September 8, 2016 – Minutes

Village of Louisville

Meeting Minutes

September 08, 2016

6:00 PM Regular Monthly Meeting

 REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING MINUTES

At 6:00 PM, the Village Board of Trustee’s met in Regular Session, those in attendance were, President Dale Murbarger, Trustee Troy Fender, Trustee Danny Miller, Trustee Angie Frye, Trustee Nancy Byers and Trustee Steve Stortzum. Also in attendance were Attorney Barry Bright, Clerk Angela Stanfield, Treasurer Stephanie Bailey, Superintendent Troy Elwood, Engineer Mike Bridges, Sheriff Andy Myers of Sheriff Department, Beth Fancher of Clay County Republican, Pat Garrett of WNOI, Mark Stork new principal at North Clay Elementary & Jr. High School, Citizen John Rourk and Sharon Brooks. Trustee Gina Rinehart arrived at 6:14.

 President Murbarger called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.

 Roll Call taken and the following Village authorities announced present at the beginning of the September 08, 2016 regular meeting: President Dale Murbarger, Trustee Troy Fender, Trustee Danny Miller, Trustee Steve Stortzum, Trustee Angie Frye and Trustee Nancy Byers.

 Pledge of Allegiance followed.

 A motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Byers to approve the agenda for September 08, 2016 regular meeting. Trustee Rinehart absent. Trustee Frye abstain.

Roll Call

5 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Absent – Motion Carried

 A motion made by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Stortzum to approve the regular monthly meeting minutes for August 11, 2016 with no changes. Trustee Rinehart absent.

Roll Call

4 Ayes – 0 Nays – 1 Absent – 1 Abstain – Motion Carried

 President Murbarger announced that the Clay County Enterprise Zone Application was approved.

 President Murbarger announced The Village of Louisville Call Notification System with Wabash Telephone is now operational.

 Trustee Rinehart arrived at 6:14

 President Murbarger introduced Mark Stork, the new principal at North Clay Elementary and Jr. High School. Mark Stork asked for the board to consider approval of a temporary variance for 1345 Kinmundy Road. Mark Stork explained to the board that he would like to live in an RV Motorhome during the building process of a new home on the 1345 Kinmundy Road property. Mark Stork presented plans for new home, and stated construction would take approximately six to nine months. Stork also noted the RV Motorhome would not be hooked to village utilities. President Murbarger informed Mark Stork that the newly approved Enterprise Zone would be beneficial to him. A motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Stortzum to approve variance at 1345 Kinmundy Road to authorize Mark Stork to reside in an RV Motorhome for up to twelve months during the construction of a new home at 1345 Kinmundy Road.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried

 President Murbarger asked citizen Sharon Brooks to address the board. Sharon Brooks, homeowner at 320 Broadway Street, voiced concerns of nuisance properties in the village.

 Sheriff Andy Myers of Clay County Sheriff’s Office presented Activity Report for

August 2016.

Engineer Mike Bridges gave an update on the Tanner Street Culvert. Bridges stated that two new culverts, equivalent of thirty inch diameter, will be installed, to help alleviate the flooding.  

 Engineer Mike Bridges presented Waterline Project Pay Estimate No.14, $39,855.35. A motion made by Trustee Byers and seconded by Trustee Rinehart to approve Pay Estimate No.14 for $39,855.35.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried

 Bridges stated that Rural Development grant fund will expire on September 30, 2016, village board set a special meeting for Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 6;00 PM, to finalize final Pay Estimate No 15 for the Waterline Project.

 Bridges updated on the Pocket Park Wall Project, and stated contractor Tony Luttrell will start construction September 09, 2016, before the deadline.

 Superintendent Troy Elwood discussed lighting in the Pocket Park.

 Village board discussed Louisville Methodist Church drainage system.

 Village board discussed an old service waterline located at 725 Broadway Street, which was leaking and was supposed to be out of service after the installation of new waterlines. Superintendent Elwood reported there were no valves that turned off water supply to the line. Superintendent will continue to investigate waterline maps and try to resolve the issue with the old service waterline.

 President Murbarger updated on building repairs, and stated exterior work will be finished this week, with interior work to begin soon.

 Attorney Barry Bright presented a Resolution to Approve Non-disturbance and Attornment Agreement for Purpose of Allowing a Change in DKSmith, LLC’s (Dustin Smith) Cell Phone Tower Lease with SBA Central Acquisitions upon the Dustin Smith Property (PIN#06-26-300-008). A motion made by Trustee Frye and seconded by Trustee Fender to approve Resolution and to authorize President Murbarger to approve changes in the agreement.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried

 Attorney Barry Bright presented an Ordinance to Amend Village Code to Allow Issuance of Ordinance Violation Citation without Requirement of Serving Prior Notice to Cure for Various Nuisance Offenses by Repeat Offenders. A motion made by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Fender to approve ordinance.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried

 Village board discussed nuisance properties, and authorized Attorney Barry Bright to updated the inoperable and/or unlicensed vehicle nuisance provisions in municipal codebook.

 A motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Rinehart to approve monthly bills.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried

 A Motion to go into Executive Session made at 7:09 PM by Trustee Stortzum and seconded by Trustee Miller to discuss pending or possible litigation.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried  

 At 7:21 PM, motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Frye, to go back into Open Session.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried  

 A motion made by Trustee Fender and seconded by Trustee Miller to approve Executive Session Minutes for August 11, 2016 regular meeting.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 – Absent – Motion Carried

 A motion to adjourn made by Trustee Stortzum and seconded by Trustee Miller at 7:22 PM.

Roll Call

6 Ayes – 0 Nays – 0 Absent – Motion Carried

 

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