Town of Huntertown - Meeting Minutes
Meeting of the Huntertown Utility Service Board
of Huntertown, Indiana
June 13, 2016 – 5:00 pm
Huntertown Town Hall
A Meeting of the Huntertown Utility Service Board was held on Monday,
June 13, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. Attendees: Andrew Conner, Louis Zimmer, John
Widmann, and Clerk Treasurer Cathy Mittendorf. Also present: Attorney David
Hawk, Superintendent Don Papai, Bill Boyle from DLZ, and Derek Frederick
from Engineering Resources. There were 5 guests and 1 reporter.
Andrew Conner called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Louis Zimmer made a motion to
approve May 2, 2016 Meeting Minutes, John Widmann seconded. Andrew
Conner-abstain. Motion carried.
Andrew Conner made a motion to
approve May 16 and June 6, 2016 minutes, Louie Zimmer seconded. All in
Andrew Conner made a motion to approve change order # 1 and
final, Louis Zimmer seconded. John Widmann abstained. Motion carried.
Andrew Conner made a motion to accept pay application # 5 to Ironclad
Excavating in the amount of $18,980.19, Louie Zimmer seconded. John Widmann
abstained. Motion carried.
Andrew Conner made a motion to pay
application # l and 2 to Beer & Slabaugh, Inc. in the total amount of
$135,286.65, John Widmann seconded. All in favor.
Louis Zimmer made a
motion to approve pay application # 1 to Fetters Constructions, Inc., in the
amount of $335,182.50, Andrew Conner seconded. All in favor.
Conner made a motion to accept pay application # 1 to Geiger Excavating,
Inc. in the amount of $136,275.83, John Widmann seconded. All in favor.
Andrew Conner made a motion to decline request from Mr. & Mrs. Yates for
septic relief, John Widmann seconded. Motion carried.
Bill Boyle, DLZ
1) Mr. Boyle submitted a change order #
1 & final from Ironclad Excavating for the amount of $13,024.74. $11,280.10
for well 6 & 7 and $1744.64 for well 4.
2) Mr. Boyle
submitted a pay application # 5 from Ironclad Excavating in the amount of
$18,980.19. This is for project water distribution improvements for the
Byron Health Center's water main and wells.
applications 1 & 2 were submitted for Beer & Slabaugh, Inc. in the amount
$135,286.65 for the Plank Street water main loop.
application # 6 was presented for retainage in the amount of $11,550.30. The
Board decided to table this at this time.
5) DLZ is
purchasing a flow meter for well #4 which should arrive in a few weeks.
6) Also purchased dielectric gel and potting material for wells 6 & 7.
7) Ottenweller has repaired the generator exhaust.
1) Derek presented USB with pay application # 1 from Fetters Construction in
the amount of $335,182.50 for the WWTP. This part of the project is about 4%
2) Derek also presented pay application # 1 from
Geiger Excavating, Inc. in the amount of $136,275.83 for phase 2B Effluent
Force Main. This represents around 14% of their contract.
At the last Council meeting, Brandon Seifert, requested that we provide
septic relief to Robert & Kerry Yates, 11922 Hand Road. According to the
Board of Health, there currently are no health problems. Pat Freck recently
received a formal letter from the Yates requesting sanitary sewer services.
Mr. Hawk would like to decline this request at this time and will be sending
a letter to the Yates stating this.
Ken Neumeister, Allen County
Regional Water & Sewer District Mr. Neumeister spoke in behalf for Mr. &
Mrs. Yates requesting sewer relief.
Betty Lavachek, Myers Drive
USB in opening a can of
worms by allowing Yates to hook up. She also feels Yates should be here in
person if really interested.
Andrew Conner made a motion to adjourn,
John Widmann seconded. All in favor.
Andrew Conner, Cathy Mittendorf,
President Clerk Treasurer