Town of Fairview Park
Minutes of the October 10th, 2017 Meeting
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday October 10th, 2017 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, Larry Wilson, Jim Moore and Attorney Henry Antonini was all present. A motion was made by Tonya Smith and seconded by Jim Hall to accept the minutes of the September meeting and financial report. The motion carried by voice vote
First up was the Town Marshal update, Curtis spoke about the month of September he said his men and him had put in about 300 hours with Sean Stafford working about 180 of them, he also mentioned the training academy and how there is now a new fee of $50.00 per student Dan Whallon is working with the academy and he explained a little about the fees and what the academy does. Curtis said that Leonard Akers is going to help him with the town’s ordinances so Curtis can put together binders with enforceable ordinances in them for the men, he also spoke about the property on Jackson St. from what he could see it looked like the property had been cleaned up.
Sue asked about the property on First St. is the garage should stay or go. A decision was made for it to stay.
Ordinance 2017-8 Adopting the 2018 Budget was read in full and again by title, Tonya Smith made the motion to accept and Jim Moore seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote.
There was a brief discussion about ordinance 2017-9 it is amending ordinance 2005-4 for trick or treating times. Ordinance 2017-9 An Ordinance Amending Nuisance Ordinance was read in full and again by title, A motion was made by Jim Moore to accept and Tonya Smith seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote.
Attorney Henry Antonini read two resolutions the first one was Resolution 2017-10 for the Declaration of Surplus Property at 735 West First St. he read the resolution in full and again by title, a motion was made by Jim Hall to accept and Jim Moore seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote. Next was Resolution 2017-11for the Declaration of Surplus Property at 380 South Jackson St. Henry read this resolution in full and again by title a motion was made by Tonya Smith to accept and seconded by Jim Moore, motion carried by voice vote
Leonard Akers had a question about water meters and the use of the water, he questioned the rules on the limit of water that can be used for other things, Sue explained why the rules are the way they are, for filling pools only and if something should go wrong it would not be held against the property owner. Leonard asked to see the rules and Larry said the board would look them over also to see if they need to be updated.
Curtis ask about the LIT tax and how much the town will be getting, the amount is still unknown, Neal Costello said he has been trying to attend the council meeting to try and find out more about this tax.
Leonard noticed the street light by the old town hall was out again and it was mentioned that the street light at Fifth and Washington was also out Curtis said he would check in to this, and try to get them repaired, Mike Kelley mentioned the LED lights again
Neal spoke briefly about the fire departments inspection they had in Riley IN. he said the trucks passed, but the main truck is starting to have some coolant and oil leaks.
A motion was made by Tonya Smith and seconded by Jim Moore to pay the towns claims in the amount of $28,608.10 the water department claims in the amount of $13,218.79 and the wastewater claims in the amount of $270,911.89. The motion carried by voice vote.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:50pm with a motion by Tonya Smith and seconded by Jim Moore. The motion carried by voice vote.
Attested to by:
Milisa Carty, Clerk-Treasurer
October 10th, 2017
General Fund $26.362.39
MVH Fund $37,132.16
LR & S Fund $19,471.82
CCD Fund $24,715.33
CCI Fund $31,464.98
Cum Fire Fund $63,060.55
Flag Fund $571.85
Riverboat Wagering $46,919.23
Rainy Day Fund $33,271.91
Police Ed. Fund $1,906.13
Park Grant Fund .00
Excess Levy Fund .00
Balance as of
October 31th, 2017 $284,876.35