Village of Colon Special Meeting minutes 9/29/11





Meeting called to order by President Whitford and the Pledge of Allegiance recited.

Present: Bell, Delp, Kuhlmann, Whitford, Percival, Craun.

Also Present: Schultz, Baker

Excused: McManus


Attorney Tomlinson, present to explain the Colon Community Fire Department Agreement. The agreement put before the council was discussed in length.  The council would like to see the following changes.

  1. Council would like some sort of understanding what fund the township would take the $7,000.00 from for water system fee…
  2. Office manager Baker brought to council’s attention the importance of stating under #6 A. should state after the Village shall pay 40% (minus what village contributes to water dept. for yearly hydrant rental)
  3. Under #7 The payment shall be made on or before Dec. 31st each year
  4. Under # 9 (5) years beginning Oct 1,2011 and ending Oct 1,2016


Percival made motion to accept fire agreement with changes noted, either by resolution or amendment seconded by Craun with 6 yeas: Bell, Delp, Kuhlmann,Whitford, Percival, Craun— 0 nays—Absent McManus



Ordinance for signage, on benches, reviewed by Attorney Tomlinson. Attorney Tomlinson expressed his opinion and much discussion was entertained by council and public in attendance.  Council feels at this time they will not take any action.  As a council, they will look future into what can be done and how to make this situation acceptable for all concerned. Percival/Delp (Kuhlmann opposed)


Adjournment at 8:15 Delp/Craun

Unless otherwise stated all motions passed



Respectfully submitted



Nancy Schultz, Clerk/Treasurer

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