Meeting called to order by Noel Houze, council President,
on Monday September 11, 2017 at 6:30pm. All Present joined in giving the pledge
Minutes of August 14, 2017 were presented. Don Call
made motion to accept as written. Melissa Baker seconded. Motion carries with ail
After review of the bills presented, motion to accept and pay claims made by Melissa
Baker, seconded by Don Call. All Ayes. Motion carried.
Public Hearing on Budget: Melissa Baker motioned to
pass Budget with Don Call seconding. All ayes. Motion carried.
Town Manager's Report: Same presented by John Ingram,
Town Marshall's Report: Same presented by Terry Wilson,
Deputy Town Marshall.
Board Report: Same presented by Susan Houze.
from the public:
Matthew Chastain spoke on behalf of the citizens wanting
the Ordinance banning side by sides and ATV's reconsidered. He would like to set
a date for the Council and the citizens to discuss the issue. Noel Houze set a date
for 9/26/17 @ 6:30 at the Milan Town Hall.
Chris Kelly presented to the Council his proposal for
the property he owns at 901 N Main St. This property is currently zoned residential
and he is wanting to rezone to business for future improvements. Presented to Council
was a recommendation from the Ripley County Area Plan Commission favoring the change.
After some discussion on the possibility of fuel tanks still in place on the property
and Mr. Kelly’s acknowledgement that this may true, he assured Council he would
incur the cost of removal. He asked for Council to approve Ordinance 09-11-17-1,
changing zoning. Melissa Baker made motion to approve with Don Call seconding. All
ayes. Motion carried.
Matthew Chastain spoke again wondering how many citations
or warnings have been issued since the ban has been in effect and if anyone other
than himself has been in contact with the Council concerning any organized group
meeting? Melissa Baker stated that there has not been any contact concerning setting
up a meeting.
Sandy Siebert gave an update on the property at 501
Franklin and wanted the Council to be aware that work will be starting.
Water Tower Maintenance was discussed in regards to
the increased cost after inspection. An additional Contract was submitted to Council
regarding increase. Also, submitted was a long term Maintenance Contract. After
much discussion, approval to pay the additional cost of sandblasting and the application
of epoxy to the inside of tower was approved by a motion from Don Call and Melissa
Baker seconding. All ayes. Motion carried. Attorney Lynn Fledderman will review
the long-term Maintenance Contract and advise Council.
Solicitation Requests presented to Council from Nancy
Hershman Memorial Scholarship for
11/18/17 and for Friends of Milan Football for 10/14/17.
Both events will be conducted from 8 to 11. Melissa Baker moves to waive fee and
approve solicitation requests. Don Call Seconds. All Ayes. Motion carried.
Halloween hours set for 10/31/17 between 5 to 7.
Don Call moves to adjourn meeting, Melissa Baker Seconds.