Roll Call: Members
present were Patrick Stoffers,
Approval of the minutes
Creech moved to approve the minutes for the regular meeting on
Action to Pay Accounts Payable Vouchers
Ordinances on First
Ordinance 05-09 to amend the zone maps – Lots 79 and 80 in Sharp’s Second Addition from R-1 to C-3
Nierzwicki, Director of Planning Services, reviewed the R-1 to C-3 zoning request
for the property on the southwest corner of Matthews and
Ordinance 05-10 to amend a section of title 150 of the Ellettsville Town Code concerning Planning and Zoning
explained the latest transition phase on building permits. The transition from the Fire Department
conducting the building inspection to
Ordinance 05-11 to amend the
Frank explained minor changes to the driveway and loading ordinance came before the Plan Commission last year. It was discussed again in both a work session and the regular Plan Commission meeting Thursday. He checked with legal counsel Friday on the changes made. He would like to table this for further legal review. Lisa commended Frank on a good job with the wording in this document.
Lisa Creech made a motion to table Ordinance 05-11 to amend the Ellettsville Town Code concerning parking, loading and driveways. William Evans seconded. Motion carried.
Williamson handed out a letter from the Main Street Board to the Council
listing the priorities for the next few years.
The letter is also asking for continued support of the
asked about the directional signs. Jeana
Kapczynski, President of Ellettsville Main Street, mentioned the downtown
merchants feel visitors and out of town people are lost since the one way pairs
were put in. She feels the “way point” signs
wanted to know if there is a program for businesses to fund banners for the new
light posts. Jeana said
Jeff Farmer is requesting a Temporary Full Time employee for the construction season. The position is for a TFT Laborer. Mike Farmer and Brian Miller interviewed and chose Travis Summerville. Jim Hardin was the first choice but he declined the position. The next position is for a SFT (Seasonal Full Time) position to help with odds and ends for a few months this summer. Daniel Deckard was chosen for this position.
Lisa Creech made a motion to hire TFT Travis Summerville and SFT Daniel Deckard. William Evans seconded. Motion carried.
Jeff Farmer also mentioned the Letter of Request for Capacity Certification has his blessing. There is plenty of capacity at the plant and he sees no problems with the letter. He had to leave the meeting due to a break in the water main.
Capacity Certification for Litten Estates, Hearne Development LLC represented by Bledsoe, Tapp and Riggert
Bernie Guerrettaz of Bledsoe, Tapp and Riggert would like a capacity certification so the plans can be approved by the State. He did not have anything else to add to Jeff Farmers comments.
Lisa Creech made a motion to approve the Capacity Certification Letter for Litten Estates, Hearne Development LLC. William Evans seconded. Motion carried.
Final Plat for Autumn Ridge Subdivision, Phase II represented by Bledsoe, Tapp and Riggert
Bernie Guerrettaz explained the final plat documents. No changes have been made and they want to plat the next eleven units.
Lisa Creech made a motion to approve the Final Plat for Autumn Ridge Subdivision, Phase II. William Evans seconded. Motion carried.
Service Agreement with Hoosier Disposal – Street Department
Patrick stated he met with Hoosier Disposal this afternoon to review the service agreements for the Street, Utilities, Wastewater, Fire and Police departments. The details were as follows:
Street Department: $82.60 monthly, 6 yard container, dumped weekly,
Utilities: $82.60 monthly, 6 yard container, dumped weekly
Wastewater: $74.60 monthly, 3 yard container, dumped weekly
Fire Department no charge, 6 yard container, dumped weekly
Police Department no charge, 6 yard container, dumped weekly
Patrick thinks the prices are fair and reasonable. The prices are locked in for three years. He recommends approving the agreements for the Street Department, Wastewater Plant and Utilities for the mentioned amounts. Dennis asked all the department supervisors if the containers were big enough. All answered yes.
William Evans made a motion to approve the Service Agreement with Hoosier Disposal for the Street Department, Fire Department, Police Department, Utilities Department and Wastewater Department. Phillip Rogers seconded. Motion carried.
Conflict of Interest from Mike Stalcup, Fireman
Sandra Hash mentioned Mike Stalcup, an electrician, installed a generator at Station 8. He filed a Conflict of Interest form because he is also a full time fireman. Jim said the generator works and there are no problems.
Lisa Creech made a motion that we accept the Conflict of Interest from Mike Stalcup, Fireman. William Evans seconded. Motion carried.
Privilege of the Floor – non Agenda Items
Jacobs, Commander of the Reserves for the Ellettsville Police Department, has
an applicant, Rob Davis, seeking employment as a Reserve Deputy Marshal. Rob is a resident of Ellettsville. Charles has completed all the required
background checks, clearances and contacted all references. He and Ron McGlocklin interviewed Rob and
feel he would be a welcomed addition to the department. Rob is currently employed as a Security Guard
Creech made a motion to accept Rob Davis as a Reserve Deputy Marshal for the
Patrick asked Rob to stop by Town Hall tomorrow to have Sandra swear him in.
Jim Davis, Ellettsville Fire Chief, explained the e-mail
regarding surplus air packs. Last fall
the County Fire Chiefs received grants from Homeland Security to purchase new
air packs for every fire department in the county. When assisting other units, it is important
all departments have uniformed gear that is interchangeable. Ellettsville received all new air packs making
the old air packs surplus. There are some small departments that need air packs.
Chris Clouse and Mark White gave a demo on the new versus the old air
packs. Chris recommends surplusing ten
of the older sets. There are fire
Dennis Williamson made a motion to declare ten air packs surplus as the Fire Department sees fit. Lisa Creech and William Evans seconded. Motion carried.
Lisa Creech announced this Saturday, May 14, both the Fire and Police Station will have their Open House.
Ron McGlocklin, Ellettsville Police Department, mentioned the Police Departments Open House is from until with the opening ceremony at
Jim Davis, Ellettsville Fire Department, Open House is from until with the opening ceremony at Everyone is welcome.
William Evans extended his thanks to Jim Ragle and the Street
Department for helping out the residents on
William Evans made a motion to adjourn. Phillip Rogers seconded. Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at