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CITY OF RIVER BLUFF
MAYOR-COMMISSION BOARD
MINUTES OF OCTOBER 25, 2022

The Mayor-Commission Board for the City of River Bluff met on October 25, 2022 at the Grace & Glory Lutheran Church (formerly New Goshen Presbyterian Church) at 7:30PM.
Attendees:
Residents: John Marstiller
Board members Present: Mayor Dillon, Charlie Gilson, Lynn Grossman, Bill Bell
Board members absent: James Coke
Appointed Official: Katie Buhts, Clerk
Other Guests: None

OCPD Report
Given staffing, OCPD did not have a representative available to attend this meeting. In anticipation of Halloween, Katie Buhts presented a proposed holiday rate of $75/hour for an officer to patrol 6:00-8:30 PM on 10/31/2022 during trick-or-treating. Commissioner Charlie Gilson motioned to approve this temporary holiday rate; Bill Bell seconded the motion.

Rollcall Vote
Voting Yea: Bryan Dillon, Bill Bell, Charles Gilson, Lynn Grossman
Voting Nay: None.

The motion passed unanimously. Katie will coordinate with OCPD to ensure Halloween coverage.

Questions/Comments from Residents – Mr. Marstiller inquired about a wrecked car on private property. Katie Buhts will reach out to OCPD and see if anything can be done.

Dan Fendley, Candidate—Did not attend as-planned.

Minutes – The September2022 minutes were approved as sent.

Treasurer’s Report – The September 2022 treasurers report was approved as presented.

Old Business
Community Pride
Commissioner Lynn Grossman presented three bids for chemical lawn treatments for 2023. She is holding all bids until TruGreen presents their 2023 proposal.
In preparation for the holiday lights, Lynn Grossman requested up to $3,000 for November installation. Mrs. Grossman made a motion to approve this expenditure; Charlie Gilson seconded the motion.

Rollcall Vote
Voting Yea: Bryan Dillon, Bill Bell, Charles Gilson, Lynn Grossman
Voting Nay: None.

This motion passed by unanimous vote. Mrs. Grossman will coordinate with Art Tobe to prepare the Holiday decorations.
Additionally, Mrs. Grossman proposed two projects:
Reshape the end of the big island at the City’s entrance to allow more room for vehicles to turn around
Widen the lower half of Creekview Road
Discussion about these two ideas took place. At this time, no action is required. The board will hold the ideas for discussion at a later date.

Drainage Issues

Commissioner Charlie Gilson provided an update on the state of the pending Apple Tree (Howell/Dykes) project and Creekview (Nibur) project. Commissioner Bill Bell will continue to pursue funding through KIPDA to offset the expense to the City.

Additionally, Mr. Gilson will contact Vic Peake regarding the ongoing drainage concerns on the Slusher/Tyler property.

Other Old Business – Mayor Bryan Dillon discussed the road bond required by the developer of River Glades II. No action is required at this time, but the current discussion is a bond in the amount of $37,000.

Accounts Payable
Katie Buhts requested approval for the purchase of three yard signs from Guardian Graphics for the Leaf Removal.

Lynn Grossman motioned to approve this expense; Bill Bell seconded.

Rollcall Vote
Voting Yea: Bryan Dillon, Bill Bell, Charles Gilson, Lynn Grossman
Voting Nay: None.
This motion passed by unanimous vote.

Other New Business
None.

Adjournment.
Commissioner Lynn Grossman motioned to adjourn the meeting. Charlie Gilson seconded the motion.

Rollcall Vote
Voting Yea: Bryan Dillon, Charles Gilson, Lynn Grossman
Voting Nay: Bill Bell
This motion passed 4:1

The meeting was adjourned.
Respectfully submitted, Katie Buhts, City Clerk ______________________
Attested: Bryan Dillon, Mayor________________________________

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