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December 2017 Town Council Meeting Minutes

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MINUTES OF

TOWN OF NORTH SALEM

COUNCIL MEETING

DECEMBER 7, 2017

 

  1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER:

The December 7,  2017 Town of North Salem Council Meeting was called to order by Council President Rebecca Compton at 6:00 pm.

  1. ROLL CALL:

Rebecca Compton, President – Present         ______________________________________

Mike Russell, Vice President – Present           ______________________________________

Jimmy Roberts, Member – Present                  ______________________________________

  1. PLEDGE/PRAYER:

Council President Rebecca Compton led with the Pledge of Allegiance followed by a prayer.

  1. MINUTES:

Rebecca  asked if there were any additions or corrections to the November  minutes; there being none, minutes were approved as written.

  1. OLD ITEMS:
  2. Update on Sidewalk project-cutting down of trees – Mark told the Council that the tree was cut down this week but they ran into a snag.  They cannot grind the stump because there is concrete in the middle of it.  Mark is working to get this removed so they can finish the job.
  3. Spotlight of Town Ordinances – Rebecca asked if there was a particular Ordinance that needed spotlighting; there was no comment. Beth will review and choose one and let the Council know.
  4. Town Flag Project – The new Town Flag has been ordered.
  5. Town Hall Security – no update.
  6. NEW ITEMS:
  7. ITAP Project – With the tremendous help of Eric Wathen we were able to get this application completed; we hit a few snags along the way. Rebecca and Beth have a meeting with INDOT on January 11th to review the application.    Rebecca also mentioned the possibility of reclassifying some of our roads in town to federally funded streets especially in our business district.
  8. Ham and Bean Supper – A total of $925.00 was raised this year. Rebecca asked everyone to be thinking about suggestions/changes for this next year and we can discuss in January.
  9. REPORTS:
  10. Mark – Mark let Council know that the white Town Truck is at Bill Estes in Brownsburg for some warranty work and to have the transmission looked at.
  11. NSPD – For the record, Rebecca presented the NSPD report for the month of November.  Marshal Berry also stated that Beth gave him the okay to order the two new radios that are required.  Rebecca asked him if he had spoken to the bank about assistance with funding these; Marshal Berry said no that he was still researching body cameras since they had already committed to assisting us with this cost.
  12. Council – No report.
  13. Harold Blake – stated that he attended the seminar on “Creative Funding” on November 14th; unfortunately we are already doing everything they have to offer.
  14. Clerk-Treasurer – Beth presented the 2018 holiday dates. Mike Russell made a motion to accept; Jimmy Roberts seconded; motion passed unanimously.  Beth then presented the 2018 Board Meeting dates.  Mike Russell made a motion to accept; Jimmy Roberts seconded; motion passed unanimously.

 

  1. ADJOURNMENT:

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:25  pm.  The next Council Meeting will be January 4th  at 6:00 pm.

 

Attest:

 

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Beth Russell, Clerk-Treasurer

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