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Town of Huntertown - Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Town Council
of Huntertown, Indiana
July 5, 2016 6:00 p.m.
Huntertown Town Hall

A meeting of the Town Council of Huntertown, Indiana was held on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Attendees: Pat Freck, Gary Grant, Mike Stamets, Mike Aker, and Clerk Treasurer Cathy Mittendorf. Also present: Attorney David Hawk, Superintendent Don Papai, and Derek Frederickson, Engineering Resources. There were 9 guests and 1 reporter.


Gary Grant made a motion to approve June 20 Meeting Minutes, Mike Aker seconded. Pat Freck-yes, Gary Grant-yes, Mike Stamets-abstain, Mike Aker-yes. Motion carried.

Mike Aker made a motion to approve General Claims in the amount of $96,374.03, Mike Stamets seconded. All in favor.

Gary Grant made a motion to adopt Resolution No. 16-013, Mike Aker seconded. All in favor.


Elissa McGauley, Director of Redevelopment, and Rachel Black, Allen County Planning Services, presented Council with personal property tax abatement for Precision Laser Services, 14730 Lima Road. This is a 7 year abatement with a property tax savings of approximately $22,000. Resolution No. 16-013, Huntertown Town Council Declaratory Resolution for the designation of Economic Revitalization area NO. H-15 application of Precision Laser Services, Inc. was adopted. Next step will be a public hearing.

Derek Frederickson
   Derek would like to continue the conversation of street projects and the possible Grant that can be applied for. The final deadline to apply for the Grant has been extended to July 29, 2016. Engineering Resources has been working on a street asset management plan which rates the roadways condition. A map was presented which is color coded with conditions of the roads. Derek has spoken with NIRCC, who are responsible for the metropolitan planning area. He suggests that Council meet with them in the next few weeks to talk about the larger roadways.

Don Papai
   1) Don is getting pricing for street striping and crosswalks which he would like to have completed before school starts.
   2) Bids for the white dump truck will close on Friday, July 8. Envelopes will be opened at 4:00 p.m. on the 8th. There were four bids submitted.
   3) Don and Darren Dafforn are taking a seven week, class 3, wastewater exam review. This will prepare them for the state exam.


John Widmann, Fleetwood Court
   He would like to invite the whole council to participate in the Heritage Days Parade.

Adam Davis , 15921 Grand Grand Willow
   He owns a small landscaping business and would like to be able to drop his dump at the water tower.

Gary Grant made a motion to adjourn, Mike Stamets seconded. Motion carried.

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