Bids will be open for the 2016 Street and Sidewalk Projects and Mark Sullivan will make a recommendation for Kokosing Construction for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Project.
The Board of Public Works will hear from City Engineer Rick Gaul on the Safe Routes to School project on Baker Street and the need for a Geotechnical study. On phase II of the Greenway Trail Gaul will also discuss the INDOT funding for right-of-way and preliminary engineering for the project. He will also request to apply for INDOT funding for Hoham Drive and talk about a repurposing of a congressional earmark. A new item on the engineer’s agenda is a discussion of a traffic signal at Oakhill Avenue and South Michigan Street along with a 50/50 funding for Jefferson Street sidewalks.
Also on the busy agenda is a resolution to accept a Tax Certificate from the Marshall County Commissioners for a lot, a request for the Craft Brew Fest and a closure of Garro Street by the Rotary Club. Mandy Metsker will discuss a parking issue at Harrison and MIchigan Street and Joyce Maxwell Downs will be back again to discuss fluoridation of city water.
The Common Council will consider a transfer request for the tennis court project, hear first reading of a sewer rate increase and consider a request to conduct a boot drive for the Relay for Life.
Both meetings are open to the public although comments and questions are limited to agenda items only.