Pete Furnish assumes council presidency

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The Vevay Town Council met in regular session with all members present on Monday night, and appointed Pete Furnish as the new president of the town council.

Keith Smith made a motion to pay for 174,000 gallons of water for the YMCA pool out of gaming funds and Jamie Hayes seconded the motion. All were in favor.

Keith Smith made a motion to approve change order #4 in the amount of $12,055.64 and pay estimate #5 in the amount of $15,360.04 to Holman Excavating. Jamie Hayes second the motion. All were in favor.

Mike Meyer will do a respond letter to Indiana Department of Environmental Management for Terry Brindley. Mike Meyer also gave information to the Council on the Firth Addition for water and sewer.

Hayes Construction has removed all of their tools from the water plant project. They will not be finishing the job. Countrytown Builders will be contacted to finish the job. After this project is finished the town attorney will file a lawsuit against Hayes Construction.

Jamie Hayes made a motion to change the October 9th meeting to October 10th due to the Columbus Day holiday. Keith Smith seconded the motion. All were in favor.

Pete Furnish wants a notice put in the newspaper regarding grass trimmings on the street. A notice will be put in the newspaper asking residents to please blow the grass trimmings off the streets and sidewalks when they are finished mowing.

Greg Coy informed Mrs. Jarvis on Riverview Drive that past their garage is not a street.

A complaint was made on the property at 401` 1/2 Arch Street. The town attorney will send them a letter to clean this property.

Keith Smith made a motion to hire Carl Bovard to install water on Pike Street, between Arch and Pike streets, for $18,887.45 and Jamie Hayes seconded the motion. All were in favor.

Keith Smith made a motion to hire Enviroscape to install Christmas lighting for the downtown area in the amount of $5,600. Jamie Hayes seconded the motion. All were in favor.

Keith Smith made a motion to have Brown Equipment Company of Fort Wayne, Indiana do the maintenance and any needed repairs to the street sweeper. Jamie Hayes seconded the motion. All were in favor.