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11/27/2019 Board of Works Meeting Minutes

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS

November 27, 2019

The Board of Public Works and Safety met in a regular meeting on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 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.  Mayor McBarnes was present by phone. Ken Estes, Jim Siegfried, Troy Bacon, Sam Payne, Annie Bacon, Jack Dodd, Judy Sheets, and Barb Conner were present.   Travis Sheets, Jason Forsythe were absent.

MINUTES:  The minutes of November 13, 2019 meeting were presented.  Jim Siegfried made the motion to approve the minutes for November 13, 2019.  Ken Estes seconded the motion.  The motion passed 2-0.

PUBLIC COMMENT:   None

Ken Estes said that he would open the bids for the fuel.  He stated that we only had the 1 bid from Co-Alliance.  The bid was $1.96 for the fixed price.  The floating price is $2.10.    Jim Siegfried made the motion to approve the fixed price for fuel from Co-Alliance.  Ken Estes seconded the motion.  Motion passed.

Jim Siegfried reported that he had the Atom Chemical contract.  He said the service would be the same as last year.  The price will be going from $95.00 to $105.00 per month.  Jim Siegfried made the motion to approve the Atom agreement.  Ken Estes seconded the motion.  Motion passed.

Jack Dodd reported that we will be getting Trident Insurance for our Liability and Cyber policy.  Worker’s Compensation coverage will remain with BITCO. He stated they would still be handled by Jackson McCormick.

RESOLUTION 19-14: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE RETIREMENT OF POLICE K9 OTTO AND TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP.  Troy Bacon, Police Chief, stated that this resolution transfers the ownership to the handler.  Sargent Hall will sign the agreement.  He also stated that there is a donation account set up for anyone who would like to contribute for food, etc… to Otto.  Jim Siegfried made the motion to approve Resolution 19-14.  Ken Estes seconded the motion.  Motion passed.

Amendment to the Operations of the Golf Course Management is stating the City will be responsible for maintaining full coverage of Insurance on the buildings and improvements at the Golf Course.  Jim Siegfried made the motion to approve the Golf Course Management amendment.  Ken Estes seconded the motion.  Motion passed.

Amendment 1 – American Structurepoint, – Washington Ave. project (DES #1383416) total compensation to be paid will increase from $190,452.64 to $261,324.12 an increase of $70,871.48 for services.  Jim Siegfried made the motion to approve the Amendment 1 with American Structurepoint.  Ken Estes seconded the motion.  Motion passed.  The final walkthrough will be next Tuesday for Phase 1.

757 Washington Ave. – we received 1 bid.  It was from Ridenour Excavating.  The request for quotes were mailed to: Ridenour Excavating, Jeremy Howe, Campos Construction and Bruno Demolition.  The price for the demolition of 757 Washington Ave. would be $17,500.00.  Mayor McBarnes said to pay it out of BOW – Washington Ave.  Jim Siegfried made the motion to approve the Ridenour Excavating for the demolition at 757 Washington Ave.  Ken Estes seconded the motion.  Motion passed.

 

ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business to come before the board Mayor McBarnes adjourned the meeting.

 

 

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