Town of Fairview Park
Minutes of the May 10, 2011 Meeting
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 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, Jim Snider, David Crane and Jim Moore and attorney Henry L. Antonini present. A motion was made by Jim Hall and seconded by Jim Moore to accept the minutes of the April meeting and financial report. The motion carried by voice vote.
The quote from White Construction to clean and place rip rap in the ditch on Plum and Chestnut is $30,090. Sue will request a breakdown for each street and ask for alternative solutions.
Sue advised that the mosquito sprayer has been calibrated and that she has found an operator for a fee of $200 per month. After discussion the council decided to proceed with the mosquito spraying.
A letter needs to be sent to Ward Farrington to clean up his property.
Professional Glass replaced one of the windows in the old town hall and has ordered a window for the other. It will take approximately 2 weeks.
It was reported that the trash trucks are no longer going down the alleys.
Leonard Akers said the Council might consider an ordinance on burned houses. He also advised of the ill health of John McCarty who was instrumental in obtaining grants for the town.
Don Klinge advised that the fire department received a grant from Duke Energy in the amount of $2,200. They are deciding on equipment. Don also advised of a reception to honor Jacob Gibson returning from Service. Don will order a plaque to be presented to him on the Town's behalf. Leonard Akers advised they might contact Dale Grubb for a State Flag.
Sue advised that the water hydrant by the basketball court needs changed.
A laptop computer was purchased for the Town with the help of Jeff Ingram. Teresa will check with the fire department about using their internet connection.
A motion was made by Jim Moore and seconded by Jim Snider to pay the Town claims in the amount of $13,104.85, the water department claims in the amount of $7,488.67 and the wastewater claims in the amount of $7,515.44. The motion carried by voice vote.
The meeting adjourned at 7:34 p.m. with a motion by David and seconded by Jim Snider. The motion carried by voice vote.
Attested to by:
Teresa Baker, Clerk-Treasurer
May 10, 2011