Roll Call: Members
present were Dianna Bastin, President; David Drake, Vice-President; Phillip
Smith and Dan Swafford.
Approval of Minutes
Bastin entertained a motion for the approval of the minutes for the Regular Meeting
August 24 and the Executive Session
Accounts Payable Vouchers
Dianna Bastin entertained a motion for an action to pay Accounts Payable Vouchers. Dan Swafford so moved. David Drake seconded. Motion carried.
Ordinance on First
Ordinance 09-22 to amend Chapter 73 and
74 of the
Ordinance on Second
Ordinance 09-20 to adopt Supplement
2009-6 to the Town of
David Drake made a motion we adopt Ordinance 09-20. Phillip Smith seconded. Roll call vote: Dianna Bastin – yes; David Drake – yes; Phillip Smith – yes; Dan Swafford – yes. Motion carried 4-0.
Selection of Consultants for the I-69 Grant
Connie Griffin announced she,
There will be a new timeline once the consultant has been selected. They will compile the data and finish the remaining elements of the contractual elements and write report.
The grant has $35,525.11 in funds remaining. The consultants were asked to break down their proposals into categories. Connie presented those break downs to the Council with the following recommendation:
For a grand total of $16,229.00
Connie asked Stephen Smith (AICP, Manager, Long-Range Transportation Planning Section of INDOT) about any provisions to this grant. Connie would like to purchase software to help with this process with the remaining money. Stephen Smith would like for the Town to use the remaining money to potentially hire a part-time person to assist with the grant and assist Connie with complying reports that need to be submitted to INDOT.
David Drake made a motion we approve the recommendation to hire Maximus Consulting for the CIP plan for $5,000; Schneider Corporation for GSI for $6,800 and Ecologic for the WP study for $4,429 for a total of $16,229. Phillip Smith seconded. Roll call vote: Dianna Bastin – yes; David Drake – yes; Phillip Smith – yes; Dan Swafford – yes. Motion carried 4-0.
Safe Route to School (SRTS) Report
Connie Griffin presented the Council with an eleven page report. Included in this report is a Chronological Order of Events and Actions starting October 2005. The status of the SRTS Project:
Privilege of the Floor
Brooke Marks, Monroe County Fall
Festival President thanked the town departments for their cooperation
especially the Street Department. Dianna
Steve Kain, RBB School Superintendent thanked the Town Council
for providing leadership on the “
David Drake stated the school corporation is in the midst of an accreditation process. The school corporation will have a booth set up for a survey at the Fall Festival (in the Indiana Farm Bureau trailer). The survey is designed for parents and community members to answer questions regarding the school corporation.
Dianna Bastin attended a local committee meeting with
representatives of Smithville Telephone,
Dianna Bastin made a motion to invite the Community and Rural Affairs office to come and do their public information gathering session. David Drake made the motion. Phillip Smith seconded. Motion carried.
David Drake made a motion we adjourn. Dan Swafford seconded. Motion carried. Dianna Bastin adjourned the meeting at