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Regular meeting, February 6, 2008.
The Village Of Biggsville Board met in regular session with President Dale Allenbaugh presiding and the following present:
Trustees-Brian Cochran, Marilyn Evans, Jennifer Hopkins, and Brian Sterett. Treasurer-Gloria Jones. Clerk-Frank Jones.
Maintenance Man-Jeff Lant.
Absent-Trustees-Gloria Minard and Bob Onion.
Visitors were Randy Anderson and Janet Monville.
President Dale Allenbaugh opened the public hearing for the water grant application that is to be submitted by February 20, 2008.
The revised estimate for the project is $980,000. The hearing ended at 7:27 p.m.
President Dale Allenbaugh opened the meeting at 7:28 p.m. by leading the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
Roll call was called by Clerk Frank Jones.
Dale Allenbaugh reviewed the water project. Two easements have been revised to change the location of the water line on the Brokaw property.
The Halcomb property wants a 10-year agreement with the village in case the water line breaks, the tile that must be crossed when laying the water line. Brian Cochran moved the village enter into a 10-year agreement with Halcomb, seconded by Brian Sterett. Roll was called and all present voted yes.
President Dale Allenbaugh read Resolution 08-100, stating the Village of Biggsville has local funds for financial support to cover this grant. Marilyn Evans moved Resolution 08-100 be approved, seconded by Jennifer Hopkins. Roll was called and all present voted yes.
President Dale Allenbaugh read the Council Resolution of Support 08-101, this resolution assures the Village of Biggsville has the support to apply for a CDAP Application under the terms and agreement with CDAP. Marilyn Evans moved Resolution 08-101 be approved, seconded by Jennifer Hopkins. Roll was called and all present voted yes.
Minutes of the regular meeting were read by Clerk Frank Jones. Brian Sterett moved the minutes stand approved as read and seconded by Marilyn Evans. Roll was called and all present voted yes.
Dale Allenbaugh reported that he has been notified by Dallas Rural Water the $2.10 per 1,000 gallons of water will increase.
Treasurer Gloria Jones presented the treasurer's report. Brian Cochran moved the treasurer's report be approved as presented and seconded by Jennifer Hopkins. Roll was called and all present voted yes.
Dale Allenbaugh requested the bill from Spears and Spears be submitted against the remaining grant funds. Brian Sterett moved this bill be submitted as requested, seconded by Jennifer Hopkins. Roll was called and all present voted yes.
Bill were read by Clerk Frank Jones. Brian Sterett moved the bills be paid as read and seconded by Brian Cochran that orders be drawn on the treasurer for the same. Roll was called and all present voted yes.
Dale Allenbaugh brought up the issue where to locate the water meter between Media and Biggsville. Allenbaugh will have the lawyer review this.
Water and Sewer-The delinquent list is getting much smaller.
Marilyn Evans had a complaint, the new customer fee was excessive.
Maintenance-Jeff Lant asked if it would be a problem if snow removal could wait until he was home from work. Jeff has been using vacation. The board said okay and will see how it works out.
Zoning-Randy Anderson reported on the meeting on taxation on house trailers. There is another County Zoning meeting on February 21, 2008 at the courthouse.
Brian Sterett moved the meeting be adjourned at 9:00 p.m., seconded by Marilyn Evans. Roll was called and all present voted yes.
The next regular meeting will be on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the Biggsville Community Building.
Frank H. Jones-Clerk