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April 2010 Council Meeting Minutes

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TOWN OF NORTH SALEM COUNCIL MEETING

APRIL 8, 2010

 

1.  CALL MEETING TO ORDER:

The April 8, 2010 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 – Present       ____________________________

 

3.  READING OF MINUTES:

Billy made a motion to approve the March 2010 minutes as written; Mike R. seconded; motion passed. 

 

4.  CITIZEN’S INPUT:

  1. There was no citizen’s input.

 

5.  OLD BUSINESS:

  1. Mike S. spoke about the ongoing work being done on codification and also

updating a few of our ordinances with regard to sewer and water deposits, owners versus renters, etc.  Harold Blake is working on this and would like any copies we might have that he doesn’t.

 

6.  NEW BUSINESS:

     a.  Jim Frazell, a representative from Triad, spoke to the board about available grant money for water projects; this had been discussed with Triad in May of 2009.   He presented the Board with information on grant funding available from FEMA Disaster Relief funds and that the deadline for application was the beginning of July.  After much discussion, it was decided that further information was needed before a decision could be made. 

     b.  John Berry asked if it was possible to get a street light installed in the parking lot at the fire station.  It is very dark and maybe a dusk to dawn light could be installed.  Mark B. said he would speak to Joe Goldsmith about installing one on the south side of the building. 

  

7.  DEPARTMENTS:

  1. Donnie let the Board know that he received his taser and will be certified for

using it on Monday or Tuesday of next week.  Also said that the Indiana Department of Homeland Security will be providing weather radios free of charge some time in the near future.

      b.  Mark B. let the Board know that he will be gathering bids for paving on S. Nebraska and Railroad Streets; also putting in sewer lines at park next month.   Mike Selch let Mark know that Frank Walker took pictures of the garage and the east side of the garage needs to be moved to the west side so he can use the east side for 175 celebration display over Old Fashion Days weekend.

      c.  Mike S. mentioned that he was putting together an application for a grant from the Energy Department for the wastewater plant.  Also mentioned that the 175  Spring Ham and Bean Supper will be held April 24th at the Community Building from 5-8 pm; also, Heavy Trash Curb Side pickup is April 27th.

      d.  Mike R. made a motion to donate $100 to Eel River Township Fire Department; Billy seconded; motion passed unanimously.     

 

8.  ADJOURNMENT:

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:00 pm.  The next Council meeting will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 6:00 pm.

 

Attest:

 

_____________________________________

Cheryl Russell

Clerk-Treasurer

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