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Town of Huntertown
 
15617 Lima Road, Huntertown, Indiana 46748
(260) 637-5058   Email info@huntertown.org
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Town of Huntertown - Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Huntertown Utility Service Board
of Huntertown, Indiana
May 2, 2016 5:00 pm
Huntertown Town Hall

A meeting of the Huntertown Utility Service Board was held on Monday, May 2, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Attendees: Louis Zimmer, John Widmann, and Clerk Treasurer Cathy Mittendorf. Also present: Attorney David Hawk, Superintendent Don Papai, and Derek Frederickson from Engineering Resources. There were 6 guests and 1 reporter.

Louis Zimmer called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.

USB ACTIONS

Louis Zimmer made a motion to accept April 4, 2016 Minutes, John Widmann seconded. All in favor.

Louis Zimmer made a motion to accept April 18, and May 2, 2016 water and sewer claims, John Widmann seconded. All in favor.

Louis Zimmer made a motion to adopt Resolution No. 16-010, John Widmann seconded. Resolution to the Huntertown Town Council Recommending Amendment of Connection Fees for old Lima Road Sanitary Sewer Extension. All in favor.

Louis Zimmer made a motion to pay M.C. Wheeler $5,810.00 to cap 3 wells, John Widmann seconded. All in favor.

Louis Zimmer made a motion for pay application # 1 to Geiger Excavating in the amount of $77,085.00, John Widmann seconded. All in favor.

NEW BUSINESS

David Hawk presented USB Resolution No. 16-010. This revises the connection fee for the Old Lima Road Sewer extension to $5500 per connection and requires the applicant to pay the area connection fee, and the prevailing tap fees.

REPORTS

Don Papai
   1) Water Towers were cleaned and inspected. All went well.
   2) Don is working on a water audit which is due May 27. A quick overview:
        February 10 to March 10: 9.05 % loss
        March 10 to April 11: 11.1% loss
        The second reading is higher due to a water leak.
   3) Don had received 2 quotes to properly seal up the old wells at the Gump Road Water Plant. M.C. Wheeler & Sons will be doing the work for $5,810.00.


Derek Frederickson
   1) The WWTP construction is in progress. The construction staging lot is in.
   2) The Effuent force main is completed. Derek requested a signed Notice to Proceed.
   3) Pay Application # 1 from Geiger Excavating in the amount $77,085 has been submitted. This is for the outfall structure that has been completed.
   4). The Town Council approved a resolution giving the USB authority to waive Fort Wayne's area connection fees. Derek has 6 customers who are requesting waivers as they are ready to make connections. The USB signed approval for these waivers.

David Hawk received an email that the IURC may consider our settlement agreement with Fort Wayne.

Louie Zimmer made a motion to adjourn, John Widmann seconded

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