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Board of Public Works Meeting Minutes – December 26, 2018

The Board of Public Works and Safety met in a regular meeting on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 2:00 PM in the Council Chamber, 301 East Clinton Street, Frankfort, Indiana.  The following action was taken:

Ken Estes called the meeting to order and led the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance. Jim Siegfried then prayed. Jim Siegfried, Ken Estes, Jason Forsythe, Sam Payne, Les Bergum, Jack Dodd, Judy Sheets and Barb Conner were present.  Absent:  Mayor McBarnes

ATTORNEYLes Bergum, Attorney, opened the following bid for the demolition of 851 ½ South Third Street for $4,500.00 and the demolition of 255 North Jackson Street for $6,500.00.  Jim Siegfried made a motion to approve the bids of Ridenour Excavating for the demolition of 851 ½ South Thirds Street for $4,500 and 255 North Jackson Street for $6,500 contingent upon coordinating this with the engineers.  Ken Estes seconded the motion.   Motion passed 2-0.

HUMAN RESOURCES; Jack Dodd, Human Resources Director, stated that everything was good.

STREET DEPARTMENT:  Jason Forsythe, Street Superintendent, presented Austin Reeder as a part-time new hire with the start date of December 19th.  Jim Siegfried made a motion to approve the hiring of Austin Reeder as part-time effective December 19th.  Ken Estes seconded the motion.  Motion passed 2-0.

FIRE DEPARTMENT:    Deputy Chief Ed Cripe reported that they had the ISO inspection on December 14th and they will hear back from it in March.

BUILDING INSPECTOR:    Sam Payne, Building Inspector, requested a building permit extension for 759 West Boone Street for 6 months and 451 and 453 West Jefferson Street for 90 days.   Jim Siegfried made a motion to approve the permit extension for 759 West Boone Street for 6 months. Ken Estes seconded the motion.  Motion passed.  Jim Siegfried made a motion to approve a permit extension for  451 and 453 West Jefferson Street for 90 days.  Ken Estes seconded the motion.  Motion passed 2-0.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:   Judy Sheets, Clerk-Treasurer, presented the following encumbrance for 2018 into 2019:

1908   American StructurePoint   101005430.000    $50,000.00.

Jim Siegfried made a motion to approve the encumbrance of $50,000.00 to American StructurePoint for the Washington Avenue Project.  Ken Estes seconded the motion.  Motion passed 2-0

CLAIMS:  Claims were presented.  Jim Siegfried made a motion to approve the claims as presented.  Ken Estes seconded the motion.  Motion passed 2-0.

ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business to come before the board Ken Estes adjourned the meeting.

 

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