Meeting called to order by Noel Houze, council President,
on Monday June 12, 2017 at 6:30pm. All Present joined in giving the pledge of Allegiance.
Minutes of May 8, 2017 were presented. There being
no correction to said minutes, Melissa Baker made motion to approve, Don Call seconded.
After review of the bills presented, motion to accept and pay claims made by Don
Call, seconded by Melissa Baker. All Ayes. Motion carried
Town Manager's Report: Same presented by John Ingram,
Town Manager. Tim Bentle will be hired to replace Brady Cook. Water boil will be
in effect until probably tomorrow. Water Emergency Contingency Plan signed by Council
after motion made by Melissa Baker and seconded by Don Call. All Ayes. Copy will
be sent to Patrick Rose.
Ordinance 2017-6-12-2 presented to Council. Melissa
Baker made motion to approve 1st reading with Don Call seconding. All
Town Marshall's Report: Same presented by Phillip Wilson,
Board Report: Report given by Don Call.
from the public:
Sandy Siebert addressed Council concerning the tap
to the property at 506 Ripley, stating as of yet it has not been done. She had asked
for tap at the previous Town Meeting. John Ingram informed Council that he had tried
to contact Ms. Siebert and had been unable. He needs additional information to proceed
with request. Also, concern was voiced concerning repairs on Vine St. Noel Houze
told her we have to wait until funding comes through from INDOT and the streets
needing repair will be fixed in the order of which need fixing the most.
The old Chris Volz farm was discussed with the Council,
stating that it is in need of clean up. Weeds and trees are growing out of control.
Phyllis Coe thanked the Town for the road improvement
at St Charles.
No business presented.
Roger Hilligoss presented info plan on AFLAC and asked
Council permission to meet with employees. Melissa Baker made motion to allow with
Don Call seconding. Clerk shall set time for employees to meet with Mr. Hillgoss
if wanting info.
Jeff Lanham (Hog Rock) came before Council to ask permission
to close off road for charity run on the 24th of June for approx. one
hour. Don Call gave motion to approve request with Melissa Baker seconding. Noel
Houze asked Mr. Lanham to contact the County concerning help with traffic at the
stop light in Town.
Lifetime Resources request for funding for the 2018
Budget was presented to Council. Melissa Baker made motion to approve with Don Call
Community Crossing Grant was discussed. We need to
know what we can commit to in order to proceed. Discussion was tabled until additional
information is gathered.
Ordinance 6-12-17-1 presented to Council. Melissa Baker
makes motion to suspend rules, Don Call seconded. All ayes. Both first and second
reading was approved. Melissa Baker made motion to accept with Don Call seconding.
Milan Dollars for Scholars request for solicitation
was approved by Council. Melissa Baker made motion to approve and waive cost with
Don Call seconding. All ayes.
Melissa Baker thanked Jeff Lanham (Hog Rock) for their
continued support of the Lions Club 4th of July Parade by allowing them
use of their electricity.
Melissa Baker moves to adjourn meeting and Don Call
Seconds. Meeting adjourned