The Bourbon Town Council met Tuesday evening in the Town Hall meeting room.
They had trouble with the Facebook live stream so Council President Ward Byers provided a brief from the meeting.
A public hearing was held regarding the construction of a new waterworks improvement project. There was a presentation from Wessler Engineering to construct a new water treatment facility. Rehab an existing well and drill a new well to bring Bourbon up to three water wells. The existing wells were part of the current water plant that was built in 1965 making them 50 years old.
The Bourbon Town Council reviewed a preliminary cost analysis prepared by Baker Tilly.
The Town Council also approved an intergovernmental agreement between Tippecanoe Township and Bourbon for the use of the LUCAS CRP Devices. The agreement allows one device to be in Tippecanoe Township emergency service with the understanding that they will be responsible for the care of the device.
Bourbon Town Council approved the employment agreement for Chuck DeWitt to serve as the town’s Planning and Zoning Director.
The Town Council denied the request of Haskins Underground, the contractor for the Wastewater rehab project. They requested a 45-day extension to complete the project with no explanation. Haskins also requested an electrical box change that was not included in the original bid and contract signed by the Town of Bourbon and Haskins Underground.