SHERIDAN VILLAGE COUNCIL
April 9, 2019
The regular meeting of the Sheridan Village Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by President Rob Train.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited
Council Approved Agenda to include Approval of Bond Resolution
Council Present: Trustees; McDougall, McKay, Scott, Sisson, Wyckoff McFarland, Wagner.
Guest: Dave Overholt and Betty Kellenberg.
Public Comment: Commissioner Betty Kellenberger, reported that Andrew Doezema has been appointed as the new Under Sheriff. Public Shred-it date is July 20th at the County. County is working on a Grant to have a tire disposal day.
Approved minutes for March 12, 2019 regular meeting. Trustee Scott moved to approve, Trustee McDougall offered support. All ayes, motion carried.
Approved minutes for the March 19, 2019 Budget Hearing and Annual Meeting. Trustee McDougall moved to approve, support offered by Trustee Wagner. All ayes, motion carried.
Council reviewed paid bills as of April 9th, Trustee McFarland moved to approve, Trustee McDougall offered support. All ayes, motion carried.
Council reviewed unpaid bills. Trustee Scott moved to approve payment of bills, Trustee Sisson offered support. All ayes, motion carried.
Council reviewed the Treasurer’s Report. Trustee Sisson moved to approve, Trustee Scott offered support. All ayes, motion carried.
Doug Lane, Village Superintendent/Street Administrator –Reported that they have been working on the well house. He had hired Blake Bellinger for Seasonal help. Flags have been ordered.
Ed Lingeman, Assistant Village Superintendent – Reported that they have bids for the Lift Station Project. Met with Consumers Energy today. Also, have bids from G&D and Brooks Electric for generators. Tractor and Pickup have been ordered.
Kathy Sanders, Village Clerk –Mentioned issue with new copy machine not printing water bills. Asked about new computer tower.
Janice Jourdan, Village Treasurer – Reported the first bill for the new copier was only $21.61 for copies made. The 2018/19 Budget finished with $38,000 more money than last year.
Brian Root, Code Enforcement Officer – Submitted a report for review.
Budget Committee – Amendments needed include; a transfer of funds from Sewer Improvement to Sewer User, and a transfer from General to Water User.
Trustee Wyckoff McFarland moved to transfer $5000 from Sewer Improvement to Sewer User. Trustee McKay offered support. All ayes, motion carried.
Trustee Wyckoff McFarland moved to transfer $15,000 from General to Water User. Trustee McKay offered support. All ayes, motion carried.
> Property Committee – No one attended the tour of the Medical Marihuana facility in Adrian.
> IT Committee – Eric is working on the web page and will be looking into a projector.
There were no other Committee reports.
> Request for Proposals (RFP) – President Train explained that Umbaugh is now merged with BakerTilly. Umbaugh had updated the debt service schedule to reflect the approved $480,000 bond. Council reviewed the sample RFP that MillerCanfield provided that was included in council packets. The time line is a bit longer than expected but everything should line up for the May meeting. The drafted Resolution was discussed.
> Approve Bond Resolution –
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ISSUANCE OF 2019 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS (LIMITED TAX GENERAL OBLIGATION), AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE SOLICITION BIDS FROM FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND THE SALE OF THE BONDS, AUTHORIING THE SELECTION OF A PURCHASER FOR THE BONDS, AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A SALE ORDER SPECIFYING THE FINAL TERMS OF THE BONDS AND ALL OTHER NECESSARY ACTIONS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THE SALE, ISSUANCE AND DELIVERRY OF THE BONDS.
The preamble and resolution were offered by Trustee Scott and supported by Trustee McDougall.
ROLL CALL VOTE: McDougall aye; Wyckoff McFarland, aye; Scott, aye; Sisson, aye; McKay, aye; Wagner, aye; Train, aye. RESOLUTION DECLARED ADOPTED.
Trustee Wyckoff McFarland reported that there will be a fund raiser, April 27th for the VFW. She also shared an update on SpringFest activities.
Trustee McDougall asked about Consumers Energy cutting trees in the Village. Doug said they had been notified that they would be in town and they are working within their right-of-way.
Mr. Overholt discussed the tour of the Medical Marihuana facility and answered questions from council members.
Motion to adjourn by Trustee Wyckoff McFarland, support offered by Trustee Scott. Meeting adjourned at 8:10 pm.
Next Regular Meeting: May 14, 2019