Town of Milan Monthly Meeting Minutes, June 8, 2015

Meeting called to order by Paul Hildebrand, council President, on Monday June 8, 2015 at 6:30pm. All Present joined in giving the pledge of Allegiance.

Minutes of May 11, 2015 were read. Minutes from May Meeting were approved as written.

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

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:

Linda has concerns of Superval Lot not being mowed. Linda states that the lot is near the retirement home and they have been seeing rats and snakes due to the area not being kept up. She also states that they have paper blow into their yard from that lot. Paul states to have John send a letter to the owner and have the lot kept up better.

Roselyn McKittrick would like to thank the town for letting her hang pictures in the town hall. Roselyn now asks if the town owns a weedeater and if it’s big or small. Roselyn states that the grass at the park was raked but because it was not mowed correctly there is old grass laying in the grass. Roselyn states when she goes to other towns they are nice and kept up but Milan is lacking Management. Roselyn states Its not fair that they have put so much money into the museum for the town to look like garbage. Roselyn states that if John and the guys can’t keep up then we need to hire more people.

Sally Gosmeyer asks if we are in the process of patching more roads. Paul states that we will be patching and he doesn’t want to pave new roads until the pipes underneath are fixed.

Robert Branigan has been on board since 1992. Robert states that he has served on many boards that have done many good things in town. Robert states as a public servant you only hear the complaints rarely do they receive a job well done.

Old Business:

Paul has Larry Eaton update board on the Alward Building. Larry states they are still in court sorting things out. He states he believes it is unlikely we will be able to have it demolished.

New Business:

Lifetime resources presents a request for funding. See attached pages. They are asking for $1,000.00 for 2016 budget. Paul states they will look into this.

Melissa moves to waive fee and approve solicitation requests. Bob Seconds. All Ayes.

Paul inquires about moving money in appropriation. Alex states that as long as it’s done before the end of the year it is not a problem.

Robert moves to adjourn meeting, Melissa Seconds. All Ayes

Meeting adjourned.