Town of Huntertown - Meeting Minutes
Meeting of the Huntertown Utility Service Board
of Huntertown, Indiana
May 4, 2015 – 5:00 pm
Huntertown Town Hall
A meeting of the Huntertown Utility Service Board was held at the Town
hall on Monday, May 4, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Board Members present: Louie
Zimmer, John Widmann, and Clerk Treasurer Cathy Mittendorf. Others present:
Attorney David Hawk, Superintendent Don Papai, William Boyle from DLZ, and
Derek Frederickson from Engineering Resources. There were 22 visitors and 1
Louie Zimmer called the meeting to order with the Pledge of
Louie Zimmer made a motion to accept April 6, 2015
Minutes. John Widmann seconded. Motion carried.
Louie Zimmer made a
motion to accept April 20, 2015 and May 4, 2015, Water and Sewer claims.
John Widmann seconded. Motion carried.
A document was
presented for Transfer of Ownership and Operation of the generator given to
a Huntertown Utilities, to the Allen County Commissioners for back-up power
for the Allen County Health Department Storage Building at Irene Byron
Don Papai, Utility Superintendent reported he has 2 quotes
for well # 5 abandonment at Byron Center. Louie Zimmer made a motion
to accept lowest bid of $3175 to Ortman. John Widmann seconded. Motion
Bill Boyle, DLZ, presented change order # 2 from Ottenweller
Contracting, LLC. change order # 2 in the amount is $24,308.58. DLZ will be
reimbursing the Town for $5787.82 of these changes. Louie Zimmer made
a motion to accept change order # 2, John Widmann seconded. Motion carried.
Bill Boyle presented pay request # 16 for Water Treatment Plant
Improvements in the amount of $76,380.00 payable to Ottenweller Contracting,
LLC. Louis Zimmer made a motion to accept pay application # 16. John Widmann
seconded. Motion carried.
Derek Frederickson, Engineering Resources,
presented a request for a Water and Sewer service for Talon's Reach, section
ll, and Quail Creek, section lV. The Talon's Reach lift station is capable
of handling the remaining 215 homes. Louie Zimmer made a motion to accept
the next section of Talon's Reach into collection system, pending approval
of Utility Superintend Don Papai. John Widmann seconded. Motion carried,
Derek Frederickson also presented pay application # 8 for Equailization
Basin in the amount of $106,797.60, holding back $18,000.00 for liquidated
damages. Louie Zimmer made a motion to approve, John Widmann seconded.
The SRF has approved the preliminary engineering
Ken Neumeister, Allen County Regional
Sewer District, again approached the USB asking we amend an ordinance for
septic relief in 2 project area's. After discussion, this must be put on
hold for 2 - 3 weeks waiting on ruling from IURC.
resident and association President, and Trent Garner, Vice President of
Shearwater. They would like to raise awareness and possibility of fencing
around the lift station at Talon's Reach. Residents were verbally told that
Westport Homes would install the fencing.
Louie Zimmer made a motion
to adjourn. John Widmann seconded. Motion carried.
Next USB Meeting
is Monday, June 1st at 5:00 p.m.
Andrew Conner, Cathy Mittendorf,
President Clerk Treasurer