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Board of Works & Safety – May 19, 2020

The Board of Works and Safety for the City of Attica met, pursuant to Public Notice, on Tuesday, May 19th, 2020, at 4:30 P.M. in the City Council Room.

Present was Board Member, Andy Smart and Chris Gaylor. Also, present, Mayor Duane Roderick, and Clerk-Treasurer Joanne Broadwater.

Minutes from the previous meeting:

Smart made a motion to approve the minutes from the March 17th, 2020 meeting, Gaylor seconded.  All were in favor and the motion passed.

Citizens petitions:

There were none.

Department Head Reports:

Director of Public Works, Eric Swank, was not present.

Police Chief, Ed Durnil, was not present.

Chief Durnil stated the armored vehicle is gone it was taken by the Anderson Indiana Police Department.

Attica Fire Chief, Mike Little, updated that the emergency siren at the high school was not working. He contacted Ra-comm to come look at it.

Little had no further comments.

Building Commissioner, Jeff Pycke, was present, he stated the city has had several building permits for fences and decks, and there will be hearings in June on the unsafe building orders that have been issued.

Pycke had no further comments.

Unfinished Business:


New Business:

Utility credits were presented, BOW member Smart motioned to approve the presented credits and BOW member Gaylor 2nd, all were in favor motion passed.


The claims were presented by Mayor Roderick.   Gaylor made a motion to approve claims, Smart seconded.  All were in favor and the motion passed.

Miscellaneous Business:

Roderick reported that he has two quotes for camera systems for the recycling area.

Broadwater also mentioned that she is getting quotes for modifications to the reception area of the Clerk’s office to upgrade for security reasons.

Smart asked if the city was sending out weed notices to property owners. Broadwater confirmed that notices are being sent out.

Smart asked about the cities plans to tear down some buildings downtown, Roderick stated those plans are on hold due to possible economic development possibilities.

Gaylor made a motion to adjourn and Smart 2nd, all were in favor, motion passed.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned. The next Board of Works meeting will be held on Tuesday June 2nd, 2020 at 5:30pm in person in the City Council meeting room.