Town of Fairview Park
Minutes of the October 14, 2003 Meeting
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday, October 14, 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 and Attorney Henry J. Antonini present. .
The minutes of the September meeting and financial report were approved with a motion by Norma and seconded by Tonya. The motion carried by voice vote.
A motion was made by Tonya and seconded by David to pass Additional Appropriation Resolution 2003-1 as read. The motion carried by voice vote.
Teresa advised that the minutes of 7-8-97 allowing the Fire Department to use the old Town Hall were unclear as to who would be responsible for the building. Jim will get estimates for the repair of the roof and report back.
A complaint was received on the old Cuel property at 3rd and Fulton concerning the weeds. Henry will check the records at the Courthouse for ownership and write a letter to the current owner.
Leonard Akers advised that the goal had been reached for the Flag Fund and that the flags have been ordered. The Fire Dept will help with the installation, with hopes of having the flags up by Veteran's Day.
Jeff Gosnell asked questions concerning the water department, which were answered
Mike Kelley questioned if there was a procedure set up for the emergency use of Clinton Township Water by the Town or vice versa. The Township was to submit a plan to the Town. Leonard Akers asked that the Council check if a pressure reducer needed to be installed due to the difference in pressure.
Susan advised that the Post Office is requiring the Water Dept to start using new water billing cards beginning in January. She also advised that the lead and copper testing has been done at a cost of approximately $500 and that other testing was due and would be expensive. Three hydrants need to be replaced and additional security is needed at the well field.
Transfer Resolution 2003-2 was passed with a motion by Jim and seconded by David. The motion carried by voice vote.
A notice was received from an attorney representing a property owner concerning the billing of their home and business. Our attorney will address the situation.
Irene Henry of 128 S. Jackson St. asked about hooking up to the current sewer pipe when she puts in a new modular in front of an existing mobile home, leaving the current mobile home in place. The ordinance will be reviewed and Mrs. Henry will be advised. A motion was made by Jim and seconded by Tonya to pay the Town claims in the amount of $28,245.91, the wastewater claims of $7,085.42 and the Water department claims in the amount of $10,668.08. The motion carried by voice vote.
The meeting adjourned at 7:40 p.m. with a motion by Tonya and seconded by David. The motion carried by voice vote.
Attested to by:
Teresa Baker, Clerk-Treasurer October 14, 2003