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The Shelbyville Board of Aldermen met Tuesday, September 7, at the city office at 6 p.m. Present were Mayor Mike Vanskike, Aldermen Brad Willey, Jerry Myers and Rob Southers, city clerk, Gina Mesmer and city superintendent Randy Shores.
The city received the first payment from the American Rescue Act in the amount of $51,758.
The filing dates for the April 2022 election have been changed. Opening date will be December 7, 2021 and closing date will be December 28, 2021. Up for re-election is the Mayor and North and South aldermen positions.
The city is required to publish a Public Notice on a change to the use tax from recently passed Wayfair legislation. The notice will be published in the Shelby County Herald.
The asbestos samples has been completed and sent to the state on the houses that are on the demolition list. The samples will be sent to the state and the city will receive a report back.
Alderman Willey has some concerns on the comp time earned. There was a discussion on hiring someone to mow next year. No decision has been made.
Shores discussed the water tower. He said ice can build up inside during cold weather. Shores would like to look into a stirator and the cost as it will keep the ice from chipping the inside of the tower.
Mayor Vanskike asked about street work. The oiler is not working correctly and is very old. The board asked Shores to look into the cost of a used oiler.
The bills and minutes were approved.
The next meeting will be Monday, October 4.