Town of Fairview Park
Minutes of the March 11,2014 Meeting
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 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, Phyllis Lambert and Jim Moore and Attorney Henry Antonini was present. A motion was made by Tonya and seconded by Phyllis to accept the minutes of the February meetings and financial report. The motion carried by voice vote.
Don Klinge advised that he has received I quote for awning over the door ofthe fire department. He is waiting for a second one.
Ron McCormick asked about the 3 year plan resolution planning. He was advised as funds come in a decision is made on what project to fund and then plans are drawn up.
Sue advised there are still 2 residents with frozen lines/meters. She also said that the Town used 400,000 gallons less in February than January, so leaving water run did not have significant impact on water usage.
After discussion and hearing from Mr. Kelsheirner, a resident with frozen water, A motion was made by Tonya and seconded by Jim Hall that the 10 people with the frozen water lines and the 10 neighboring residents that supplied them with water not be billed for water and pay only the minimum sewer rate for the month and that the 2 people that still have no water will not be billed for water or sewer. Also added was that the utility personnel be given the diseretion to adjust or edit any other bills that are unusually high due to leaving the water run. The motion carried by voice vote.
Larry advised that he submitted a letter of intent to apply for a planning grant in the amount of $30,000 for storm water. He advised that there are six areas identified with excess water after heavy rains. A motion was made by Phyllis and seconded by Jim Moore to approve the letter of intent to IOCRA for a planning grant to study storm water issues. The motion carried by voice vote.
Don advised that the fire department has acquired the funds to purchase a thermal imaging camera and that he plans to purchase flashlights and gloves for each fireman.
Nick Hall advised that funding from an anonymous source has been acquired for the purchase of 3 computers for the squad cars. He did ask for $1100 upfront to be returned to the town later for purchase of one computer and mount for training. The installation of the computers would update the department and put them in compliance with upcoming mandatory changes. A motion was made by Tonya and seconded by Phyllis to allow the advance for the purchase of the computer and mount. The motion carried by voice vote.
Larry advised that the Town entered into a contract with EAS on February 27 at the special meeting for the operations ofthe wastewater treatment plant.
A motion was made by Tonya and seconded by Jim Hall to pay the Town claims in the amount of $9,22 I. 97, the water department claims in the amount of $15,954.86 and the wastewater claims in the amount of $4,000.50. The motion carried by voice vote.
The meeting adjourned at 8:02 p.m. with a motion by Tonya and seconded by Jim Moore. The motion carried by voice vote.
Attested to by: Teresa Baker, Clerk-Treasurer March 11,2014