Aug 04 2012
TOWN OF NORTH SALEM
July 5, 2012
1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER:
The July 5, 2012 Town of North Salem Council Meeting was called to order by Council President Mike Selch at 6:00 pm.
2. ROLL CALL:
Mike Selch – Present ____________________________
Rebecca Compton – Present ____________________________
Mike Russell – Present ____________________________
3. READING OF MINUTES:
Mike S. asked if there were any additions or corrections for the June minutes; there being none minutes were approved as written.
4. OLD ITEMS:
a. Utility Bills, Examination and SBA – tabled until new code is examined.\
b. Rainy Day Fund – Ordinance 2012-1 – Rebecca made a motion to approve as written; Mike R. seconded; motion passed unanimously.
c. Mike S. gave a brief update on sludge removal at the sewer plant.
d. Disposition of Scrap & Unused Equipment – no update at this time.
e. Nepotism – Ordinance 2012-2 – Rebecca made a motion to approve as written; Mike R. seconded; motion passed unanimously.
5. NEW ITEMS:
a. New Code Book – Ordinance 2012-3 – Mike R. made a motion to accept as written on first read; Rebecca seconded; motion passed unanimously.
b. Statewide Smoking Ban Signage – sign required by law has been posted on the front entrance of the Town Hall.
c. Water Tower – Mark said that the inspection and painting of water tower will be put off until there is a substantial rain; probably looking at mid-September.
d. HCCC – no update at this time.
e. 2013 Salary Ordinance – Rebecca made a motion to accept as written; Mike R. seconded; motion passed unanimously.
f. Voluntary Water\No Burn Notices – Mark stated that residents are conserving now and notices are not necessary at this time.
g. Additional Appropriations – Mike S. made a motion to appropriate funds from the CEDIT Fund to pay for the inspection and painting of the water tower; Rebecca seconded; motion passed unanimously. Beth will advertise meeting as required.
a. Mark Basham – recommends that we start replacing older meters and pull all meters out of basements. Council agreed.
b. North Salem Police Department – Marshal Berry and Deputy Marshal Butler both presented written reports to the Council. John reported no problems with the Park2Park Relay last month. Rebecca stated that someone has been changing up the letters on the sign at the Methodist Church and asked them to patrol the area more often.
c. Harold Blake spoke about the IACT legal seminar he attended last month and presented the Council members with several updates and suggestions.
d. Beth mentioned an IACT Round Table scheduled in Rockville on July 11th. We will all attend and Beth will make the reservations.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:57 pm. The next Meeting will be August 2nd at 6:00 pm.
Beth Russell, Clerk-Treasurer