CITY OF BUTLER, INDIANA

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BUTLER CITY HALL REOPENING PLAN 

  • Monday, June 1, 2020 – The Butler City Hall and City Court will be open to walk-in customers, with the following provisions:

    • Customers will be required to maintain social distancing rules.
    • Mask-wearing is encouraged but not required.
    • All chairs will be removed from the lobby.
    • Lines will be taped on the floor in 6-foot increments, with an aisle taped in the middle.
    • The drinking fountain will be marked “out-of-service.”
  • City Hall Public Meetings – City public meetings will be held on the second floor of City Hall, with the following provisions:  

    • The elevator may be used to access the second floor.  Only one person at a time may use the elevator.
    • The elevator will be locked if no meetings are being held on the second floor.
    • The stairs are also available to access the second floor.
    • Phone conference access to City meetings will continue to be available by calling 425-436-6364, Access Code # 170476.
  • Operations – If a Utility employee needs to enter a home or building for a meter replacement or investigation, they shall wear a mask and gloves.
PROPOSED ORDINANCES
 
Ordinance 1707, "An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 154 to the City of Butler, Indiana Code of Ordinances, "House Numbering."  This Ordinance was introduced and passed on first reading by the Butler Common Council on August 3, 2020.  It will be up for a second reading at the August 17, 2020 meeting. 
The proposed Ordinance is available for review at this link.
 
Ordinance 1714, "An Ordinance Salaries of Police Officers of Butler, Indiana.  This proposed Ordinance is available for review at this link.

 

RECENTLY ADOPTED ORDINANCES

Ordinance 1706, "Tent, RV and Vehicular Camping in Butler," as amended, was passed on third reading and adopted at the June 1, 2020 Butler Common Council meeting, after the advertised public hearing.

The newly-adopted ordinance can be viewed at this link.

CITY OF BUTLER LARGE ITEM TRASH
PICKUP RESUMES JUNE 1, 2020

Advanced Disposal, the solid waste disposal firm contracted by the City of Butler, has announced that they will resume large item pickup in Butler on Monday, June 1, 2020.  This notice is subject to any further unforeseen changes cause by the Covid-19 virus.

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS

The normal large items rules will apply upon the resumption of service, as follows:

  • All items must be bagged or in containers.
  • Weight limit of fifty (50) pounds per item.
  • Boards, carpet, etc. must be cut to a length of three (3) feet or shorter and bundled together, with bundles not weighing more than fifty (50) pounds.

 NOT ACCEPTABLE ITEMS

  • Appliances containing Freon
  • Asphalt
  • Auto Fluids
  • Chemicals
  • Compressed Gas
  • Concrete
  • Construction Materials in Large Amounts
  • Electronic Waste
  • Explosives
  • Fertilizers
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Hazardous Wastes
  • Lead Acid Batteries
  • Liquids
  • Medical Waste
  • Oil-Based Paints
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Railroad Ties
  • Special Wastes
  • Tires
  • Yard Waste

 

 

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EVENTS & MEETINGS

PUBLIC MEETING MINUTES

 UPCOMING CITY OF BUTLER PUBLIC MEETINGS

Phone conference access to meetings are available as follows:

  • Phone Conference # - 425-436-6364
  • Phone Conference Access Code - 170476

  • Board of Public Works & Safety, August 17, 2020, 6:30 PM, Butler City Hall, Second Floor / Phone Conference.
  • Common Council, August 17, 2020, 7:00 PM, Butler City Hall, Second Floor / Phone Conference.

CITY OF BUTLER PUBLIC MEETINGS
VIA PHONE CONFERENCE

In the interest of preserving public health, while still providing public access to City meetings, the City of Butler, Indiana will hold public meetings as follows beginning Monday, April 20, 2020:

Meetings will be held on the second floor of the Butler City Hall Council Chamber, 215 South Broadway. You will also be able to access them virtually via a conference call, as allowed by Governor Holcomb's Executive Orders 20-08 and 20-18. These Executive Orders reduce the number of public Board / Council members required to be present to one (as opposed to a quorum).The following guidelines, as provided by the State of Indiana Public Access Counselor will apply to both the Board of Works and Common Council meetings:

  1. One Board member (during the Board of Works meeting) and one Council member (during the Common Council meeting) must be physically present at the Butler City Hall.
  2. A quorum of members (at least two members for the Board of Works, and three members for the Common Council) must be present either in person or remotely via conference call.
  3. A speaker phone will be active in the Council Chamber to allow participation by the members and by the public.
  4. All votes taken during the meeting must be done by a roll call vote, to allow for the proper recording of member votes in the meeting minutes.
  5. The public can physically attend the meeting at the City Hall Council Chamber, but will need to practice "social distancing" (minimum 6-foot from others) at all times when they are inside City Hall.  Twenty-five (25) people can be present within the City Hall Council Chamber, including the Board members, Council members, other elected officials and staff.

CONFERENCE CALL ACCESS FOR MEETINGS IS AS FOLLOWS:

  • Phone Number - 425-436-6364
  • Access Code - 170476

If you are going to participate by conference call, please call in 3-4 minutes prior to the meeting start times of 6:30 PM (Board of Works) and 7:00 PM (Common Council).

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