Information regarding Proposed State Road 28 West Annexation Close
Sunday, October 25, 2020

News & Updates

9/28/2020 Board of Works Meeting Minutes

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
September 28, 2020

The Board of Public Works and Safety met in a regular meeting on September 28, 2020, at 5:00 PM at the Frankfort Community Public Library, 208 W Clinton Street, Frankfort, Indiana.

Mayor Sheets called the meeting to order and led the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance. The following members were present: Mayor Judy Sheets, Megan Sheets, and Greg Miller. Also present were City Attorney Les Bergum, Clerk-Treasurer Carol Bartley, and others as noted in the minutes.

MINUTES
The minutes of the September 14, 2020, regular meeting were presented for approval. M. Sheets moved to approve the minutes of the September 14, 2020, regular meeting as presented, seconded by G. Miller. Upon roll call vote three ayes were recorded. Motion carried 3-0.

CLAIMS APPROVAL
M. Sheets moved to accept the claims as presented. G. Miller seconded. Upon roll call vote, three ayes were recorded. Motion carried 3-0.

PUBLIC COMMENTS
Isac Chavez with the United Way spoke to the board about their current uses of funding and their new campaign. He will be available to the department heads if they would like him to make a presentation to employees regarding the benefits of contributing to United Way.  At the next meeting, the board will make a decision regarding incentives for employees who contribute a fair share of one hour of pay per month.

POLICE DEPARTMENT
Chief Shoemaker presented the board with the lease for a copier/printer with Braden Business Systems at a cost of $142.00 per month for 48 months. G. Miller made a motion to approve the copier lease, seconded by M. Sheets.  Upon roll call vote, three ayes were recorded. Motion carried 3-0.

BUILDING SERVICES|
Director of Planning and Housing Initiatives Don Stock discussed the mailbox placement for 2 S. Main Street.  The mailbox cannot be attached to the wall but will be attached and anchored to the sidewalk as close to the building as the pedestal will allow.  M. Sheets made a motion to approve the mailbox, seconded by G. Miller.  Upon roll call vote, three ayes were recorded.  Motion carried 3-0.

FIRE DEPARTMENT
Chief Kirby asked to board to approve a controlled burn at 3262 N 130 E. He has met with I.D.E.M. and the owner and they confirmed they own the house outright.  G. Miller made a motion to approve the controlled burn, seconded by M. Sheets.  Upon roll call vote, three ayes were recorded. Motion carried 3-0.

STREET DEPARTMENT
Street Department Superintendent Jason Forsythe asked the board to ratify the hiring of a new part-time employee.  M. Sheets made a motion to approve the hiring pending background check results, seconded by G. Miller.  Upon roll call vote, three ayes were recorded. Motion carried 3-0.

PARKS
Parks Superintendent Bart Kraning presented the board with quotes for new lawn mowers for the parks department. He recommended they approve the purchase of three John Deere mowers at a cost of $9500.00 each.  M. Sheets made a motion to approve the purchase, seconded by G. Miller.  Upon roll call vote, three ayes were recorded. Motion carried 3-0.

Mr. Kraning also presented the board with a special event request for the Bales Strong 5K walk/run at TPA Park on November 21st.  G. Miller made a motion to approve the event, seconded by M. Sheets.  Upon roll call vote, three ayes were recorded. Motion carried 3-0.

Mr. Kraning asked the board for approval of the F.U.N. Group Halloween event at TPA Park.  G. Miller made a motion to approve the event, seconded by M. Sheets. Upon roll call vote, three ayes were recorded.  Motion carried 3-0.

CITY ATTORNEY
Les Bergum presented the board with a notice to bidders to purchase gasoline and diesel fuel for 2021. The notice will be published on October 7th and 14th.  G. Miller made a motion to approve the publication of the notice to bidders, seconded by M. Sheets.  Upon roll call vote, three ayes were recorded. Motion carried 3-0.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
None

NEW BUSINESS:
None

Mayor Sheets adjourned the meeting at 5:40 PM.

Tags:

X