Town of Fairview Park
Minutes of the March 9th, 2021 Meeting
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday March 9th, 2021 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 Tonya Cox and seconded by Larry Wilson to accept the minutes of the
February meeting and financial report. The motion carried by voice vote.
Dean Strohm spoke about the Clinton City Park Walk he explained that there are two grants available
thru the Vermillion County Community Foundation that the town can apply for, one grant can be used
for ADA ramps that could be used for the park walk the other grant would be used for improvements
to things such as parks. Dean explained he could not submit
the applications for the grants for the town but he could help assist whoever wanted to apply for
them. Tonya Cox made the motion to proceed with applying for the grants, Larry Wilson
seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote. Tonya said she would be willing to apply for the
grants for the town.
Phillip Dabelow came back before the board to see if it will be ok for him to proceed with his
request to split his property into sections, Larry said the board does not have a problem with him
sectioning his property, Phillip spoke about some drainage problems in his area, he
feels that this needs to be checked out.
Tonya ask about the trailer on Davis St., Curtis said Mike Ray is working on the problem, Larry
Wilson ask Curtis if he has any complaints about dogs running loose, Curtis
said no not at this time.
Larry Natalie asked Henry to draft an ordinance for an additional stop sign on Kibby
St. Larry said he would get with Henry to give him the specifics of the location.
Several residents were in attendance at the meeting to express their concerns over the possibility
of an apartment complex being built on Jackson St. Phil Bennett was the spokesmen
for the group, he expressed concerns about fire protection, water supply, sewage, and higher
traffic in the area. Phil presented the board with a petition with thirty seven names on it who all
oppose the building of the duplexes. Larry said the board is looking into all options that the
town has to deal with this, Larry spoke about the town not having any zoning and said that is
one of the biggest problems right now Larry said he has been checking the towns ordinances to see
if they can be any help and that the board will discuss this with the towns attorney to see what
legal options the town has, he also said the board wants to meet with the property owner to get his
take on the development he has planned. Dan Hoke asked all board members what their opinions are
about the project, all members said they are not in favor of it and have the same concerns as the
Curtis mentioned that the new police cars will get marked on March 16th.
A motion was made by Tonya Cox and seconded by Jim Hall to pay the towns claims in the amount of $63,348.73, the water department claims in the amount of $9,482.56 with a transfer of $2,315.85 the
wastewater claims in the amount of $67,817.29 with two bond payments in the amount of $26,531.25
The motion carried by voice vote.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:50pm with a motion by Tonya Cox and seconded by
Jim Hall, the motion carried by voice vote.
Attested to by:
Milisa Carty, Clerk/Treasurer
March 9th, 2021