Board of Public Works 04/01/2019

7ab1a11b-853b-474b-97c1-1815c11e4bdaThe Charlestown Board of Public Works met for a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, April 1, at 9:00 am. Following is a summary of the meeting with full audio available:

  1. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Determination of a Quorum and Roll Call: Members present were Mayor Bob Hall, Ted Little, and Ben Ledbetter. Also in attendance were Clerk Treasurer Donna Coomer and city attorney Michael Gillenwater.
  3. Prior meeting’s minutes, current claims, and payroll allowance docket combined into one motion for approval
    • Motion to approve made by Ben Ledbetter
    • Seconded by Ted Little
    • No Discussion
    • Unanimous approval
  4. Renewal of Contract – Fiberoptic internet connection and phone service
    • John Spencer asked for the renewal. The police station will need to have their service moved.
    • Motion to approve renewal made by Ben Ledbetter
    • Seconded by Ted Little
    • No Discussion
    • Unanimous Approval
  5. Bertram 5K Memorial Run Route approval
    • Mayor Hall said that they’ve been presented with the route for consideration
    • Motion to approve made by Ted Little
    • Seconded by Ben Ledbetter
    • No Discussion
    • Unanimous Approval
  6. Eric Vaughn – Director of Economic Development
    • Neighborhood Pocket Parks lot purchase agreements
      • There is a tentative agreement for a lot in Ashley Springs for $15,000 purchase price
      • There is a tentative agreement on two lots in Heritage Place (between Freedom and Independence) for a total of $50,000 purchase price
    • Mayor Hall said that each of these lots have been discounted so the city can build the parks. The lots are further back in the neighborhoods for use by neighborhood residents and to discourage extra traffic and outside visitors.
    • Motion to approve purchases and authorization made by Ted Little
    • Seconded by Ben Ledbetter
    • No Discussion
    • Unanimous Approval
  7. Pirate 5K Fun Run Route Approval
    • Motion to approve made by Ted Little
    • Seconded by Ben Ledbetter
    • No Discussion
    • Unanimous Approval
  8. City Engineer – Requests approval of applications for the Community Crossings road paving project
    • Motion to approve made by Ben Ledbetter
    • Seconded by Ted Little
    • No Discussion
    • Unanimous approval
  9. Donna Coomer asked a question about damage to a Basketball court and Ben Ledbetter said he would investigate
  10. Adjournment
    • Motion to adjourn made by Ben Ledbetter
    • Seconded by Ted Little
    • Unanimous approval

Audio:

Author: Treva Hodges

Resident of Charlestown, Indiana. Advocate.

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