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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 Huntertown Utility Service Board
of Huntertown, Indiana
August 3, 2015 5:00 pm
Huntertown Town Hall

A meeting of the Huntertown Utility Service Board was held at the Town Hall on Monday, August 3, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Board members present: Andrew Conner, Louis Zimmer, John Widmann, and Clerk Treasurer Cathy Mittendorf. Also present: Attorney David Hawk, Superintendent Don Papai, Derek Frederickson, Engineering Resources, and Bill Boyle, DLZ Engineering. There were 1 reporter 17 guests.

Andrew Conner called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.

John Widmann made a motion to accept July 6, 2015 minutes, Louis Zimmer seconded. Andrew Conner, abstained. Louis Zimmer yes, and John Widmann yes.

Andrew Conner made a motion to accept July 20 and August 3, 2015 Water and Sewer Claims, Louis Zimmer seconded. Motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS

Steve Harris, representing Shearwater Association
   He is asking the USB if they have made any decisions on the fencing of the lift station in Talon's Reach. He reported that their association is willing to take care of the upkeep. Don Papai reports that a 50 x 90 fence should take care of this area. Steve Harris will check on the price difference between a privacy fence and a cyclone fence.

REPORTS

Don Papai
   1)Don has proposed to the USB a truck package for a 2005 International 7400 for $23,000. Clerk Treasurer, Cathy Mittendorf, reports there is money to purchase truck from: rainy day fund, water, and sewer.
Andrew Conner made a motion to approve purchase of International Dump Truck out of the water and sewer funds. Louis Zimmer seconded. Motion carried.
   2) Don is doing homework on adding an entry level position to his crew.
   3) Don currently has 13 days of vacation left. He needs 15 days for his planned vacation.

Derek Frederickson
   1)Derek presented a request for an additional 106 lots for Ravenswood, section V, for water and sewer. This revision follows the already approved Talon's Reach Section II, and Quail Creek Section IV, and V.
Louis Zimmer made a motion to approve Ravenswood V, pending approval by Don Papai. John Widmann seconded. Motion carried.
   2) Derek presented sewer feasibility study update on a new customer off of Corbin Road. With a 2 inch sewer line, it starts on Corbin Road near the school heading North, through private easements, down Hathaway ending at Ravenswood. It is a $150,000 construction project. The next step is to meet with adjacent property owners who have showed interest in connecting.
   3). Derek presented an amendment to an agreement to increase a personal service agreement signed in January of this year. The increase is not to exceed fee amount by $35,000. Andrew Conner made a motion to accept, Louie Zimmer seconded.
   4) Derek presented change order # 7 for the Huntertown Flow Equalization. Two 24 inch elbows were missed in the design documents. The increase to the change order is $6903. Engineering Resources are will to help with this cost. Louie Zimmer Made a motion to accept change order to keep the contractors working. The amount paid by Engineering Resources will be decided at a later date. Andrew Conner seconded. Motion carried.

Bill Boyle
   1) Mr. Boyle is stating the water plant has been on line for the last two weeks. Don Papai is waiting to fully utilize the new water plant when the 12 inch water line is installed.
   2) Ottenweller Contracting is requesting final payment due on pay application # 20 for the water treatment plant improvements. John Widmann made a motion to accept payment following final approval from Don Papai. Andrew Conner seconded. Motion carried.

David Hawk
   He is meeting with lawyers representing the City of Fort Wayne regarding IDEM & IURC issues.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Anita Robertson, 1132 Carroll Road
   1) Wanted meter readings for 6/25 - 629/15
   2) How many gallons of overflow were presented to IDEM?
Derek Frederickson was able to answer these questions for her.

Andrew Conner made a motion to adjourn, John Widmann seconded. Motion carried

Next USB meeting is September 8, 2015 at 5:00.

Attest: ___________________________ _______________________________
           Andrew Conner,                              Cathy Mittendorf,
           President                                         Clerk Treasurer