Town of Huntertown - Meeting Minutes
Meeting of the Town Council
of Huntertown, Indiana
November 7, 2016 6:00 p.m.
Huntertown Town Hall
A meeting of the Huntertown Town Council was held on
Monday, November 7, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Attendees: Pat Freck, Gary Grant, Mike
Stamets, Brandon Seifert , and Clerk Treasurer Cathy Mittendorf. Also present:
Attorney David Hawk, Superintendent Don Papai, and Engineering Resources Derek
Frederickson. There were 12 guests and 1 reporter.
Pat Freck called the
meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Gary Grant made a motion to accept meeting minutes, Mike Stamets seconded.
All in favor.
Brandon Seifert made a motion to accept November 7, 2016
general claims, Mike Stamets seconded. All in favor.
Brandon Seifert made
a motion to introduce Ordinance No. 16-013, Gary Grant seconded. All in favor.
New Venture Development filed petition REZ 2016-0030 with the Allen County
Department of Planning.
Mike Stamets made a motion to consider Ordinance
No.16-013 Gary Grant seconded. All in favor.
Gary Grant made a motion to
adopt Ordinance No. 16-013, Mike Stamets seconded. All in favor.
ACTION: Councilor Gary Grant moves to adopt Ordinance No. 16-014 on First
Reading and Councilor Mike Stamets seconds the motion. The motion passes with a
vote of 4.
An Ordinance amending and restating Ordinance No. 16-001 of the
Town of a Huntertown authorizing the acquisition, construction and installation
of certain improvements for the sewage works system of the Town of Huntertown,
Indiana, the issuance of revenue bonds to provide the cost thereof, the
collection, segregation and distribution of the revenues of such system, the
safeguarding of the interests of the owners of such revenue bonds and other
matters connected therewith, including the refunding of bond anticipation notes,
the issuance of notes in anticipation of such bonds, and repealing ordinances
COUNCIL ACTION: Councilor Mike Stamets moves to
suspend the rules and consider Ordinance No. 16-014 for adoption and Councilor
Gary Grant seconded the motion. The motion must pass with unanimous vote.
COUNCIL ACTION: Councilor Gary Grant moves to adopt Ordinance No. 16-014 on
final reading and Councilor Brandon Seifert seconded the motion. The motion
passes with a vote of 4. The Ordinance is adopted.
Trash and recycling bids were opened. There were 2 sealed bids.
2017 $11.65 /month
An alternative 5
2018 Consumer pricing
Advanced Disposal Services Solid Waste Midwest
2018, 2019 Consumer pricing index.
Allen County Planning Service
16-013, was presented from
petitioner, New Venture Development, for rezoning 14 acres from A1/agriculture
to RSP-1 planned single family residential on Gump Road.
Pat Freck reported that one USB member term is
up at the end of the year. The Town is seeking resumes. A democrat or republican
Mike Stamets presented Stacy Gorsuch, NIRCC
The ADA needs to be updated, which is an inventory update. A title 6 coordinator
needs to be appointed. This should be a full time employee of the Town. Stacy
Gorsuch also suggested there should be an additional trained ERC. Currently, Don
Papai is the only person.
Don reported he is
working on a salary benefit package.
Derek gave an update on the WWTP. The project is going well. Contractors have
done a good job controlling the work site.
Brandon Seifert questioned Derek
on a town resident requesting to add additional chickens on their property. The
Town currently does not have an ordinance on this. Derek suggested contacting
1. David presented the adoption
draft of the Land Use Ordinance. It consists of 361 pages. David suggested
council review and discuss adoption at next council meeting.
Ordinance No. 16-014 was presented to Council. It was introduced, considered,
Bob Lash, 16534
Who enforces stop signs?
Jim Fortman, 2114
Are the 2 city wide community trash pickups included
Gary Grant made a motion to adjourn, Brandon Seifert
seconded. All in favor.
Cathy Mittendorf, Clerk Treasurer Patricia M. Freck,