Town of Fairview Park
Minutes of the July 12th, 2022 Meeting
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday July12th, 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, Tonya Cox, Larry Wilson, Jim Moore and Attorney Henry Antonini all present, Larry Natalie was absent. A motion was made by Jim Moore and seconded by Larry Wilson to accept the minutes of the June meeting and financial report. The motion carried by voice vote.
Angie Riggen was unable to attend the meeting so the clerk-treasurer gave a quick update on the progress of the pickle ball courts, the information was that Angie had applied for and received three different grants for the courts and what she has raised so far is $21,000, with the commitment from the town she is just a few hundred dollars away from getting phase one of the project going which is the resurfacing of the courts, she also said that she has plans to start advertising on social media and in the coming weeks start selling T-shirts to raise funds.
Jim Moore mentioned that he was unable to get a quote for the sidewalks, the person who he wanted to use said they could not do the work due to lack of help, Jim said he will try to get other quotes for this.
Blake Powell with Globe Life spoke briefly about the insurance his company offers, he asked for permission to speak to the towns employees, he explained that the insurance would not go through payroll and that it is done individually, the board agreed to allow him to speak to all the employees.
Fire chief Chad Moore informed the board that Crown Electric is doing work in the fire house, they are re-doing all of the electric and installing new lighting, Chad mentioned that this work and the new overhead doors was payed for with the 2021 LIT tax his department had received, Chad said the application for the 2022 LIT money will be coming up toward the end of the year and his department is hoping to purchase a response vehicle with that LIT money and the boards permission. Chad explained a little about what their plans will be for the vehicle, he said it would be outfitted for medical runs and that whoever is on call will have the vehicle to drive home or to work if they work locally this is to allow for better response times for medical runs, Chad did say that some of the towns firemen live in the City of Clinton so there will be times it will be parked in Clinton, Jim Hall made the motion to allow the fire department to proceed with their request for the response vehicle, Larry Wilson seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote.
Mike Ray gave a quick update for the town marshal, he said the department has been dealing with some ordinance violations and a few criminal mischief reports believed to be juveniles
A motion was made by Jim Moore and seconded by Larry Wilson to pay the towns claims in the amount of $22,171.83, the water department claims in the amount of $16,881.85, the wastewater claims in the amount of $33,363.30, and storm water in the amount of $4,124.39 The motion carried by voice vote
. The meeting was adjourned at 7:15pm with a motion by Jim Moore and seconded by Jim Hall, the motion carried by voice vote.
Attested to by:
Milisa Carty, Clerk/Treasurer
July 12th 2022