The Shelburn Town Council spent time dealing with several town
infrastructure issues during its monthly meeting at the town's
community building last Tuesday.
Richard Burch, Project Engineer for Midwestern Engineers Inc.,
presented a bid tab sheet for the Mill Street parking and sidewalk
improvements. Kerns Excavating LLC’s bid of $261,510 was the lowest.
Burch recommended the council award the Kerns Excavating LLC
construction contract of $261,510 and issue an addendum to eliminate bid
item 34 of $34,100 for a total construction contract of $227,410.
The four-member council of Jesse Kasinger, Dereck McClure, Brad Cagle
and Shad Akers all voted in favor.
Turning its attention to the Community Crossings grant program for
road repaving, the council award a construction paving contract to
Milestone Contractors South LLC for $308,071.58 based on a
recommendation letter from HWC Engineering's Nick Pierce, P.E.
The council also adopted proposed ordinance 2021-7-13 to close a
15-foot alley pending a Indiana 811 line location request to establish
if there are no existing utilities are located in the alley.
Council president Cagle opened and read aloud two bids for tree
service at the Shelburn ball diamond — Akers Tree Service for $8,500
and Weddington Tree Dynamics $7,500. The council unanimously accepted
the bid for Akers Tree Service of $8,500.
Council Member Kasinger made a motion to accept a quote of $35,711.00
from Springer Insurance for 2021-2022 town insurance.
In other business:
• The council scheduled an executive session for this past Monday at
the Shelburn Town Hall to interview candidates for a job opening.
• The council approved a transfer of $2,000 from the EDIT Fund 444 to
the Promotional Fund 271.
• The council approved reimbursing $588.45 to town marshal Matthew
Price for a digital camera for the Shelburn Police Department.
• The council adjourned the 7 p.m. meeting at 8:40 p.m.