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The City of Shelbyville met at the city office Monday, August 2 at 6 p.m. Present were Aldermen Jerry Myers, Rob Southers and Paul Sulser; City Clerk Gina Mesmer, City Superintendent Randy Shores and city employee Nathan Minear. Absent were Mayor Mike Vanskike and Alderman Brad Willey. Alderman Myers presided over the meeting.
Alderman Myers opened the tax levy hearing. No member of the public attended. Alderman Sulser made a motion to close the hearing and Alderman Southers seconded the motion.
Alderman Myers opened the meeting. Alderman Sulser made a motion to adopt the tax levy at the highest amount allowed by the State. Alderman Southers seconded the motion.
The minutes and bills were approved.
The National Weather Service will now send alerts to cell phones when there is a destructive storm of 80 mph winds or greater and/or baseball sized hail. They are asking each city for the approval of sounding the tornado alarms also. Alderman Myers made a motion to allow the siren to be sounded for a destructive storm and Alderman Southers seconded the motion. Alderman Sulser voted no.
Mike Roberts should be coming in the next couple of weeks to start the asbestos removal on the houses slated for demolition. All houses will need to be unlocked for the inspection to happen.
Alderman Myers discussed the trip to Bowling Green to look at the Ultraviolet (UV) light system they use. This system should be what Shelbyville will be using on a much smaller scale for the lagoon. This system is easy to maintain, the bulbs are based on flow and will be on a computer system.
There was discussion on the trash pickup at Rural Housing.
The hearing-impaired signs will be several more weeks before they can be finished.
The meeting adjourned at 6:15 p.m.
The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 7 at 6 p.m.