Meeting called to order by Noel Houze, Council President, on Monday March 13, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. All present joined in giving the Pledge of Allegiance.
Minutes of February 14, 2017 were presented. There being no corrections, Melissa Baker made a motion to accept with Don Call seconding. All ayes. Motion carried.
Claims/Financials: After review, motion to accept and pay claims was made by Don Call with Melissa Baker seconding. All ayes. Motion carried.
Town Manager's Report: Report given.
Town Marshall's Report: Presented by Phillip Wilson. Matt Hountz has resigned and a replacement will be needed.
Milan Park Board Report: Presented by Joyce Call. New shelter in Park was approved by Board. Melissa Baker made motion to approve with Don Call seconding. All ayes.
Concerns/Comments from the public:
Anita Pitts gave praise to the work that the Park Board has accomplished and the proposed plans for improvement.
Jeff Meinders informed the Board of a proposed subdivision East of County Rd 625 E. He would like the town to supply water and sewer. All cost will be paid by him. He would like the Board's approval to provide water and sewer to area. Don Call made motion with Melissa Baker seconding. All ayes.
Lion Club-Anita Pitts stated they are ready for "Phase2". She presented the proposed Christmas decorations for this phase. She asked the Board for permission to have electric provided on poles. She would ask that the Town pay for service provided to decorations during the holidays and to provide storage of decorations. There were no objections. She presented the Board with a letter that will be submitted to apply for a Grant and asked for their backing. Don Call makes motion to support with Melissa Baker seconding. All ayes.
Election Ordinance-1st reading. Melissa Baker made motion to approve with Don Call seconding. All ayes.
Sealed Bids for Robinson Construction-Two bids presented by C/HM and Holman's. Melissa Baker made motion to accept Holman bid. Don Call Seconded. All ayes.
Behzat Turut pay approval presented. Don Call motioned to pay. Melissa Baker seconded. All ayes.
Ripley County Community Foundation presented the Town with a check for $2000.00. This check is to be divided equally between the Lions Club and the Park to help with the cost of Christmas decoration and Park projects.
IJMC improvement consideration-Melissa Baker made motion to have Church proceed with improvements, with Don Call seconding. All ayes.
Milan Summer Baseball solicitation request approved with Melissa Baker making motion and Don Call seconding. Fees waived. All ayes.
American Legion-Ron Mills asked if there are any chippings left from the resurfacing could the Legion have a couple truck loads for their gravel drive. Melissa Baker made a motion to supply if any became available with Don Call seconding. All ayes.
Kohlmeier street renaming-no representative
4th of July-Don Call suggest that this is something we as a town should do and asked Ron Mills if the Legion would be able to help. Ron stated that the Legion would not be able to do it again because of the cost and man power involved, but, would be willing to help. Noel Houze asked Joyce Call if the Park had any plans for the event. She said she would address it at the next meeting. Don Call suggest getting the local business involved.
Melissa Baker makes motion to adjourn with Don Call seconding. All ayes.