Town of Huntertown - Meeting Minutes
Meeting of the Town Council
of Huntertown, Indiana
August 3, 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, August 3, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. Attendees: Pat
Freck, Gary Grant, Dave Garman, and Clerk Treasurer Cathy Mittendorf. Also
present: Attorney David Hawk, Utility Superintendent Don Papai, Derek
Frederickson, Engineering Resources, and Resource Officer Brandon Reichert.
There were 15 guests and 1 reporter.
Pat Freck called the meeting to
order with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Dave Garman made a motion to approve
July 20, 2015 Council Minutes. Gary Grant seconded. Motion carried
Grant made a motion to accept August 3, 2015 General claims. Dave Garman
seconded. Motion carried.
Ken Wyant, 1912 Trinity Drive is requesting a home workshop business permit. He
will be operating a Taxidermy Service. He estimates between 10 – 15 customers
per year. He states there will be no smell or solvents involved. He will meet
with Don Papai on the yard sign he will be using to advertise his business.
Dave Garman would like for the
Council to send a get well card to Councilman Mike Stamets. Pat Freck would like
to wait to mail it when he returns home.
Gary Grant met with the sheriff
about the possibility of four K-9 openings. He would like to see our resource
officer, Brandon Reichert, to be able to obtain a K-9 for the Town.
1) The Ferguson Tile Reconstruction is finished.
Restorations are almost completed with seed and straw.
Schafer Enterprises paved and lined the Town Hall parking lot this past
3) Street stripping will begin on Tuesday, August 4.
4) Don would like the Council to approve the purchase of 2005 International
truck. Clerk Treasurer, Cathy Mittendorf, reports there is enough money for the
purchase coming from Rainy Day Fund, Water, and Sewer. The truck will be
available in around 60 days. Gary Grant made a motion to approve the purchase
from the Rainy Day Fund. Dave Garman seconded. Motion carried.
5) Don has requested more paid time off when he travels to Europe later this
month. Andrew Conner would like to see a total of 21 PTO days for Don.
6) Don is working on adding an entry level position employee. He will present
this to the Council after more research.
will be meeting with the City of Fort Wayne Utility Board on Tuesday, August 4.
They will be discussing IURC & IDEM issues and other related pending issues.
Lisa Allen, 15404 Washington Street
1) She is upset that when the County was finishing the Ferguson Ditch, there is
damage to her property. Limbs were cut on a tree and half of a spreader bush was
removed. Don Papai will contact the County on this.
2) She now
has an additional drain on her property. The original drain was there, but
Gary Grant made a motion to adjourn, Dave Garman seconded. Motion
Next Council Meeting is Monday, August 17, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
Cathy Mittendorf, Clerk Treasurer Patricia M. Freck,