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Town of Osgood Minutes

Town of Osgood
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
7:00 P.M.

Present at the meeting were Tammy Wilhoit, Norman Kappes, Linda Krinop, Mary Ann Gay, DeDee Holliday, Steve Wilhoit, Eric Roush, and Adam Hunger.

Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call  all present

Ordinance 2013-7 was presented, an Ordinance correcting and restating Ordinance No. 2007-3.

Motion was made to approve Ordinance 2013-7. DeDee 1st, Norman 2nd

3  ayes

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

3- ayes

U.S. 421 Sidewalk Project:
Claims- Sedam Contracting, Pay Estimate #2 for $42,823.34

Motion to approve claim. Norman 1st, DeDee 2nd

3  ayes

Commonwealth Engineers, RPR for $15,915.06

Motion was made to approve claim. Norman 1st, DeDee 2nd

3- ayes

Change Order #1 to Sedam Contracting for an addition of a storm inlet at intersection of Beech Street & U.S. 421. Increase of $2,250.

Motion was made to approve Change Order #1. DeDee 1st, Norman 2nd

3- ayes

All of the unsafe building letters that were sent out in May have complied.

Council looked into the issue that Jerry Burton had brought up at the last meeting about the Osgood Police Department. Council stated that the Osgood Police Department was NOT taking care of that report; Ripley County Sheriffs Department is handling it.

Street Department  Steve Wilhoit stated that the U.S. 421 Project is still good on funding, still under bid. He presented Council with sign samples, which has been discussed several times due to the new Federal Regulations. He also requested Council to consider one speed limit throughout town, except for Buckeye Street, because the Town has no control over the highway. Also, there has been some mischievous activity throughout the town. One of the historical signs has been broken by the mini park and flowers have been pulled out of the flower pots. He stated that it is very sad because people work very hard to keep the Town nice. Another concern was grass clippings that are being blown out into the roads and into the storm drains. The drains are being clogged and water builds up, which causes backups. Employees have to come in every time it rains because drains are being covered and clogged.

Limb pick up is for limbs only, not whole trees.

Police Department  Eric Roush stated they have been very busy. He gave his monthly statistical report. Also, they have been spending a lot of money on repair and maintenance for Adams police car. They have been obtaining estimates for a new car. Council has requested information on leasing.

Signed Claims

Meeting adjourned

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