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December 6, 2012 Town Council Meeting Minutes

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MINUTES OF

TOWN OF NORTH SALEM

COUNCIL MEETING

DECEMBER 6, 2012

 

1.  CALL MEETING TO ORDER:

The December 6, 2012 Town of North Salem Council Meeting was called to order by Council President Mike Selch at 6:01 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 BZA and the November minutes; there being none both were unanimously approved as written.

4.  OLD ITEMS:

a.   Disposition of Scrap & Unused Equipment – Mike S. will list mower and sewer cleaner on the IACT website “as is” and take sealed bids with a deadline of March 1st.

b.  HCCC – electricity will be updated; equipment installed

c.  HC Clean Ups – no new information at this time.

d.  Filter Plant – Mark stated that iron content remains at a good level.

e.  Sewer Plant  – waiting on new skirting.

f.  Street Signs – Mark stated that new street signs are almost all up; still a few to go.  Heard nothing but good things about them.  There are many residents interested in purchasing the old signs.  Mark thinks they should be sold on a first come, first served basis.

5.  NEW ITEMS:

a.  United Methodist Church – BZA meeting set for January 3rd at 5:30 pm; Beth will advertise

b.  Cathy Bastin from Hendricks College Network gave a small presentation

c.  Addendum to Salary Ordinance presented for insurance coverage for Clerk Treasurer.  Mike S. made motion to approve; Rebecca seconded; Mike R. abstained.

d.  Water Grant “OCRA Letter of Intent” – letter was sent.

e.  Grant Admin Site Inspection – Mike S., Mark and Sandy Powers met on Tuesday, December 4th with OCRA rep to get outline of steps to take to write narrative for planning grant.

f.  Old Fashion Days – Discussion\meetings regarding the future of Old Fashion Days will take place in February or March  2013.

g.  ADA Resolution 2012-6 – Rebecca made a motion to approve; Mike R. seconded; motion passed unanimously.

h.  2013 Town Council Meeting Dates – Mike R. made motion to approve; Rebecca seconded; passed unanimously.  2013 Holiday Dates – Rebecca made motion to approve; Mike R. seconded; passed unanimously.  Beth will advertise both lists this month.

i.  The Board was presented with a 2013 contract from Doug Clodfelter.  There were no changes.  Rebecca made a motion to accept; Mike R. seconded; accepted unanimously.

j.  Mike S. made a motion to encumber unused funds; Rebecca seconded; motion passed unanimously.

6.  REPORTS:

a.  Mark –  Spoke about the one way street by the bank;  there was discussion regarding repealing the old ordinance.  Harold could have something for the January meeting.

b.  NSPD – Mike S.  presented a report from Marshal Berry for activities in November.

c.  Council Members – Rebecca contacted INDOT about “unique or specialized” signage on Pearl Street; she was told that we can put up signs on our own.  Mark stated that he did install the “Deaf Child Area” signs on McKinley.  Also, Rebecca mentioned that she looked into a couple of places to possibly hold a Roundtable next year through IACT.

d.  Beth – no report.

7.  PUBLIC:

John Gossett was in attendance to hear what plans were being made about the future of Old Fashion Days as well as the one way street.

8.  ADJOURNMENT:

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:44 pm.  The next Meeting will be January 3rd at 6:00 pm.

 

Attest:

 

___________________________________

Beth Russell, Clerk-Treasurer

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