Meeting called to order by Paul Hildebrand, council
President, on Monday July 13, 2015 at 6:30pm. All Present joined in giving the
pledge of Allegiance.
Minutes of June 8, 2015 were read. Minutes from June
Meeting were approved as written.
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 Robert
Branigan, seconded by Melissa Baker. Motion Carries with all ayes.
Report: Same presented by John Ingram, Town Manager.
Report: Same presented by Gary Skaggs, Town Marshall.
Board Report: No Board Present.
from the public:
Jeff Meinders representing Agriscience Program from
Milan High School. The school is putting up a new greenhouse and is requesting
the tap fee be waived for the school. Robert moves to waive fee and Melissa seconds,
motion passes with all ayes.
Karen Cramer asks the town for sponsorship of the 2nd
annual Autism Awareness event. Paul states that the town is not in a position to
donate money but offers to help spread the word by posting a flier in the town hall.
Dave Drexler would like to introduce himself to the
town board. He has recently taken over care of the mobile home park in Milan. Dave
states he has already spent much time on cleaning it up. He would like to apologize
for the shape that it was in and states that under his control it will continue
to get better.
Rita Esther asks about the Alward building. Paul states
that at this time he does not believe the building will be torn down. He states
that we are still waiting for a definite answer.
Angie Scudder would like to raise awareness about safe
passage in Batesville. They would also like to be considered for this years budget.
Paul states that our budget is already tight and doesn’t believe the town is in
the position this year. Paul states to come back next year and they will reevaluate.
Paul would like to use State Riverboat money to fund
a part time employee to help John with mowing. Melissa makes motion, seconded by
Robert. Motion passes with all ayes.
Robert moves to adjourn meeting, Melissa Seconds. All