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jan 17Greencastle Common Council Special Meeting Minutes January 17, 2012 7:00 p.m. City Hall I. Call to Order: Roll Call A. Mayor Murray called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.; upon roll call by Mayor Murray present were: Jinsie Bingham, Adam Cohen, Mark Hammer, Phyllis Rokicki and Terry J. Smith. II. Department Head Discussions A. City Planner Shannon Norman provided copies of department goals for 2012 and briefly reviewed plans to expand Green Community program, Unsafe Buildings, MS4 and Community Forward initiatives. B. Fire Chief Bill Newgent reported that in 2011 the department made more than 1,000 runs. He noted that 4,815 medical runs were made by ambulance service Operation Life. Of those, 2,812 were within the boundaries of Greencastle Township and Greencastle. The Greencastle Fire Department made 316 emergency assistance runs in cooperation with Operation Life. Chief Newgent reported last winter's ice storm presented a great challenge, but a great deal was learned from it. The Department's reserve officers have been putting in a minimum of six hours a month. C. Forest Hill Cemetery Superintendent Ernie Phillips provided copies of the cemetery's review of 2011 and goals for 2012. A new shelter is being planned to the rear of the cemetery, with additional gardens. D. City Attorney Laurie Hardwick provided a list of 2012 goals. The Stellar Communities Grant has been a majority of her 2011 activities. In addition to her continuing involvement in the Stellar Grant process, Ms. Hardwick will assist in the implementation of the OCRA grant for construction of the new Albin Pond dam and will update all information relating to the city's Americans with Disabilities compliance, inspections and programs. Ill. Adjournment Greencastle Common Council Page 2 January 17, 2012 A. Motion by Jinsie Bingham to adjourned at 9:05p.m. was seconded by T. J. Smith and unanimously approved. ATTEST: Susan V. Murray, Mayor Ly a . Dunbar, Clerk- Treasurer