Town of Spring Lake Indiana 

     SPRING LAKE      INDIANA

​    INC. 1928

TOWN BOARD MEETINGS HELD THE THIRD MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH 7:00PM AT THE SPRING LAKE COMMUNITY BUILDING, RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND AND BE INVOLVED IN YOUR TOWN. 

Town of Spring Lake Board Meeting                             Monday, November 15th, 2021

​Opening:

  • Town Council meeting minutes from - Monday, October 18th, Spring Lake, Indiana – 7:00 p.m.
  • President, Amy Hodgkin, opened with greetings.
  • Council members in attendance:  Amy Hodgkin, Bill Barber, Diana Johnson-C/T – Andy Swain unavailable to attend meeting.
  • Street Commissioner – Wally Althaus – unable to attend meeting due to covid-19.
  • Town residents in attendance:   Marion Quinlin
  • Monday, September 20th, 2021, minutes read, approved.
  • September claims showed for payment were approved for processing.


Committee Report:  - Street Commissioner – No updates.

Planning Commission:  - Byron Holden – No recent updates.

County Steering Committee: - Pat Haley –  No current updates.

Old Business:

  • Dam repair - Maintenance to continue with use of fiber and concrete enhancement. Power wash, then repair. Slated for October. Pushed back due to Covid-19 exposures.
  • Monthly / quarterly check list for Community Building –  Andy made modifications, will get with SLMC. Keys a concern to downstairs doors. Diana to follow up with Benny’s Lock and Key on status of cores availability.
  • Computer for Town – Boyce / Keystone software – Diana – bought Dell desktop. Will reach out to Keystone for 1st of year conversion. 
  • Guardrails for culvert – Andy sent pictures of guardrail via email. Andy to reach out to Eric Brown for quote if interested. Brick mortar pylons and installation of railing. Proposed question was presented if railing needed to meet a specific code for liability purposes.
  • Lake water quality – Aeration Process:  Small Lake improving from aeration. Still have two quotes for the large lake aeration. Waiting on quote for the water quality testing.
  • Playground Area – Due to vendor having Covid, waiting on quote for mulch, should have quote by November.
  • The north wall in basement approved for painting. Byron to supply status update. No update currently.
  • Community Building Doors - Diana to follow up with Benny’s lock & key. Pass through doorknobs bought. Diana to follow up with Benny’s Lock & Key.
  • Bee concern – hole in mortar in brick, NE corner of Community Building. Diana contacted Apex Pest Control for insecticide spray for bees. Bees gone.


New Business: 

  • Speeding drivers of concern.
  • Exterior lighting
  • Exit signs
  • Exterior signage


Closing Statement:

  • No other business presented to council. Next town council meeting scheduled for, Monday, November 15th, 2021, 7:00 p.m. Council President, Amy Hodgkin motioned to adjourn meeting.