Meeting called to order by Don Call, on Monday January
14, 2019 at 6:30 pm. All members present. All Present joined in giving the pledge
Don Call being the only returning member of the previous
Council, introduced the new incoming Council members and opened the floor for nominations
of Council President. Floyd Fox made motion for Don Call, with Debbie Shumate seconding.
All ayes. Motion passed.
Don Call made the motion for Floyd Fox as Vice President
and Debbie Shumate seconded. All ayes. Motion passed.
Don Call presented plaques to out going Council members,
Melissa Baker and Noel Houze, for their dedication to the community and their hard
Minutes of December 10, 2018 meeting were presented.
There is one correction needing made to minutes. Debbie Shumate's name is spelled
incorrectly. Debbie Shumate made motion to approve. Floyd Fox seconded. All ayes.
Minutes approved as written.
After review of the claims presented, motion to accept and pay claims made by Floyd
Fox, seconded by Debbie Shumate. All ayes. Motion carried.
Town Manager's Report: Same presented
by John Ingram,
Town Manager. John informed Council about the need of an ammonia machine at the
Sewer Plant. He also, asked Council to accept Chippewa Court into the Town of Milan.
Lynn Fledderman informed Council they could do an oral Resolution now to accept
and she would draft a document for them to sign at their convience. Floyd Fox made
motion to accept Chippewa Court into the Town of Milan and Debbie Shumate seconded.
All ayes. Motion passed.
Town Marshall's Report: Same presented
by Phillip Wilson,
Town Marshal. Marshal Wilson informed Council of the resignation of Reserve Deputy,
Danny Baker. He expressed his gratitude for his 20 yrs. of service with the Milan
Board Report: Same presented by Teresa Johns.
from the public:
Solicitation request for the Nance Hershman Scholarship
was presented to Council. John Ingram made a suggestion that for fairness, organizations
should be on an alternating schedule. This met with approval of all. Don Call made
a motion to allow, with Debbie Shumate seconding and waiving fees. All ayes. Motion
Don Call signed for the reappointment of Jeff French
to the Rising Sun Foundation. No motion needed, as this was voted on at a previous
Website for the Town was Discussed. Floyd made a suggestion
that Council look into other possibilities and see what's out there before making
a final decision. Melissa Baker stated that she would give an extension until the
end of Feb. for the current website, which she maintains. She also, asked if it
would require bids? Lynn Fledderman informed Council that they could do the Quote
Method. This would require 3 quotes from 3 different people. Debbie Shumate has
done some research and will report to Council at the next meeting.
Community Crossing/Sewer Televising - Don Call gave
an update on the progress. John Ingram has been working on getting the information
needed on the streets and sidewalks. Floyd has most of the information entered.
As to the televising, The Town is in the process of working with the contractor.
Lynn asked if we have an estimated cost for the televising. As of right now that
is not complete.
New policies suggested from the SBOA were addressed. Lynn will look into what is
needed and draft documents to cover policies.
Doug Price presented to Council quotes for the ammonia machine needed. Doug recommended
purchasing from Blue Book. Don Call made motion to purchase machine from Blue Book
and Floyd Fox seconded. All ayes. Motion passed. Don Call signed Principle Executive
Officer form presented to him by Doug Price.
Debbie Shumate made motion to adjourn. Floyd Fox seconded.
All ayes. Meeting Adjourned.