Board of Public Works 07/01/2019

7ab1a11b-853b-474b-97c1-1815c11e4bdaThe Charlestown Board of Public Works met on Monday, July 1, 2019 for a regularly scheduled meeting. Following is a summary with full audio (7:53) available at the end: 

  1. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance led by Bob Hall
  2. Determination of a Quorum and Roll Call – members present Ben Ledbetter and Mayor Bob Hall. Ted Little was absent. Also in attendance were Clerk Treasurer Donna Coomer and City Attorney Michael Gillenwater
  3. Approval of prior meeting’s minutes, current claims, and payroll allowance docket from 06/17/2019 to 06/23/2019 combined into one motion for approval
    • Motion to approve made by Ben Ledbetter
    • Seconded by Bob Hall
    • No Discussion
    • Unanimous approval
  4. New Business
    • Onsite Health Solutions – Heather Mick introduced this agreement with the clinic that does health screenings for employees. There is no cost for the city and this is covered by health insurance.
      • Ben Ledbetter said there are several city employees who use this service
      • Motion to approve made by Ben Ledbetter
      • Seconded by Bob Hall
      • No Discussion
      • Unanimous approval
    • Mayor Hall Statement – He wanted to thank Larry Lynn who was present at the meeting. Initially life insurance denied the claim for Officer Ben Bertram. Mr. Lynn helped negotiate this denial and the insurance has reversed its claim on the declination.
      • Mr. Lynn said the insurance company had apologized for how the issue was handled.
    • Eric Vaughn, Director of Economic Development said that there is a closing scheduled for a lot on Woodford Farms for a park and asked for authorization to execute the closing documents
      • Motion to approve made by Ben Ledbetter
      • Seconded by Bob Hall
      • No Discussion
      • Unanimous approval
    • Shane Spicer, City Engineer, gave an update on the Community Crossings paving project. They will begin July 15thin Glendale. Mayor Hall said there will be signs put up to announce the paving and asked that people not park on the streets when paving is in progress.
  5.  Adjournment
    • Motion to adjourn made by Ben Ledbetter
    • Seconded by Bob Hall
    • Unanimous approval

Audio available here:

Author: Treva Hodges

Resident of Charlestown, Indiana. Advocate.

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