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April 2008

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The Village of Walnut Creek Council met in Regular Session, April 23, 2008 at 7:30 PM, 103 Village Drive.


Mayor Darrell Horne                           
Councilmember Greg Ricker

Councilmember Tom Shaw      
Councilmember Kathy Daniels

Administrator Lou Cook                      
Attorney Phil Baddour, Jr.


ALSO PRESENT:       Mr. Stoney Sloan                     Mr. Woody Woodson

                                    Mr. Phil McLeod                      Mr. Alvin Ward

                                    Ms. Deborah Exum                                                                 



Mayor Darrell Horne called the regular meeting of the Village Council to order. Kathy Daniels led the Pledge of Allegiance.


Mayor Horne asked for a consent agenda for the April meeting and a motion was made by Tom Shaw. Motion passed. He also requested a motion for approval of the March minutes. Mr. Shaw so moved and it also passed.


Mayor Horne then asked for a motion to accept the Financial Report. Greg Ricker made the motion and it passed.


Planning Board:


Stoney Sloan presented information on the ongoing development of the Village Survey and solicited comments from the Councilmembers. Greg Ricker made a suggestion in the area of “feeling safe” which were well-received and will be included in the survey.


Guest Speaker:


Mr. Bruce Murray, President of Waste Solutions and Recycling, presented comments regarding a request for a new contract. Each member of the Council will be furnished a copy of his request following the meeting and a copy of the letter is attached to and made a part of these minutes.


Council Minutes, Page Two

April 23, 2008


Administrator Report:


The budget development process is underway and Mr. Cook advised the Council there would be a public hearing during the May meeting. Budget adoption is scheduled for June.


Mr. Cook provided the Council a copy of a resolution which was furnished by the Wayne County Commissioners office supporting the adoption of a $.0025 sales tax in support of

a replacement radio system. After reading the resolution, the Mayor called for a motion to approve the resolution. No motion was made and the resolution was not passed. A copy of the draft resolution is attached to and made a part of these minutes.


Mr. Cook then briefed the Council on the recent Moratorium and potential methods to limit the abuse of the Moratorium concept.  


Committee Reports:


Tom Shaw:


Mr. Shaw showed everyone the planned new Village website he has developed and asked for approval to adopt it.


Kathy Daniels:


            No report.


Greg Ricker:



Mr. Ricker provided information on one project in the Village involving the right-of-way near a resident’s property. The project is nearly complete and all parties appear to be satisfied.


Old Business: None


New Business: None


There being no further business to bring before the Council, the meeting was adjourned.



                                                                                                Mayor C. Darrell Horne



Administrator Louis S. Cook, Jr.

For Clerk Cathy Woodson


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