Mayor Sheila Williams called the meeting to order and James Walker offered invocation. Tracy Sullivan, Town Clerk called the roll.
Commissioner Michael Jones, Commissioner William Sharpe, Commissioner Mary Lewis, Commissioner Cheryl O’Neal, and Commissioner David Pride.
Town Administrator, Sonya Meeks.
APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES AND APPROVAL TO PAY THE BILLS
Motion was made by Commissioner O’Neal to approve the Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on March 6, 2006. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Jones.
Motion was made by Commissioner Pride to approve to pay the bills. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Lewis.
Bank Balances were read by Tracy Sullivan, Town Clerk.
CITIZENS PETITIONS AND COMPLAINTS
a. Tassie Langley – Citizen Langley complained that the town workers were not picking up street trash in her trailer park. Mayor Williams asked that Ms. Langley turn in her complaint in writing so that the Attorney could address the issue.
a. Commissioner Sharpe asked for an update concerning the Well Project. Clifton Wallace advised that 300 meters of electric line had been installed and there would be an expert from the Rural Center coming to meet with him concerning the well. Mayor Williams stated that she would schedule a meeting with Green Engineering and bring the information back to the Board in the August meeting.
a. Mayor Williams advised that the Town was considering turning Railroad Street into a one way south bound street due to traffic congestion in the Town Office parking area.
Chief Bissette advised that he would like to close the section of E. Main Street between Southern Bank and the Service Station.
Clifton Wallace, Utility Director read the Electric report. (Attached)
Robert Smith read the Water and Sewer report. (Attached)
Commissioner Lewis read the Streets and Sanitation report. (Attached)
Chief Bissette read the Police Department report. (Attached)
Sonya Meeks, Town Administrator, read her monthly report.
Mayor Williams reminded citizens of the Ordinances and that there would be a Code Enforcement Team visiting properties that violate the Town’s Ordinances.
Mayor Williams announced to the citizens that the Town Board took a tour of the old Antique World Mall on 301. Mayor Williams stated that it was preliminary plans and brainstorming for the future growth of the Town.
After much discussion the Motion was made by Commissioner Pride to authorize Sonya Meeks, Town Administrator to research and obtain information in the potential purchase of the property owned by Mr. Robert Proctor located at 3320 Hathaway Blvd. The Motion was seconded by Commissioner Jones.
Timothy Balkcum, President of the Sharpsburg Fire Prevention Association addressed the Board in reference to the pending Fire Contract. Mayor Williams announced that there would be a Special Meeting called to discuss the Fire Department Contract.
Motion was made by Commissioner Sharpe to adjourn and the motion was seconded by Commissioner O’Neal.