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City Council Meeting Minutes – May 22, 2017

The Common Council met in a regular meeting on May 22, 2017 in the Council Chambers, 301 East Clinton Street, Frankfort, Indiana at 7:00 PM and the following action was taken:

Mayor Chris McBarnes called the meeting to order, and led the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance. Lewis Wheeler then prayed. Upon roll call the following members were present:   Jim Moyer, Joe Palmer, Eric Woods, Clarence Warthan, Wanda Mitchell, Lewis Wheeler and Steve Beardsley. Also present: Les Bergum, City Attorney and Judy Sheets, Clerk-Treasurer.

MINUTES:   The minutes for the May 8, 2017 regular meeting were presented. Lewis Wheeler made a motion to approve the minutes from the May 8, 2017 regular meeting. Jim Moyer seconded the motion. Steve Beardsley stated that on page 2 the first paragraph should be changed from Phil Triblett to Phil Triplett. Upon roll call vote seven “ayes” were recorded. Motion passed with the noted change on page 2.

PUBLIC COMMENTS:   There were no public comments.

RESOLUTION 17-09:   RESOLUTION CONFIRMING AND DESIGNATING STATEMENT OF BENEFITS AND CONFIRMING DESIGNATION ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION AREA. Mayor McBarnes stated that Finance Committee had met on this. Eric Woods stated that the Finance Committee had met with Fontana Fasteners legal representative Jay Moore and had come up with a personal property five year abatement. Eric stated that the Finance Committee recommends moving forward with this. Ken Biddle, Plant Manager for Fontana Fasteners, stated that they are expanding their product line and will have different product lines. Joe Palmer made a motion to pass Resolution 17-09. Clarence Warthan seconded the motion. Upon roll call vote seven “ayes” were recorded. Resolution 17-09 passed.

OLD BUSINESS:   Mayor McBarnes stated that they had a City and County summit last week for the wastewater treatment plan. Mayor McBarnes stated that he could have Dr. Holden send the information or get his contact information.

NEW BUSINESS:   The CF-1 for Federal Mogul Corporation was presented. Eric Woods made a motion to approve the CF-1 for Federal Mogul. Clarence Warthan seconded the motion.   Upon roll call vote seven ”ayes” were recorded. Motion passed.

The CF-1 was presented for Frito-Lay East. Joe Palmer made a motion to approve the CF-1 for Frito Lay East. Clarence Warthan seconded the motion. Upon roll call vote seven “ayes” were recorded. Motion passed.

There was discussion on the procedure for the CF-1 to be filed. The Finance Committee will come up with a procedure.

Lewis Wheeler brought on the construction signs on State Road 28 East. Mayor McBarnes stated that he can find out why the signs are there.

ADJOURNMENT:   There being no further business to come before the Council, Jim Moyer made a motion to adjourn. Joe Palmer seconded the motion. Mayor McBarnes adjourned the meeting.