The Ellettsville, Indiana, Town Council met in regular session at 7:30 PM, Monday, January 27, 2003 at the Town Hall. David Sorokoty called the meeting to order. Lisa Combs-Creech led the Pledge of Allegiance and Ray Freetage led in prayer.
David Sorokoty asked for roll call of the Council Members. Members present were David Sorokoty, President; David Drake, Vice-President; Lisa Combs-Creech and Ray Freetage. Also present was Sandra Hash, Clerk-Treasurer; and Mike Spencer, Attorney. Geraldine McIntyre was absent.
Supervisors Present: Jim Davis, Jim Ragle, Mike Farmer, Jeff Farmer and Ron McGlocklin.
Board of Zoning Appeals – open still
Park and Recreation Board Member – open still
Monroe County Animal Control Board – Karla Frownfelter
Planning and Zoning Board Members – Reappointed Frank Buczolich and Don Calvert
Approval of Minutes of the special session on January 9th and the regular meeting on January 13th, 2003
Ray Freetage moved to approve the minutes. Lisa Combs-Creech seconded. Motion carried.
Action to pay Accounts Payable Vouchers
David Drake made a motion to approve the accounts payable vouchers. Ray Freetage seconded. Motion carried.
Resolution 03-03 Reimburse Appropriation
Lisa Combs-Creech read and moved to approve Resolution 03-03 concerning reimbursing an appropriation. David Drake seconded. Motion carried.
Ordinances on Second Reading
Ordinance 03-01 to amend Chapter 255 of the Ellettsville Town Code concerning Personnel
Ray Freetage read the Ordinance in its entirety, which deletes the Limited-full time position. David Drake suggested changes to section 255-10 (b) and (d). Attorney Mike Spencer read the Ordinance as amended. “(b) Part-time: Includes all employees who are regularly scheduled to work less than thirty-five (35) hours per calendar week and whose term of employment is intended to exceed six (6) consecutive months. Except as otherwise specified in these policies, part-time employees are not eligible for benefits. (d) Temporary Part-Time: Includes all employees who are regularly scheduled to work less than thirty-five (35) hours per calendar week and whose term of employment is intended to expire on or before the last day of the sixth (6th) consecutive month of employment. These employees are not eligible for benefits.” Ray moved to adopt Ordinance 03-01 as amended. David Drake seconded. Motion carried.
Kevin Fluke is requesting a transfer of sick days due to surgery
Jim Ragle, Danny Edwards and Danny Stalcup agreed to transfer sick time hours to Kevin Fluke since he has had surgery and needs extra time to recover. David Drake
moved to approve transferring five days to Kevin Fluke. Lisa Combs-Creech seconded. Motion carried.
Jim Davis requested permission to hire volunteer Frank Cummins as a part-time fireman. He is on the Fire Department’s hire waiting list. David Drake moved to approve hiring Frank Cummins as a part-time Firefighter. Ray Freetage asked if the money had been budgeted to hire more personnel. Sandra Hash explained there was $100,000 in the part-time firefighter appropriation. David Drake added this is not a new position, it just adds an additional person to cover the allotted time. Frank is a very qualified person for this position and has an impressive work history. Lisa Combs-Creech seconded. Motion carried.
David Sorokoty announced there would be a special session Thursday, January 30th at 6:30 to discuss the feasibility of acquiring the old Elementary School building.
Ray Freetage moved for adjournment. David Drake seconded. Motion carried. Meeting was adjourned at 7:50 p. m.
David Sorokoty, President David Drake, Vice President
Lisa Combs-Creech Ray Freetage
Geraldine McIntyre Sandra C. Hash, Clerk-Treasurer