Town of Wolcott Council Meeting
Cameron Emond Pamela Bennett
Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
KIRPC: Wolcott Comprehensive Plan Planning Grant.
Adjourn Public Meeting
Approve minutes or memoranda of the following meetings:
April 4,5,6 and 19,2022
Approve the Financials for April 2022
1. Department Heads reports:
Jeff Province: Wastewater/Stormwater-
Robert Thomas: Water/Street-
Marshal Herre: Town Marshal-
Lori Bussell: Park Board-
Steve Young Sr: Ambulance Director-
Kenneth Burns: Volunteer Fire Department-
Sandy Miller- RWCDC and Food Pantry- Served 147 people/ 41 cars
Jenell Hofstetter KIRPC-
Michael J Johnson: WCEDC-
Jerry Lietz: Area Plan Committee-
Michelle Earney: Summer Festival Committee-
George Blissett: Main St Committee-
Jacob Ahler: Town Attorney-
Pamela Bennett: Clerk-Treasurer- Clerk Institute, Michigan City, June 12-16
Robert Bellucci CommonWealth: Water Utility Summary:
Ø WM installation to DG is complete and has passed all bacteriological testing.
Ø Service line reconnections, inclusive of the 2-inch tap to Farney to commence the week of 5-9-22.
Ø Cut and cap of the old 2-inch line previously feeding the DG will occur at the same time service line crew is mobilized to the site.
Ø Upon completion of the service line work; crew will initiate hydrant relocation activities.
Ø No PPA this month from KDM.
Ø Regarding Janell’s property, we need formal direction from the Town Council to remove (or relocate) the new hydrant previously installed on her property.
Ø Ongoing construction activities at the site.
Ø Ongoing coordination with Utility staff, testing lab, and landfill to get sludge bags hauled off and replaced.
Ø Next construction meeting is 10am tomorrow morning at Town Hall.
Ø Ongoing coordination with farmer regarding easement access to the existing effluent / outfall sewer (our scope requires replacement of that line).
Ø Contractor PPA #11 = $294,569.87 requires approval from the Council so we can send to the County for their approval and payment (see attached).
Ø CEI Invoice 52260 for RPR, O&M Manual Assembly, Construction Engineering, and Survey = $36,231.63 requires approval from the Council so we can send to the County for their approval and payment (see attached).
Alliance Rural Water: Update on Jeff’s internship.
Bob Thomas’s raise of 5%.
Utility Rate Tax: Hiring Baker-Tilly to help with this tax cut and rate study
Salary Ordinance Amendment: Essential worker’s bonus.
Residents Comments and Questions: