Fairview Park,Town Council
Meeting Minutes for February 12, 2019
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday February 12th, 2019 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 January meeting and financial report. The motion carried by voice vote.
The Town Marshal had members of his department at the meeting to introduce them to the board and town residents, First deputy Dan Whallon was unable to attend due to work his other deputies that was present was Sean Stafford, Michael Ray, Aaron Cavazos and Cole West Curtis praised his department for all the hours they have put in for the town, he mentioned the problems with the departments vehicles and how they are looking for a good used police car and that they still are going after the grant for a new police car, Curtis mentioned a few items he would like to get for his department top on the list are bullet proof vests for his men. Tonya asked about the property on Lincoln St. Curtis said that Sean Stafford had spoken to the family about the problems and about getting the property cleaned up. Tonya also expressed concern about people speeding on Lincoln St. Curtis said they are enforcing what they can, Tonya suggested to make Third and Lincoln streets a four way stop.
The request to vacate an alley was tabled temporarily due to no one was present at that time.
Next was a request for payment for the town’s attorney Henry Antonini for his work on the storm water project in the amount of $10,000.00, Tonya Cox made the motion to allow the payment, Jim Hall seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote.
A representative from Joink, Tim McCombs was wanting to know if every time they have to come thru our town for a customer hook up must they have to come before the board for approval, Larry explained the reason for having them come before the board is so they understand the towns ordinances and the No Dig rule from November thru March, Tim explained that they are a local company and they have a list of all the areas ordinances and understand the no dig policies Larry asked him that if his company is going to do work in Fairview to make sure they coordinate the work with Sue and the town, then they will not have to come back before the board.
Going back to the request to vacate an alley, Jon Spurr made it in to speak about the request, he explained the area where the alley is located and how the property is set up and that Kylie Gilman owns the property on both sides of the alley, after a short discussion Tonya Cox made a motion to allow the alley to be vacated, Jim Moore seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote.
Eric Smith with HWC Engineering was present to speak about the upcoming projects that will take place in the spring with the storm water project. Eric said there was money left over in the budget to do another project, so the next project will be to clean the basin area out. He explained how the work will be done and the time line on it weather permitting, he also had two change orders that needed to be approved by the board and a contract amendment that needed to be signed by Larry. Change order #3 was a cost change order and change order #4 was for some additional work that was unforeseen, the contract amendment is due to an extended schedule of construction. Tonya Cox made the motion to accept the change orders and the amendment, Jim Moore seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote
Eagle Scout Lucas George came before the board to give a update on the pergola he is wanting to build at the park, he explained the cost of the project which will be approximately $600.00 and made a request for donations for a sign for the pergola with the parks name on it, Lucas also said he would accept donations for the construction of the pergola since the project is going to be paid for by him and his family, he said the location of the pergola will be where the concrete slab is in the park and he hopes to get the project going sometime this spring.
A motion was made by Tonya Cox and seconded by Jim Hall to pay the towns claims in the amount of $16,860.11 the water department claims in the amount of $40,494.88 with a $22,980.66 storm water bond payment, and the wastewater claims in the amount of $15,532.82 also a storm water claim in the amount of $23,729.67 to Kanizer’s Excavating ocra #6 The motion carried by voice vote.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:50pm with a motion by Tonya Cox and seconded by Jim Moore. The motion carried by voice vote.
Attested to by:
Milisa Carty, Clerk/Treasurer
February 12th, 2018