May 2017 Meeting Minutes

 

REGULAR MEETING

COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP

MAY 15, 2017

 

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: STEVE DERCK, RUDIE REEB, KENNETH REINHART, LARRY RYAN AND COUNCIL PRESIDENT JAN REEB.  KEITH WEST WAS ABSENT.

 

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: JACOB SWEET OF THE PAULDING PROGRESS.

  • MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO EXCUSE KEITH WEST FROM THE MAY REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING.  5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING HELD APRIL 10, 2017, WERE REVIEWED.

  • MOTION MADE BY DERCK, SECONDED BY JAN REEB, TO ACCEPT THE MINUTES FROM THE APRIL 10, 2017, REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING.  5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

THE APRIL DISBURSEMENTS WERE REVIEWED.  DISCUSSION ON EXPENSES.

  • MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY JAN REEB, TO APPROVE THE APRIL RECONCILIATION REPORT.  5 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

VISITORS

BARRY HOOK AND CARLOS SANCHEZ IN ATTENDANCE TO OBSERVE ONLY.

 

POLICE REPORT

POLICE CHIEF GEORGE CLEMENS PROVIDED A WRITTEN REPORT SHOWING 124 CALLS FOR SERVICE FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL WITH 17 OFFENSES.

 

EMS REPORT

EMS BILLING CLERK ASHLEY MCDOUGAL PROVIDED A WRITTEN REPORT SHOWING COLLECTIONS OF $11,133.38 FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL AND A YEAR-TO-DATE TOTAL COLLECTED OF $34,496.11.  SHE PROVIDED A WRITTEN REPORT SHOWING 24 EMS RUNS FOR APRIL WITH A TOTAL OF 119 EMS RUNS FOR 2017.

 

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT

THIRD READING OF RESOLUTION NO. 2017-04: A RESOLUTION DETERMINING TO PROCEED WITH THE SUBMISSION TO THE ELECTORS OF THE QUESTION OF LEVYING A TAX IN EXCESS OF THE TEN-MILL LIMITATION (OHIO REVISED CODE SECTIONS 5705.19, 5705.191, 5705.25, AND 5705.26).

  • MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY RYAN, TO ACCEPT RESOLUTION NO. 2017-04. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

THIRD READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2017-08:  AN ORDINANCE ALLOWING INSPECTIONS OF GOLF CARTS AND OTHER UNDER‑SPEED VEHICLES BY THE POLICE DEPARTMENT OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO.

  • MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2017-08.  5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2017-13:  AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT FOR THE SALE OF REAL ESTATE OWNED BY THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP LOCATED AT 118 AND 120 OSWALT STREET, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY.

  • MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2017-13.  5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.
  • MOTION MADE BY RUDIE REEB, SECONDED BY DERCK, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2017-13.  5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

MAYOR ASKED COUNCIL TO DETERMINE IF THE VILLAGE SHOULD PROCEED WITH OHIO CHECKBOOK AT THIS TIME.  COUNCIL DECIDED TO WAIT AND SEE THE EXPERIENCES OF OTHER VILLAGES USING THE SYSTEM BEFORE MAKING A COMMITMENT AT THIS TIME.

 

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

SEE ATTACHED REPORT.

PUBLIC HEARING SET FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017, FOR PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING ORDINANCE TO PROHIBIT ANY CULTIVATORS, PROCESSORS, AND RETAIL DISPENSARIES of MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN the VILLAGE.

BIDS OPENED ON APRIL 25, 2017, AT NOON FOR SALE OF THE OSWALT LOTS. TWO BIDS WERE RECEIVED.  RECOMMENDATION IS NICK LONGARDNER WITH HIGHEST BID OF $4,752.00.  SEE ORDINANCE NO. 2017-13.

6-12 GRADE ANTWERP STUDENT COUNCIL MEMBERS PERFORMED COMMUNITY SERVICE ON MAY 9, 2017.  STUDENTS MULCHED AND LANDSCAPED AREA ALONG GREENWAY PARK, PAINTED “U” BUMPERS, PAINTED CURBS AND SWEPT ALONG CURBS ON MAIN AND RIVER STREETS.  THE VILLAGE WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE STUDENTS AND ADVISOR.  THEY DID AN EXCELLENT JOB.  STUDENTS ALSO ASSISTED THE MANOR HOUSE, ACDC, LIBRARY, CHURCHES, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS.

  • MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY DERCK, TO MAKE A DONATION TO ANTWERP STUDENT COUNCIL IN THE AMOUNT OF $200.00 TO ASSIST WITH THEIR ACTIVITIES THAT PROMOTE COMMUNITY SERVICE.  5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

NONE.

 

MAYOR’S REPORT

MAYOR’S COURT BROUGHT IN A TOTAL OF $1,355.00 IN THE MONTH OF APRIL WITH $1,043.00 GOING TO THE VILLAGE, $300.00 GOING TO THE STATE, AND $12.00 GOING TO THE COUNTY.

MAYOR RECEIVED A LETTER FROM EMS CREW THANKING THE VILLAGE FOR TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES THEY ARE ABLE TO ATTEND.

MAYOR ADVISED COUNCIL THAT SOME RESIDENTS’ LAWNS ARE NOT REGULARLY MOWED AND THE VILLAGE MAY PROCEED TO MOW THOSE AND ASSESS THE COSTS FOR PAYMENT ON THE PROPERTY OWNERS’ REAL ESTATE TAXES.

SIDEWALKS ON WEST CANAL ARE NEXT TO BE MARKED FOR THE SIDEWALK REPLACEMENT PROJECT.

  • MOTION MADE BY DERCK, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING.  5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.  MEETING ADJOURNED AT 6:14 P.M.

 

 

MAYOR___________________________

 

FISCAL OFFICER____________________                               DATE_________________________

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