Carmel Common Council May 7

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Action: Interlocal agreement betweenHamiltonCounty and the city ofCarmel regarding 911 dispatch services.

  • What it means: The city ofCarmel will payHamiltonCounty $97,001 a month to take over emergency dispatch services. The county will also take control of the city’s communication center.
  • What’s next: The agreement will go to the county for final ratification.

 

Action: Amendment to the city’s paid time off policy.

  • What it means: City staff are requesting the council approve an amendment which would pool all city employee paid time off (holidays, sick leave, etc.) into a single PTO pool. There was also a recommendation by the council to remove election day as a paid holiday.
  • What’s next: The amendment will go to the Finance, Administration and Rules Committee, which next meets May 17.

 

Action: $4 million appropriation from the general fund to repave roadways.

  • What it means: The city ofCarmel will use $4 million to repave roadways in the city, with first priority going to roads in West Clay. A complete list of roads scheduled for repavement can be found on the city’s Web site.
  • What’s next: The ordinance will go to the Finance, Administration and Rules Committee, which next meets May 17.

 

Action: $7.4 million appropriation from 2006 road bond forIllinois Street improvements.

  • What it means: The city will use $7.4 million of unencumbered bond funds to accelerate construction of improvements toIllinois Street, to ease congestion due to the U.S. 31 project.
  • What’s next: The ordinance will go to the Finance, Administration and Rules Committee, which next meets May 17.

 

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