Town of Huntertown - Meeting Minutes
Meeting of the Town Council
of Huntertown, Indiana
June 6, 2016 6:00 p.m.
Huntertown Town Hall
A meeting of the Town Council of Huntertown, Indiana
was held on Monday, June 6, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Attendees: Gary Grant, Mike
Stamets, Mike Aker, Brandon Seifert, and Clerk Treasurer Cathy Mittendorf. Also
present: Attorney David Hawk, Superintendent Don Papai, and Resource Officer
Brandon Reichert. There were 5 guests and 1 reporter.
Gary Grant called
the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Brandon Seifert made a motion to accept May 16, 2016
Meeting Minutes, Mike Stamets seconded. Gary Grant-yes, Mike Stamets-yes, Mike
Aker-abstain, Brandon Seifert-yes. Motion carried.
Mike Aker made a
motion to accept General Claims in the amount of $72,994.86, Mike Stamets
seconded. All in favor.
Mike Akers made a motion to Introduce Ordinance
No. 16-004, Mike Stamets seconded. All in favor. This Ordinance Establishes a
Fund for the Town of Huntertown, Indiana, for a Loit Special Distribution.
Mike Aker made a motion to Consider Ordinance No. 16-004, Mike Stamets
All in favor.
Mike Aker made a motion to adopt Ordinance No.
16-004, Mike Stamets seconded. All in favor.
Brandon Seifert made a
motion to Introduce Ordinance 16-005, Mike Aker seconded. All in favor. The
Ordinance is establishing a Materiality Threshold for Variances and Losses and
Adopting an Internal Control Policy.
Mike Stamets made a motion to
Consider Ordinance No. 16-005, Brandon Seifert seconded. All in favor.
Mike Aker made a motion to Adopt Ordinance No. 16-005, Mike Stamets seconded.
All in favor.
Mike Stamets made a motion for Clerk to send letter to
Allen County Planning Services for rezoning of 16208 & 16222 Lima Road, Mike
Aker seconded. All in favor.
Brandon Seifert made a motion to donate $500
to Huntertown Heritage Days, Mike Aker seconded. All in favor.
made a motion to adopt Resolution No. 16-012, Mike Stamets seconded. All in
favor. This Resolution Approves the Advanced Refunding of the Huntertown
Improvement Bldg. Corporations First Mortgage Bonds, Series 2007.
Aker made a motion to waive requirement for second reading, Mike Stamets
seconded. All in favor.
Treasurer presented Council with Ordinance No. 16-004. This Ordinance is to
establish a fund for a 1 time distribution of excess funds from the State. The
Town will be applying for a grant that could match up to 50% of the $82,326.99.
Clerk also presented Council with Ordinance No. 16-005. This Ordinance is
for Internal Controls which oversees the Town employees for protection from
theft. All incidents involving $100 or more will be reported to Council and
SBOA. Matters involving less than $100 will be reported to Council. Seminars
will be watched by all employees of the Town.
Jane Wall requested a
recommendation from Council to rezone 16208 and 16222 Lima Road. This zoning
needs to be changed from a RS2 to RS3 for future sell of the properties.
Council has decided to donate $500 to for
the 2016 Heritage Days.
Grant would like to welcome Mike Aker back to the Huntertown Town Council.
Mike Aker has spoken with the American Red Cross. They, along with the
Huntertown Fire Department, will walk the town's neighborhoods offering free
smoke detectors and installation. Two brochures are currently on view at the
Gary Grant would like to congratulate Resource Officer Brandon
Reichert, and his canine, Zara, for completion of a 14 week K-9 training
program. Huntertown now has a police dog again.
Don Papai reported that
they are still working with Engineering Resources for areas needed for street
The white dump truck is ready to be sold with the Town accepting
closed bids until July 8, 2016.
Don is currently receiving quotes for
mosquito spraying for 2016 season.
David Hawk presented Council with
Resolution No. 16-012 approving advanced refunding of the Huntertown's
Improvement Building Corp first mortgage Bonds 2007. The interest rates were
significantly higher at that time. We hope to gain approximately $30,000 in
savings over time by dropping the interest rate from 4.4 to 5% to 3.05%
Brandon Seifert reported that Ken Neumeister had reached out to him with a
letter from Mr. & Mrs. Yates/ Hand Road, requesting they come to the Town to ask
for sewer relief for them.
Brandon Seifert made a motion to adjourn, Mike
Stamets seconded. All in favor.
Cathy Mittendorf, Clerk Treasurer Patricia M. Freck,