MINUTES OF TOWN OF NORTH SALEM COUNCIL MEETING JUNE 6, 2019
CALL MEETING TO ORDER: The June 6, 2019, Council Meeting was called to order by Council President Becky Fancher at 6:00 pm.
ROLL CALL: Becky Fancher, President – Present, Jimmy Roberts, Vice President – Absent, Mike Russell, Member – Present
PLEDGE/PRAYER: Council President Becky Fancher led with the Pledge of Allegiance followed by a prayer.
MINUTES: Becky asked if there were any additions or corrections to the May minutes; there being none, minutes were approved as written.
PUBLIC HEARING (#2): Council President Becky Fancher turned the meeting over to Mike Kleinpeter, Kleinpeter Consulting. Mike explained that the purpose of this hearing was because the Town was applying for an OCRA grant in the amount of $700,000 and an SRF loan in the amount of $800,000 to build a new water filter plant and water tower. He then asked for comments and/or concerns from the many residents in attendance. He stated that these comments and concerns would be included in our application. After much discussion, Mike Russell made a motion to accept the resolution “authorizing application and submission and local match commitment” for our application; Becky seconded. Becky then thanked everyone for attending and the public hearing was adjourned at 6:25 pm.
BZA HEARING See separate minutes for this hearing
OLD ITEMS: Title VI/ADA Compliance – Mark said that he and Kevin should be able to put the evaluation plan together in the next few months. Beth has asked for an extension until September 1st.
North Salem Rep – Ron Kneeland has agreed to be our Representative on the Hendricks County Area Plan Commission and Hendricks County Zoning Board. Beth will notify the Building and Planning Department.
FSG Corp. – Proposed Agreement – Beth gave the Council the proposed agreement from FSG Corp. for the Water Rate Study and Bond Issue. After some discussion, Mike Russell made a motion to accept; Becky seconded. Beth will notify FSG tomorrow.
June 6, 2019 Meeting Minutes – page 2
REPORTS: Mark – let Council know that because of the rain, Wabash Valley has not been able to start paving. They hope to begin soon! He also said they would be changing the filter media next week.
NSPD – Marshal Berry’s report for May was presented for the record; John let Council know that the radar in the truck was re-certified earlier this week and that the truck would be going into the shop for new decals next Monday. He also let Council know that his rifle is in the shop for repairs.
Council – None
Harold Blake – None
Clerk-Treasurer – Beth asked Becky if she would be available in early July to work on the 2020 budget; will set a date soon
PUBLIC: Bill Compton reminded everyone about the Strawberry Festival taking place Father’s Day Weekend at the Park.
ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:45 pm. The next Council Meeting will be July 11th at 6:00 pm.
Attest: Beth Russell Clerk-Treasurer