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City of Butler Common Council - Public Meeting Agenda for October 18, 2021

CITY OF BUTLER COMMON COUNCIL
PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA FOR OCTOBER 18, 2021


  1. Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes of Previous Meeting - October 4, 2021
  3. Inspiration Ministries - Housing Grant Application Public Hearing, October 20, 2021
  4. Proposed Ordinances & Resolutions
    1. Ordinance 1735 - Employee Salaries for 2022 - 3rd Reading
  5. Department Reports
    1. Planning
    2. Police
      1. Parking Ordinance Changes
    3. Streets & Parks
    4. Water & Wastewater
  6. City Attorney
  7. Clerk=Treasurer
  8. Council Members
    1. Tree Replacement Program
  9. Mayor
  10. Audience and/or Public Comments
  11. Adjourn

City of Butler Board of Public Works & Safety - Meeting Agenda for October 4, 2021

CITY OF BUTLER, INDIANA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS & SAFETY
PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA FOR
OCTOBER 4, 2021

  1. Call to Order for Meeting
  2. Minutes of Previous Meeting - September 20, 2021
  3. Payments & Vouchers
    1. Payroll Claim Register for Pay Period 9/13 to 9/26
      in the Amount of $36,567.68
    2. Payroll Claim Register for Correction in the amount
      of $65.60
    3. Payroll Claim Register for Plan Commission Meeting
      in the amount of $174.00
    4. Vouchers for the Period 9/21 to 10/4 in the amount
      of $183,904.25
  4. Adjustment Requests
    1. 2021-34 for 117 South Broadway; clerical error
      on new ownership
    2. 2021-35 for 117 South Broadway; clerical error
      on old ownership
    3. 2021-36 for Northcrest Mobile Home Court -
      underground leak
    4. 2021-37 for 232 Walnut, Southside Park, leak in
      meter pit
    5. 2021-38 for 240 Walnut, washing machine hose leak
  5. Department Reports
    1. Planning
      1. Unsafe Building Updates
    2. Police
    3. Streets & Parks
    4. Water & Wastewater
      1. Consulting Agreement with Compass
        Land Surveying
      2. Donahue Amendment 2 to North Broadway
        Infrastructure Improvement
  6. City Attorney
    1. Transportation & Stormwater Grant Agreement
      through Indiana Finance Authority
  7. Clerk-Treasurer
    1. SRF Disbursement 17 to Bowen Engineering in
      the amount of $628,200
    2. SRF Disbursement 18 to Donohue Engineering in
      the amount of $64,937.08
    3. Potential Mailing Time Issues for Utility Billing
  8. Board of Works Members
  9. Mayor
    1. Mausoleum Roof Update
  10. Audience and/or Public Comments
  11. Adjourn

CITY OF BUTLER, INDIANA COMMON COUNCIL - PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA FOR OCTOBER 4, 2021

CITY OF BUTLER COMMON COUNCIL
PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA FOR OCTOBER 4, 2021


  1. Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes of Previous Meeting - September 20, 2021
  3. Inspiration Ministries - Proposed Project
  4. Proposed Ordinances & Resolutions
    1. Ordinance 1735 - Employee Salaries for 2022 - 2nd Reading
    2. Ordinance 1740 - Corrections to 2021 Salaries - 2nd Reading
  5. Department Reports
    1. Planning
      1. 2022 to 2023 CEDIT Plan
    2. Police
      1. Parking Ordinance Changes
    3. Streets & Parks
    4. Water & Wastewater
  6. City Attorney
  7. Clerk=Treasurer
  8. Council Members
    1. Tree Replacement Program
  9. Mayor
  10. Audience and/or Public Comments
  11. Adjourn


 

City of Butler, Indiana Board of Public Works & Safety - Agenda for September 20, 2021

CITY OF BUTLER, INDIANA BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS & SAFETY - PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA FOR SEPTEMBER 20, 2021
1. Call to Order
2. Minutes of Previous Meeting, September 7, 2021
3. Payments & Vouchers
    a. Payroll Claim Register for Pay Period 8/30/2021 to 9/12/2021 in the amount
         of $37,522.39
    b. Vouchers for the Period 9/8/2021 to 9/20/2021 in the amount of
         $161,055.02
4. Department Reports
    a. Planning
        i. 242 West Cherry - Demolition Estimates
       ii. 200 Walnut - Follow-up Report
      iii. 135-137 South Broadway - Follow-up Report
       iv. Special Event Request for Butler Harvest Festival
    b. Police
    c. Streets & Parks
    d. Water & Wastewater
5. City Attorney
6. Clerk Treasurer
    a. Allstar Communications Quote for Services
7. Board of Works Members
8. Mayor
9. Audience and / or Public Comments
10. Adjourn

City of Butler Common Council Agenda for September 20, 2021

CITY OF BUTLER, INDIANA COMMON COUNCIL AGENDA FOR SEPTEMBER 20, 2021 PUBLIC MEETING
BUTLER CITY HALL - 215 SOUTH BROADWAY

  1. Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Public Hearing - Proposed Water Rate Increases
  3. Minutes of Previous Meeting, September 7, 2021
  4. Proposed Ordinances and Resolutions
    1. Ordinance 1734 - Elected & Appointed Officials Pay for Year 2022 - 3rd Reading.
    2. Ordinance 1735 - Employees Pay for the Year 2022 - Redo 1st Reading.
    3. Ordinance 1736 - Amending Water Rates, Charges & Fees - 3rd Reading.
    4. Ordinance 1738 - Zoning Map Amendment BZM-2021-02 - 3rd Reading.
    5. Ordinance 1739 - 2022 Budget - 3rd Reading
5. Department Reports:
                a. Planning
                    i.  2022-2023 CEDIT Plan
                b. Police
                c. Streets & Parks
                d. Water & Wastewater
6.  City Attorney
7.  Clerk-Treasurer
8.  Council Members
9.  Mayor
     a. AEP Street Light Update
     b. 2021 Trick or Treat
10. Audience and / or Public Comments
11. Adjourn

City of Butler Phone System Access - 9/13/2021 Update

CITY OF BUTLER, INDIANA

PUBLIC NOTICE
Phone System Update - September 13, 2021

The bugs are slowly being worked out of the City of Butler new phone system.  If you need to contact one of the City Offices or Departments, please use one of the phone numbers listed below.

  • Police Department – 260-868-2171
  • Fire Department - 260-868-2044
  • Water Department – 260-868-5881
  • City Hall – 260-868-5200
  • City Court – 260-868-2441
  • City Barn – 260-868-2075
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant – 260-868-2805

Internet searches are still displaying some inaccurate numbers.  All of the roll over numbers that were used by us in the past are no longer active,  some searches are still displaying those numbers as City of Butler main phone numbers.

If you are still unable to reach us by phone, please contact Angela by email at clerktreasurer@butler.in.us.  She will have the correct department return your call and may request additional information on how you are placing your call.

Thank you!
Angela Eck
Clerk-Treasurer
City of Butler, Indiana

Susie the Deer Mural Contest - Vote for Your Favorite!

The seven Susie the Deer murals that have been submitted are now mounted on the Butler Company fence, 325 South Broadway, across from the Butler Public Library.

Check them out and vote for your favorite! 🧐

9-1-2021 Fence

September Large Trash Pick-Up Day on Tuesday, September 7, 2021

September large trash pick-up day is on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 after the Labor Day Holiday:
September 7 Trash Pickup

Welcome to Butler!

Welcome to Butler! Thanks to Amy Buchs and Dave Schlemmer for painting this great addition to downtown Butler; to the Cupbearer Cafe for lending their north wall; and to all who have expressed their support of and appreciation for this project.

7-23-2021

"Welcome to Butler" Mural Enters Home Stretch

Almost finished! Amy Buchs and Dave Schlemmer have nearly completed the "Welcome to Butler" mural that they are painting on the north wall of the Cupbearer Cafe, 111 South Broadway.

7-21-2021

"Welcome to Butler" Mural Update for 7/16/2021

More letters have been filled in on the "Welcome to Butler" mural being painted on the north wall of the Cupbearer Cafe, 111 South Broadway. Amy Buchs and Dave Schlemmer will be back to finish the mural as the weather allows. Check back to this site and the City of Butler Facebook page updates.

Welcome to Butler mural - 7-16-2021

"Welcome to Butler" Mural Update for 7/14/2021

Amy Buchs and Dave Schlemmer continue adding text and detail to the "Welcome to Butler" mural on the north wall of the Cupbearer Cafe, 111 South Broadway. Check back to this website and the City of Butler Facebook page for updates.

Welcome to Butler mural - 7-14-2021

"Welcome to Butler" Mural Receives "R"

The "R" has been added to the "Welcome to Butler" mural being painted on the north wall of the Cupbearer Cafe, 111 South Broadway by Amy Buchs and Dave Schlemmer.
Check back at this website and the City of Butler Facebook page
(https://www.facebook.com/butlercityindiana) for project updates.

7-12-2021

"Welcome to Butler" Mural Receives Windmill

Amy Buchs and Dave Schlemmer paint the windmill portion of the mural on the north side of the Cupbearer Cafe, 111 South Broadway, in Butler.  Check back here and at the City of Butler Facebook page for project updates.

7-8-2021

Progress Continues on "Welcome to Butler" Mural

Progress continues on the background of the "Welcome to Butler" mural being painted on the north wall of the Cupbearer Cafe, 111 South Broadway.

Check back here and at the City of Butler Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/butlercityindiana) for project updates:

7-7-2021a

Butler's Next Mural - "Welcome to Butler"

Butler's next mural, "Welcome to Butler," was started today by local artist Amy Buchs.  The mural is being painted on the north wall of the Cupbearer Cafe at 111 South Broadway.  It will be visible from the US 6 and State Road 1 intersection.  Check back to this website for regular updates.

7-6-2021

Hydrant Flushing Starts June 14, 2021

NOTICE - The City of Butler will start hydrant flushing this AM, June 14, 2021.

Please call the City of Butler, 260-868-5200, if you have any comments or concerns.

US 6 East in Butler is Now Closed

NOTICE - US 6 (East Main Street) in Butler is now closed to through traffic in order to install a 60-inch stormwater intercept line, 16-feet deep, at the east end of the Forest River property, 685 East Main Street. 

The potential closure period may extend to Monday, August 23, 2021, weather and construction details permitting. An earlier opening date is possible depending on how work progresses. Notification will be provided if the road is opened at an earlier date.
The official detour route is illustrated below as follows:

  • Turn Southbound onto State Road 1 and proceed to State Road 8.
  • Turn Eastbound on State Road 8 to the Ohio State Line where this road becomes Ohio State Road 18. Proceed Eastbound to the intersection with Ohio State Road 49 in Hicksville, Ohio.
  • Proceed Northeast and North on Ohio State Road 49 to the intersection of Ohio State Road 49 and US 6 in Edgerton, Ohio.
  • Through Westbound traffic on US 6 in Edgerton will reverse the same course as noted above.
We appreciate everyone’s patience and cooperation during this project.
6-14-2021-01

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US 6 in Butler - East Main Street - Scheduled to Close June 14 for Project

REMINDER - US 6 (East Main Street) in Butler is scheduled to be closed Monday, June 14, 2021 to install a 60-inch stormwater intercept line 16-feet deep at the east end of the Forest River property, 685 East Main Street.

The potential closure period may extend to Monday, August 23, 2021, weather and construction details permitting.  An earlier opening date is possible depending on how work progresses.  Notification will be provided if the road is opened at an earlier date.

The official detour route for through east-bound traffic in Butler on US 6, as provided by the Indiana Department of Transportation, is as follows:

  • Turn Southbound onto State Road 1 and proceed to State Road 8.
  • Turn Eastbound on State Road 8 to the Ohio State Line where this road becomes Ohio State Road 18.  Proceed Eastbound to the    intersection with Ohio State Road 49 in  Hicksville, Ohio.
  • Proceed Northeast and North on Ohio State Road 49 to the  intersection of Ohio State Road 49 and US 6 in Edgerton, Ohio.
  • Through Westbound traffic on US 6 in Edgerton will reverse the  same course as noted above.
A project aerial illustrating the location of the sewer work is provided on the second page of this notice.
We appreciate everyone’s patience and cooperation during this project.

Aerial

Nemo Leibold Mural Painted at Hathaway Park

Mural painted by Amy Buchs at the Hathaway Park concession stand.  
Thanks to the DeKalb County Visitor's Bureau for their grant supporting this project.

6-4-2021-01-annotated

Butler Plan Commission - Public Hearing for Proposed Zoning Map Amendment

The City of Butler Plan Commission will hold a public hearing regarding a proposed amendment to the Butler Zoning Map on Monday, May 10, 2021, 6:30 PM, in the Butler City Hall Council Chamber, 215 South Broadway, Butler, Indiana.

The proposed amendment includes properties in three separate areas of Butler that are proposed for rezoning.

Additional information regarding this proposed amendment can be found at the following link:

Butler Plan Commission Public Hearing - May 10, 2021




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Wastewater Influent Event Notice for March 28, 2021

Date of Event: March 28, 2021
Inches of Rain:  0.45
Wastewater Influent Peak Flow: 4.0 MGD
Discharge: Yes
Discharge Start Time: 1:15 AM, March 28, 2021
Discharge Stop Time: 11:00 AM, March 28, 2021
Total Discharge Duration: 9 Hours, 45 Minutes
Total Discharge Volume: 406,250 Gallons

Wastewater Influent Event Notice

Date of Event: March 25, 2021 & March 26, 2021
Inches of Rain:  1.80
Wastewater Influent Peak Flow: 4.0 MGD
Discharge: Yes
Discharge Start Time: 11:10 PM, March 25, 2021
Discharge Stop Time: 2:10 PM, March 26, 2021
Total Discharge Duration: 17 Hours, 0 Minutes
Total Discharge Volume: 538,194 Gallons

Eastside Community Foundation - Scholarships

The Eastside Area Community Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for both high school seniors and current college students.

Ordinance 1722 Adopted Amending the Butler Zoning Ordinance

Ordinance # 1722 was adopted February 1, 2021 by the Butler Common Council by a vote of 3 Yes and 0 No.

This Ordinance modifies Appendix A, “Land Use Matrix” to the Butler Zoning Ordinance by adding the notation, via a double asterisk (**), that Manufactured Home Dwelling Units are not permitted in any Butler zoning district on any parcel that abuts the entire length of South Broadway, North Broadway, East Main and West Main streets in Butler.

The entire Ordinance is available for review at this Link.

Revamped City of Butler Website Now Up & Running

The revamped City of Butler website is now up and running. It offers easily accessible information regarding the Butler City government and about Butler as a community. The site is now hosted by Revize. Revize specializes in municipal government websites.

Quick Link buttons are now provided at the top of the homepage for easy access to various City departments and services, including links to PayGov for utility and traffic court payments.

House Numbering Ordinance 1707 Adopted

Ordinance # 1707, amending the existing Chapter 154 of the City of Butler Code of Ordinances, was adopted by the Butler Common Council September 8, 2020.    The Ordinance sets standards for house numbers on building within Butler.  It also codifies the street address numbering system within Butler. 

The entire adopted Ordinance is available for review at this link.

Ordinance # 1721 - No Parking on Jake Street

Ordinance # 1721, an Ordinance to eliminate parking on both sides of Jake Street in Butler, was adopted by the Butler Common Council on January 4, 2021.  The entire adopted ordinance is available for review at this link.

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OVERFLOW OCCURRENCE 

530pm - 730pm 12/23/2015

The Eastside Area Community Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for both high school seniors and current college students.

Third Annual Butler Harvest Festival

Third Annual Butler Harvest Festival - Saturday, October 9, 2021 - 4 PM to 7 PM - Downtown Butler
2021 Harvest Festival Poster