Town of Milan Monthly Meeting Minutes, February 9, 2015

Meeting called to order by Paul Hildebrand, council President, on Monday February 9, 2015 at 6:30pm. All Present joined in giving the pledge of Allegiance.

Minutes of January 19, 2015 were read. There being an addition to said minutes, they were approved.

Claims/Financials: After review of the utility bills presented, motion to accept and pay claims made by Robert Branigan, seconded by Melissa Baker. All Ayes Motion carried. After review of the town bills presented, motion to accept and pay claims made by Melissa Baker, seconded by Robert Branigan. Motion Carries with all ayes. Branigan motions to pay the regional revenue claims, seconded by Baker.

Town Manager’s Report: Same presented by John Ingram, Town Manager.

Town Marshall’s Report: Same presented by Gary Skaggs, Town Marshall.

Milan Park Board Report: No Board Present.

Concerns/Comments from the public:

No concerns were brought before board.

Old Business:

Paul states that CSX has signed the agreement and now we are just waiting for the Grant to come through.

Alex States that she was able to raise the remaining 299.00 dollars from area businesses and the town will not need to spend any money on the project. Alex would like to thank the businesses who donated and encourages everyone to find the video on youtube under history in your own backyard.

Bid opening was advertised in paper and we will now accept sealed bids. Paul opens first bid of $2,000 from David Rowe and the second bid of $4,000 from Jake McFarland. Jake McFarland has paid the earnest money and is awarded the bid with Terms of having the outside cleaned within 30 days of taking ownership.

Lifetime Resources is tabled until March or April with annual report is finished.

New Business:

Robert moves to accept and waive fees for the 4 corner solicitation request from SAY Soccer. Melissa seconds. Motion carries with all ayes.

John has received the quote for the rate studies to be done. Water will be $3000.00; Sewer $3,900.00. Melissa moves to approve rate study and Robert seconds it. Motion carries with all ayes.

Paul explains that the rate study is a study to determine whether the town can stay solvent with current rates.

Melissa motions to pay IACT with State Riverboat fund and Robert seconds. Motion carries with all ayes.

Robert Branigan moves to adopt drug free workplace ordinance. Melissa seconds. Motion carries with all ayes. 2-9-15-01

Melissa moves to adopt Discrimination ordinance. Robert seconds. Motion carries with all ayes. 2-9-15-02

Melissa motions to pass resolution. Robert Seconds. Resolution passes with all ayes

Paul Hildebrand moves to allow town to pay 285.00 from the Betty Platt tree memorial, 14.85 from buddy boone memorial, and up to $900 from revenue park fund to pay for trees for the park. Melissa seconds, motion carries with all ayes.

Robert Branigan nominate Paul Hildebrand for Town Council President. Melissa Seonds and motion carries.

Melissa moves to adjourn, Bob Seconds, All ayes.