MINUTES OF TOWN OF NORTH SALEM COUNCIL MEETING OCTOBER 1, 2020
CALL MEETING TO ORDER: The October 1, 2020 Council Meeting was called to order by Council President Becky Fancher at 6:00 pm. Becky led with the Pledge of Allegiance followed by a prayer from Marshal Kneeland.
ROLL CALL: Becky Fancher, President – Present, Jimmy Roberts, Vice President – Present, Mike Russell, Member – Present
MINUTES: Becky asked if there were any additions or corrections to the September minutes. There being none, the minutes were approved as written.
PUBLIC MEETING – 2021 BUDGET ADOPTION: The 2021 Budget was presented to Council. Becky made a motion to adopt; Mike seconded; budget passed unanimously.
OLD ITEMS: a) Ordinance 2020-4 Proposed – This ordinance will REDUCE water rates to what they were before the increase that took effect on July 1, 2020. Becky Fancher made a motion to adopt, Mike Russell seconded. Ordinance passed unanimously. b) Amendment – Bond Ordinance 2020-1(B) – Becky Fancher made a motion to adopt, Mike Russell seconded. Amendment passed unanimously. c) Interlocal Agreement between Township & Town regarding Fire Department – An updated Interlocal Agreement was presented, already approved and signed by the Township Trustee and the Township Attorney, as well as Harold Blake. Becky made a motion to accept; Mike seconded. Becky will sign after the meeting and Beth will attest. A copy will be given to the Trustee.
REPORTS: a) Mark – let Council know that the water project has started. b) NSPD – None. c) Council Members – Jimmy mentioned that a resident was complaining about the sidewalk being torn up where the new Dollar General is going. It is a construction site and will be replaced by the DG people. He also let Mark know that there is a street light out on the corner of Vince and Broadway. Also, Mark and Kevin will be trimming some tress once the leaves have fallen off of them. d) Harold Blake – None. e) Beth – None.
PUBLIC: Jay Thompson with the Hendricks County Communications Center let Council know that he doesn’t have any update on the EMA controlled radios yet.
ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:28 pm. The next Council Meeting will be November 5th at 6:00 pm.
Attest: Beth Russell, Clerk-Treasurer