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. 

     SPRING LAKE      INDIANA

​    INC. 1928

Town of Spring Lake Indiana 

​TOWN OF SPRING LAKE – BOARD MEETING MINUTES
2667 WEST HILLSIDE DRIVE, SPRING LAKE, INDIANA  46140
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Monday, November 20th, 2023, 7:00 p.m.

OPENING:

  • Town Council meeting minutes from – Monday, October 16th, 2023, 7:00 p.m.
  • Town Council President, Andy Swain opened the meeting with a Pledge of Allegiance.
  • Board Council in attendance:  President Council Andy Swain, Council, Bill Barber, Clerk / Treasurer, Diana Johnson, Street Commissioner, Wally Althaus.  Council Member David Johnson not in attendance.
  • Others in attendance: Spring Lake Men’s Club Representative, Marion Quinlin, Darin Johnson, Deane and Lisa Jefford.
  • September 2023 minutes read and approved.
  • September 2023 treasurer's report reviewed and approved.
  • September claim vouchers shown for payment.
  • Council Member, Andy Swain made a motion to approve the September minutes, Bill Barber second the motion. Minutes approved.
  • Council President, Andy Swain made motion to approve September claim vouchers for payment, Bill Barber second the motion for payment. Claim vouchers paid following Town’s ordinance.


COMMITTEE REPORT:

  • Street Commissioner – Paving roads for 2024 for consideration by board.
  • Planning Commission – Byron Holden, not in attendance, No new updates.                                                                            
  • BZA – Sandy Casey, not in attendance, no new updates.
  • Spring Lake Men’s Club – Marion Quinlin – No new updates.


OLD BUSINESS:

  • Signage for Town: Board to follow up with Signarama. No new updates currently. Andy requesting additional help with signs. Andy to get with Joe and review signs. The board will investigate speed bumps again to address speeding concerns from town residents.
  • Community Building Basement Doors:  Doors installed. Eric Brown is currently working on receiving a new replacement door for the one that was damaged.
  • Arched metal walking bridge (small part of lake): Painting and Repair. One quote received from Kelly’s Painting. Tabled currently.
  • Tennis Court Net - Andy Swain to get a net.
  • New chairs are in and available for delivery. The board decided to move forward with delivery of new chairs due to a delay in quotes for upstairs flooring. Marion Quinlin to arrange delivery of chairs.
  • Upstairs wood flooring consideration for maintenance. Board pursuing more quotes.
  • Kitchen remodel – Additional Quotes needed.
  • Fish restocking – Approved by the board. 2 – 3 weeks for delivery. Andy requested to see if Clear Creek Fisheries can move delivery date forward. Wally to inquire and provide update on delivery status.
  • Roy Schalk’s suggestion of moving a couple aerators into large lake approved. Andy to facilitate, will work with Aquatic Control. Spring 2024 will be the project forecasted date.
  • Wally received a quote for crack sealing the roadways from Kleine Sealcoating, LLC. Wally communicated, Kleine Sealcoating to begin project week of September 23, 2023.
  • 2024 Budget announcement and review. Board reviewed, Andy Swain motion to approve 2024 Budget. Bill Barber seconded the motion. Via conference call, David Johnson supported the motion. 3 votes in favor of adopting the 2023 budget.
  • Appropriation Reduction Resolution/Ordinance Rainy Day Fund. - Board reviewed, Andy Swain motion to approve Rainy Day Reduction. Bill Barber seconded the motion. Via conference call, David Johnson supported the motion. 3 votes in favor of adopting Rainy Day Resolution 2023 reduction.


NEW BUSINESS:

  • Town residents expressed concerns of trash and debris being blown around by wind from the house on Lake Dr that caught fire. Additional concerns of condition of the property being left “as is” due to circumstances. Residents requesting that board to address if insurance/homeowner leaves “as is” as a safety hazard and esthetically unappealing.
  • 2024 Paving quote for roadways.


STATEMENT:

No other business was presented to the town council. Next Town Council meeting scheduled for Monday, November 20th, 2023, 7:00 p.m. Council President, Andy Swain motioned to adjourn meeting with no more new business, Council Member, Bill Barber 2nd the motion to adjourn the meeting. Meeting adjourned.​