Contractors Receive First Payment for Lagoon Project
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The Shelbyville Board of Aldermen met in regular session on Monday, January 9, 2023, at city office at 6 p.m. Present were Mayor Vanskike, Aldermen Willey, Myers, Boyles and Southers. Gina Mesmer and Nathan Minear.
Mayor Vanskike opened the meeting at 6 p.m.
Alderman Myers made a motion to approve the minutes and Alderman Willey seconded the motion. Motion passed.
Alderman Southers made a motion to approve the bills and Alderman Boyles seconded the motion. Motion passed.
The board reviewed the end of year budget report.
Alderman Myers made a motion to amend the 2022 budget for the General fund and Alderman Southers seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken with Alderman Willey YAY, Alderman Myers YAY, Alderman Boyles YAY and Alderman Southers YAY. The amendment was passed.
The board reviewed the Financial Statement. Alderman Myers made a motion to approve and publish the Financial Statement and Alderman Boyles seconded the motion. Motion passed.
Martin General Contractors submitted the first request for payment for the UV project at the lagoon for $122,075.00.
The contractors are 80 percent completed with the project. The original contract is for $199,000.
Alderman Southers made a motion to approve the request and Alderman Boyles seconded the motion. Motion passed.
Nathan Minear asked the board to enroll in class to get a C license for the lagoon. It is not required from DNR at this time but at the next lagoon permit renewal it is possible a C license will be needed. Nathan will not receive an increase in wages. Alderman Southers made a motion to allow Nathan to go to school and Alderman Myers seconded the motion. Alderman Willey abstained. Motion passed.
Mayor Vanskike discussed the Shelbyville sign south of town needs painted.
Alderman Myers suggested we cash in the CD’s and reinvest a higher interest rate. The board discussed and Alderman Myers made a motion to reinvest and Alderman Boyles seconded the motion. Motion passed.
Alderman Boyles asked if all the fire hydrants were in working order in light of the recent fire in town. Nathan said one needed to be replaced. The board said as soon as the weather permits to replace the hydrant.
The next meeting is Monday, February 6.
Alderman Southers made a motion to adjourn at 7:05 p.m. and Alderman Boyles seconded the motion.