Also present were Town Attorney Gregory Sobkowski , Director of Public Works Greg Shook, Town Administrator Susan Peterson, Director of Community Development Wilbur Cox, two members of the media, and thirty interested citizens.
Public Works Department Update - Public Works Director Greg Shook stated that the Burr/RT 2 Project is near completion, he will be meeting with DLZ, INDOT, and Gariup to put together a punch list.
Main Street Bridge Project - Director Greg Shook stated that he spoke with the Lake County Highway Department, and the project was awarded to Gariup Construction.
They are in the process of signing contracts, the Town
will be invited to attend their pre-construction meeting then we will know more about the schedule.
Director Shook requested the Council to have a Clean Up Day, to be held Saturday, June 19th from 9:00 A.M until 2:00 P.M at the street garage in conjunction with the Lake County Household Hazardous Waste Clean Up at the Lowell Middle School.
The Town of Lowell has forty-one dumpsters and will use about ten on that day.
Councilman Alessia made a motion to have a Clean Up Day on June 19th, seconded by Councilman Gard.
The motion carried by voice vote.
Councilman Huseman asked who was responsible for some of the failures on RT2 before the Burr St. project.
Public Works Director Greg Shook responded that Street Superintent Frank Lovely called the state highway department and they said that they would get someone here as soon as possible to fix that problem.
4/12 Enter into agreement with INDOT for curb and sidewalk grant on Route 2 - Public Works Director Greg Shook requested this remain tabled because he has not met with INDOT.
Act on proposals for hot dog vendor at Evergreen Park - President Kuiper read a recommendation from Public Works Director Greg Shook and Parks Superintendent Tom Sullivan to approve Patricia Toomey as the vendor for 2010.
Approve quarterly user fees for Parks Department - May - July - Public Works Director Greg Shook stated that there are three new programs and that the other program fees remain the same with the exception of the BMX Camp, that had an increase of $5.00 for instructor fee.