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Town of Munster
Town Council Regular Meeting 02/05/2024
Munster Town Hall, Main Meeting Room
Monday, February 05, 2024 at 07:00 PM


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Call To Order

Roll Call

Moment of Silence

Pledge of Allegiance

PepsiAmerica Appreciation
Documents: Letter of Appreciation

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 Clerk-Treasurer, Wendy Mis 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 held on January 8, 2024
        Documents: Minutes
      2. Minutes of the Special Town Council meeting held on January 15, 2024
        Documents: Minutes
    2. Confirmation/ Approval of Voucher Register
      1. Confirmation of Voucher Register #23-12M dated 12/31/23 totaling $2,287,279.19
        Documents: Register #23-12M
      2. Approval of Voucher Register #23-12N dated 12/31/23 totaling $184,223.47
        Documents: Register #23-12N
      3. Confirmation of Voucher Register #24-1G dated 01/18/24 totaling $239,219.15
        Documents: Register #24-1G
      4. Confirmation of Voucher Register #24-1H dated 01/25/24 totaling $1,627,874.20
        Documents: Register #24-1H
      5. Confirmation of Voucher Register #24-1I dated 01/26/24 totaling $602,551.80
        Documents: Register #24-1I
      6. Confirmation of Voucher Register #24-2A dated 02/01/24 totaling $489,783.43
        Documents: Register #24-2A
      7. Approval of Voucher Register #24-2B dated 02/05/24 totaling $311,380.72
        Documents: Register #24-2B
    3. Treasurer's Report
      Documents: December 2023 Report
    4. Annual Treasurer's Report
      Documents: 2023 Annual Report
    5. Water Leak Adjustment
      Documents: Adjustment
    6. Water Utility Write-Offs
      Documents: Memo
    7. 2024 Accept Surety Bonds
      Documents: Memo | 2024 Actual Surety Bonds
    8. Nepotism Certificates
      Documents: Memo | 2023 Nepotism Certificate
    9. 100R (Certified Report of Names, Addresses, Duties and Compensation of Public Employees)
      Documents: Memo
  2. OLD BUSINESS (Roll Call Vote Required - All Resolutions and Ordinances; *Items to request waiving the rules and adopting on first reading.)
    1. Separation Agreement
    2. Resolution #2122: Authorized Signer for INDOT Business
      Documents: Memo | INDOT Correspondence | Resolution #2122
    3. Resolution #2123: Authorizing the Town Council President to Effectuate Staff Changes
      Documents: Resolution #2123
    4. Police Department Remediation (Sewer Back-Up)
      Documents: Memo | Statement of Loss (1/25/2024) | Century Roofing Invoice | Century Roofing Deposit Invoice | Banter Floors & More, Inc. Invoice
    5. Public Works: Purchase of a Street Division 4x4 Dump Truck (with plow and salt spreader)
      Documents: Memo | Bosak Ford Quote
    6. Truelook Agreement
      Documents: Memo | Truelook Invoice | TrueLook Signed Replacement and Tax Exemption | Truelook Signed NICTD Main Street Station Camera Quote
    7. Impact Contract Revision
      Documents: Memo
    8. 2024 Updated Centennial Park Hours
      Documents: Memo: Town Council | Memo: Board of Parks and Recreation
    9. Well Field Balancing Proposal: Centennial Park Landfill
      Documents: Memo | Cabeno Environmental Field Services, LLC 2024 Rates
    10. CCMG 2022-2 (Community Crossing Matching Grant): Change No.3
      Documents: Memo | Change Order No.3
    11. Public Works: Additional cost for new Tandem Axle Dump Truck
      Documents: Memo | Lindco Equipment Sales New Quote | Rush Trucking Center of Indiana updated pricing
    12. East 45th Street Paving: Release of Final Retainage
      Documents: Memo | Milestone Invoice
    13. 2024 Lake/Pond/Ditch Maintenance
      Documents: Memo | Aquatic Control Contract
    14. Westland & Bennett: Attorney Fee Hourly Rates
      Documents: Engagement Letter
    15. David E. Wickland: Attorney Fee Hourly Rates
      Documents: Engagement Letter
    16. Ordinance #1932 (1st Reading): Additional Appropriations (1)
      Documents: Memo | Ordinance #1932
    17. Ordinance #1933 (1st Reading): Budget Reduction (1)
      Documents: Memo | Ordinance #1933
  6. ANNOUNCEMENTS - All Town Council meetings will begin at 7:00 pm unless otherwise noted.

February 19, 2024 - Regular Town Council meeting and Regular Redevelopment Commission meeting