Board of Public Works Meeting 06/18/2018

The Charlestown Board of Public Works met for a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, June 18, 2018, at 9:00 am. Following is a summary of the meeting with full audio:

  1. Call to order/Pledge of Allegiance – led by Brian Hester
  2. Determination of a Quorum and Roll Call – in attendance were: Ted Little, Ben Ledbetter, and Mayor Hall. Also in attendance were Donna Coomer and Michael Gillenwater
  3. Approval of Minutes from the previous meeting, current claims, and payroll allowance docket from 06/03/2018 to 06/16/2018 combined into one motion for consideration.
    • Motion to approve all made by Ted Little
    • Seconded by Ben Ledbetter
    • During discussion Ben Ledbetter submitted three additional claims for consideration: Milling on Monroe, Bohart, and Greenvalley at $46,160.45, Clark County Highway for paving at $136,783, and Southern Concrete for $14,340. Mayor Hall entertained a motion to approve with these changes
      • Motion to approve new claims made by Ted Little
      • Seconded by Ben Ledbetter
      • No additional discussion
      • Unanimous approval
      • Mayor Hall noted that the interlocal agreement with Clark County has saved 50% on this paving bill.
  4. Approval of Contracts – INDOT Sweeping Agreement – This agreement renewal is a 48 month contract that allows the city to sweep Highway 3 for payment from INDOT.
    • Motion to approve made by Ben Ledbetter
    • Seconded by Ted Little
    • No Discussion
    • Unanimous approval
  5. New Business – Charge offs for Water, Wastewater, and Sanitation – the quarterly amount charge offs total $1,235.30.
    • Motion to approve made by Ben Ledbetter
    • Seconded by Ted Little
    • During discussion Donna Coomer noted that these represent customers from whom the city is not able to collect due to them moving away. Mayor Hall noted the amount is quite low considering the number of customers.
    • Mayor Hall entertained a motion to approve after discussion.
      • Motion made by Ben Ledbetter
      • Seconded by Ted Little
      • No further discussion
      • Unanimous approval
  6. Updates – Mayor Hall asked if there were any additional updates
    • Shane Spicer – would like to have quotes on work in Greenway Park by next meeting
    • Tony Jackson – no report
    • John Spencer – no report
    • Eric Vaughn – no report
  7. Adjournment
    • Motion to adjourn made by Ben Ledbetter
    • Seconded by Ted Little
    • Unanimous approval

Full audio of meeting (6:32) here: 

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Author: Treva Hodges

Resident of Charlestown, Indiana. Advocate.

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