Town of Osgood Minutes
Town of Osgood
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Present at the meeting were Tammy Wilhoit, Mary Ann Gay, Norman Kappes, Linda Krinop, DeDee Holliday, Tony Wood, Cathy May, Al Stong, Scott White, Gary Fraser, and Eric Roush.
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call – all present
Motion was made to waive the reading and adopt the pre-read minutes. DeDee 1st, Norman 2nd
3 – ayes
Motion was made to schedule the Organizational Meeting for Wednesday, January 8th at 6:00 P.M. Norman 1st, DeDee 2nd
3 – ayes
Motion was made to appoint Jeffrey French to the Rising Sun Regional Foundation Board. Norman 1st, DeDee 2nd
Motion was made to appoint Tammy Wilhoit to the Board of the Southeastern Indiana Regional Planning Commission. DeDee 1st, Norman 2nd
3 – ayes
Motion was made to sign Black Memorial Endowment Fund Grant Award Agreements for the following:
$2,600 to be used for the Bilby Tower
$500 to be used for Line Locator
Norman 1st, DeDee 2nd
3 – ayes
Sewer Department – Tony Wood stated they are very pleased with the new hire. Joyce Powell’s last working day will be December 27th. They are working on Compliance Sampling. Tony has been talking with Best Metal Finishing concerning some issues. The permit modification is coming through and there is no room for non-compliance.
Police Department – Eric Roush stated they are very happy with the new car. He gave his monthly statistical report:
19 Warnings, 3 tickets, 1 issue at Fairgrounds, 1 open door, 1 missing child, 2 domestic disturbances, Emergency Plan Training at JCD, 1 suspicion, 1 invasion of privacy, 2 accidents, 1 theft, 1 mental subject, 1 missing adult, 1 burglary, 1 battery, and 1 driving while suspended.
Commonwealth Engineers – Al Stong was present and gave a financial update for the U.S. 421 Sidewalk Project. The original contract price was $344,233.00; with change orders and additions to project the ending price was $347,308.33. The engineer’s original contract was $186,100, with the ending total spent of $161,435.55. Commonwealth is ready to move forward with Phase 3 & 4. Tim Boyer reviewed with Steve and with the revisions performed, ready to send out for quotes.
Motion was made to release all remaining funds (retainage) to Sedam Contracting. DeDee 1st, Norman 2nd
Motion was made to proceed with Phase 3 & 4 of the Sidewalk Project contingent upon Reynolds Foundation approval. Norman 1st, DeDee 2nd
3 – ayes
Scott White was present and stated he would be the new President of the Osgood Volunteer Fire Department affective January 1, 2014. He stated that Norman Kappes has done an amazing job and was glad to work under him.
Osgood has still not heard from Hoosier Hills Water concerning where water lines will be ran.
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