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Town of Huntertown
 
15617 Lima Road, Huntertown, Indiana 46748
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Town of Huntertown - Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Town Council
of Huntertown, Indiana
February 21, 2017 6:00 p.m.
Huntertown Town Hall

A meeting of the Huntertown Town Council was held on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. In attendance were: Council President Mike Aker and council members Brandon Seifert and Mike Stamets. Also present were: Clerk-Treasurer Ryan Schwab, Superintendent of Utilities Don Papai, Huntertown Resource Officer Brandon Reichert, Derek Frederickson of Engineering Resources and Mike Hawk of Hawk Haynie Kammeyer & Smith. Also in attendance were two (2) guests and one (1) reporter. Absent: Council members Patricia Freck and Gary Grant.

Mike Aker called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.

COUNCIL ACTIONS

Mike Stamets made a motion to approve the minutes from the February 6 meeting. Brandon Seifert seconded. The motion passed 2-0-1 (Seifert-Yes; Stamets-Yes, Aker-abstain).

Mike Stamets made a motion to accept the general claims dated Febraury 21, 2017. Brandon Seifert seconded. The motion passed, 3-0.

NEW BUSINESS

NONE

OLD BUSINESS

NONE

BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

NONE

COUNCIL REPORTS

Mike Stamets reported that Stacey Gorsuch would soon be providing the town with a preliminary copy of updates related to the town’s Title VI program. No action was taken

REPORTS

Huntertown Resource Officer Brandon Reichert had no report. Brandon Seifert asked Reichert about a local restaurant, Pepperchini’s, going out of business adding that a co-worker of his bought the building space. Reichert said that he would stop by, introduce himself and welcome the new business owner to town.

Clerk-treasurer Ryan Schwab reported that he was contacted by REACH Alert in regards to providing a text/email/phone alert system for the town. Schwab asked council if they were interested in the system to let him know or he would respond to the company that the town is not interested. No action was taken.

Superintendent of Utilities Don Papai reported that he attended a meeting about the Carroll Road reconstruction project. He noted that DLZ will be handling the inspection for the project. Papai also reported that he will be attending a meeting on the Gump Road utility relocation project on Feb. 22.

Council President Mike Aker thanked Papai for encasing and hanging a bicentennial flag in the Town Hall Meeting room.

Derek Frederickson of Engineering Resources had no report.

Mike Hawk of Hawk Haynie Kammeyer & Smith had no report.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Bob Lash, a resident at 16534 Marble Ridge, reported to the council that a recent stop sign that was added to the intersection of Obsidian Lane and Marble Ridge needed to be removed because no one was stopping at it. Resource officer Brandon Reichert said he has been patrolling the area and that reasonable stops are being made while he in patrol. Reichert said he will continue to monitor the area, but noted that he has numerous other subdivisions to patrol with similar problems.

Mike Stamets made a motion to adjourn. Brandon Seifert seconded. All in favor.

Next Council meeting of the Huntertown Town Council is Monday, March 6, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Attest:_____________________________   __________________________________
           Mike Aker,                                           Ryan Schwab,
           President                                             Clerk Treasurer