The 2010 budget hearing of the Town of Pines Town Council was called to order at 6:00 p.m.In attendance were:Cathi Murray, George Adey, Vicki Kuzio and Sandra Hall. The Budget was read and there were no questions or comments and so the meeting was adjourned at 6:20 p.m.
September 2, 2009 The regular meeting of the Town of Pines Town Council was called to order at 6:30p.m. In attendance were:Cathi Murray, George Adey, Vicki Kuzio, Sandra Hall and Alan Murray.Dan Fries was absent. Vicki made a motion to accept August Minutes and George seconded the motion and the motion was voted on and passed 3-0. Clerk-Treasurer Sandra read the funds received. Sandra reported a resident has been burying oil on their property.Cathi will call IDEM on the situation. Building and Zoning 1 permit issued.Verizon wants to be added to cell tower, but we are waiting for information from them.The Quealy’s have come to the Council to ask for a tax abatement on improvements and equipment in their new building.Sandra will call Chuck Lukmann, the Town’s attorney, and ask him for a workshop or something to help us with this.Alan informed the Quealy’s that they could get a permit for improvements, as long as, they do not expand past the already non-comforming boundaries.And all renovations must be with in the ADA regulations. Some of the improvements will be:a new roof, new entrance with lobby, siding etc… Street Department Suggested streets that need paving are:Pine Street from Poplar to Ash, E. Johns, Second Place from Delaware to Colorado .Dan is to get estimates on the three streets from 3 different companies and they are to be separated by street.Michigan City signs have not gotten back with Dan on fixing the “Welcome to the Pines” sign.Cathi will call them. Also, there are some street signs that need to be ordered and some poles that need replacing and some of the street poles need to be painted.
New Business Cathi Murray explained the Fire Protection Contract and George made a motion to accept the contract and Vicki seconded the motion and the motion was voted on and passed 3-0. Cathi read resolution 2009-09-02-01 Dunes-Kankakee Trail Plan Resolution and Vicki made a motion to sign the resolution and George seconded the motion and the motion was voted on and passed 3-0.Sandra read Resolution Number 2009-9-2 which is a resolution requesting that the National Park Service preserve Chellberg Farm.Vicki made a motion to sign this resolution and George seconded the motion and the motion was voted on and passed 3-0.
Old Business None
Public Comments Jan wanted to thank the Council for the Animal Control Ordinance and for signing the Chellberg Farm resolution. Vicki made a motion to pay the August Claims and George seconded the motion and the motion was voted on and passed 3-0. As there was no further business the meeting was adjourned at 7:30 p.m.