PHILIPSBURG TOWN COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

November 19th, 2018

7:00 P.M. Philipsburg Town Hall

 

Council in Attendance:  Mayor Daniel Reddish, John Johnson, Carl Sundstrom,Derek Kuhl, and Scott Lyons.  Council absent: Nicole Nelch and DuWayne Ulrich. Others in attendance:  Town Clerk Reed Speegle and Town Attorney Robert Medof.

 

Minutes of Prior Meetings

Councilman Sundstrom made the motion to approve the minutes with a few small edits from 10/16/18, Councilman Kuhl seconded the motion, and it was approved unanimously.

Bills Payable

Councilman Kuhl made the motion to approve the bills payable, Councilman Johnson seconded the motion, and it was approved unanimously.

 

OLD BUSINESS

Public Works Update

Mayor Reddish reported that the Council had conducted an interview with candidate Ken Arnold and that another candidate had removed himself from consideration.  Councilman Johnson wanted to schedule a Personnel Committee meeting on 11/29/18 at 10:00 a.m. to continue the discussion on the vacancy.

Mayor Reddish then brought up the topic of updating the Town’s contract with Sanderson Stewart.  He briefly discussed the minor alteration to the proposed updated contract.  Councilman Johnson made the motion to approve the updated contract, Councilman Sundstrom seconded the motion, and it was approved unanimously. 

Mayor Reddish informed the Council of an incident in the public bathroom at Winninghoff Park and that he had talked with the PIA about installing cameras at the facility.

Health Insurance Decision

Councilman Sundstrom gave the background on the situation.  He is in favor of switching providers to MMIA but talked about the potential fines that MACO could access for switching without proper notice.  The Council continued the discussion weighing the pros and cons.  Councilman Lyons made the motion to table the final decision until the next meeting, Councilman Sundstrom seconded the motion, and it was approved unanimously. 

Bounced Check Resolution

Mayor Reddish read the resolution. Councilman Lyons made the motion to approve the resolution, Councilman Sundstrom seconded the motion, and it was approved unanimously.

Resolution for Repayment of Funds from Water to Wastewater

Mayor Reddish read the resolution. Councilman Kuhl made the motion to approve the resolution, Councilman Lyons seconded the motion, and it was approved unanimously.

 

NEW BUSINESS

No new business.

 

 

NON AGENDA ITEMS

Council

Councilman Kuhl informed the Council that he would be out of town for December.

Councilman Lyons wanted a resolution congratulating the Flink Creek Titans on their state championship. 

Public Comment on Matters within the Town Council’s Jurisdiction

No comments.                                                                                                   

 

Councilman Sundstrom made the motion to adjourn at 7:59, Councilman Johnson seconded the motion, and it was approved unanimously.

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