|This is a report of the regular meeting of the Rossville Town Council on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Rossville Town Hall.|
On call of the roll: David Severt, Jack Fingerle, and Bill Croto.
Also present were Chad Colby, Travis Harris, Devin Castell, Gary Myers, Josh Stout, Caleb Hufford, Jerry Silverthorn, Johnny Kessler, and Alan Downing.
David Severt called the meeting to order and minutes from the previous meeting were approved as presented.
Josh Stout, representing Lindsey Fountain, appeared before the Council to request an adjustment to their municipal utility bill due to a malfunctioning water softener. After discussion, Jack Fingerle made a motion to reduce the wastewater by 17,400 gallons, seconded by Bill Croto, and passed by Council.
Barb Ward appeared before the Council to discuss some issues that concerned her.
Members of the Rossville Volunteer Ambulance governing board appeared before the Council to discuss the future of the ambulance service for Rossville and surrounding area. Council approved allowing the ambulance members to canvas the town to raise awareness of community involvement and the need for more volunteers.
There was continued discussion of parking in Silverthorn Addition. Ordinance 2017-10 is slated to go into effect on March 1, 2018. This ordinance restricts certain parking on streets. It is of the opinion of the Council to let the ordinance stand as written. There was additional discussion of making Maude Dr. one way and parking only on one side. Bill Croto made a motion to draft an ordinance to allow parking only one side of Maude Dr., have a public hearing with residents before adopting the ordinance, seconded by Jack Fingerle, and passed by Council.
There was continued discussion of chickens within the Town limits. Legal Counsel stated that the Clinton County Unified Zoning Ordinance does not allow chickens within the town limits. The Town Council could request an amendment to the ordinance. Bill Croto made a motion to follow Area Plan recommendations for not allowing farm animals within the town limits, seconded by Jack Fingerle, and passed by Council.
Jack Fingerle made a motion to declare four firearms as surplus. Travis Harris was instructed to solicit fair market value quotes. Council discussed having a private sale of the firearms.
Bill Croto made a motion to declare both the white and brown garages at the Wastewater Plant as surplus, seconded by Jack Fingerle, and passed by Council. The buildings need to be removed to make way for the upcoming Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrades.
Chad Colby stated a water main break was repaired on E. North St. An estimate from Move Over Outfitting in amount of $681.64 to provide warning light package for the Kubota was presented to Council. Bill Croto made a motion to accept the quote in the amount of $681.64, seconded by Jack Fingerle, and passed by Council. Chad also requested purchasing a new toilet for the menís restroom at the park, a wash sink for the old RVFD building and shelving at the Agrico. He hoped to not exceed $750.00. Jack Fingerle made a motion to approve the expenditure, seconded by Bill Croto, and passed by Council.
Voucher Register was signed.
There being no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned to Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Rossville Town Hall.