Town of Huntertown - Meeting Minutes
Meeting of the Huntertown Utility Service Board
of Huntertown, Indiana
October 3, 2016 – 5:00 pm
Huntertown Town Hall
A meeting of the Utility Service Board was held on Monday, October 3,
2016 at 5:00 p.m. Attendees: John Widmann, Chris Miller, and Clerk Treasurer
Also present: Attorney David Hawk, Superintendent Don
Papai, Derek Frederickson from Engineering Resource, and Bill Boyle from
DLZ. There were 8 guests and 1 reporter.
John Widmann called the
meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Chris Miller made a motion to approve September 6, 2016 meeting minutes,
John Widmann seconded. All in favor.
Chris Miller made a motion to
accept September 19, 2016 water and sewer claims, John Widmann seconded. All
Chris Miller made a motion to accept October 3, 2016 water
and sewer claims, John Widmann seconded. All in favor.
made a motion to accept bid for a Gorman Rupp Infinity Pump in the amount of
$6,070, Chris Miller seconded. All in favor.
Chris Miller made a
motion to accept pay application # 4 to Geiger Excavating, Inc. for the
amount of $41,040.00, John Widmann seconded. All in favor.
Miller made a motion to accept pay application # 5 to Fetters Construction,
Inc. for the amount of $179,981.73, John Widmann seconded. All in favor.
Chris Miller made a motion to accept pay application # 2 to Geiger
Excavating , Inc. for the amount of $1800.00, John Widmann seconded. All in
Chris Miller made a motion for allowance authorization # 5
from Fetters Construction to increase the work allowance for the amount to
$586.00, John Widmann seconded. This allows for a larger door at the WWTP.
The lift station at Lakes of Carroll Creek is installed and running great.
2. Hydrant flushing will continue through the month of
3. Don is asking for permission to purchase a new
Gorman Rupp Infinity pump for the Towne Square Lift station at a cost of
1. WWTP is on time
and on budget. Project is around 21% completed.
application # 4 from Geiger Excavating, Inc. was presented. This is for work
completed, minus retainage. Three bores are complete and almost finished
with the force main construction up to Hathaway Road.
Pay application # 5 from Fetters Construction was presented. This covers
work completed, minus retainage. There is a full time person overseeing the
project at all times.
4. Pay application # 2 to Geiger
Excavating was submitted. This is phase 2B, effluent force main. There are 2
contracts for this project as some work needed to be completed prior to a
certain date in accordance with the DNR permit.
submitted a request for an allowance authorization. This is to increase the
door in the blower room at the WWTP.
6. Derek gave an
update on the Land Use Ordinance. There will be a public hearing soon. This
new ordinance will replace certain sections that are in the ordinance today.
Certain contents that are in the existing will not be removed into the new
replacement. The reason is they are related to standards. When they were
first adopted, they were appropriate at that time. First meeting in November
will take the language that is in current ordinance and simple do a cut and
paste job. Hopes are for November to evaluate and December make it official.
7. Engineering Resources on-call agreement has a contract
not to exceed $25,000 for 2016. That amount was met at the end of August.
Derek would like USB to consider adding an additional $15,000 which would
carry them through the end of the year.
Bill presented USB with the final pay request from Ironclad. They would like
their $11,550.30 retainage released. But, there are a lot of bare spots.
First thought, was to hold back half of retainage until grass is fixed. The
decision was tabled at this time.
Brandon Seifert, Towne Square
He is hoping to work with
the USB to come up with a budget for next year.
Ted Nitza, V.P. Allen
County Water and Sewer District
Mr. & Mrs. Yates are asking
if the town will serve them. They have not gotten a response or follow up
from the USB?
Chris Miller made a motion to adjourn, John Widmann
seconded. All in favor.
Louis Zimmer , Cathy Mittendorf,
President Clerk Treasurer