Roll Call: Members
present were Dianna Bastin, President; David Drake, Vice-President; Scott
Oldham, Phillip Smith and Dan Swafford.
Approval of Minutes
Bastin entertained a motion for the approval of the minutes for the Regular Meeting
Accounts Payable Vouchers
Dianna Bastin entertained a motion for action to pay Accounts Payable Vouchers. Phillip Smith so moved. David Drake seconded. Motion carried.
Ordinance on First
Ordinance 09-23 is not on the agenda. It will give George Webb a one time payment of $2,400 for retirement. The following motions will add it to the agenda and pass it on the first reading.
Dianna Bastin explained George Webb is retiring after 44 years of employment and this ordinance will give him a one time payment of $2,400 for retirement.
Smith made a motion we pass Ordinance 09-23 to give George Webb a one time
payment of $2,400 for retirement. Scott
Oldham seconded. Dianna Bastin stated
the ordinance reads “amending Ordinance 08-11 fixing of salaries for budget
year 2009” for the first reading. Roll
call vote: Dianna Bastin – yes; David
Drake – yes; Scott
Dianna Bastin stated “after forty years in Ellettsville, there is no longevity on the books so we have elected, in the best simplest way, to give Mr. Webb longevity pay; $2,000 for forty years and $100 for every year after that”.
Drake made a motion to adopt Ordinance 09-23 on the same day at which it is
introduced. Dan Swafford seconded. Roll call vote: Dianna Bastin – yes; David Drake – yes; Scott
Drake made a motion to adopt Ordinance 09-23.
Phillip Smith seconded. Roll call
vote: Dianna Bastin – yes; David Drake –
Dianna Bastin introduced George Webb and told him “we do this to thank you for forty-four years of service”.
Mike Farmer thanked the Council for their support of town employees.
Ordinance on Second
Ordinance 09-22 to amend Chapters 73 and
74 of the
Dianna Bastin explained this ordinance updates speed limits, no parking zones and stop intersections.
Drake made a motion we adopt Ordinance 09-22.
Scott Oldham seconded. Roll call
vote: Dianna Bastin – yes; David Drake –
Contract for Employment between the Town
Dianna Bastin announced Mike Spencer is moving on to another position and his last day as Town Attorney will be October 1, 2009. Darla Brown has been selected to take over as Town Attorney.
Drake made a motion we approve the Contract for Employment between the Town of
Agreement with Consultants for the I-69 Grant
David Drake wants to make sure, before we start, the Town will be able to complete all the studies necessary in the period time we have. Connie said yes.
Connie said she is waiting on a contract from Maximus for $5,000.
Mike Spencer was asked to review the contracts. The EcoLogic contract is a “simple” contract and suggested:
Mike Spencer pointed out a few items in the Schneider Service Agreement:
Dianna Bastin asked Connie to have the EcoLogic, Inc contract fixed by removing her name before it is signed.
The changes will be made to both contracts and then resubmitted for approval.
Jeff Farmer, Ellettsville Utilities thanked the Council for recognizing George Webb and invited everyone to an “Open House” at Campbell’s Park main Shelter House on Wednesday, September 30 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Jeff Farmer personally thanked George and also Mike Spencer.
Dianna Bastin stated Mike Spencer has been with the town for 26 years and served many people, some of which could not be at the meeting this evening. Dianna read a letter from Bob Miles wishing Mike Spencer well with his future endeavors and then presented him with a plaque designed by a town employee.
Phillip Smith announced there will be a Heart Fund Benefit for
Dennis Braun October 10, 2009 with gospel music concerts from 10 a.m. until 10
p.m. at the large Shelter House in
Dianna Bastin thanked George Webb for his services. Dianna invited everyone to stay for cake in honor of Mike Spencer and then introduced the new Town Attorney, Darla Brown.
Dianna Bastin entertained a motion to adjourn. Phillip Smith so moved. Scott Oldham seconded. Motion carried. Dianna Bastin adjourned the meeting at 7:58 p.m.