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Town of Osgood
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
7:00 P.M.

Present at the meeting were Tammy Wilhoit, Norman Kappes, Al Stong, Mary Ann Gay, Eric Roush, Linda Krinop, DeDee Holliday, Chuck Gill, Steve Linville, Tony Wood, Gary Norman, and Brenda Wetzler.

Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call – all present

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

3 – ayes

Ripley County Garage Sewer Extension:

Change Order #1 from Johannigman Excavating was presented – Decrease of $1,659.50 for Miscellaneous changes.
Pay Estimate #2 to Johannigman Excavating for $33,489.00.

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

3 – ayes

Wastewater Improvements Project:<

Pay Estimate #10 from Mitchell & Stark - $149,963.20 with retainage of $7,892.80
Commonwealth Engineers - $15,447.19 for addtl. Construction and RPR

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

3 – ayes

Water Project:

Commonwealth Engineers - $613.64 for addtl. RPR

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

3 – ayes

Al Stong with Commonwealth stated that there is monies left to use on the Wastewater Project and Tony has put together a list of priorities. He is requesting council approval on this punch list while the contractor is still on site.

Motion was made to approve expenditure of the remaining funds. DeDee 1st, Norman 2nd

3 – ayes

Owner / Engineer Agreement was presented between the Town of Osgood and Commonwealth Engineers for engineering services on the U.S. 421 Curb and Sidewalk Project in the amount of $66,000.

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

3 - ayes

The 2013 Ripley County Economic Development Inter-Local Agreement was presented. Osgood would pay 12% of EDIT funds to RCEDC.

Motion was made to approve 2013 Inter-Local Agreement. Norman 1st, DeDee 2nd

3 – ayes

An Agreement between the Town and Windstream KDL, Inc. was presented. Windstream is requesting permission to use the Town’s Right – of –Ways to install a fiber optic cable system. The Town will request some changes to the document which include no installation without prior approval from the Street Superintendent, to make sure there are no conflicts with our utilities. Also, any lines that need to be ran on Railroad property, Windstream with need to get permission from CSX.

Motion was made to approve this Agreement with these changes. Norman 1st, DeDee 2nd

3 – ayes

Fire Department – Steve Linville apologized for missing the Town meetings due to other conflicts. They are looking at delivery of the new tanker around the end of September. There was a delay due to Freightliner sending the wrong chassis to Emergency One. Emergency One is working on knocking some of the price down or getting extra items at no cost. He also gave his yearly statistical report: 116 runs with 66 of those being first response, 28 fire, 6 wrecks, and 16 other calls. He requested to speak with the Council in an executive session after the meeting.

Police Department – Eric Roush gave monthly statistical report:

3 run away
2 thefts
1 warrant
1 fire
1 OWI
1 curfew violator
1 trespassing
2 vandalism
1 OD

Town Council wanted to recognize the two new restaurants in town: Trackside Pizza and the Red Barn (under new ownership).

Claims Signed

Meeting adjourned

Council met with Steve Linville in an executive session where he presented documentation concerning the fire department.

Meeting adjourned



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