Town of Fairview Park
Minutes of the June 12, 2007 Meeting
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday, June 12, 2007 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, Norma Snedeker and David Crane present. Attorney Henry L. Antonini was absent.
The minutes of the May meeting and financial report were approved with a motion by Norma and seconded by Tonya. The motion carried by voice vote.
Sue presented an agreement between the Town and Ken Kosinski, a Category 8 operator, for overseeing the Town's mosquito spraying program. The council approved the agreement. Spraying will begin as the weather warrants. Sue also advised of a tire recycle program by the County in the near future.
Tonya requested Calcium Chloride be applied to the gravel roads/alleys as in the past. Sue advised that due to the road grader being down, she believed that we had missed the opportunity. She will check.
John Newman advised that IDEM had done an initial assessment on the property at 360 S. Jackson and has given the property owner 30 days to clean up the property or be subject to a $25,000 per day fine. The property on Pike had the grass mowed. John advised that he is still trying to get in touch with the property owner on Towne.
Leonard Akers complained of a young female going door to door selling. John Newman suggested drafting an ordinance requiring a solicitation permit.
Marshal Newman addressed the problem of vandalism in the park restrooms. Advising that there had been spray painting, a knocked over stool and a fire started. He also advised that he is trying to get a grant from Homeland Security for surveillance equipment.
It was suggested that a letter be written to the owner of the property adjoining the park that is for sale requesting the selling price or possible donation to the Town.
A motion was made by Tonya and seconded by Norma to pay the Town claims in the amount of $8,797.89, the wastewater claims of $5,211.68 and the Water department claims in the amount of $20,574.54. The motion carried by voice vote.
The meeting adjourned at 7:20 p.m. with a motion by Tonya and seconded by David. The motion carried by voice vote.
Attested to by:
Teresa Baker, Clerk-Treasurer June 12, 2007