Tiltonsville municipal building to get new roof

TILTONSVILLE – Work to replace the roof on the Tiltonsville municipal building will begin in about three weeks, Village Administrator/Street Commissioner Carl Sgalla told Tiltonsville Village Council during its July meeting.

Sgalla gave a report after Mayor Kris Prati asked him about progress regarding the roof.

He replied if council gave him permission to proceed, he had a purchase order ready to go. A motion was approved, granting permission. The contractor is Technique Roofing Systems LLC of Burgoon, Ohio. The present roof will be removed, and the new roof installed with the cost being $28,900.

It will noted the new roof will result in a big energy savings.

Sgalla also said catch basins have been rebuilt, and some potholes had been hot-patched. Work was done on only a couple streets when the hydraulic roller overheated, necessitating in repairs. The repairs were handled by Southeastern Equipment.

Mayor Prati said one bid was submitted for the village’s Chevy pick-up truck, and council decided to sell it to a Rayland resident, the sole bidder, for $100.

Police Chief Jerry Davis reported property complaint notices have been sent out.

Also, Matthew Bailey and Cody Moore have been hired as part-time police officers.

Sgalla is to check about prices for a one ton or one-and-a-half ton truck as well as for a generator.

Mayor Prati reported on two upcoming meetings to be held in the council chambers. One will be a Crime Watch meeting, Aug. 5, while the other will be a YTR meeting planned July 22. Both sessions will begin at 6 p.m., and she said there’s a possibility that County Commissioner Tom Graham will attend the YTR meeting.

As requested by Clerk-Treasurer Korrene Prince, an ordinance was adopted under suspension of rule, approving the budget for 2015.

Council also OK’d a resolution, as requested by Prince, to adjust the budget to appropriate $3,000 for the police department.

No action was taken after an executive session, requested by Councilman Ty Lollini, about personnel and legal matters.

Council’s next regular meeting will be Aug. 19 at 7 p.m.