,646.00); 3. Lower manhole #9 at sludge drying bed. - $1,199.00; 4. Installation of pressure relief valves in extended aeration tank - $2,062.00; and 5. Use of pre-cast outfall structure at outlet to creek- ($310.00) for a net deduct of ($6,095.00). Eric advised that he had reviewed and the changes were adequate and in order. A motion was made by Jim and seconded by Tonya to allow the change orders. The motion carried by voice vote.
Jim Ferguson asked it septic tank contents can be put in our sewer plant. Eric will check.
Henry will draft a collection ordinance to reflect a bill is delinquent after 15 days and shutoff will occur after 60 days.
Mick Mack and Robert Luce both questioned paying two sewer bills having only one water meter. Larry will check with Pat Callahan concerning this. Both have businesses with separate structures.
Steve Lane advised that the new firetruck should be in service the end of March. They have 19 volunteers on their roster. Henry will redo the contract to read the same as last year. Steve requested approval to purchase new garage door openers and trim, and a 12-K saw. The request was approved with a motion by Tonya and seconded by David. The motion carried by a voice vote.
Steve announced there will be an open house April 21, 2001 at the firehouse 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and that on May 9, 2001 at 7:00 pm a District B meeting will be held with state awards being presented to 6 members of our department.
The town will be hosting an IACT roundtable here February 28, 2001. All council members were encouraged to attend.
Leonard Akers reminded everyone that the Town was platted in August 1902 and will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2002.
The Police Log was turned in for February.
A motion was made by Jim and seconded by Tonya to pay the Town claims in the amount of $371,795.11, the wastewater claims of $1,907.95 and the Water Department claims in the amount of $15,451.58. The motion carried.
The meeting adjourned at 7:58 p.m. with a motion by David and seconded by Tonya. The motion carried.
Attested to by:
Teresa Baker, Clerk-Treasurer
February 13, 2001