CITY OF BRAZIL
203 East National Avenue
Brazil, Indiana 47834
Phone: (812) 443-2221
Fax: (812) 446-0337
Brian Wyndham, Mayor
Karen McQueen, Clerk-Treasurer
MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY
FOR JANUARY 28, 2015
A meeting with the Board of Public Works was held on January 28, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers of the Brazil City Hall. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Wyndham .
ROLL CALL: Mayor Wyndham, Linda Messmer, Ruthann Jeffries, City Attorney Traci Orman and Deputy Clerk Patty Bedwell
OTHERS PRESENT: Wastewater Superintendent Billy Goodrich, Brazil Times Representative Ernest Rollings, Daniel Rose
PLEDGE: The pledge to the Flag was lead by Mayor Wyndham.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: January 14, 2015, Linda Messmer made a motion to approve. Ruthann Jeffries seconded. The motion passed 3-0.
Daniel Rose asked if the properties listed in the Brazil Times were already owned by the city. Mayor Wyndham stated that the City owns some of the properties.
OLD BUSINESS: NONE
1.) Approval of invoices (title and title exam) Bennett-250 E. Short – Invoices were presented from Hendrich Title and Cox, Zwerner, Gambill & Sullivan, for title work for FEMA Buyout properties on 250 E. Short St. and 521/509 S. Depot St. Ruthann Jeffries made a motion to pay the invoices for 250 E. Short St. and 521/509 S. Depot St. Linda Messmer seconded. The motion passed 3-0.
2.) Vehicle Purchase for Wastewater – Wastewater Superintendent Billy Goodrich presented quotes from Bob Bowen Ford for a new truck for the Wastewater Department.
Quote #1- F150 4X4 S/C- $24,975.00
Quote #2- F150 4X4 R/C- $25,297.00
Quotes include the municipal discount through Ford. Linda Messmer made a motion to approve $24,975 for the purchase of a new vehicle for the Wastewater Department. Ruthann Jeffries seconded. The motion passed 3-0.
3.) Approval of Cell Phone Reimbursement List – Linda Messmer made a motion to
approve the Cell Phone Reimbursement List, which includes 23 employees. Ruthann
Jeffries seconded. The motion passed 3-0.
1.) Clerk’s Office – Linda Messmer made a motion to approve. Ruthann Jeffries seconded. The motion passed 3-0.
2.) Utilities’ Office – Ruthann Jeffries made a motion to approve. Linda Messmer seconded. The motion passed 3-0.
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS: NONE
ADJOURNMENT: A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Ruthann Jeffries; seconded by Linda Messmer. Meeting adjourned at10:25 a.m. The motion passed 3-0.
Brian Wyndham, Mayor Date
Ruthann Jeffries Date
Linda Messmer Date