The Culver Town Council has some new faces but the same president in 2019. Council members met for the first time this year Tuesday. It was the first meeting for members Bill Githens and Bill Cleavenger since their election in November and the second meeting for member Rich West, after he filled Tammy Shaffer’s seat last month. The town council voted to retain Ginny Bess Munroe as council president and chose Githens to serve as vice-president for the year.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council will meet tonight where the council members will reorganize for 2019. There are three new members on the council this year including Bill Githens and Bill Clevenger who were selected in the 2018 election while Rich West is filling the unexpired term of Tammy Shaffer who resigned from the council in December.
The council members are also expected to make board and commission appointments, approve the attorney’s contract and the Visitor Center contract, and approve conflict of interest statements.
Town Manager Jonathan Leist will provide an update on projects within Culver’s Stellar Communities Designation Program, and the council members will receive updates from department heads.
The Culver Town Council members will meet at 6:30 p.m. ET tonight at the Culver Town Hall at 200 E. Washington Street.
With Tammy Shaffer stepping down from her position on the Culver Town Council prior to the end of her term, Rich West was appointed to take her place.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council members approved ordinance readings that will move the Culver Meadows project at 17664 State Road 17 and 19456 State Road 10 a step closer in the process.
The Culver Town Council agreed to offer a conditional offer of employment to a candidate looking to fill the park superintendent’s position.
The Culver Town Council reorganized for the year when they met Tuesday night. They were unable to do this action during their first meeting of the year as President Ginny Bess Munroe was unable to attend that meeting.
Munroe was elected to serve another year as the council president and the council members voted to retain Sally Ricciardi as the vice president.
The Culver Town Council members heard public comments concerning the proposed traffic ordinance.
Council Vice President Sally Ricciardi read a citizen’s letter into the record that discussed safety concerns for emergency vehicles and residents maneuvering around the streets that are narrow. One street mentioned was Ohio Street and portions of that street will have no parking as part of the ordinance. The resident also mentioned the noise level of semi truck idling in residential neighborhoods and parking of the tractor trailers on residential streets.
The Culver Town Council is looking to the Chamber of Commerce to help organize snow removal on downtown sidewalks. Continue reading
The Culver Park Board earlier this month voted to end the tenure of park superintendent Kelly Young after park board president Tammy Shaffer said she had learned that Young was uncomfortable with the park board and the “current work environment,” according to the Culver Citizen.