Town of Milan Monthly Meeting Minutes, January 19th, 2015

Meeting called to order by Paul Hildebrand, council President, on Monday January 19, 2015 at 6:30pm. All Present joined in giving the pledge of Allegiance. Robert Branigan absent.

Minutes of December 8, 2014 were read. There being no correction to said minutes, they were approved.

Claims/Financials: After review of the utility bills presented, motion to accept and pay claims made by Paul Hildebrand, seconded by Melissa Baker. All Ayes Motion carried. After review of the town bills presented, motion to accept and pay claims made by Melissa Baker, seconded by Paul Hildebrand. Motion Carries with all ayes. Paul motions to pay the regional revenue claims, seconded by Baker.

Town Manager’s Report: Same presented by John Ingram, Town Manager.

Town Marshall’s Report: Same presented by Gary Skaggs, Town Marshall.

Milan Park Board Report: No Board Present.

Concerns/Comments from the public:

Sally Sieber would like to ask why her tenant has not received a water bill. He placed deposit on October 3, 2014. Alex states that she will look into it. It is determined that the town hall was not given a correct address for mail to be sent.

Phyllis Coe would like to know what time the police are active in town. Gary explains that one officer is on at a time and if there is a problem in town then 911 should be called and they will contact Milan Police by radio or send an officer from the county if no one is available.

Sally Gosmeyer asks about cancelled meeting and how we inform public. She was informed that due to there not being enough members present they would not have been able to hold a meeting so we moved it to the following Monday. Signs were posted on the town hall window, at the post office, and the local bank put it on the board.

Old Business:

Paul states that at the special meeting the town signed an agreement with CSX. Now the town is waiting for OCRA and CSX. Paul moves to sign and adopt resolution for grant, Baker seconds. Resolution passes with all ayes.

Paul moves to allow town to pay for History in your own backyard up to $299.00 from state Riverboat fund, Baker seconds. Motion passes with all ayes.

Dawn Landwehr from lifetime resources would like to present on behalf of lifetime resources. Dawn is asking for $1,000.00 to help support local programs. Paul states that we are not able to pledge any money until we see where we are with the budget. He states he will keep it on the agenda until he is able to give an answer.

New Business:

Paul would like John to look into getting a water rate study with Therber, Brock and Associates.

Paul moves to approve Therber, Brock and Associates to do a sewer rate study for the town of Milan, Melissa seconds. All Ayes.

Paul moves to adjourn meeting, Baker seconds. All Ayes. Meeting adjourned.