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Board of Works & Safety – April 19, 2017

Call to Order

The Board of Works and Safety for the City of Attica met, pursuant to Public Notice, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 4:30 P.M. in the City Council Room.

Roll Call

Present was Mayor Duane Roderick and Board Members Chris Gayler and Andy Smart. Also present was City Attorney, Thomas P. O’Connor.

Approval of Minutes

Upon Motion duly made, seconded and adopted, Minutes from the previous Board of Works Meeting were approved as written.

Citizens Petitions

There were no citizens Petitions to be presented to the Board.

Department Head Reports

Ron Jean, Street and Water Supervisor, asked the Board and the Building Commissioner to look into the condition of the structure near the Wabash River and that had been lived in by Dave Beavers who is now deceased.

Police Chief Bob Cole reported that his Department was working on City Ordinance violations in an effort to have citizens clean up their properties of trash and abandoned vehicles.

Fire Chief, Ed O’Farrell, was present but had no new information to report.

Jeff Pycke, Building Commissioner, reported that he has granted a building permit to Gerald Hutts for the construction of a residence and garage at 414 Maple Street. He was asked to look into the structure at 907 Summit Street that had been burnt and was abandoned.

Unfinished Business

In unfinished business, the future use of the Lions Club building in Ravine Park was discussed.

New Business

In new business, the utility credits, as presented, were approved.

Upon Motion duly made and carried, the claims, as presented, were approved.

In miscellaneous business, the City Attorney reported that John and Sarah Brooks had donated the real estate located at 300 N. 5th Street to the City. The Board of Works accepted the donation of that land.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 5:00 P.M. and the next Board of Works meeting will be held on May 2, 2017 at 4:30 pm.