November 2016 Meeting Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP

NOVEMBER 21, 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, VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR SARA KEERAN, POLICE CHIEF GEORGE CLEMENS, AND EMS BILLING CLERK ASHLEY MCDOUGAL. MEDIA PRESENT: JOE SHOUSE FROM PAULDING PROGRESS AND PETER GREER FROM DEFIANCE CRESCENT. VISITORs: lISA GLASS, JIM PENDERGRAST, CALLIE PERRY, ALEXIS GRIFFITH, ALEX HINDENLANG, FLOYD RAMSIER AND MATT MCDOUGAL.

 

MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING HELD OCTOBER 17, 2016, WERE REVIEWED.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY DERCK, TO ACCEPT THE MINUTES FROM THE OCTOBER 17, 2016, REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING.  6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

THE OCTOBER DISBURSEMENTS WERE REVIEWED. DISCUSSION ON EXPENSES.

 

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

 

VISITORS

JIM PENDERGRAST AND LISA GLASS WERE IN ATTENDANCE ON BEHALF OF ACDC REGARDING THE FINAL PAYMENT OF $3,000.00 FROM THE DEPOT PROJECT.  ON BEHALF OF ACDC, THEY REQUESTED REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE VARIOUS PROJECTS IN THE VILLAGE THIS YEAR PAID WITH ACDC FUNDS IN EXCESS OF $3,000.00.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY RUDIE REEB, TO PAY ACDC $3,000.00 FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF COSTS EXPENDED FOR PROJECTS IN THE VILLAGE THIS YEAR, SUBJECT TO ACDC SUBMITTING AN INVOICE SHOWING COSTS IN EXCESS OF $3,000.00.  6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

CALLIE PERRY WAS IN ATTENDANCE TO ASK FOR THE VILLAGE’S SUPPORT IN A POSSIBLE FARMERS MARKET BEING LOCATED IN THE VILLAGE.  CALLIE MENTIONED SEVERAL AREAS FOR LOCATION.  SHE IS GOING TO SPEAK WITH THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOR THEIR SUPPORT AND IS WILLING TO DO THE WORK TO SEE THIS HAPPEN.  PRESENT IN SUPPORT OF CALLIE’S IDEA WERE ALEXIS GRIFFITH, ALEX HINDENLANG AND FLOYD RAMSIER.  FLOYD MENTIONED THAT HE LIKES TO SEE THE VILLAGE’S YOUNG PEOPLE GETTING INVOLVED AND ENCOURAGES MORE PEOPLE TO JOIN IN.

 

MATT MCDOUGAL WAS IN ATTENDANCE TO ASK THE VILLAGE FOR THEIR SUPPORT ON OPENING A SHOOTING RANGE INSIDE THE VILLAGE CORPORATION LIMITS.  SOLICITOR FARR WILL RESEARCH THE VILLAGE’S OPTIONS TO ALLOW SUCH USE IF MATT DECIDES TO MOVE FORWARD.

 

POLICE REPORT

POLICE CHIEF GEORGE CLEMENS REPORTED 71 CALLS FOR SERVICE WITH 16 CITATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER.  CHIEF CLEMENS HAS RECEIVED SEVERAL COMPLAINTS ABOUT BURNING IN THE VILLAGE.  CHIEF CLEMENS WILL BE APPLYING FOR A GRANT TO PURCHASE A NEW POLICE CRUISER. FULL-TIME OFFICER AARON MOCK SPENT A WEEK IN TOLEDO ON CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM TRAINING.

 

EMS REPORT

EMS BILLING CLERK ASHLEY MCDOUGAL PROVIDED A WRITTEN REPORT SHOWING COLLECTIONS OF $9,149.13 MONTH-TO-DATE AND FOR YEAR-TO-DATE A TOTAL COLLECTED OF $80,846.63.  SHE PROVIDED A WRITTEN REPORT SHOWING 23 EMS RUNS FOR octoBER WITH A TOTAL OF 278 EMS RUNS FOR YEAR-TO-DATE IN 2016.

 

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT

THIRD 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.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY WEST, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2016-27. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

THIRD 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.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY DERCK, TO ACCEPT RESOLUTION NO. 2016-08. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

SECOND 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.

 

SECOND 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.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2016-33:  AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 1 OF ORDINANCE NO. 2016-14 AUTHORIZING THE CHANGE OF SEWER RATES, TAP FEES AND  RE-CONNECT FEES FOR THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, COUNTY OF PAULDING, OHIO, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY WEST, SECONDED BY JAN REEB, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2016-33. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY RUDIE REEB, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2016-33. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

  • MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY RYAN, TO ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS PERSONNEL – SPECIFICALLY, THE PROPOSED COMPENSATION FOR VILLAGE EMPLOYEES IN 2017. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

COUNCIL ENTERED INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION AT 6:30 P.M.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY WEST, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO EXIT EXECUTIVE SESSION. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED. NO ACTION TAKEN.

 

COUNCIL MEMBERS EXITED EXECUTIVE SESSION AT 6:53 P.M.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2016-32: AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING COMPENSATION FOR THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO, FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 2017, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY DERCK, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2016-32. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY WEST, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2016-32. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

 

  • MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY RUDIE REEB, TO SET SALARY OF VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR TO COMPLY WITH THE CHANGES MADE TO THE OVERTIME REGULATIONS OF THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1, 2016. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

SEE ATTACHED REPORT.

 

SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL SIDEWALK PROJECT IS COMPLETED.

 

COMPOST SITE IS TEMPORARILY OPEN FOR YARD WASTE AND LEAVES ONLY.  HOURS OF BUSINESS WILL BE MONDAY – FRIDAY 7:00 A.M. – 5:30 P.M. AND SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 8:00 A.M. – 5:30 P.M., WEATHER PERMITTING.

 

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PLANS CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY AT GREENWAY PARK (TENNIS COURT) ON DECEMBER 1, 2016.  CEREMONY WILL BEGIN AT 5:30 P.M. WITH ANTWERP SHOW CHOIR PERFORMING.  ANTWERP HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR WILL ALSO BE CAROLING DOWNTOWN.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

NO COMMITTEE REPORTS.

 

WEST COMMENTED ON ENGINEERING SERVICES AND OBTAINING BIDS FOR THESE SERVICES ON FUTURE PROJECTS.

 

 

MAYOR’S REPORT

MAYOR’S COURT BROUGHT IN $1,806.00 TO THE VILLAGE IN THE MONTH OF OCTOBER WITH $414.00 GOING TO THE STATE AND $15.00 GOING TO THE COUNTY FOR A TOTAL OF $2,235.00.

 

  • MOTION MADE BY WEST, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.  MEETING ADJOURNED AT 7:31 P.M.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAYOR___________________________

 

 

FISCAL OFFICER____________________                               DATE_________________________

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