Meeting called to order by Deb Shumate, on Monday Oct.
14, 2019 at 6:30pm. All Present joined in giving the pledge of Allegiance.
First order of business: 2020 Budget Adoption. Deb
made motion to accept and Drew Olman seconded. Budget adopted.
Regular Town council meeting was opened by Deb Shumate.
With the resignation of Floyd Fox, Debby opened nomination of Council President.
Drew made motion for Debby Shumate as President. Debra Fugate Hackman, Clerk Treasurer,
seconded. Motion passed.
Deb Shumate made motion to nominate Drew Olman as Vice
President. Debra Fugate Hackman seconded. Motion passed.
Minutes of September 9, 2019 meeting were presented
to Council. There being no correction to said minutes, Drew made motion to approve,
Deb Shumate seconded. All ayes.
review of the claims
presented, motion to accept and pay claims made by Drew, seconded by Deb Shumate.
All Ayes. Motion carried.
Town Manager's Report: Same presented
by John Ingram, Town
Town Marshall's Report: Same presented
by Phillip Wilson,
Board Report: No report given.
from the public:
Sally Gosmeyer had questions concerning money for roads.
She wanted to know if we could apply for the upcoming Community Crossing Grant.
Phyllis Coe asked for clarification on the lift station
in the Park.
Sally Gosmeyer thanked Deb Hackman and John Ingram
for getting the heavy trash picked up for the Beautification Comm.
Janie Vinup brought up the need for improvements in
front of the Blue Olive and Town Hall concerning handicap accessibility. She also,
asked the Town to purchase a butt bucket to place in front of the building so people
would have a place to throw cigarettes instead of on the ground before they entered
Sally Gosmeyer inquired about the apartments across
from Hog Rock. Her concern was about a grill and a heater on the sidewalk. She was
concerned someone could be injured. John Ingram stated that the owners had been
contacted once concerning this issue and the items were moved. Deb Shumated asked
Officer Wilson to follow up on this issue.
Ordinance 10-14-2019-1 was presented to Council. Motion
was made to adopt under the suspension of rules by Drew and seconded by Deb Shumate.
Motion to adopt was made on 1st reading
of same Ordinance by Deb Shumate, seconded by Drew. Motion passed
Motion to adopt on second reading of Ordinance 10-14-2019-1
was made by Deb Shumate, Drew seconded. Motion passed. All ayes. Ordinance adopted.
Drew made motion to adopt on first reading of Ordinance
10-14-2019-2, Deb Shumate seconded. Motion passed.
Deb Shumate gave an update on the estimated timeline
for the waste water project.
Invoice from Robinson Pipe Cleaning was presented to
Council for approval. Council approved invoice submitted. Deb Shumate made motion
to make payment, Drew seconded. All Ayes.
John Ingram asked Council for permission to have help
drawing specs for sidewalks.
David Kelly rescinds his offer of $100,000.00 to Town
for purchase of Golf Course. He also asked John if letters have been sent out to
property owners concerning mowing. John informed him that he (John) had been told
to mow properties. The town attempted to mow the properties in question, but, the
mower keeps breaking down. Mr. Kelly asked if we have any intention of sending out
letters. John said he will take care of it.
Debby Shumate moves to adjourn meeting and Drew Olman
Seconds. Meeting adjourned