Town of Fairview Park
Minutes of the June 11th, 2019 Meeting
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday June 11th, 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, Larry Wilson and Jim Moore was all present. Tonya Cox and Attorney Henry Antonini were absent. A motion was made by Larry Wilson and seconded by Jim Hall to accept the minutes of the May meeting and financial report. The motion carried by voice vote.
Curtis gave the marshal update, since summer is here he said the department is dealing with tall grass issues and dog complaints, he also spoke about the grant for the police car Curtis said the amount for the car came in higher than the USDA said it should and it was over the state bid amount, he also said that Michael Ray has been doing some ordinance work for the town and that he has had 10 cars towed in the past few weeks. There also was some discussion about the little houses and utility hook ups Jim Moore said the hook ups for the houses were done correct.
There were no sealed bids for the surplus property on Jackson St. and there was no extension of sale requested.
Larry mentioned the property across the highway on Third St. just off Kibby St. he said the owner Mr. Gupta, is wanting to turn it over to the town. Larry said Henry had checked with Ms. Gilman to see if she would be interested in the property and she said no she was not. Larry asked the board if they were interested in the town taking it over and covering the cost of clean up on it, Jim Moore made the motion to take possession of the property at 931 W. Third St. and Jim Hall seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote. Larry said he will have Henry check into everything for the town.
The bids for the repair of the maintenance building roof was read aloud, Wallace Roofing bid $1,596.00, Simms Painting Co. bid $7,145.00 and Associated Roofing Professionals bid three amounts Proposal A was $4,123.00, Proposal B $24,994.00 and Proposal C $28,976.00. Jim Moore made the motion to accept the bid from Wallace Roofing with Larry Wilson seconding the motion, motion carried by voice vote.
Darrin Nolan had a request to put up a sculpture in the town park on the concrete slab however that is the same location where Eagle Scout Lucas George is going to build a pergola, the board said they would check Lucas about the build and let him know.
Neil Costello asked about the public safety fund, he wants to know if the fire department could use some of that fund for renovations to the fire station, Neil said he will get figures together for the work and present it to the board at the July meeting. Larry asked Neil to explain the ISO score his department just received, Neil said in 2013, the last scoring by the Insurance Service Organization, the department received a rating of a5 which he said was very good for a department the size of ours so when ISO came in recently for their inspection the department received a rating of a 6 which is still a good rating, Neil gave a couple of examples as to why the department got a lower rating such as training and a decrease in men power, he stated they also rate the water department and county dispatch he said it all goes in to the overall rating for the department.
A motion was made by Jim Moore and seconded by Larry Wilson to pay the towns claims in the amount of $10,982.06 the water department claims in the amount of $10,411.95 and the wastewater claims in the amount of $14,924.91. The motion carried by voice vote.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:40pm with a motion by Jim Hall and seconded by Jim Moore. The motion carried by voice vote.
Attested to by:
Milisa Carty, Clerk/Treasurer
June 11th, 2018
General Fund $68,711.34
MVH Fund $48,365.69
LR & S Fund $29,982.57
ceo Fund $26,232.93
CCI Fund $30,603.90
Cum.Fire Fund $71,708.17
Flag Fund $871.85
Riverboat Wagering $31,188.23
Rainy Day Fund $28,547.86
Police Ed. Fund $3,084.13
Certified Shares $21,847.00
Public Safety $37,962.02
Balance as of
June 30th, 2019 $399,105.69