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Town of Munster
Town Council Regular Meeting 10/02/2023
Munster Town Hall, Main Meeting Room
Monday, October 02, 2023 at 07:00 PM


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Call To Order

Roll Call

Moment of Silence

Pledge of Allegiance

Public Comment - We kindly ask that all In Person Public Comment is limited to 2 minutes maximum per person or 5 minutes for a group spokesperson. Please keep your comments civil and constructive and related to Public Policy Issues. In the event questions are posed to the Council, we will note your question in the meeting minutes, and we will refer questions to the appropriate department or staff for follow up and response.

Public comments may also be submitted electronically. If you have a question or comment about an item on the agenda that you would like to have entered into the meeting minutes, please email that question or comment to the Town Manager, Dustin Anderson at

  1. CONSENT AGENDA (The items listed on the Consent Agenda are considered under one motion with a roll call vote. If a Council Member wishes to have an item removed from the agenda for further discussion, it will be considered separately under General Orders. The Chair will entertain a motion for approval.)
    1. Approval of the Minutes
      1. Minutes of the Regular Town Council meeting on September 18, 2023
        Documents: Minutes
    2. Confirmation/ Approval of Voucher Register
      1. Confirmation of Voucher Register #23-9H dated 09/21/23 totaling $19,224.67
        Documents: Register #23-9H
      2. Confirmation of Voucher Register #23-9I dated 09/22/23 totaling $465,169.69
        Documents: Register #23-9I
      3. Confirmation of Voucher Register #23-9J dated 09/22/23 totaling $200.67
        Documents: Register #23-9J
      4. Confirmation of Voucher Register #23-9K dated 09/28/23 totaling $432,154.27
        Documents: Register #23-9K
      5. Approval of Voucher Register #23-10A dated 10/02/23 totaling $146,292.01
        Documents: Register #23-10A
    3. Treasurer's Report
      Documents: August 2023
  2. OLD BUSINESS (Roll Call Vote Required - All Resolutions and Ordinances; *Items to request waiving the rules and adopting on first reading.)
    1. Ordinance #1913 (2nd Reading) : Payments in Advance
      Documents: Memo | Ordinance #1913
    2. Ordinance #1914 (2nd Reading): 2024 Budget & Tax Levies
      Documents: Memo | Ordinance #1914
    1. Ordinance #1917 (1st Reading) : 2023 GO Bond Ordinance Amendment
      Documents: Memo | Ordinance #1917
    2. Ordinance #1918 (1st Reading): Additional Appropriations (4)
      Documents: Memo | Ordinance #1918 | State Form 55819: Certified Copy of Additional Appropriations
    3. Ordinance #1919 (1st Reading): Storm Water Ordinance and Technical Standards Manual
      Documents: Memo | Ordinance #1919 | Exhibit A | 2023 Town of Munster Storm Water Technical Standards Manual
    4. Ordinance # 1920 (1st Reading): Amending the 50/50 Sidewalk Improvement Program
      Documents: Memo | Ordinance #1920
    5. Grant for Lead Service Line Inventory
      Documents: Memo | IFA Environmental Programs Approval
    6. Revised Engineering Agreement: Bridges over Ditches
      Documents: Memo | SEH Cover Letter | SEH Supplemental Letter Agreement
    7. 2024 Paving and Water Main Improvements: Engineering Services Contract
      Documents: Memo
    8. CCMG 22-2 Paving and Water Main Improvements: Change Order #2
      Documents: Memo | Change Order #2
    9. NICTD Invoice No. 4060
      Documents: Memo | Invoice No. 4060 | Backup to invoice
    10. Trussell Release and Settlement Agreement
      Documents: Agreement
    11. Munster Police Department Camera Server Installation Change Order
      Documents: Memo | Supporting Documentation
    1. Munster Crime Watch Meeting September 2023
      Documents: Crime Statistics Report
  6. ANNOUNCEMENTS - All Town Council meetings will begin at 7:00 pm unless otherwise noted.

October 16, 2023 - Regular Town Council and Regular Redevelopment Commission meeting.