July 5, 2017 Town Council minutes



July 5, 2017

            The Ferdinand Town Council met for their special meeting at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 in the Town Hall. Present were President, Ken Sicard, Debbie Johnson and Ron Weyer Council members, and Clerk Treasurer, Beverly Schulthise. 

            The purpose of the meeting was to approve what streets to improve for grant application to INDOT for 2017 Community Crossings Grant program along with any other business that may come before the council.   Tom Lueken presented four different proposals for West 23rd street. Also he would like to add resurface and patch of Scenic Hills Industrial Drive from West 3rd to Industrial Park Road to the grant application. Ron made a motion and Debbie seconded to accept Option A plan for 23rd street as proposed by Universal Design and upgrade Scenic Hills Drive, and fill out the application for Community Crossings grant. Motion carried 3-yes, 0-no. Option A is remove all concrete, crush the concrete to use for road for backfill and base. This would make the concrete a usable material for the project. The surface would be 4” base, 1 ½” binder asphalt, and paint centerlines.  The amount we will be submitting for the grant is $593,880 for Project 1 and $127,260 for Project 2.

            After reviewing the Wastewater truck bids, Roger recommended the acceptance of the bid of Mid-State Truck Service for $134,867.00. Flow Mark had the lowest bid of $130,401.00 but the bid was not in order. The delivery date for the truck would be November 30, 2017 but we need the truck before then. Mid-State would have truck to us by October 6. The difference in cost was $4,466.00. Also the truck Mid-state is building is more heavy duty. Ken made motion and Debbie seconded to accept bid of Mid State Truck Service. Motion carried 3-yes, 0-no.

As there was no further business to discuss, Ron made a motion to adjourn and Debbie seconded. Motion carried 3-Yes 0-No. Meeting adjourned at 7:15 p.m.

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