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Sanitary District Meeting Minutes 2016

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01-26-2016 Sanitary District

January 26, 2016 Sanitary District Meeting Minutes

Mr. Bradtke called the meeting to order at 6:22 P.M. and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call was taken with the following members present: Frank Bradtke, Jr., President; Richard Setlak, Vice­President; Patricia Sims-Smierciak, Member; Michelle L Haluska, Member; Beth R Hernandez, Clerk-Treasurer. Absent were: Kenneth D Gembala, Member; Stephen Kil, Town Manager; David Austgen, Town Attorney; and Michael S Forbes, Town Council.

Election of Officers-Mr. Bradtke requested nominations for President. Ms. Haluska made a motion to recommend Mr. Bradtke for President. Seconded by Ms. Sims-Smierciak. Mr. Bradtke made a motion to recommend Ms. Sims-Smierciak for Vice-President. Seconded by Ms. Haluska. Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to elect Frank Bradtke, Jr. as President. So moved by Ms. Sims-Smierciak. Seconded by Mr. Setlak. Motion passed 3-0. Mr. Bradtke abstained. Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to elect Patricia Sims-Smierciak as Vice-President. So moved by Mr. Setlak. Seconded by Ms. Haluska. Motion passed 3-0. Ms. Sims-Smierciak abstained.

Approval of Minutes: December 22, 2015-Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the minutes of the last regular meeting held on December 22, 2015, as written. So moved by Ms. Sims-Smierciak. Seconded by Mr. Setlak. Motion passed 3-0. Ms. Haluska abstained.

Payment of Bills-Sanitary District- Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the payment of bills for the Sanitary District for the month of January as listed for a total amount of $35,575 .17. So moved by Mr. Setlak. Seconded by Ms. Sims-Smierciak. Motion passed 4-0.

Any and all business that may come before the Board-Mr. Bradtke welcomed Ms. Haluska and Mr. Gembala to the board. Ms. Hernandez requested that the board consider Ms. Kathy Falaschetti as recording secretary. The board approved this request.

Public Comment-None

Adjournment-Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to adjourn the meeting. Ms. Haluska made a motion to adjourn. Seconded by Ms. Sims-Smierciak. Motion passed 4-0. Meeting adjourned at 6:25 P.M.

ATTEST:

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Beth R. Hernandez
Clerk-Treasurer

02-23-2016 Sanitary District

February 23, 2016 Sanitary District Meeting Minutes

Frank Bradtke, President Michelle L. Haluska, Member Stephen Kil, Town Manager
Patricia Sims-Smierciak, Vice President Richard Setlak, Member Michael S. Forbes, Town Council
Kenneth Gembala, Member   David Austgen, Town Attorney

1. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

2. ROLL CALL

In attendance Frank Bradtke, Patricia Sims-Smierciak, Kenneth Gembala, Michelle Haluska, Richard Setlak and Michael Forbes. Absent Stephen Kil, Town Manager and David Austgen, Town Attorney.

3. APPROVE OR AMEND THE MINUTES

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the January 26, 2016 meeting minutes. Ms. Haluska so moved. Motion passed 3-0.

4. PAYMENT OF BILLS

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the February bills in the amount of $18,905.51. Ms. Smierciak so moved. Ms. Haluska seconded. Motion carried.

5. ANY AND ALL

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to use Cender & Company as our accountants. Ms. Haluska so moved. Seconded by Ms. Smierciak. Motion carried.

6. PUBLIC COMMENT – No public

7. ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to adjourn the meeting. Ms. Smierciak so moved. Seconded by Ms. Haluska. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:45 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathleen A. Falaschetti
Recording Secretary

03-22-2016 Sanitary District

March 22, 2016 Sanitary District Meeting Minutes

Frank Bradtke, President Michelle L. Haluska, Member Stephen Kil, Town Manager
Patricia Sims-Smierciak, Vice President Richard Setlak, Member Michael S. Forbes, Town Council
Kenneth Gembala, Member   David Austgen, Town Attorney

1. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

2. ROLL CALL

In attendance were Frank Bradtke, Kenneth Gembala, Michelle Haluska, Richard Setlak and Michael Forbes. Absent Patricia Sims-Smierciak, Member, Steve Kil, Town Manager and David Austgen, Town Attorney.

3. APPROVE OR AMEND THE MINUTES

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the February 23, 2016 meeting minutes. Ms. Haluska so moved. Mr. Gembala seconded. Motion carried.

4. PAYMENT OF BILLS

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the bills in the amount of $23,121.75. Mr. Gembala so moved. Seconded by Mr. Setlak. Motion carried.

5. ANY AND ALL – Nothing to report.

6. PUBLIC COMMENT – No public.

7. ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to adjourn. Ms. Haluska so moved. Seconded by Mr. Setlak. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 6:35 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathleen A. Falaschetti
Recording Secretary

04-26-2016 Sanitary District

April 26, 2016 Sanitary District Meeting Minutes

Frank Bradtke, President Michelle L. Haluska, Member Stephen Kil, Town Manager
Patricia Sims-Smierciak, Vice President Richard Setlak, Member Michael S. Forbes, Town Council
Kenneth Gembala, Member   David Austgen, Town Attorney

1. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 6:20 p.m. with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

2. ROLL CALL

In attendance were Patricia Sims-Smierciak, Kenneth Gembala, Michelle Haluska and Richard Setlak. Absent Frank Bradtke, President, Stephen Kil, Town Manager, Michael Forbes, Town Council and David Austgen, Town Attorney.

3. APPROVE OR AMEND THE MINUTES

Ms. Sims-Smierciak entertained a motion to approve the March 22, 2016 meeting minutes. Ms. Haluska so moved. Mr. Setlak seconded. Motion carried.

4. PAYMENT OF BILLS

Ms. Sims-Smierciak entertained a motion to approve the bills in the amount of $30,583.53. Ms. Haluska so moved. Mr. Setlak seconded. Motion carried.

5. ANY AND ALL – Nothing to report.

6. PUBLIC COMMENT – No public.

7. ADJOURNMENT

Ms. Sims-Smierciak entertained a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Gembala so moved. Seconded by Mr. Setlak. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned ate 6:25 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathleen A. Falaschetti
Recording Secretary

05-24-2016 Sanitary District

May 24, 2016 Sanitary District Meeting Minutes

Frank Bradtke, President Michelle L. Haluska, Member Stephen Kil, Town Manager
Patricia Sims-Smierciak, Vice President Richard Setlak, Member Michael S. Forbes, Town Council
Kenneth Gembala, Member   David Austgen, Town Attorney

1. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 6:20 p.m. with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

2. ROLL CALL

In attendance were Frank Bradtke, Patricia Sims-Smierciak, Kenneth Gembala, Richard Setlak and Michael Forbes. Absent Stephen Kil, Town Manager, Michelle Haluska, Member and David Austgen, Town Attorney.

3. APPROVE OR AMEND THE MINUTES

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the April 26, 2016 meeting minutes. Ms. Sims-Smerciak so moved. Mr. Setlak seconded. Motion carried.

4. PAYMENT OF BILLS

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the bills in the amount of $17,992.11. Mr. Setlak so moved. Seconded by Ms. Sims-Smerciak. Motion carried.

5. ANY AND ALL – Nothing to report.

6. PUBLIC COMMENT – No public.

7. ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Gembala so moved. Seconded by Mr. Setlak. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned ate 6:25 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathleen A. Falaschetti
Recording Secretary

06-28-2016 Sanitary District

June 28, 2016 Sanitary District Meeting Minutes

Frank Bradtke, President Michelle L. Haluska, Member Stephen Kil, Town Manager
Patricia Sims-Smierciak, Vice President Richard Setlak, Member Michael S. Forbes, Town Council
Kenneth Gembala, Member   David Austgen, Town Attorney

1. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 6:20 p.m. with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

2. ROLL CALL

In attendance were Frank Bradtke, Patricia Sims-Smerciak, Kenneth Gembala, Michelle Haluska, Richard Setlak and Michael Forbes.

3. APPROVE OR AMEND THE MINUTES

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the May 24, 2016 meeting minutes. Ms. Haluska so moved. Seconded by Mr. Setlak. Motion carried.

4. PAYMENT OF BILLS

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the bills in the amount of $223,348.33. Ms. Sims-Smerciak so moved. Seconded by Mr. Setlak. Motion carried.

5. ANY AND ALL – Nothing to report.

6. PUBLIC COMMENT – No public.

7. ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to adjourn the meeting. Ms. Haluska so moved. Seconded by Mr. Setlak. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 6:25 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathleen A. Falaschetti
Recording Secretary

07-28-2016 Sanitary District

July 26, 2016 Sanitary District Meeting Minutes

Frank Bradtke, President Michelle L. Haluska, Member Stephen Kil, Town Manager
Patricia Sims-Smierciak, Vice President Richard Setlak, Member Michael S. Forbes, Town Council
Kenneth Gembala, Member   David Austgen, Town Attorney

1. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 6:15 p.m. with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

2. ROLL CALL

In attendance were Patricia-Sims Smierciak, Kenneth Gembala, Michelle Haluska and Richard Setlak. Absent – Frank Bradtke, Steve Kil, Michael Forbes and David Austgen.

3. APPROVE OR AMEND THE MINUTES

Ms. Sims-Smerciak entertained a motion to approve the June 28, 2016 meeting minutes. Mr. Gembala seconded. Ms. Haluska so moved. Motion carried.

4. PAYMENT OF BILLS

Ms. Sims-Smerciak entertained a motion to approve the July bills in the amount of $19,497.55. Mr. Gembala seconded. Ms. Haluska so moved. Motion carried.

5. ANY AND ALL

A. Consider Ordinance No. 1629SD, being an ordinance establishing a Rainy Day Fund (Fund 267)
After some discussion concerning the Rainy Day Fund, it was decided to table until all board members were in attendance.

6. PUBLIC COMMENT – No public

7. ADJOURNMENT

Ms. Sims-Smerciak entertained a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mar. Setlak so moved. Seconded by Mr. Gembala. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 6:33 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathleen A. Falaschetti
Recording Secretary

08-23-2016 Sanitary District

August 23, 2016 Sanitary District Meeting Minutes

Frank Bradtke, President   Stephen Kil, Town Manager
Patricia Sims-Smierciak, Vice President Richard Setlak, Member Michael S. Forbes, Town Council
Kenneth Gembala, Member   David Austgen, Town Attorney

1. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 6:20 p.m. with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

2. ROLL CALL

In attendance were Frank Bradtke, Patricia Sims-Smierciak, Kenneth Gembala, Richard Setlak and Michael Forbes. Absent – Steve Kil, Town Manager and David Austgen, Town Attorney.

3. APPROVE OR AMEND THE MINUTES

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the July 26, 2016 meeting minutes. Ms. Smierciak so moved. Seconded by Mr. Setlak. Mr. Bradtke abstained. Motion carried.

4. PAYMENT OF BILL

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the bills in the amount of $16,240.75. Mr. Gembala so moved. Seconded by Mr. Setlak. Motion carried.

5. ANY AND ALL

A. Consider Ordinance No. 1629SD, being an ordinance establishing a Rainy Day Fund (Fund No. 267)
Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve Ordinance No. 1629SD, being a rainy day fund. Mr. Setlak so moved. Seconded by Ms. Smierciak. Motion carried.

6. PUBLIC COMMENT – No public

7. ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Setlak so moved. Seconded by Ms. Smierciak. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 6:40 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathleen A. Falaschetti
Recording Secretary

09-27-2016 Sanitary District

September 27, 2016 Sanitary District Meeting Minutes

Frank Bradtke, President Michelle L. Haluska, Member Stephen Kil, Town Manager
Patricia Sims-Smierciak, Vice President Rob Kmetz, Member Michael S. Forbes, Town Council
Kenneth Gembala, Member Richard Setlak, Member David Austgen, Town Attorney

1. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 6:15 p.m. with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

2. ROLL CALL

In attendance were Frank Bradtke, Patricia Sims-Smerciak, Kenneth Gembala, Rob Kmetz, Richard Setlak, Steve Kil and Michael Forbes. Absent David Austgen, Town Attorney.

3. APPROVE OR AMEND THE MINUTES

Mr.Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the minutes from the August 25, 2016 Sanitary District meeting. Ms. Sims-Smerciak so moved. Seconded by Mr. Gembala. Motion carried.

4. NEW BUSINESS

Resolution 2016-09-27 SD

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve Resoltion 2016-09-27 SD authorizing entry into the first amendment and restatement of the January 1, 2001 joint interlocal cooperation agreement for sewage treatment and between the Town of Schererville, Indiana and the Town of St. John, Indiana for mutual benefit and all matters related thereto. Mr. Gembala so moved. Seconded by Ms. Sims-Smerciak. Motion carried.

Ordinance Nol. 16354 SD
Mr. Bradtke on First Reading of Ordinance No. 1634 SD establishing rates and charges for customers of the Municipal Sewer Utility. With a public hearing to be held at the October 27, 2016 Town Council Meeting. Ms. Sims Smerciak so moved. Mr. Gembala seconded. Motion carried.

Ordinance No. 1637 SD
Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve Ordinance No. 1637SD, being a joint Ordinance with the Town Council authorizing certain wastewater treatment plant improvements, capacity acquisition, and all other matters related thereto. Mr. Gembala so moved. Seconded by Mr. Kmetz. Motion carried.

5. PAYMENT OF BILLS

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the bills in the amount of $23,722.15. Mr. Setlak so moved. Seconded by Ms. Sims-Smerciak. Motion carried.

6. ANY AND ALL - Mr. Rob Kmetz was welcomed as the new member of the Sanitary Board.

7. PUBLIC COMMENT – No Public

8. ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to adjourn. Mr. Gembala so moved. Seconded by Mr. Setlak. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathleen A. Falaschetti
Recording Secretary

10-25-2016 Sanitary District

October 25, 2016 Sanitary District Meeting Minutes

Frank Bradtke, President Richard Setlak, Member Stephen Kil, Town Manager
Patricia Sims-Smierciak, Vice President   Michael S. Forbes, Town Council
Kenneth Gembala, Member   David Austgen, Town Attorney

1. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 6:15 p.m. with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

2. ROLL CALL

In attendance were Frank Bradtke, Patricia Sims-Smierciak and Richard Setlak. Absent Ken Gembala, Rob Kmetz, Steve Kil, Mike Forbes and David Austgen, Town Attorney.

3. APPROVE OR AMEND THE MINUTES

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the September 27, 2016 meeting minutes and to amend removing Michelle Haluska as a member. Mr. Setlak so moved. Seconded by Ms. Smierciak. Motion carried.

4. PAYMENT OF BILLS

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the October, 2016 bills in the amount of $17,130.17. Ms. Smierciak so moved. Seconded by Mr. Setlak. Motion carried.

5. ANY AND ALL – Nothing to report.

6. PUBLIC COMMENT – No public

7. ADJOURNMENT -

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to adjourn. Mr. Setlak so moved. Seconded by Ms. Smierciak. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 6:25 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathleen A. Falaschetti
Recording Secretary

11-22-2016 Sanitary District

November 22, 2016 Sanitary District Meeting Minutes

Frank Bradtke, President Rob Kmetz, Member Stephen Kil, Town Manager
Patricia Sims-Smierciak, Vice President Richard Setlak, Member Michael S. Forbes, Town Council
Kenneth Gembala, Member   David Austgen, Town Attorney

1. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 6:25 p.m. with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

2. ROLL CALL

In attendance were Frank Bradtke, Patricia Sims-Smerciak, Kenneth Gembala, Richard Setlak, Robert Kmetz and Michael Forbes. Absent Steve Kil, and David Austgen.

3. APPROVE OR AMEND THE MINUTES

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the October 25,2016 meeting minutes. Ms. Smerciak so moved, seconded by Mr. Kmetz. One abstention. Motion carried.

4. PAYMENT OF BILLS

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the bills in the amount of $15,851.25. Mr. Setlak so moved. Mr. Kmetz seconded. Motion carried.

5. ANY AND ALL

December, 2016 meeting Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to cancel the December, 2016 Sanitary Board Meeting. Mr. Setlak so moved. Seconded by Mr. Kmetz. Motion carried.

6. PUBLIC COMMENT – No public.

7. ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to adjourn the meeting. Ms.Smerciak so moved. Seconded by Mr. Kmetz. Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathleen A. Falaschetti
Recording Secretary

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