Company received approval for tax abatements for Phase I of
the construction project at the regular meeting of the Milan
Town Council on Monday, April 12. According to Town Manager
John Ingram, construction is projected to begin in May.
The board also received an update from Susan Craig, Southeastern
Indiana Regional Planning Commission, regarding the wastewater
project and the storm drainage project regarding due dates for
the grant applications.
The board was advised to provide matching funds for the wastewater
project even though a match was not required. The board unanimously
approved to a match of five percent of the wastewater project
In other business, the board announced that heavy trash pick
up will be held on May 1. Specs for the advertisement of trash
bids were unanimously approved.
Angela Beck of the Milan Park Board reported there will be several
school and local organizations volunteering at the park for
cleanup and spreading of mulch. Beck also reminded the board
that the park board is actively seeking new members as well
as two people to work on a committee for the walking trail,
lighting, and upgrades.
In his report for March, Town Marshal Gary Skaggs reported a
total of 68 calls for service including criminal mischief, traffic
arrests and 19 calls to assist other agencies. The police department
tagged 12 abandoned vehicles with 11 of those vehicles removed.
The reserve officers volunteered 95 hours for March.
Board members attending the meeting included Paul Hildebrand
and Bob Branigan with Matt Huffman absent. The next meeting
will be held on Monday, May 10 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the
Milan Town Hall.