Meeting called to order by Don Call, Council President.
All Council members present. All Present joined in giving the pledge of Allegiance.
Solicitation request presented for the American Legion
to collect money for the upcoming fireworks. Motion to approve and waive fees made
by Debbie, Floyd seconded. All ayes.
Parking on Main St. was discussed. Debbie suggested
putting a stop sign on Main and Carr and also, at North by D.J.'s. Floyd asked Officer
Wilson about the traffic study he conducted previously. Officer Wilson gave them
the number of vehicles traveling on Main during a specific time frame.
Debbie's second suggestion was to extend the yellow
line on the West side of S. Main.
Dave Kelly stated we need to enforce what we have posted
now, as someone is going to get injured at this location.
Don suggested sending a letter to the owner of Hog
Rock concerning the loading and unloading of trucks. He can then address this with
his delivery drivers. Don asked John to contact Tom Beard about his opinion on extending
the yellow line on the opposite side of the street. Don asked the Clerk-Treasurer
to add to the upcoming Council meeting the issue of addressing the stop sign, yellow
line and the loading and unloading zone.
Town clean up: Debbie stated that she was looking for
an Ordinance addressing the issue of unmowed grass. She has been in contact with
the school concerning Best Effort Day. We could utilize the kids to have them help
with various clean up efforts. Ryan Langferman stated that this probably would
not be happening this year. Debbie suggested sending letters to rental property
owners and businesses to clean up properties. She would like to include a notice
on the upcoming billing to address clean up of properties. She stated that Susan
Cottingham has agreed to write an article to post in the Beacon newspaper. Don agreed
with the suggestions made by Debbie. She would also like to dedicate the week of
6/10 thru 6/16 as Milan Clean Up Days. The suggestion to utilize the Ripley county
inmates was made. John informed the Council that they can't be used to do work on
private property. Debbie would like to note that she would like the Council to stay
on top of this issue and also address no grass clippings blown into the streets.
Officer Wilson stated that he thought there was already an Ordinance addressing
Also, under clean-up, Debbie would like an Ordinance
on the placement of modular homes within the Town limits. She stated she has been
in contact with Osgood and they have an Ordinance on this issue. She stated that
modular would be anything not considered stick built home. Debbie stated she thinks
this is something we need to look into to keep out the modular/mobile homes.
Floyd asked how we are going to define modular? John
suggests square footage. Don commented that we need to check with Lynn.
Payment of C/HM: Don Call made suggestion to pay from
Riverboat fund. Floyd made motion and Debbie seconded. All ayes.
John asked Council for permission to hire extra help
with mowing. Debbie made motion to hire with Floyd seconding. All ayes. Position
will be paid out of extra labor.
Council asked John to check into the Verizon cell phone
contract concerning the addition of phones for Zack and the future hire for the
Debbie Shumate motions to adjourn and Floyd Fox seconds.
All Ayes. Meeting adjourned.