Roll Call: Members
present were Patrick Stoffers, President; William Evans, Vice President; Lisa
Creech, Phillip Rogers and
Supervisors Present: Jim Davis and Jim Ragle were present.
Approval of the minutes
Creech made a motion to approve the minutes for the Regular Meeting of
Action to Pay Accounts Payable Vouchers
Lisa Creech made a motion to pay Accounts Payable Vouchers. William Evans seconded. Motion carried.
Resolution 13-06 Additional Appropriation
Jim Davis, Ellettsville Fire is requesting additional
appropriations out of the Fire Cumulative Fund to replace an old military vehicle
Lisa Creech made a motion that we adopt Resolution 13-06 for the Additional Appropriation for the SUV for the Fire Department. William Evans seconded. Motion carried.
Jim Davis asked if there was any problem picking the vehicle up now. Patrick said it was okay.
Award Bids for Fire Department Surplus
Jim Davis explained they advertised for bids to get rid of an
old snorkel truck. He had Kevin Patton call
used fire truck dealers to see if this truck had any value. They found out the truck was too old to be of
any value and too new to be an antique. Jim
recommended Richard Albers of
Creech made a motion to award the bid of $1,001.99 to Richard Albers, out of
Jim Davis also advertised a 1995 Ford and 1989 Chevrolet. One gentleman, John Mullen, bid on one of the
cars. Mr. Mullen works for a fire truck
manufacturer that sells equipment to the Ellettsville Fire Department. Mr. Mullen offered to trade two new sets of
fire gear (a more expensive brand than the Fire Department is currently buying)
valued between $1,700 and $2,200 for the pair.
Jim spoke with Mike Spencer regarding the trading of goods. Mr. Spencer did say it was not illegal but is
worried about precedence. The vehicle
Mr. Mullen wants is the 1995 Ford Crown
Creech made a motion that we accept the bid from John Mullen for the equipment
for two new sets of fire gear (pants plus coat) in exchange for the 1995 Ford
Letter from Eastern Richland Sewer Corporation concerning wastewater capacity
Patrick Stoffers presented the final draft of a letter in which all the parties have agreed to. He asked the Council to accept this final version with the note there is a typo in the third paragraph. He asked Sandra to correct the final draft.
Creech made a motion that we adopt this letter for the Eastern Richland Sewer
Corporation concerning wastewater capacity to the Indiana Department of
Environmental Management with the notice of the correction of the word “until”
in the third paragraph.
Privilege of the Floor – non Agenda Items
Lisa Creech brought up budgetary items in regards to The
Meadowlands. Patrick started out by
announcing an additional $1,000 was added to the 2007 Police and Fire budgets
for fuel. Lisa has been discussing and researching
cost effective means to the speeding problem.
One suggestion was putting “rumble strips” on
Karen Sherfick questioned where the concrete pylons mentioned at the
last meeting would be placed. Lisa said the houses located on
Lisa Creech asked if there were any representatives from the other neighborhoods with suggestions. If the Town does not hear anything they will not move forward with anyone other than The Meadowlands.
Matt Sewell asked if the break away gate or barrier was still
under consideration. Lisa said no
because it is illegal under
William Evans made a motion we adjourn this meeting. Lisa Creech seconded. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at