October 2017 Special Meeting Minutes

SPECIAL MEETING

COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP

OCTOBER 30, 2017

 

THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP COUNCIL WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 8:00 A.M. BY MAYOR RAY DELONG.  COUNCIL PERSONS PRESENT: KEITH WEST, RUDIE REEB, KENNETH REINHART, LARRY RYAN, STEVE DERCK AND COUNCIL PRESIDENT JAN REEB.

 

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE: SOLICITOR MELANIE FARR, FISCAL OFFICER AIMEE LICHTY AND VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR SARA KEERAN.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY WEST, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO ENTER EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS PENDING LITIGATION WITH VILLAGE SOLICITOR AT 8:09 A.M.  6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY JAN REEB, TO EXIT EXECUTIVE SESSION AT 8:12 A.M.  6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.  NO ACTION TAKEN IN EXECUTIVE SESSION.

 

DISCUSSION ON STATUS OF INCOME TAX APPEAL FILED BY DOLLAR GENERAL AND OPTIONS TO RESPOND TO SAME, INCLUDING AMOUNT CLAIMED DUE BY DOLLAR GENERAL FOR REFUND ON NET PROFITS AND EMPLOYER WITHHOLDING TAX OBLIGATION AND SETTLEMENT PROPOSAL TO PAY TAX REFUND ON NET PROFITS AND WAIVE EMPLOYER WITHHOLDING TAX OBLIGATION IN EXCHANGE FOR DISMISSAL OF APPEAL.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY WEST, TO RESOLVE DOLLAR GENERAL INCOME TAX APPEAL BY REFUNDING THE NET PROFITS TAX AT ISSUE OF $229.00 PLUS ANY APPLICABLE INTEREST AND AGREEING TO WAIVE THE EMPLOYER WITHHOLDING TAX OBLIGATION AT ISSUE OF $62.97 PLUS ANY APPLICABLE INTEREST IN EXCHANGE FOR DOLLAR GENERAL’S DISMISSAL OF ITS INCOME TAX APPEAL.  6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2017-23:  AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE FISCAL OFFICER TO TRANSFER $27,500.00 FROM THE GENERAL FUND TO THE POLICE FUND, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY DERCK, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2017-23. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY WEST, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2017-23. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2017-24:  AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 5 OF ORDINANCE NO. 2007-30 AND AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 2010-13 ESTABLISHING A PROGRAM TO CHARGE A USER FEE FOR THE DELIVERY OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESCUE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP EMS, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY.

 

  •  MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY DERCK, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2017-24. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

  •  MOTION MADE BY RUDIE REEB, SECONDED BY WEST, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2017-24. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

  •  MOTION MADE BY RUDIE REEB, SECONDED BY RYAN, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.  MEETING ADJOURNED AT 8:21 A.M.

 

 

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