Town of Huntertown - Meeting Minutes
Meeting of the Town Council
of Huntertown, Indiana
April 18, 2016 6:00 p.m.
Huntertown Town Hall
A meeting of the Town Council of Huntertown, Indiana
was held on Monday, April 18, 2016 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, Utility Foreman, Gabe Brindle,
and Derek Frederickson from Engineering Resources. There were 12 guests and 1
Pat Freck called the meeting to order with the Pledge of
Dave Garman made a
motion to approve April 4, 2016 minutes, Gary Grant seconded. All in favor.
Brandon Seifert made a motion to approve General claims in the amount of
$12,403,379.24, Gary Grant seconded. All in favor.
Mike Stamets made a
motion to accept the Traffic Signal Agreement between Huntertown, Indiana and
City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Brandon Seifert seconded. All in favor.
The Dickes Family: Darryl, Duane, and
Debbie presented Huntertown with a 5 x 8 Bicentennial Flag of Indiana. As of
right now, this is 1 of 2 flags printed in this size. The flag will be flown for
around a month and on special occasions. There are plans on having the flag
encased and placed in the Town Hall with a plaque thanking the Dickes family for
Pat Freck would like to remind everyone that there will
be a closed meeting, open to the public, on the Land Use Ordinance on April 27
at 5:00 p.m. at the Town Hall. The public may review the ordinance and make
The City of Fort Wayne presented Huntertown with the City
Traffic Maintenance Agreement. A second quote received had higher rates. Council
is ready to sign agreement with Fort Wayne.
There is an update on the concerns of motorists turning east of State Road 3
onto Cedar Canyon Road. INDOT acknowledges that traffic has increased since
their last study, but not enough to justify constructing a right turn lane of
the State Road 3. New black backgrounds will be added to the lights in the near
future. Flashing yellow lights will also be added to the north and south bound
Clerk Treasurer reported
that she has received a check in the amount of $24,281.25 for the damaged
Huntertown sign on State Road 3. There is an additional $8793.75 allowed for
depreciation and deductible upon completion of repairs/replacement. Council
would like to remove the sign and replace it with a smaller sign. Gabe Brindle
will check into getting some quotes
Gabe Brindle reported they are
cleaning up for the sale of the white dump truck and getting ready for the bid
process. Sealed bids will be accepted at the Town Hall for 2 weeks.
is still working on getting us quotes for street repair. There are also quotes
from Brooks and E & B Paving expected.
Derek Frederickson announced there
will a ground breaking ceremony for the WWTP on Wednesday, April 20 at 5:30.
Betty Lavachek, 2127 Myers Drive
The Town has an ordinance on Garbage cans. These cans should not be left out by
the street, homeowners can also be fined. She would like to have a reminder put
with the utility bills.
Dave Garman, 1928 Mill Stream Drive
Dave announced he will be resigning his position with the Town Council as of
April 18, 2016. He will be moving out of the Huntertown jurisdiction.
Dave Garman made a motion to adjourn, Gary Grant seconded. All in favor.
Cathy Mittendorf, Clerk Treasurer Patricia M. Freck,