The Burns Harbor
Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday for its regular meeting at Town
Hall, 1240 N. Boo Rd.
On the agenda, the
the Council will consider four resolutions and two ordinances. There will be
a hearing on the creation of an economic revitalization area (ERA) at the
property owned by Masterlink Concrete Pumping, LLC at 347 Melton Rd.
Masterlink owner Steve Slater said he is requesting a full 100 percent
abatement for ten years on the approximately $500,000 in improvements to the
property, such as renovating the older auto care building and access drives.
In order for the full abatement to be approved, an ERA for the redevelopment
of the abandoned building will need to be established.
Once the building
improvements are complete, Masterlink plans to create eight to ten full-time
positions, Slater said.
to be considered Wednesday are an inter-fund loan to the Operation Pull Over
grant, the 2017 employee salary ordinance and a proclamation of Indiana
Statehood Day and Bicentennial.
Two ordinances the
Council will discuss and vote on are adding a new construction policy to the
Sewer Rate ordinance and adding manufacturing tags to the fee table.
In new business,
the Council will make appointments to town boards, appoint department heads
for 2017, determine organization of the Council for 2017, approve the
Clerk-Treasurer’s bond for 2017 and nepotism certifications.
The Council will
consider approval of contracts for fire service, legal service, engineering
service and financial service.
Department will present quotes for vehicles.
In old business,
the Council will hear a report on the bids for the state grant paving
projects. Also to be discussed are street light locations and the Town’s
The public will be
able to make comments during the Good of the Order of the Community.