Meeting called to order by Paul Hildebrand, council President, on Monday July 13, 2015 at 6:30pm. All Present joined in giving the pledge of Allegiance.
Minutes of June 8, 2015 were read. Minutes from June Meeting were approved as written.
Claims/Financials: After review of the utility bills presented, motion to accept and pay claims made by Robert Branigan, seconded by Melissa Baker. All Ayes Motion carried. After review of the town bills presented, motion to accept and pay claims made by Robert Branigan, seconded by Melissa Baker. Motion Carries with all ayes.
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:
Jeff Meinders representing Agriscience Program from Milan High School. The school is putting up a new greenhouse and is requesting the tap fee be waived for the school. Robert moves to waive fee and Melissa seconds, motion passes with all ayes.
Karen Cramer asks the town for sponsorship of the 2nd annual Autism Awareness event. Paul states that the town is not in a position to donate money but offers to help spread the word by posting a flier in the town hall.
Dave Drexler would like to introduce himself to the town board. He has recently taken over care of the mobile home park in Milan. Dave states he has already spent much time on cleaning it up. He would like to apologize for the shape that it was in and states that under his control it will continue to get better.
Rita Esther asks about the Alward building. Paul states that at this time he does not believe the building will be torn down. He states that we are still waiting for a definite answer.
Angie Scudder would like to raise awareness about safe passage in Batesville. They would also like to be considered for this years budget. Paul states that our budget is already tight and doesn’t believe the town is in the position this year. Paul states to come back next year and they will reevaluate.
Paul would like to use State Riverboat money to fund a part time employee to help John with mowing. Melissa makes motion, seconded by Robert. Motion passes with all ayes.
Robert moves to adjourn meeting, Melissa Seconds. All Ayes