Meeting called to order by Noel Houze, council President,
on Monday May 8, 2017 at 6:30pm. All council members present. All Present joined
in giving the pledge of Allegiance.
Minutes of April 10, 2017 were presented. There being
no correction to said minutes, they were approved. Melissa Baker made motion to
approve, Don Cail seconded. All ayes. Motion carried.
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: presented by John Ingram, Town
Manager. Doug Price has quotes on UV lights. Noel Houze suggested having a pump
on hand in case of a breakdown. Cost of an additional pump was discussed as well
as repair to one the Town already owns.
Town Marshall's Report: presented by Phillip Wilson,
Park Board: Cis Call gave Park report. Fireworks will
take place July 1, the same day as the 5k Race.
from the public:
Sandy Siebert voiced concerns for the residents of
Vine Street stating that the Street is in need of repair. She asked the Town to
place gravel in the holes in the street. John Ingram told her they would fill in
the holes, but could not pave anything right now. Noel Houze assured her that if
the Town gets additional funding from the State, that the worst Streets would receive
priority for paving. She also, informed the Board that Frontier and Duke would be
moving service poles by 506 Ripley St. and they would be needing sewer and water
tap to the property. John suggested a 6" line for fire protection. She needs sewer
and water also at 501 Franklin, and asked if service is already there. John Ingram
will check into service at this location.
Don Call made a motion to pay Milan Fire Dept and Rescue
30, with Melissa Baker seconding. All ayes. Motion carried. Don will check with
Mike Alloway about who to make check out to concerning Rescue 30.
Don Call stated that Burdette Builders will donate
labor to repair the Park stage if the Town pays for materials. Don makes motion
to pay, with Melissa Baker seconding. All ayes. Motion carried. Payment for materials
will come from Riverboat Fund.
Pike Lumber Tax Abatements presented to Board. Board
saw no reason to believe they were not in compliance. Noel Houze signed forms: Copies
given to Lynn Fledderman and Gary Norman.
Solicitation request for Milan Lion's club for June
17, 2017 was approved with fee waived. Don Call made motion and Melissa Baker seconded.
Solicitation for Nancy Hershman was tabled until September
Resolution 5-8-17-R-I (Ruth & Chester Baylor Playground)
and Resolution 5-8-17-R-2 (Pike Lumber Compliance) were both approved. Melissa Baker
made motion with Don Call seconding. All ayes.
Noel Houze addressed the crowd concerning the improvements
to the Park. There have been comments made about all the money being put into renovations
and he wanted the public to know these have not been funded by the Town. The Town
has helped with some request for funds, but the majority of the work being done
has been paid by the Park through Grants and fundraising. He wanted everyone to
know that the Board always has the best interest of the community in mind when making
Melissa Baker makes a motion to adjourn as there were
no more issues. Don Call seconds. All ayes.