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Town of Osgood
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
7:00 P.M.

Present at the meeting were Tammy Wilhoit, Norman Kappes, Mary Ann Gay, Pat Zaharako, Steve Wilhoit, Chuck Gill, Ben Eadler, Eric Roush, Adam Hunger, Linda Krinop, DeDee Holliday and Christina Horan.

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call – All present

Motion was made to waive the reading and adopt the pre-read minutes. Norman 1st, DeDee 2nd

3 – ayes

Opened Public Hearing for Ordinance 2011-5, which was introduced at the July 19th meeting. Mary Ann Gay read Amended Ordinance 2011-5, which states:

Phase I – Effective 12/01/2011

Phase II – Effective 12/01/2012

There were no comments concerning the Sewer Rate Amended Ordinance 2011-5. Closed Hearing.

Motion was made to adopt Amended Ordinance 2011-5. DeDee 1st, Norman 2nd

3 – ayes

Commonwealth Engineers – Pat Zaharako stated that there was Change Order #3 for the Stormwater Project which was an $8,000 deduct.

Motion was made to approve Change Order #3 for the Stormwater Project. Norman 1st, DeDee 2nd

3 – ayes

Pat also presented the Rule 5 permit for the Wastewater Project for Linda’s signature. Addendum #1 and Guide 10 were presented for approval.

Motion was made for Linda to sign the Rule 5 permit and approve Addendum #1 and Guide 10 for the Wastewater System Improvements Project. Norman 1st, DeDee 2nd

3 – ayes

Water Storage Project claims were presented:

The Redesign Amendment has been preapproved by Rural Development, which covers Design, Quoting, Construction and Inspection.

Motion was made to approve the claims and the Redesign Amendment. DeDee 1st, Norman 2nd

3 – ayes

Street Department – Steve Wilhoit stated that they are on Section 3 of the Stormwater Project with 2 change orders being approved. The Safe Routes to School Project should be starting this week; it is off schedule by one month due to the moving of the fiber optic lines. The Trails Project has been delayed because the State has misplaced the property survey and there has not been a start date set.

Water Department – Chuck Gill stated the Water Storage Project is going along well. They have laid out the clarifier to weld together and have also cleared trees for the raw water pump.

Sewer Department – Tony Wood stated that they have dug up some laterals and have been doing repairs. He is looking at adding another 30 acres to his Land Application Permit. Wastewater Construction should start sometime in October.

Police Department – Eric Roush stated he is glad to have Adam on board. He gave his report of:

Ben Eadler asked if the Council would be interested in purchasing a Splash Pad. It’s a concreted pad that has water features for children to play on. He stated that there is a Rain Drop Productions form Ashland, Ohio that just installed 5 of them in Indianapolis. His proposal consists of:

He is estimating it would cost on the high end $105,000.

Motion was made to approve the Design Amendment for the Ripley County Highway Garage Sewer. DeDee 1st, Norman 2nd

3 – ayes

Claims signed

Meeting adjourned.



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