Village of Barryton
September 20, 2017
Special Meeting Minutes
President James Soriano called the Village Council to order at 6:30pm Pledge to the flag was cited
Roll Call: Donna McCoy-absent, Evelyn Jones-present, Stacy Dennis- present, James Soriano-present, Don Dennis-present
Barryton Police Report: John Bongard read the report. The report will be posted around town.
Evelyn Jones made a motion to allow John to attend FOIA class in Midland at a cost of no more than $105.00, seconded by Don Dennis, roll call all yeses Donna-absent Motion passes
Don Dennis made a motion to allow Chief John Bongard to purchase 40 books of tickets at a cost of no more than $750.00, seconded by Evelyn Jones, roll call all yeses Donna-absent Motion passes
DPW Report-Chad Lindsey read the report.
James Soriano made a motion to have the Grey Pick-Up truck to be Rhino Lined to prevent further rusting on the doors and rocker panels at a cost of no more than $1000.00, seconded by Don Dennis, roll call Don-yes, James-yes, Stacy-no, Evelyn-yes, Donna-absent motion passes
Minutes of Regular Meeting August 9, 2017 and Special Meeting Minutes August 25, 2017 were presented
Motion by Evelyn Jones, seconded by Don Dennis to accept the minutes as presented-roll call-all ayes, Donna-absent motion passes
A budget meeting was scheduled for Wednesday October 4, 2017 at 6:30pm
Motion by Don Dennis, seconded by Stacy Dennis to accept the Treasurer’s report as presented. Roll call all yeses, Donna-absent motion passes
Evelyn Jones made a motion to accept the contract with Coyne Oil to fix our propane rate at $1.149 per gallon, seconded by Don Dennis, roll call all yeses Donna-absent Motion passes
Motion by Stacy Dennis, seconded by Evelyn Jones to pay General fund bills with checks #16700 to#16746 and 179-187(E) for $18,479.15, Motor Pool fund bills with check 6 & 7(e) and Check #1175-1182 for $2,646.79, Sewer fund bills with check #3069-3071 for $1,280.48, Major Street Bills with Check #1029-1030 for $567.20 and Solid Waste Fund Bills with #715 (E) for $1,881.61 for a grand total of $24,855.23, Roll call all yeses, Donna-absent motion passes
James Soriano made a motion to allow Jen to move forward with ACH payments for sewer and garbage bills at a cost of no more than $25.00, seconded by Stacy Dennis roll call all yeses Donna-absent Motion passes
James Soriano made a motion to officially acknowledge the Village of Barryton’s Planning Committee as being, James Soriano (Chair), Evelyn Jones, Pam Gilbert, Ida Brown, Roberta Hazen, Melissa Lazzaro, Jerry Horstman and Kathryn Kerr, seconded by Stacy Dennis, roll call James-aye, Don-aye, Stacy-aye, Evelyn-no, Donna-absent motion passes
James Soriano made a motion to officially acknowledge the Village of Barryton’s Parks and Recreation Committee as being James Soriano (Chair), Tom Brown, Ida Brown, and Kathryn Kerr, seconded by Don Dennis, roll call James-aye, Don-aye, Stacy-aye, Evelyn-no, Donna-absent motion passes
There was public comment by Greg Hanson in relation to checks to the Village not being deposited in a timely manner, it was addressed with Jen and moving forward it will be rectified.
Sandy Mackersie voiced her concerns over the way Northern avenue is being driven on i.e. people driving west and making turns to park on the east side of the road, the end result has been several accidents. She requested signage on Northern Avenue restricting those turns.
Evelyn Jones made a motion to extend the meeting by 15 minutes, seconded by Stacy Dennis, roll call James-aye, Stacy-aye, Don-No, Donna-absent, Evelyn-aye, motion passes
Jennifer Lindsey removed herself from all committees because aspects of her job are not being completed in a timely manner due to her involvement in the community. Jen admitted that her duties as Clerk/Treasurer were coming second to the committees and apologizes for whatever repercussions have or will come as a result.
Evelyn Jones commented that she was also very concerned and saddened by Jen’s decision to remove herself from the committees.
James Soriano made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Don Dennis, all ayes Donna-absent motion passes
Adjourned at 8:42 pm
Jennifer Lindsey-Village Clerk
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