November 22, 2004






The Ellettsville, Indiana, Town Council met in regular session on Monday, November 22nd, 2004 at the Town Hall.Patrick Stoffers called the meeting to order at 7:30 PM.Lisa Creech led in prayer and William Evans led in the Pledge of Allegiance.


Roll Call:Patrick Stoffers asked for roll call of the Council Members.Patrick Stoffers, President; William Evans, Vice-President; Lisa Creech, Phillip Rogers and Dennis Williamson were present.Also present were Sandra Hash, Clerk-Treasurer; Wes Marion, Attorney and Frank Nierzwicki, Planning and Zoning Administrator.Rick Coppock was absent.


Supervisors Present:Jim Davis, Jay Humphrey and Mike Farmer were present.Jim Ragle, Ron McGlocklin and Jeff Farmer were absent.


Approval of the regular meeting minutes for November 8th, 2004


Lisa Creech made a motion to approve the minutes for the meeting on November 8th, 2004.William Evans seconded.Motion carried.


Action to pay Accounts Payable Vouchers


Lisa Creech made a motion to pay the accounts payable vouchers.William Evans seconded.Motion carried.




Resolution 30-04 Transfer of Funds


Lisa Creech read the resolution in its entirety.


From:G-354 Street Lights††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $6,000.00

To:G-314 Legal Services†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $3,000.00

To:G-315 Miscellaneous Professional††††††††† $3,000.00


From:F-106 Firemen Part-time††††††††††††††††††† $3,000.00

To:F-105 Firemen Overtime††††††††††††††††††††††† $3,000.00


From:F-312 Training Aids & Schools††††††††† $500.00

To:F-221 Gasoline & Oil†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $500.00


From:P-109 Police Part-time†††††††††††††††††††††† $2,000.00

To:P-243 Uniforms & Gear†††††††††††† $†† 800.00

To:P-443 Arms, Radar & Equipment†††††††††† $1,200.00


From:P-353 Electric††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $240.00

To:P-380 Trailer Rental†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $240.00


From:MVH-234 Uniforms & Laundry†††††††† $768.00

To:MVH-341 Fleet Insurance††††††††††††††††††††† $568.00

To:MVH-322 Telephone, Fax & Pagers††††† $200.00


From:MVH-231 Vehicle Maintenance†††††††† $200.00

To:MVH-233 Other Supplies††††††††††††††††††††† $200.00


Sandra Hash explained this is the standard moving money around to accommodate needs.


Lisa Creech made a motion to adopt Resolution 30-04 Transfer of Funds.William Evans seconded.Motion carried.


Ordinances on First Reading


Ordinance 04-24 adding streets, speed limits, through and stop streets and no parking areas


Sandra Hash explained in order to get the Local Roads and Streets funds in tax distributions we have to report our miles of streets.This ordinance adds the new completed streets and a few older streets that were not included on the Road Inventory.Our next step is to report this information to the State and then we will get credit for an additional 2.89 miles of streets.††


New Business


Disaster Recovery Agreement with Komputrol


Sandra Hash explained this is an annual agreement with Komputrol, our software company.Twice a year we send our information to Komputrol and they transfer it to a CD.We have a backup tape that goes off sight every night that we can work from for 30 days in Komputrolís office in the case of a disaster. ††This agreement covers the Clerk-Treasurerís Office and the Utilities Office.


Lisa Creech made a motion to adopt the Disaster Recovery Agreement with Komputrol.William Evans seconded.Motion carried.


Privilege of the Floor


Mike Hendricks, Commander of the Ellettsville Police Reserves wished everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and introduced a new applicant Albert Alexander for the Police Reserves.Albert has been a Reserve Officer previously for Ellettsville.He has his 40 hour pre-basic and all other credentials in place and his background check was fine.He asked for the Councilís approval to bring Albert on to the Reserves.Mike stated Albert will make twelve Reserves.


William Evans recommended accepting Albert as a Police Reserve.


William Evans made a motion to accept Albert Alexander into the Reserve Police Force.Lisa Creech seconded.Motion carried.


Sandra Hash swore Albert in before the Council.


Supervisorís Comments


Sandra Hash announced the Townís Christmas Luncheon will be on December 17th at the new Fire Station in the training / meeting room from 11:00 a. 2:00 p. m.


Dennis Williamson wished everyone a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving.He thanked the troops.


Lisa Creech stated she will be in Dallas, Texas due to her job so she will not be present for the next Plan Commission.


William Evans also wished everyone including the troops a Happy Thanksgiving.He wished Jim Ragle well.He commended Dana Kerr for his work on restoring the Shook House.††


Patrick Stoffers wished everyone traveling on the Holidays a safe trip and all a Happy Thanksgiving.He asked for a motion to adjourn.




Phillip Rogers made a motion to adjourn.William Evans seconded.Motion carried.Meeting adjourned at 7:42 p. m.