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Town Council Meeting Minutes September 3, 2009

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TOWN OF NORTH SALEM COUNCIL MEETING

September 3, 2009

 

1.  CALL MEETING TO ORDER:

 

The September 3, 2009 Town of North Salem Council meeting was called to order by Council President Mike Selch at 6:03 pm.

 

2.  ROLL CALL:

 

Mike Selch – Present                ____________________________

Billy Woodrum – Present          ____________________________

Mike Russell – Absent  ____________________________

 

3.  READING OF MINUTES:

 

Minutes of the August 2009 Board Meeting were tabled until October meeting.

 

4.  CITIZEN’S INPUT:

 

  1. Several citizens were in attendance.  Information on salaries of the Clerk Treasurer and the Deputy Clerk Treasurer, as well as salary comparisons to other towns in Indiana similar in population and utilities. 
  2. Speeding on Ladoga Avenue is still a concern.
  3. Inquiry made on whether or not there was adequate insurance on the Truck Pull taking place during Old Fashion Days; Town does have a copy of the certificate of insurance for this event.

 

5.  OLD BUSINESS:

 

  1. FEMA Ordinance – Billy made a motion to pass this ordinance #2009-6; Mike S. seconded; Ordinance passed.

 

6.  NEW BUSINESS:

 

a.  Small Town Dispatch Fee – Mike read an email from John Berry and Larry Brinker regarding the “Small Town Dispatch Fee” in the amount of $4,389.74.  Township Trustee will pay for the fire department; town would be responsible for  police department.   Donnie mentioned he received an email regarding this invoice and was told not to pay this year, but put in budget for next year.  Donnie will give Mike S. a copy of that email.

b.  Mike Selch wants to declare items in the garage as junk so old documents, papers can be shred and old file cabinets, etc., hauled off to trash.

c.  Mike S. stated that there is a paypal account on the towns’ web page now.

 

7.  DEPARTMENTS:

 

  1. Harold Blake – Town Attorney 

No Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

Page 2

 

 

  1. Water and Street Superintendent – Mark Basham

 

Mark presented additional bids for paving and resurfacing a few streets in town and his recommendations. 

 

      c.  Clerk-Treasurer – Cheryl Russell

            No Report

 

      d.  Town Marshall – Donnie Perry

            No Report

           

 

8.  ADJOURNMENT:

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6.44 pm.

 

The next Council meeting will be held on Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 6:00 pm.

 

Attest:

 

_____________________________________

Cheryl Russell

Clerk-Treasurer

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