Shelburn hoping to sublease two town properties
The Shelburn Redevelopment Commission and Shelburn Town Council were
busy transacting business in separate meetings during the month of
The redevelopment commission met on Nov. 24 to pass a pair of
resolutions authorizing solicitation of requests for proposals for the
lease of properties at 35 Mill Street (Interurban building) and 9 W.
Mill Street (more commonly known as the green building).
The offering rents will be at least equal to the average of the two
appraisals obtained by the commission for the properties plus the
costs of title insurance, recording fees and advertising.
Offers are to be submitted to the commission at the Shelburn Town
Hall, 15 N. Railroad Street no later than 4 p.m. on Dec. 18. Copies of
an offering sheet and maps and plats showing the size and location of
the parcels to be offered are available at that office.
The offers will be opened at a public meeting of the commission at 6
p.m. on Dec. 22, at 30 N. Interurban Street.
Two weeks earlier, on Nov. 10, the Shelburn Town Council met in its
regular monthly meeting.
In council business:
• Approved paying Purdue University $3,817.68 in veterinary bills for
Reno, the drug dog of the Shelburn Police Department, with full
reimbursement to the EDIT fund when CARES Act funding is released to
the police department.
• Opened quotes from First Financial Bank of 3.49% for 60 months and
First Farmers Bank & Trust of 3.25% for 60 months to finance a 2021
Chevy K3500 Truck at a cost of $31,279.25 for the town's water
utility. The council voted to accept the quote from First Farmers Bank
• Adopted resolution 2020/11/10, an agreement to accept certificate of
title of real property assigned by the Sullivan County Commissioners
to the town of Shelburn.
• Adopted resolution 2020/11/10-2 to provide for reimbursement of
public health and public safety payroll costs with CARES Act funding.
• Approved a quote from GIS/Asset Management Software and Services of
$3,000 for GIS software implantation of digital devices.
• Accepted a proposed memorandum of agreement for engineering services
from HWC Engineering not to exceed $35,000 for the Community Crossings
road repaving 2021-1 funding cycle.
• Considered quotes from HR Unlimited Resources and New Focus HR, both
coming in at $4,500, for an Employee Personnel and Procedure Handbook.
The proposals were emailed to the town council two weeks prior to the
meeting. The council approved the quote from New Focus HR due to the
extensive biography of its staff.