The Lapel Town Council held a rescheduled regular meeting at the Eagles on August 14th from 7pm.

Members present Deb Wainscott, Tony Pearson, Tom Marvel, Lindsay Washmuth and Jason Kleinbub.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

The Meeting was opened to the public.

Timothy Barker a resident on 500 South asked what the $3.05 bill was for that he now receives from the Town of Lapel.

Tom Marvel stated that it is a small amount that the Town needs to use to build up funds to help pay for future drainage/storm water improvements and that all residents of the Town of Lapel are now paying the same fee.

TAP FEE PAYMENT

The Town Council voted to allow the $750 Gas Tap Fee to be split over 12 monthly payments for a resident that wanted to receive gas service from the Town of Lapel.

The Town Council was open to extending that offer to other residents that wanted to receive gas from the Town of Lapel.

K9 RESOLUTION

The Town Council approved a resolution (#10-19) to allow the "Exchange of Property between the Town of Lapel and the City of Indianapolis" concerning the planned sale of the K9 to IMPD.

SOUTH MADISON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

The Town Council voted 3 to 2 in favor of splitting $1,062 from the SMCF between the Band and High School Football Team.

GAS PURCHASE

The Town Council approved purchasing 70% of the average gas usage for December 2019, January 2020 and February 2020 at a rate of no higher than $2.63 per unit. 

EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK

The Town Council discussed the Handbook and some more changes, no vote on the handbook was held.

PLANNING BOARD UPDATE

The Town Council discussed two new members to join the planning board. Jeff Keith and Angie Callaway were approved. Deb Wainscott also appointed Dan Paddock to take Gary Shucks vacated position after he resigned.

The first Planning Board meeting is August 15th 2019 at 7pm at Town Hall.

NEW INTERNET FOR TOWN BUILDINGS

The Town Council was presented with a proposal to provide internet to Town Hall, the Police Department, Utility Building and Water Treatment Plant from OnRamp Indiana. The proposal was for $300 a month with a $300 installation fee. The proposal was approved.

Speeds proposed:

  • Town Hall:  100/100 mbps dedicated internet connection with 1 static IP   
  • Police Department:  50/50 mbps dedicated internet with 1 static IP
  • Water Treatment plant: 15-25 mbps 
  • Utility building by water tower: 10-25 mbps 

Town Meeting August 14th 2019

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