Town of Fairview Park
Minutes of the June 14th, 2022 Meeting
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday June14th, 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 and Jim Moore all present,
Attorney Henry Antonini was absent, Scott Skillman filled in for him. A motion was made by
Tonya Cox and seconded by Jim Moore to accept the minutes of the May meeting and financial
report. The motion carried by voice vote.
ARP funds was discussed on how the town would like to use the funds, Tonya Cox said
she would like to see some new playground equipment, other possibilities was Larry mentioned
next phase in the storm water project, Jim Moore said new sidewalks, Larry asked Jim if he
would look into how much it would cost to replace some of the towns sidewalks, Larry stated
that some of the funds would be used to reimburse the waste water for its sludge removal and
then we can see where we stand for the other requests, the majority of the funds will go towards
Tonya Cox mentioned a property on Davis St. that has accumulated more junk and a
garage behind Lamberts property that needs to be cleaned up she stated there are several junk
vehicles sitting around it. Larry spoke about the property on Lincoln St. he said Kim Hawkins
the health inspector could only tag the pool Larry also stated that the health inspector informed
him that if the town condemns or vacates the property the town could be liable to find a proper
place of residence for the property owner if they are residing there, Larry asked Attorney Scott
Skillman about this, he said he would have to look into it and read the codes that the inspector
is referring to and that he will get with Henry about this.
Angie Riggen gave an update on the pickle ball court at the town’s park, she said she is
wanting to pursue grants for the project on behalf of the town and asked the board for their
approval she also presented the board with some estimates for the work from Bi-States Asphalt,
she said the main thing is to get the tennis courts ready for pickle ball courts. Angie mentioned
a few other ideas she has to seek funds for the project and she needed to know if the town
would be able to give any financial help for the project, Tonya asked if the ARP fund could
possibly be used for this, Angie stated she has looked at several ways to get the best deal for the
town and park. Larry said the town board is in full support of the project and will gladly work
with her to move forward with the courts, Scott suggested that the town draft a resolution that
states Angie Riggen has been given authority to work on behalf of the town in regards to the
pickle ball court project. Angie also said she wanted to put together a committee for the project
and asked if any board member would consider being on it, Tonya Cox said she would.
Leonard Akers mentioned that the property north of him has been burning trash in their
open lot, Tonya said Mike Ray has spoken to the property owner about this and told them what
could and could not be burned in town, Larry said that Mike Ray has the authority to fine
residents who do not follow the burn ordinance.
A motion was made by Tonya Cox and seconded by Jim Hall to pay the towns claims
in the amount of $15,350.02, the water department claims in the amount of $41,304.86, the
wastewater claims in the amount of $36,223.38, and storm water in the amount of $2,346.34
The motion carried by voice vote.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:35pm with a motion by Tonya Cox and seconded by
Jim Moore, the motion carried by voice vote.
Attested to by:
Milisa Carty, Clerk/Treasurer
June 14th 2022