Huntertown Seal
Town of Huntertown
 
15617 Lima Road, Huntertown, Indiana 46748
(260) 637-5058   Email info@huntertown.org
Web Site: www.huntertown.org

Town of Huntertown - Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Huntertown Utility Service Board
of Huntertown, Indiana
September 6, 2016 5:00 pm
Huntertown Town Hall

A meeting of the Utility Service Board was held on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Attendees: Louis Zimmer, John Widmann, Chris Miller, and Clerk Treasurer Cathy Mittendorf. Also present: Attorney David Hawk, Utility Foreman Gabe Brindle, and Derek Frederickson from Engineering Resources. There was 1 reporter and 7 guests.

USB ACTIONS

Louis Zimmer made a motion to approve August 1, 2016 meeting minutes, Chris Miller seconded. All in favor.

John Widmann made a motion to approve August 15 and September 6, 2016 water and sewer claims, Chris Miller seconded. All in favor.

Louis Zimmer made a motion to waive area connection fees for Jill Sackash and Ryan Koch, Chris Miller seconded. All in favor.

Louis Zimmer made a motion to accept pay application # 3 to Geiger Excavating in the amount of $63,352.80, Chris Miller seconded. All in favor.

John Widmann made a motion to accept pay application # 4 to Fetters Construction in the amount of $916,465.03, Louis Zimmer seconded. All in favor.

Louis Zimmer made a motion to accept allowance authorization # 3 for a credit of $5799.94, Chris Miller seconded. All in favor.

Louis Zimmer made a motion to accept allowance authorization # 4 for a decrease of $263.00, Chris Miller seconded. All in favor.

NEW BUSINESS

Derek Frederickson and Don Papai have been working with Jill Sackash and Ryan Koch who are interested in obtaining a waiver for the area connection fee. Council decided to waive these fees.

Gabe Bridle reported that the Town will be doing hydrant flushing at the end of the month lasting around 6 weeks. Notice of times of flushing will appear on Huntertown's website and the Northwest News.

Derek Frederickson
   1) Derek presented USB with pay application # 3 to Geiger Excavating in the amount of $63,352.80. This represents materials and mobilization expenses on phase 2B Effluent force main.
   2) Derek presented USB with pay application # 4 to Fetters Construction in the amount of $916,465.03. This includes materials and work completed on Phase 2 of the WWTP.
   3) Allowance authorization # 3 from Fetters Construction reflects a credit of $5,799.94 due to removal of IDEXX equipment leaving a current contingency work allowance of $243,186.49.
   4) Allowance authorization # 4 from Fetters Construction reflects a credit and a debit. There is a credit due of $1,240.00 due to eliminating exterior lights. Debit of $1,503.00 due to foundation requirements for equipment from manufacture. This leaves a total decrease of allowance authorization of $263.00.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Betty Lavachek, 2127 Myers Drive
   1) Is it mandated that we flush to hydrants out twice a year?
   2) How long do you flush each hydrant?
   3) Have you considered having the Huntertown fire department help out?


Louis Zimmer made a motion to adjourn, Chris Miller seconded. All in favor.

Attest: ___________________________ _______________________________
           Louis Zimmer    ,                              Cathy Mittendorf,
           President                                         Clerk Treasurer