Town of Osgood Minutes
Town of Osgood
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
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
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
- First 15,000 gallons $14.46 (per thousand)
- Next 15,000 gallons $13.21
- Next 15,000 gallons $12.06
- Next 55,000 gallons $10.86
- Next 100,000 gallons $7.91
- All users $36.15
- (2500 gallons allowed)
Phase II Effective 12/01/2012
- First 15,000 gallons $14.95 (per thousand)
- Next 15,000 gallons $13.67
- Next 15,000 gallons $12.48
- Next 55,000 gallons $11.24
- Next 100,000 gallons $8.18
- All users $37.40
- (2500 gallons allowed)
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
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
Pat also presented the Rule 5 permit for the Wastewater Project for Lindas 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
Water Storage Project claims were presented:
- Mitchell & Stark #A6 - $414,680.00
- Commonwealth Engineers - $17,600.97
- Mary Ann Gay - $1,160.00
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
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:
- Criminal Mischief 6 vehicles affected on Walnut & W. Eckert
- Agency Assist 2
- Drive Offs at Osgood Mart 2
- Tickets 4
Ben Eadler asked if the Council would be interested in purchasing a Splash Pad. Its 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:
- 65ft circle with benches and a fence around it
- 2 inner circles/ each would have foot activated controls
- 52 gallons per minute
- Pad be built by the quarry so the water can be reused
- Open to other communities
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
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