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The Shelbyville Board of Aldermen met in regular session on Monday, April 4, 2022, at city office at 6 pm. Present were Mayor Mike Vanskike, Aldermen Brad Willey, Jerry Myers and Paul Sulser. City Clerk Gina Mesmer, city employee Nathan Minear and Larry Gibson with Gallaher Insurance.
Mayor Vanskike called the meeting to order at 6 p.m.
Alderman Myers made a motion to add Larry to the agenda and Alderman Sulser seconded the motion. Larry Gibson used to be the agent of record for the health insurance for the city. He is back to working with smaller groups and would like to service the city again. After some discussion Alderman Willey made a motion to have Larry Gibson be the health insurance agent of record and Alderman Myers seconded the motion. Motion passed.
Alderman Willey made a motion to approve the March minutes and Alderman Myers seconded the motion. Motion passed.
Alderman Sulser made a motion to pay the bills and Alderman Willey seconded the motion. Motion passed.
The board reviewed the quarterly budget report.
The reimbursement for mileage when an employee uses their personal vehicle to attend meetings has been .40 cents per mile for several years. With the increase in fuel costs Alderman Myers made a motion to raise the mileage reimbursement to .49 cents per mile. Alderman Sulser seconded the motion. Motion passed.
The city advertised for summer mowing help and received one application. Alderman Myers made a motion to hire Daniel Dittmer for the summer mowing help and Alderman Sulser seconded the motion. Motion passed.
Gina discussed the American Rescue Act funds. The yearly reporting to the federal government is due the end of April. There have been several changes from the federal government giving cities more freedom in ways to use the funds.
The board discussed a shed that was built and a small portion is on city property. If the owner pays all costs for any paperwork, surveys or deed changes then the city will deed the section to the homeowner. Alderman Sulser made a motion for the homeowner to pay all costs involved and Alderman Myers seconded the motion. Motion passed.
Clarence Cannon Wholesale Water Commission (CCWWC) will be at the next meeting to get the paperwork approved for Monroe City and Laddonia to join the commission.
Gina gave an update on the lagoon project. We are still waiting on DNR approval for the permits.
The demolition project is coming along, and all houses are down and cleanup will begin.
Mayor Vanskike talked with the board about getting a list of projects that City Superintendent Randy Shores and Nathan will be working on and what maintenance items are needed for the water and sewer lines.
The next meeting will be Thursday, May 5 at 6 p.m.
Alderman Sulser made a motion to adjourn at 7:15 p.m. and Alderman Myers seconded the motion.