Fairview Park,Town Council
Meeting Minutes for July 9, 2019
                                     Town of Fairview Park
                            Minutes of the July 9th, 2019 Meeting

           The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday July 9th, 2019 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 Jim Hall and seconded by Larry Wilson to accept the minutes of the June meeting and financial report. The motion carried by voice vote.
           The town marshal spoke briefly about the grant for the police car and that he hopes to have more information for the board by the next meeting. Curtis introduced Dan Whallon and Sean Stafford and asked if anyone had any questions for them, Jim Moore mentioned that four wheelers and some motorcycles have been blowing thru stop signs in his area Curtis said they would be on the watch for them.
          Tonya Cox spoke about a couple of properties that she has received complaints about, Sue said letters have been sent out to those property owners and has received no response from them, Tonya said the town needs to take the next step in getting those properties cleaned up.
          Ron Shepard gave an update on the storm water project, he said that work is being done in the pit right now and the project should be complete by the end of the week, there are some mail boxes on Plum St. that need taken care of and that there will be a complete walk thru when everything is done. Ron submitted two pay applications 9 & 10 for Kanizer Excavating one in the amount of $8,402.45 he suggested that it be approved but held till the walk thru is complete. The other was in the amount of $17,030.95, also he read a letter from Eric Smith stating that due to the extended schedule for construction due to the work schedule of the contractor HWC a contract amendment will be needed, the amendment is for an additional fee of $12,000.00 to be added to Task #5-Construction Observation Services, thus amending the total fee for that phase to $92,000.00. Ron stated that everything needs to be completed and submitted by July 31st.Tonya Cox made the motion to approve pay applications 9 & 10 to Kanizer Excavating after the inspections are complete, Jim Moore seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote. Tonya made the motion to allow the Contract Inspection Amendment with Jim Hall seconding the motion, motion carried by voice vote.
           Resident Phillip Dabelow spoke to the board and Ron Shepard about a situation concerning his property and Kanizer Excavating. Mr. Dabelow stated that he allowed Mr. Kanizer to park his equipment on his property while the storm water construction was going on with the request that they fix any damage to his property and mow the area he stated that Mr. Kanizer was not keeping his end of the deal and he wants the equipment moved or he will start having it towed. The board said that this is an unfortunate situation but that the agreement was between him and Mr. Kanizer and there was really nothing the town could do, after much discussion Ron Shepard said he would speak to Mr. Kanizer and hopefully have the equipment off his property by the end of the week, Ron said if it wasn’t removed by 5:00 pm Friday (July 12th) that Mr. Dabelow should do whatever he needs to do to get the equipment off his property. Mr. Dabelow also spoke about several damaged trees that he has noticed in town, he said he could mark the trees that are damaged and submit a list to the board and they could decide if they want them taken down.
         A resident on Fourth St. expressed a lot of concern about her neighbor who has a large amount of cats that run loose, she said they run everywhere and many of them get run over on Fourth St. she is also concerned about a camper on the property that she believes someone may be living in and she is worried there could be underage drinking going on there, Curtis told her that the next time she sees anything suspicious going on to call the department or 911 so they could investigate and Sean suggested to call the humane shelter or the health department about the cats.
           Paul Moulton who lives on Fulton St. ask the board if he could fill in a ditch that is in front of his property, after some discussion Henry suggested that a board member go look at the ditch and then make the decision on if it could be filled in, Jim Moore ask Neil Costello if he could go with him to look at the ditch and then they would let Mr. Moulton know what they decide.
          Neil gave the board an estimate from Wabash Valley Garage Door in the amount of $2,450.00 for a new garage door for the fire department due to one of the current doors has been damaged.
          A motion was made by Tonya Cox and seconded by Larry Wilson to pay the towns claims in the amount of $16,138.90 the water department claims in the amount of $30,076.11 this includes an interest payment of $2,457.36 for the storm water, the wastewater claims in the amount of $8,317.13 an storm water claims in the amount of $34,788.00 The motion carried by voice vote.
           The meeting was adjourned at 7:55pm with a motion by Jim Hall and seconded by Jim Moore. The motion carried by voice vote.

                                                                                                           Attested to by:
                                                                                                           Milisa Carty, Clerk/Treasurer
                                                                                                           July 9th, 2019
General Fund                               $58,338.24
MVH Fund                                     $49,707.25
LR & S Fund                                $31 ,071.56
CCD Fund                                     $26,232.93
CCI Fund                                      $30,603.90
Cum Fire Fund                              $71,708.17
Flag Fund                                          $871.85
Riverboat Wagering                      $31,188.23
Rainy Day Fund                            $29,268.44
Police Ed. Fund                              $3,134.13
Certified Shares                            $23,088.50
Public Safety                                 $40,129.19
Balance as of
July 31th' 2019                           $395,342.39