Village of Clinton

March 3, 2008

 

The meeting opened at 7:00 pm.

 

Members present were President Mowery, Dianne Davis, Carl Habrick, Laurence Peters, Larry Sines, Joe Orban, and Todd Morgan.

 

Motion was made by Sines and seconded by Peters to approve the February 4, 2008 council minutes.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The public hearing opened at 7:03 pm.  Council received public comments on the creation of an Industrial Facilities Exemption District for Clinton-Tecumseh Warehousing pursuant to Public Act 198 of 1974.  Public hearing closed at 7:05 pm.

 

Motion was made by Orban and seconded by Morgan to adopt Resolution Number 08-01.  A resolution establishing an Industrial Development District for Clinton-Tecumseh Warehousing.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The public hearing opened at 7:07 pm.  Council received public comments an Industrial Facilities Exemption for Eden Foods pursuant to Public Act 198 of 1974.  Public hearing closed at 7:11 pm.

 

Motion was made by Morgan and seconded by Davis to adopt Resolution Number 08-02.  A resolution approving Eden Foods Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate for construction of a new building and installation of new machinery and equipment.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The public hearing opened at 7:12 pm.  Council received public comments on proposed zoning code ordinances for Development Standards, Fencing and Screening, and Lighting Standards.  Public hearing closed at 7:16 pm.

 

Motion was made by Orban and seconded by Davis to adopt Ordinance Number 1 of 2008.  An ordinance to adopt development standards.  Motion carried with Habrick voting no.

 

Motion was made by Orban and Seconded by Sines to adopt Ordinance Number 2 of 2008.  An ordinance to repeal Section 66-315 fences and screening and adopt new fencing and screening regulations.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Motion was made by Orban and seconded by Davis to adopt Ordinance Number 3 of 2008.  An ordinance to adopt lighting standards for the Village. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Motion was made by Habrick and seconded by Morgan to approve the checks written for the period ending February 29, 2008.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Motion was made by Sines and seconded by Habrick to approve Resolution Number 08-03.  A resolution authorizing the transfer of funds from the Tate Park Trust to the General Fund.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Motion was made by Orban and seconded by Davis to authorize Water Wheel Estates to sub meter the Village water and sewer services provided they only charge the same amount the Village charges, do not generate profit from the sub metering of services, provide the Village with an annual report showing the sub metering billing information compared to the amounts billed by the Village, only use lead free solder, and only use meters approved by the appropriate state agency.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Council discussed the proposed electric rate adjustments.

 

Council discussed the proposed 2008-09 budget.

 

The following comments were from Council.  Carl Habrick received complaints from people about residents not shoveling sidewalks.  Larry Sines said there is a dump truck and trailer in the new subdivision that has been there for a long time and also trash dumpster that needs to be emptied.   Todd Morgan had questions on the Clinton Woolen Mill clean up.

 

The next Council meeting will be March 17, 2008.

 

Motion was made by Habrick and seconded by Orban to adjourn.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The meeting closed at 8:50 pm.

 

 

 

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Toni Gibson, Village Clerk                                                                                Date