REMAINING 2018 TOWN COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULE MONDAY, MAY 14TH @ 7:00pm MONDAY, JUNE 11TH @ 7:00pm MONDAY, JULY 9TH @ 7:00pm MONDAY, AUGUST 13TH @ 7:00pm MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH @ 7:00pm TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9TH @ 7:00pm TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH @ 7:00pm MONDAY, DECEMBER 10TH @ 7:00pm ...
Meeting was called to order. Present were Council Members, Bob Fisher, Bob Uhrick, Tonya Perry, Clerk-Treasurer. Bob Fisher made motion to accept the minutes from prior meeting and Bob Uhrick seconded the motion.
-Financial reports for January and February.
-Still taking water commitment forms and fees
-Working on a SAM # (Cage Code), this is a -requirement for the OCRA grant
-Signed Ordinances for the grant process---2018-03-12-001—Fair Housing
2018-03-12-002---Drug Free Workplace
-Bills were ready for approval
Report was submitted. Fire Contract for 2018 was signed.
Report was submitted. Eric reports there have been several interested parties in the Deputy Marshal position.
BUILDING INSPECTION REPORT
Report was submitted. Jack reports there are still four (4) open permits
Report was submitted.
TOWN ENGINEER REPORT
Report was submitted.
-copy of the IDEM inspection letter was given for the minutes.
-time line presented for the SRF Loan application.
-copy of the Water System Preliminary Engineers Report
-Public Hearing set for April 12th mtg.
3- Old Business
-Waiting on Mr. Larry Canada about proposed parking lot at the property at 103 W. Main/102 S. State St.
Did receive an update on 2/13/18 that Kruse is still working on project.
-Waiting on Jay Williams to submit for a demolition permit for the property at 301 W. Main St.
-Census Boundary and Annexation Survey (BAS) for 2017 updated and info sent
4- New Business
-The new owner of the Dairy Bar maybe adding on to the facility to accommodate a storage
And a small bathroom
-Still waiting on Mr. Carver sewer hook up application. Received fee, but not the actual
No report. Advertising for the part-time position
-Cross Roads Grant---Still waiting for submission in August
-OCRA Grant/Engineering Study---Public Hearing April 12
-Lizton Water/INDOT/OCRA Grant/ SRF Loan/Drinking Water
A Thank You card was sent to Venture Church for all the things the Elected Officials do here in Town
-Coffenberry-Dollar dogs-Bob Uhrick will call H/C Animal Control
-Rustic Silo-Rob Ecker asked Council for a Variance for his parking lot so he could get his Permit of Occupancy
Bob Uhrick made motion to close the meeting and Bob Fisher seconded the motion ...
LIZTON TOWN COUNCIL MEETING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2018 Meeting was called to order. Present were Council Members, Bob Fisher, Bob Uhrick, Lise’ Crouch and Tonya Perry, Clerk-Treasurer. Lise’ Crouch made motion to accept the minutes from prior meeting and Bob Fisher seconded the motion. CLERK-TREASURER REPORT -Year-End process is complete. CTAR is almost compete. -January Financial Reports-Books are not completely reconciled…..having to make changes to the payroll program. -Working on posting, collecting water agreements, preparing a mailing to go out regarding water project. -One (1) gun permit -One (1) electrical permit - Bills were ready for approval. - Gordon Cotton, H/C Amateur Radio Emergency Services was in attendance. Wanted to introduce himself and to tell the Council about the program. FIRE REPORT No report was submitted. POLICE REPORT Report was submitted. -Quote for handheld radios. $4535.20 -Bill Wright will be sticking with the job a bit longer. -Council asked Eric to make a post for part time paid Deputy. Bob Fisher made motion and Lise’ seconded the motion. -Reserve car is in the Police bay. BUILDING INSPECTOR REPORT Report was submitted. WASTEWATER REPORT Report was submitted. IDEM Plant Inspection. Triad will be preparing a response letter to the IDEM inspection response.
TOWN ENGINEER REPORT Stuart Savka from Triad was in attendance. Bob Fisher made motion to accept Triad’s Engineering Services Agreement for the Planning Grant. Lise’ Crouch seconded the motion. ZONING REPORT Report was submitted. 1-Permits/Applications 2-Inspections/Violations 3-Old Business -Waiting on Mr. Larry Canada about proposed parking lot at the property at 103 W. Main/102 S. State St. -Waiting on Jay Williams to submit for a demolition permit for the property at 301 W. Main St. 4-New Business -Working on updating Census Boundary and Annexation Survey (BAS) for 2017. -Carver property building, sewer hookup fees, stormwater fees MAINTENANCE REPORT -trash taken down -applied 130 bags of salt/sand mixture over the month of January -3 quotes have been turned in for repairs to the roof at the treatment plant. Council tabled this subject for now. -Eric submitted his resignation from the maintenance position effective immediately. Bob Fisher asked Eric to continue working through the month of February. Eric agreed, but reminded them of an upcoming vacation he has planned March 1-16th. OLD BUSINESS Cross Roads Grant (Street Repairs) OCRA Grant/Engineering Study (WW &SW) Lizton Water/INDOT/OCRA Grant/SRF Loan (Drinking Water Project) NEW BUSINESS Coles Property- Jon joseph will reach out to Pete Coles regarding the clean up of the house fire.
CITIZENS’ COMMENT Josh Reader-Stillmeadow Dr- Concerns about water softener comments made at original Drinking Water meeting. Bob Crouch-Lebanon St- Town get .19 cents on the dollar for property taxing unit Charlie Barrett-Church St-cost from meter to the house? Do we know this yet? No, we need a licensed plumber to give us that info Bob Uhrick-Huber Dr, Council President, Water Construction scheduled for early 2019 Mickey Lester, Cherry St.-Interested in maintenance position Jon Cowen, son of property owners in Stillmeadow- is there any interest for Citizen’s to take this utility? No-SRF money. No-OCRA money and No-INDOT money to be added to their project, so no desire from Citizens’ to take this project Bob Fisher, First St-Questions or concern please call him or come by his house. Always want to hear from the community their questions or concerns ADJOURNMENT Bob Uhrick made motion to close the February Meeting. Bob Fisher seconded the motion. ...
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-INDOT is running water to the rest areas and maintenance garage unit regardless if the town opts to tie in or not, so this is basically THE chance for Lizton to get water. -INDOT is willing to put in $2 million for the town project. Over 50% of the project total ($3,770,000). -A $250 commitment fee, (refundable if the project falls though) with an approximate due date of 60 days from now (formal deadline to be announced) -Estimated bill of $58 a month with 200 users at 4000 gallons used. (on top of current sewer and storm water bill) -Sewer rates, after 14 months, could become prorated to run with the amount of water you use monthly, (metered service). -You will be responsible to pay for the piping from the meter pit in your yard to your house and interior hook up. -You can have the meter pit installed and not hook up to water at this time, remaining soley on your well. If you opt out of the initial install, the cost to tap-on after the project is complete is anticipated to be much higher. -You will still receive a monthly bill, minus the usage fee, if you install the meter pit and opt out of water hook-up. -Current wells can remain for lawn watering, car washing, etc., but must be a total seperate pipe system than municple water in your home. -No new wells can be drilled if the project proceeds. Your existing well runs dry, you would be required to tap-on to the municipal water system. -Only available to corporate city limits and annexed properties. -Projected completion timeline of 2 years. ...