settle with Holton Town Council
Beth Rumsey, Staff Writer
The Holton Town Council received an update regarding
the claim filed by Scott and Misty McNeelan at the regular meeting
on Thursday, September 10. Town attorney John Ertel has spoken
with the McNeelans attorney and informed the board that
the McNeelans are willing to settle for $700.
Concerning the matter regarding a check in the amount of approximately
$569 by Misty McNeelan as wages for herself, the amount will be
taken from the $700, reducing the amount that the town would pay
to approximately $130.
The motion to settle and pay Scott McNeelan the amount of $130
was unanimously approved.
Ryan Lauber gave an update on the maintenance building project.
According to Lauber, the plans have been submitted to the state
and they are now waiting for approval. Upon approval, the project
will be advertised for bids.
In other business:
The budget meeting will be held at the next board meeting,
according to clerk/treasurer Sarah Hildebrand.
The motion to close the restrooms at the town park on October
26 was unanimously approved.
The motion to make copies of the maintenance building plans
for those interested in bidding for the project, with a budget
of $100, was approved.
Hildebrand will look into the cost of railroad crossing
warning signs as required by INDOT for the Versailles Street crossings
as well as the other town crossings.
Paul Hughes will look into estimates for a sidewalk and
road in the town park.
Hughes is looking into a complaint regarding a newly built
bridge on West Versailles Street.
According to the complaint, the guard rails restrict access to
the cemetery. Hughes said that FEMA funding paid for the construction
of the bridge, and follows the agencys guidelines.
Margaret Mary Community Hospital will use the Community
Center to hold a flu clinic on Thursday, October 1 from 4-7 p.m
The flu vaccines are for the seasonal flu, and will be at no cost.(This
clinic has been postponed until further notice.)
The motion to install a phone line at the lift station
for the auto dialer was unanimously approved.
All board members were in attendance. The next meeting will be
held on Thursday October 8 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Holton Community