Meeting: Huntingburg Board of Public Works

The Huntingburg Board of Public Works met Thursday and:

• Approved the use of City Park for A Kid’s Place’s run, called Amazing Race, which will start at 9 a.m. March 14.

• Approved using the same streets as last year for the annual Jazzed Up 5K/10K run. The event will start at 8:45 a.m. on April 15.

• Heard that the street department has received a salt brine machine and 6,000 gallons of brine has been mixed.

• Gave Wastewater Manager Brad Coomer permission to get quotes for portable flow meters.

• Heard from Coomer that he has created a form for people who want to get a rebate for water that they used but did not go down the drain into the wastewater system. A minimum of 400 cubic feet of water would have to qualify for a rebate to be issues, he explained to the board.

• Approved for the police department a $7,560 quote for red dot laser sights for officers’ handguns.

• Declared the fire department’s 1966 fire truck as surplus.

• Moved next month’s meeting to Wednesday, March 4. It will start at 8:30 a.m. in the council chambers on the second floor of City Hall, 508 E. Fourth St.

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