Shelburn council working on Mill Street parking and sidewalk improvements

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.

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