SHERIDAN VILLAGE COUNCIL
AUGUST 11, 2015
The regular meeting of the Sheridan Village Council was called to order at 7:30 P.M. by
President Susan Wyckoff McFarland.
Present: Daryl Bush, Marilyn McDougall, Steve Scott, Curt Sisson and Derek Wagner.
Absent: Rob Train
Guest: Harold Arrington, Katie Sisson, Nick Snyder, Hope Snyder, Betty Kellenberger, Rick Chapla, Tim Minikey
Trustee Wagner moved to approve the minutes of July 14, 2015 regular meeting with Trustee Bush supporting. All in favor. Motion carried.
Council reviewed bills for the general fund with correction of duplicate entry. Motion to approve by Trustee Bush with correction noted, supported by Trustee Scott. All in favor. Motion carried.
Council reviewed bills for the August 11, 2015 wastewater fund. Motion to approve by Trustee Bush, supported by Trustee McDougall. All in favor. Motion carried.
Motion to approve the August 11, 2015 Treasurer’s Report made by Trustee Bush, supported by Trustee McDougall. All in favor. Motion carried.
Doug Lane, Village Superintendent, Street Administrator
Ed Lingeman, Assistant Village Superintendent
- Lilly’s Tree Service has trimmed and removed several trees this week, would like to have them remove several more trees at a cost of $1,000.00 (Council agreed)
- Rob Putman from Central Montcalm Schools indicated that it is Sheridan’s turn to host the homecoming parade. Sherman Street worked out well in 2013- council agreed to hold the homecoming parade on Sherman Street.
- Mark Christensen from Montcalm Road Commission contacted about Chip Sealing part Sidney Street/South Shore Drive.
- Carpeting in the community center was cleaned by Luxury last week.
- New 2016 Truck is in, waiting for bed liner to be added. Purchase price will be at the 2015 price as quoted
Marilyn Klemm, Village Treasurer
- Farmers Market is going good
- 2015 Property Taxes are coming in.
- Katie Sisson – Observing.
- Harold Arrington – Observing.
- Nick & Hope Snyder – Observing
- Betty Kellenberger: County Commissioners are dealing with a $600,000 budget deceit for next fiscal year, and revisiting the Kennel Ordinance.
- Tim Minnicky – Concerned about varmints/vermin when the Carnation Building is taken down.
1. Big L Property update – Tom Wilson, Attorney drafted a purchased agreement for the purchase of the Big L property- accept by council.
Motion by Bush to approve Resolution to purchase Big L Property. Trustee McDougall supported.
Wyckoff McFarland: Aye Bush: Aye Scott: Aye
Wagner: Aye McDougall: Aye Sisson: Aye
2. Rick Chapla from The Right Place – Reviewed the Environmental Assessment for CDBG-funded Project with Council and asked that Wyckoff McFarland sign it. Will be submitted to the State of Michigan Wednesday August 12, 2015. Historical Pervasion Office signed off on the Carnation Building. Addressed Tim Minikey concern s regarding the varmints/vermin when the Carnation Building is demo, will add to the demo’s spec’s.
3. Revised Ordinance No. 61 –
Trustee Scott moved and trustee McDougall supported that Revised Animal Control Ordinance NO. 61 be adopted as presented and will be effective 30 days after publication. All ayes.
4. Revised Ordinance No. 62 –
Trustee Bush moved and trustee Scott supported that Revised Removal and Control or Noxious Weeds, Grass and Brush Ordinance No. 62 be adopted as presented and will be effective 30 days after publication. All ayes.
5. Revised Ordinance No. 64 –
Trustee Scott moved and trustee Bush supported that Revised Mobile Home Ordinance No. 64 be adopted as presented and will be effective 30 days after publication. All ayes.
1. Appointed Marilyn Klemm, Treasurer as FOIA Coordinator.
2. Washington Street Update:
a. Adjustments to parking on the north side of street along with the addition of green space. Water main will be relocated to north side in the green space.
b. Adding 2 new fire hydrants for better coverage
c. Work will begin after June 1, 2016 approximately 8 weeks of construction
d. Project will be submitted to MDOT for approval, bid to go out December/January.
3. Mark Walters was the high bidder for the 2014 F350 at $27,000.
4. Clerk’s Position- an offer will be made to a qualified candidate this week.
5. Code Enforcement Report: progress is being made with Junk Ordinance Enforcement, several properties are in non-compliance and 30-day letters will be going out shortly.
6. Plaque Community Center-trustee Scott has been approached about a placing a plaque on the community center stating that this was the original gymnasium for Sheridan High School and the year the building was built.
With no further business Trustee Scott moved to adjourn the meeting. Trustee Sisson supported. All ayes. Motion passed.
Meeting adjourned at 8:35 p.m.
Marilyn R. Klemm