June 10, 2002




The Ellettsville, Indiana, Town Council met in regular session at 7:30 PM, Monday, June 10, 2002 at the Town Hall.  David Sorokoty called the meeting to order and led in prayer.  David Drake led in the Pledge of Allegiance. 


Roll Call


David Sorokoty asked for roll call of the Council Members.  Members present were David Sorokoty, President; David Drake, Vice-President and Geraldine McIntyre.  Also present was Sandra Hash, Clerk-Treasurer; Deborah Hudson, Administrative Assistant and Mike Spencer, Town Attorney.  Mike Cornman and Jerry Pittsford were absent.  


Supervisors Present


Jim Davis, Jim Ragle, Ron McGlocklin, Mike Farmer and Jeff Farmer.


Approval of Minutes of the regular meeting on May 28th and May 29th, 2002


Geraldine McIntyre moved to approve the minutes.  David Drake seconded.  Motion carried.


Action to pay Accounts Payable Vouchers


David Drake moved to approve the accounts payable vouchers.  Geraldine McIntyre seconded.  Motion carried.


Resolutions None


Ordinances on First Reading


Ordinance 02-11 Vacating a Public Way (alley between lots 5 & 6 of the Original Plat of Ellettsville)


David Drake read by title and described the location as being west of the Town Hall off of Main Street.  David Drake explained that the Plan Commission had approved vacating this alleyway and he said that it is one of many problems with this property (property of Grover Brashear).


Ordinances on Second Reading None


Old Business


Transfer of Property – Endwright Center


David Drake made a motion to approve the transfer of property known as the Endwright Center from the Town of Ellettsville to Area 10 Agency on Aging.  Geraldine McIntyre seconded.  Attorney Mike Spencer prepared the property deed and explained that this fulfills the Agreement made to transfer the property to Area 10 at the end of the 5 years.  Motion carried.


New Business None


Privilege of the Floor


Gene Crum of the Ellettsville Police Reserves - presented Jason Neal who is requesting to be on the Police Reserves.  Jason said he lives on Chambers Pike in Bloomington.  He graduated in 1994 from Bloomington High School North.  He is twenty-five years old and currently employed as a jail officer in Morgan County.  Geraldine McIntyre made a motion to accept Jason Neal as a new Reserve Deputy for the Ellettsville Police.  David Drake seconded.  Motion carried.


Supervisor’s comments


Mike Farmer – Said that he was informed that the Town Hall building is owned by the Utilities Department and that the roof needs repaired because it is leaking.  



Mike said they have received three quotes and will be talking to the company with the lowest price and if they meet our requirements, the roof will be repaired within the next couple weeks.


Jim Davis – Requested permission to send two of the Full-time Firemen to attend a Training Class for Heavy Rescue in Middletown, Kentucky.  The cost to attend is $325 per person and they will be staying overnight.  Geraldine McIntyre made a motion to approve Jim’s request.  David Drake seconded.  Motion carried.


Darlyne Sowder, President of the Parks and Recreation Board - Announced that the Skate Board Park is officially open.  The hours are 8:00 a. m. to dusk every day weather permitting.  Children under twelve years of age are required to have adult supervision.  Also, all skaters are required to use helmets, knee and elbow pads and wrist guards.   


Sandra Hash – Reminded the Council that she and Amber would be in Indianapolis this Tuesday, June 11th; Wednesday, June 12th and the morning of Thursday, June 13th for the State Board of Accounts annual meeting that the Clerk-Treasurers and Deputy Clerks are required to attend. 




David Sorokoty asked for a motion to adjourn.  David Drake moved for adjournment.  Geraldine McIntyre seconded.  Meeting was adjourned at 7:45 p. m.





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David Sorokoty, President                                     David Drake, Vice President




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Mike Cornman                                             Jerry Pittsford




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Geraldine McIntyre                                             Sandra C. Hash, Clerk-Treasurer