Ellettsville, Indiana, Town
Council met in regular
session on Monday, February 12, 2007, at the Fire Department Training and Conference
Room.Dennis Williamson called the
meeting to order at with prayer and Sandra Hash led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Roll Call: Members
present were Dennis Williamson, President; Dan Swafford, Vice- President;
Dianna Bastin, Ted Robertson and Phillip Rogers. Sandra Hash, Clerk Treasurer
and Mike Spencer, Attorney were also present.
Supervisors Present:Jim Davis, Jim Ragle, Ron McGlocklin, Mike
Farmer and Jeff Farmer were present.
Approval of the minutes
Bastin made a motion to approve the minutes for the Regular Meeting January 22, 2007 and the Executive Session of February 6, 2007.Phillip
Rogers seconded.Motion carried.
Action to Pay Accounts Payable Vouchers
Swafford made a motion to approve the Accounts Payable Vouchers. Dianna Bastin seconded.Motion carried.
McGlocklin, Town Marshal distributed
and went over the Police Department’s 2006 Annual Report.
376 Case Reports filed
4,459.4 Reserve hours
The Council will review the report and speak with the
liaison if there are any questions.
Sandra Hash attended the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns
Legislative Conference.Several bills
have been introduced that negatively affect annexation for municipalities. “Hometown Matters” was discussed.To reduce reliance on property taxes a bill
has been introduced to raise county option income tax by one percent.She has some handouts if anyone is
Williamson passed out, to the
supervisors, a copy of the basic Emergency Management Plan for the County.This Friday there will be a drill involving
some of our units and he hopes we get a good grade.This will be conducted district wide with the
State of Indiana doing the judging.Dennis also appointed a Flag Task Force (Dianna, Sandra, Mike Farmer and
Jim Ragle).He would like a flag put up
at all Town properties including Town Hall.The task force will need to work
together researching ideas and prices.Dennis is planning a dedication on June 14, 2007 which is Flag Day.
Art Hayes asked if there were any comments on the remarks he and
his wife Sherry made at the last meeting.Dennis informed him Frank
Nierzwicki was tasked
with this and he has not received any response.Art gave out information at the Plan Commission meeting explaining a PUD (Plan Unit Development) and
how it is written for the Town of Fishers.He handed out
the same information to the Town
Council.He discussed what was said at the Plan Commission meeting.He
questioned the street width and rights of ways in Litten Estates.Dan Swafford interrupted Art to explain he has already requested
Frank and Rick look at this and report back.Art compared the Meadowlands speeding problems to Litten Estates.He feels people will be speeding through
Ridge Springs.Dan reiterated there will
be some research done and brought to the Plan Commission.Art went on
to say a PUD ordinance needs to be in place.Why does the Town need to keep correcting mistakes through the years
from developers and builders?Dennis
reiterated Art needed to discuss this with the Plan Commission.Art said the Plan Commission can not change anything and they will continue to
build as the Town Ordinance’s allow.The
developers do not show any changes to the Plan Commission once they are approved according to Frank.
Bastin made a motion we adjourn.Dan
Swafford seconded.Motion carried. Dennis
Williamson adjourned the meeting at