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Town of Huntertown
 
15617 Lima Road, Huntertown, Indiana 46748
(260) 637-5058   Email info@huntertown.org
Web Site: www.huntertown.org

Town of Huntertown - Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Town Council
of Huntertown, Indiana
December 7, 2015 6:00 p.m.
Huntertown Town Hall

A meeting of the Town Council of Huntertown, Indiana was held on Monday, December 7, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Attendees: Pat Freck, Gary Grant, Mike Stamets, Dave Garman, Brandon Seifert, and Clerk Treasurer Cathy Mittendorf. Also present: Attorney David Hawk, Superintendent Don Papai, Derek Frederickson from Engineering Resources, and Resource Office Brandon Reichert. There were 6 guests and 1 reporter.

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

COUNCIL ACTIONS

Dave Garman made a motion to accept November 16, 2015 meeting minutes, Mike Stamets seconded. Pat Freck-yes, Mike Stamets-yes, Dave Garman-yes, Brandon Seifert-yes, Gary Grant-abstain.

Gary Grant made a motion to accept November 19, 2015 Special Meeting minutes, Dave Garman seconded. Pat Freck-yes, Gary Grant-yes, Mike Stamets-yes, Dave Garman-yes, Brandon Seifert-abstain.

Brandon Seifert made a motion to accept General Claims for $136,170.56, Gary Grant seconded. Motion carried.

Gary Grant made a motion to Introduce Ordinance No. 15-008, Dave Garman seconded. Motion carried.

Gary Grant made a motion to Consider Ordinance No. 15-008, Dave Garman seconded. Motion carried.

Gary Grant made a motion to Adopt Ordinance No. 15-008, Mike Stamets seconded. Motion carried.

Gary Grant made a motion Introduce Ordinance No. 15-009, Mike Stamets seconded. Motion carried.

Gary Grant made a motion to Consider Ordinance No. 15-009, Mike Stamets seconded. Motion carried.

Gary Grant made a motion to Adopt Ordinance No. 15-009, Mike Stamets seconded. Motion carried.

Gary Grant made a motion for Pat Freck to work with the Clerk Treasurer on figuring out how to pay with Cedit funds to the Allen County Highway. Mike Stamets seconded.

NEW BUSINESS

David Hawk presented Council with Huntertown Ordinance No. 15-008. This is an ordinance and resolution to amend salary Ordinance No. 14-012 providing for the payment of salaries of elected officials and other employees of the Town of Huntertown for the fiscal year 2015.

David Hawk presented Council with Huntertown Ordinance No. 15-009. This is an ordinance and resolution for the payment of salaries of elected officials and other employees of the town of Huntertown for fiscal year 2016.

COUNCIL COMMENTS

Brandon Seifert has recently met with Derek Frederickson about a Master Plan for Huntertown. It was originally created in 2005 and Brandon would like to see this updated.

Dave Garman would like to see money set aside for Huntertown growth, possibly using connection fee monies.

Don Papai
   Prices are in for salt and sand and salt mix. Salt: $89.14/ton, sand and salt mix; $28.47/ton.

The county dump truck is scheduled to be delivered later this month.

We will be purchasing a plow from W.A. Jones in the amount of $3538.00.

Don would like to add a "wellness day" for employees instead of a pay raise next year.

David Hawk
   The Council approved the Inter local agreement with Huntertown on 11/24/15. A petition has now been filed remanding a portion to the IURC.

Pat Freck received a letter from Indiana State for Indiana celebrating 200 years. A celebration for the 200 years bicentennial will be held at the Town Hall on Friday, December 11 at noon.

Pat Freck is concerned with finding funding for payment for Gump Road construction. She and Cathy will work on this.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

John Widmann, USB member
   John would like to see the Town of Huntertown set up a Facebook account. He also asks all to visit our veterans at the Byron Health Center.


Brandon Seifert made a motion to adjourn, Gary Grant seconded. Motion carried.

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