October 2016 Meeting Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP

OCTOBER 17, 2016

 

THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP COUNCIL WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 5:30 P.M. BY MAYOR RAY DELONG.  COUNCIL PERSONS PRESENT: KEITH WEST, RUDIE REEB, KEN REINHART, STEVE DERCK, LARRY RYAN AND COUNCIL PRESIDENT JAN REEB.

 

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE:  SOLICITOR MELANIE FARR, FISCAL OFFICER AIMEE LICHTY, POLICE CHIEF GEORGE CLEMENS, AND EMS BILLING CLERK ASHLEY MCDOUGAL. MEDIA PRESENT: JOE SHOUSE FROM PAULDING PROGRESS AND PETER GREER FROM DEFIANCE CRESCENT. VISITORS: ANTWERP HIGH SCHOOL GOVERNMENT STUDENT AND FATHER.

 

MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING HELD SEPTEMBER 19, 2016, WERE REVIEWED.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY RYAN, TO ACCEPT THE MINUTES FROM THE SEPTEMBER 19, 2016, REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING.  6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

THE SEPTEMBER DISBURSEMENTS WERE REVIEWED. DISCUSSION ON EXPENSES. WEST COMMENTED ON DISBURSEMENTS FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES AND OBTAINING BIDS FOR THESE SERVICES ON FUTURE PROJECTS.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY WEST, TO APPROVE THE SEPTEMBER RECONCILIATION REPORT.  6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

VISITORS

ANTWERP HIGH SCHOOL GOVERNMENT STUDENT AND HER FATHER PRESENT TO OBSERVE.

 

POLICE REPORT

CHIEF CLEMENS REPORTED 76 CALLS FOR SERVICE WITH 4 CITATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER.  HE REMINDED COUNCIL THAT THERE IS A NEW STATE-WIDE LAW GOING INTO EFFECT JANUARY 1, 2017, REGULATING THE OPERATION OF GOLF CARTS.

 

CRUISER 2 HAS BROKEN DOWN AGAIN AND THE EXPENSE TO PURCHASE A NEW CRUISER WILL BE INCLUDED IN 2017 VILLAGE BUDGET.

 

EMS REPORT

EMS BILLING CLERK MCDOUGAL PROVIDED A WRITTEN REPORT SHOWING COLLECTIONS OF $5,167.00 MONTH-TO-DATE AND FOR YEAR-TO-DATE A TOTAL COLLECTED OF $70,064.83.  A WRITTEN REPORT ALSO PROVIDED SHOWING 19 EMS RUNS FOR SEPTEMBER WITH A TOTAL OF 255 EMS RUNS FOR YEAR-TO-DATE IN 2016.

 

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT

SECOND READING of ORDINANCE NO. 2016-27:  AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 2014-21 AUTHORIZING THE CHANGE OF WATER RATES FOR THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, COUNTY OF PAULDING, OHIO.

 

SECOND READING of RESOLUTION NO. 2016-08:  RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE AMOUNTS AND RATES AS DETERMINED BY THE BUDGET COMMISSION AND AUTHORIZING THE NECESSARY TAX LEVIES AND CERTIFYING THEM TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2016-29:  AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A NOTE FOR THE PURPOSE OF WATERWORKS SYSTEM IN THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY RYAN, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2016-29. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY DERCK, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2016-29. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

FIRST READING of ORDINANCE NO. 2016-30:  AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND THE FISCAL OFFICER TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH CRANE TOWNSHIP FOR PROVIDING EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE FOR YEARS 2017, 2018, AND 2019.

 

FIRST READING of ORDINANCE NO. 2016-31:  AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND THE FISCAL OFFICER TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH CARRYALL TOWNSHIP FOR PROVIDING FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES FOR A TEN (10) YEAR PERIOD COMMENCING IN CALENDAR YEAR 2017.

 

 

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

ADMINISTRATOR KEERAN WAS UNABLE TO ATTEND MEETING.

SEE ATTACHED REPORT.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

FINANCE COMMITTEE WILL MEET ON OCTOBER 27, 2016, AT 9:00 A.M. TO DISCUSS BUDGET FOR 2017.

 

MAYOR’S REPORT

MAYOR’S COURT BROUGHT IN $1,000.00 TO THE VILLAGE IN THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER.

 

NEW FIRE TANKER TRUCK WAS PICKED UP ON OCTOBER 17, 2016, IN ATLANTA.  LOAN OBTAINED FROM ANTWERP EXCHANGE BANK FOR PURCHASE OF TRUCK AND GRANT MONEY FOR ONE-HALF OF PURCHASE PRICE SHOULD BE AVAILABLE BEFORE END OF YEAR.

 

MAYOR AND ADMINISTRATOR WILL CONTACT PARAGON TO DISCUSS WATER SUPPLY CONTRACT.

 

PHASE TWO OF SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROJECT ALMOST COMPLETE.

 

TRICK OR TREAT WILL BE OCTOBER 29, 2016, FROM 5:00 TO 6:30 P.M.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY RUDIE REEB, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.  MEETING ADJOURNED AT 6:13 P.M.

 

 

MAYOR___________________________

 

 

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