Town of Fairview Park
Minutes of the June 13th, 2017 Meeting
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday June 13th, 2017 at 7:00p.m. at the Municipal Building. The Pledge to the Flag \vas recited. Roll call was taken with council members Jim Hall, Larry Natalie, Tonya Smith, Jim Moore all present, Attorney Jon Spurr sat
in for Henry Antonini who was on vacation. Larry Wilson arrived after roll call. A motion was made by Tonya Smith and seconded by Jim Moore to accept the minutes of the May meeting and financial report. The motion carried by voice vote.
First up, Phil Bennett presented the board with a drawing for the placement of the cameras there was a short discussion about where to place the extra camera no decision was made on it. Phil thanked the board for allowing the department to use the house on Jackson St. for training he said they got a lot of good training out of it. Neil spoke about the renovations in the fire house, they are planning to start in July he also mentioned the department was going to set up an account with Menards and when the job is complete the account will be closed
Curtis Stoffel spoke about his department and what had been done in the month of
May, he mentioned they got there inventory done and his men are fully equipped with uniforms and badges with help from a donation, he spoke about the cars and the current repairs being done on them and he explained the donation fund that he set up with First Financial Bank all donations will go into this fund and there will be a paper trial for anything bought out of this fund, he also has one new reserve to bring before the board for their approval.
The amount of the donation for the Vermillion County Fair Board grandstand account
was set at $200.00, Tonya Smith made the motion to allow the donation and Larry Wilson seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote.
The reduced speed limit in the area of the town park Jon Spurr spoke on how the
ordinance needs to be done and if there is a penalty attached to it the ordinance will need to be published. The board will look into this further. Curtis asked if there is a fine would it go through the county or city court, Jon believes it would be city court.
Jim Hall mentioned the mosquito spraying he said they are doing a good job, Sue reminded everyone when they would be spraying, every Tuesday weather permitting.
Jim Moore said the house on Jackson St. has been tom down.
Kristy Jerrell and Eric Smith spoke on the Storm Water project and the time line for things that need to be done, a proposal must be done by July 7th and a public hearing must be set before this can happen, there was a discussion about the grant process and what we will need to get the money to match. Eric spoke about a storm water utility and a user rate that all property owners would pay also the town will need to get their rate consultant involved. Eric did mention that some communities who set up a storm water utility don’t set a rate, Kristy believes that the Town of Fairview will not have that option she also said the final application for this go’s in on September 1st and the grants will be awarded on October 12th. Larry asked what impact it would have if the town backed down to $750,000.00 and didn’t ask for a bank loan Eric said they would have to reduce the scope of the project. Tonya Smith made the
motion to allow the letter of intent to be issued, Jim Moore seconded the motion, motion carried by show of hands. The public hearing is set for July 6rlt 2017 at 6:00pm in the town hall.
Jim Hall spoke about having some tree problems in the town park he got bids for the work that needed to be done and Affordable Tree Service was the lowest at $425.00. He said they will cut, trim and clean up all debris. Jim ask if a check could be issued no\V for the work they are doing, Milisa asked Jon Spurr if one could be issued now and he explained that if there
\vas an invoice that gets approved by the board a check can be made out. Larry ask if a proposal
can be used as an invoice and Jon said if they believe there will be no extra charges then the proposal can be used as an invoice. Tonya Smith made the motion to allow the proposal as the final invoice from Affordable Tree Service for $425.00 to do the work in the park. Jim Moore seconded the motion, motion, carried by voice vote. Larry said the check can now be issued.
Sue mentioned a tree on 9th St. that was an emergency the tree had split in half and had
to be taken down, she got ahold of Scott's Tree I Lago to do the work. Sue also asked if a check could be issued to pay Scott's, Jim Hall made the motion to pay Scott's I Lago $2500.00 for the work being done, Tanya Smith seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote.
A resident had a complaint about a property on Parke St. he said there was trash everywhere around the property. Curtis said he would look into it.
Neil Costello talked the street lights that are out around town and that need to be turned into Duke Energy he said he had a partial list of pole numbers and he will follow up on this to get them back on.
Leonard asked about the progress with the acoustic problem in the town hall, Tanya said that no one is returning phone calls and only one estimate has come in.
A motion was made by Tonya Smith and seconded by Jim Hall to pay the towns claims in the amount of$13,466.91 the water department claims in the amount of$10,866.33 and the wastewater claims in the amount of$10,722.62. The motion carried by voice vote.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:15 p.m. with a motion by Jim Moore and seconded by
Jim Hall. The motion carried by voice vote.
Attested to by:
Milisa Cartv, Clerk-Treasurer
June 13th, 2017
General Fund $66,269.69 MVH Fund $39,372.85 LR & S Fund $18.849.51 CCD Fund $27,674.80 CCI Fund $34,964.98 Cum Fire Fund $63,060.55 Flag Fund $576.88 Riverboat Wagering $38.708.68 Rainy Day Fund $31.121.91 Police Ed. Fund $2.891.47 Park Grant Fund .00 Excess Levy Fund .00 Balance as of June 30th, 2017 $323,491.32