Town of Fairview Park
Minutes of the November 11, 2003 Meeting
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday, November 11, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building. The Pledge to the Flag was recited. Roll call was taken with council members James Hall, Larry Natalie, Tonya Smith, David Crane and Norma Snedeker present. Our attorney was absent.
The minutes of the October meeting and financial report were approved with a motion by Norma and seconded by Tonya. The motion carried by voice vote.
Jim has not yet received any estimates on the old town hall roof.
Leonard Akers advised that the flags are up and he thanked all those that helped with the installation. He also requested that the Council appropriate $300 per year in the budget to replace flags as it becomes necessary. A motion was made by Tonya and seconded by Norma to allocate $300 per year for flags beginning with the 2005 budget. The motion carried by voice vote. Leonard then presented the Council with a check for $579.90 surplus money to be used to purchase flags in the future.
Joe Summers asked about the status of the Reed property. With the attorney absent, there was no information available.
Ordinance 2003-3 AN ORDINANCE SUPPLEMENTING AND AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 93-2 AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE BY THE TOWN OF FAIRVIEW PARK, INDIANA, OF ITS WATERWORKS REFUNDING REVENUE BONDS OF 2003, AND OTHER RELATED MATTERS was read once in its entirety and twice by title. A motion was made by Tonya and seconded by David to pass said ordinance. The motion carried by voice vote.
Resident Teresa Watkins presented water bills to the Council advising that she used less water 2 years ago with 4 people in her home than she is using now with 2 people in her home. After reviewing the bills, Council President Larry Natalie explained the bills to Ms. Watkins and how to read them.
Fire Chief Doug Curry advised that the ISO fire rating had improved from a 7 to a 5 after the January inspection.
Jim Hall requested permission on behalf of Victory Baptist Church to place lighted candles in plastic jugs along the sidewalk on 9`h Street. Approval was given.
The Police Log was turned in for October.
A motion was made by Tonya and seconded by David to pay the Town claims in the amount of $10,318.61, the wastewater claims of $270,383.18 and the Water department claims in the amount of $8,589.42. The motion carried by voice vote.
The meeting adjourned at 7:35 p.m. with a motion by Norma and seconded by David. The motion carried by voice vote.
Attested to by:
Teresa Baker, Clerk-Treasurer November 11, 2003