The Peru Utilities Service Board held a meeting at the Peru office at 335 East Canal Street, Peru, Indiana, on April 30, 2014. Mr. Akers called the meeting to order at 4:00 p.m. pursuant to notice as required by law. Board members present: S. Akers, J. Richter, M. Costin, G. Ward, and G. Sandbakken. Others present: B. Berkshire, R. Merriman, L. Starkey, and B. Tillett. 

1.) APPROVAL OF BOARD MINUTES OF APRIL 9, 2014:

A motion was made by Mr. Richter to approve the minutes of the April 9, 2014, meeting. Mr. Ward seconded the motion and the motion carried unanimously.

2.) PAYMENT OF CLAIMS:

A motion was made by Ms. Costin to approve the claims for payment as presented. Mr. Sandbakken seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously.

In reference to the Accounts Payable Check Report, Ms. Costin inquired about the $41.64 check paid to Indiana Safety for Yaktrak Walkers. Mr. Merriman explained that he did not know what the item was. The motion carried unanimously.

3.) NEXT REGULAR MEETING:

The next regular meeting will be held Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. in the Utility Service Board room.

4.) OLD BUSINESS: None

5.) NEW BUSINESS: None

6.) CITY ADMINISTRATION UPDATE: None

7.) CITY ATTORNEY UPDATE: None

8.) MANAGER’S REPORT:

POWER PLANT:

A discussion was held about the future of the Peru Power Plant. Mr. Merriman discussed several different options. The Board determined after several discussions that at the present time, no movement was necessary on the matter. The Board would like to visit this issue in the future.

9.) ADJOURNMENT:

There being no further business to bring before the Board, Ms. Costin made a motion to adjourn. Mr. Sandbakken seconded the motion. The meeting adjourned by unanimous consent.

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