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Town of Huntertown
 
15617 Lima Road, Huntertown, Indiana 46748
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Town of Huntertown - Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Town Council
of Huntertown, Indiana
March 16, 2015 6:00 p.m.
Huntertown Town Hall

A meeting of the Town Council of Huntertown, Indiana was held at the Town Hall on Monday, March 16th, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Attendees: Council Members Pat Freck, Gary Grant, Mike Stamets, and Brandon Seifert. Also present, Attorney David Hawk, Utility Foreman Gabe Brindle, Engineering Resources Derek Frederickson, and Resource Officer Brandon Reichert. There were 29 visitors and 2 reporters.

Pat Freck called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Gary Grant made a motion to approve December 15, 2014 minutes, Mike Stamets seconded. All in favor.

Gary Grant made a motion to accept March 2, 2015 minutes, Brandon Seifert seconded. All in favor.

Gary Grant made a motion to approve March 16, 2015 General Claims, Mike Stamets seconded. All in favor.


OLD BUSINESS

Brandon Seifert reported he is still waiting on meeting for Wi-Fi.

Brandon Seifert would like to meet with Pat Freck about Video Streaming Council Meetings. He would like a description of what we might be looking for to make this work.

COMMENTS/REPORTS

Mike Stamets reported that he and Pat Freck had met with Oneil Excavating with a proposal for rezoning.

Brandon Seifert is concerned about a proposal from Derek Frederickson for a plan for softening water in Huntertown. He is concerned this puts a burden on tax payers with an increase in their monthly water bill.

Superintendent Report

   1) Gabe Brindle reported that Ferguson Tile Project will start March 19th.
   2) Don has two quotes for the utility barn roof. He will be receiving two more quotes.
   3) The Town Hall parking lot needs coated and striped. He is waiting on third quote.
   4) Street sweeping has resumed and will last around 2 weeks.

Jay Stankiewicz, DLZ speaking for Casey Irwin presented three letters.

   1) Status Report for Carroll Road Project
   2) Letter from DLZ summarizing INDOT'S verbal request on Carroll Road moving the letting date.
   3) Supplemental Agreement # 1 for Design services for Carroll Road project.

Derek Frederickson, Engineering Resources

   1)The Department of Planning has approved the rezoning for the Scott Bowser property.
   2). Gary Grant made a motion to approve the rezoning of property at 15605 Lima Road. Brandon Seifert seconded. All in favor.
   3) May need to update some of our older Ordiances.
   4) Derek spoke on the misconception that we were going ahead with softening the water of Huntertown.

OPEN FLOOR COMMENTS

Dave Smith, 2729 Hunter Road
   Concerned that the newer housing additions are getting all the improvements instead of Huntertown.

Steve Messmann, 1303 Lebaron Cove
   Requesting figures of total spent last year on Engineering and Legal fees.

Gayle Marshall, 12930 Johnson Road
   1) Last meeting she asked about the Sewer Discharge Pipe on the Soloman land. What price will be paying for the sewer discharge pipe?
   2) There is talk of the Sewage Plant costing 14.2 million dollars. When did this amount first present itself to the Council?

Mike Gross, 10826 Valentine Road
   1) If you go over your 14 million for Sewer Plant, do you have any hard numbers on how it will affect sewer rates?
   2) Will you be able to meet or beat City Utilites sewer rates for NWAC Schools?

Tim Schobert, Town Employee
   He has questioned residents and most are in favor of the WWTP.

Jenny Draper, 9915 Miller Road
   Is Council aware of the Indiana State Open Door Law?

Mike Stamets made a motion to adjourn, Pat Freck seconded.

Next Council meeting is Monday, April 6th, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.

Attest:_____________________________   __________________________________
          Cathy Mittendorf, Clerk Treasurer         Patricia M. Freck, President