Village of DeSoto Board of Trustees met August 22.
Village of DeSoto Board of Trustees met Aug. 22.
Here is the minutes provided by the Board:
President John Evans called the second regular meeting of the De Soto Village Board of Trustees to order at 7:00 P.M. Village Clerk Paula Parks was present to record the minutes.
Present: Paulette Johnson;Brian Gleason; John Evans; Heath Rushing; Tim Cochran; Eric Schuler
Absent: Tony Rushing
Motion made by Eric Schuler, seconded by Tim Cochran, to dispense with the reading of the minutes and to approve them. Motion carried.
Motion made by Paulette Johnson, seconded by Heath Rushing, to approve the minutes of the Water Committee pre-construction conference held on August 14, 2017. Motion carried.
Motion made by Eric Schuler, seconded by Tim Cochran, to approve the minutes of the Park Committee meeting held on July 25, 2017. Motion carried.
Motion made by Paulette Johnson, seconded by Brian Gleason, to approve the July revenue report. Motion carried.
Motion made by Heath Rushing, seconded by Eric Schuler, to pay the list of bills. Upon roll call vote: Brian Gleason – Yes; Paulette Johnson – Yes; Heath Rushing – Yes; Tim Cochran – Yes; Eric Schuler – Yes. Motion carried.
Motion made by Paulette Johnson, seconded by Brian Gleason, to allow the De Soto Township Fire Department to collect donations for Muscular Dystrophy at the four-way intersection on October 28, 2017, with a rain date of November 4, 2017. Motion carried.
Trustee Johnson had received Harrisburg’s building and health and sanitation regulations in regard to cleaning up abandoned and dilapidated buildings. She gave copies to the board members for review.
The Back-to-School Splash went well. Attendance was down, but the kids had fun.
Trustee Johnson needs information for the October newsletter by the next meeting.
Trustee Heath Rushing scheduled a Water Committee meeting for Tuesday, August 29 at 4 PM at the Village Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss water rate increases due to Kinkaid’s increase of the Village’s rates.
Tim Cochran left the meeting at 7:40 PM.
Director of Public Works David Griffin had contacted Carbondale about using their camera to view the sewer line related to Ron Bohm’s situation. Mr. Griffin said that he is monitoring the situation.
The next board meeting will be held Tuesday, September 5 at 7 PM at the Village Hall due to the Labor Day holiday.
Motion made by Eric Schuler, seconded by Brian Gleason, to adjourn the meeting at 8:10 PM. Motion carried.