Roll Call: Members
present were Patrick Stoffers, President; William Evans, Vice President; Lisa
Creech, Phillip Rogers and
Approval of the minutes
Action to Pay Accounts Payable Vouchers
Meeting Schedule for 2006
Hash mentioned the Meeting Schedule has been revised. The
Ordinances on First
Ordinance 05-26 adding Chapter 154 to
Frank Nierzwicki, Director Planning Services, explained this ordinance
has been long in the making. The
Ordinance 05-27 amending Chapter 36 of
Patrick Stoffers recommended tabling this ordinance until the next meeting.
Ordinances on Second
Ordinance 05-22 voluntary annexation of
contiguous territory 5259 and
Frank Nierzwicki has done some research before the second reading and has the correct addresses.
asked Sandra for clarification on the revisions. The original ordinance had the line more commonly known as
Creech made a motion to delete the statement more commonly known as
Creech made a motion to adopt ordinance 05-22 voluntary annexation of
contiguous territory 5259 and
Ordinance 05-25 Salary Ordinance for 2006
Sandra explained the errors pointed out in the first reading have been corrected (Chief Deputy Marshal’s hourly rate and the misspelling of an employee’s name on the longevity page). No one else has contacted her regarding any other corrections.
Lisa Creech made a motion to adopt Ordinance 05-25 Salary Ordinance for 2006. William Evans seconded. Motion carried.
Request for Final Plat approval – Union Valley Farms Subdivision Section Five
Sandra said Rick Coppock called to request this be tabled because the bond still has not been filed. There is a problem with the May Agency changing firms that would handle bonds.
Lisa Creech made a motion to table the request for Final Plat approval for Union Valley Farms Subdivision Section Five. William Evans seconded. Motion carried.
Annual Software Support and Disaster Recovery Agreements with Komputrol
Sandra explained this is an annual agreement for access to their central toll free number for software support. We can call when having difficulties with the software. This would include free updates on payroll and accounting. This also includes disaster recovery. Backups are done everyday but the tapes from fiscal end in June and the year end in December are sent to Komputrol where they transfer the tapes to a compact disc for storage. Patrick asked if direct deposit system and fixed assets would be an additional charge from last year. Sandra said yes. The municipal billing and general ledger are split between water and sewer. Patrick noted the total fee is $4,200.00. William asked how much the increase was over last year. Sandra did not review that information before the meeting but said it was not much of an increase.
Lisa Creech made a motion to accept the annual software support and disaster recovery agreement with Komputrol. William Evans seconded. Motion carried.
Fire Service Agreement with the
Lisa Creech made a motion to accept the Fire Service Agreement with the Richland Township Trustee. William Evans seconded. Motion carried.
Frank Nierzwicki brought up the Bloomington Area Metropolitan Planning
Organization having several meetings on November 8 to discuss the long range
plan updates concerning transportation projects in our area. There was one meeting in
mentioned Bob Cowell, Monroe County Planning
Director, and Gregg Zody are overseeing the Monroe County Alternative Transportation
Plan. This is an effort to look at
hiking, biking, canoe and horse trails.
They are doing an excellent job and the Ellettsville Planning Department
supports a great deal of their effort. He
recognized long time area resident, Bill “Billy” Williams, Monroe County
Engineer, as being chosen the
Sandra Hash reminded everyone we are having our Christmas luncheon Friday, December 16 in the Fire Station Conference Room starting at
Dennis Williamson welcomed Phillip Rogers back. He reported on the Parks and Recreation
program. The main goal for next year
will be to develop a trail at
Lisa Creech was out of town but received many phone calls on the hard work the Street Department did on with the snow removal.
Privilege of the Floor – non Agenda Items
Claire Kerr introduced herself to the Council and said they will not be annexing into Ellettsville until she gets the ABC Commission Board situation straightened out.
Lisa Creech made a motion to adjourn the meeting. William Evans seconded. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned