MOROCCO TOWN COUNCIL
December 6, 2016

Bob Gonczy opened the meeting at 7:00 P.M. Board Members present are Duke Gagnon and Rick McCann. Clerk Treasurer Sherri Rainford was also present.

MCO Report
A MCO report is being made a part of these minutes.
Tree Lighting went real well. Lots of people enjoyed the parade. Bob has some concerns with throwing candy. Rick thinks we need to have a choir.
206 E. State St is coming along.
A doctor has contacted Bob about coming to Morocco. He is a podiatrist.
Republic is closing as of 12/31/16.

Clerk Treasurer: (Sherri Rainford)
Rick made a motion to approve the claims. Duke seconded. Motion passed 3-0
Rick made a motion to approve the minutes from the November meeting. Duke seconded. Motion passed 3-0.
Sherri introduced the 2017 Salary Ordinance for approval. Rick made a motion to accept the Ordinance and Duke seconded.
Sherri introduced the 2017 Beaver Township Fire Contract for approval. Rick made a motion to approve the contract and Duke seconded.
Corrie Myers from the Morocco fire Department asked the Board if we would like to purchase hydrant markers for our hydrants. Rick made a motion to table the request until Corrie could attend next month’s meeting.
David Hoaks approval of building permits applications. We need to have a quicker turn around. Bob will talk to David and see if we can get it resolved.
Town Marshal
Report to be submitted.
Town Attorney: (Jacob Taulman)
A letter from Pat’s office regarding tax sales from Morocco. Sherri will get Jacob Kennedy’s address on Lincoln St. The Commissioner’s will quit claim deed the property to the Town if we get them a list of what we are interested.
We need to go through the Planning Commission to get an Ordinance for building size.
Planning Commission (No report given)

Utilities
We had an inspection on 11/15. We have a grinder that we put a motor on but the bearing’s now out. We need to see about doing away with the grinder and get a screen. This will catch the solids. Bob will touch base with Tim and have him move forward. MCO thinks that they can get our salt about $1,000 cheaper. The pump 1 at lift station 1 needs repaired. Pump 2 at lift station 1 needs replaced. Rick made a motion to replace the pump at 1 with a new pump, also to repair the pump at lift 3 not to exceed $2000. Duke seconded. Motion passed 3-0.


New Business
Donation request:
FOP Shop with a Cop $500
NNHS for Convocation $250
Cub Scouts $500
Angel Tree $500
Santa Chef’s $500

Next meeting is on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.


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Robert Gonczy Rick McCann Duke Gagnon