January 2018 Meeting Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP

JANUARY 17, 2018

 

THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP COUNCIL WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 8:00 A.M. BY MAYOR RAY DELONG.  COUNCIL PERSONS PRESENT: KENNETH REINHART, DEAN RISTER, MIKE ROHRS, KEITH WEST, AND JAN REEB.

 

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE: SOLICITOR MELANIE FARR, FISCAL OFFICER AIMEE LICHTY, VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR SARA KEERAN, AND EMS CLERK ASHLEY MCDOUGAL.  MEDIA PRESENT:  PETER GREER OF THE CRESCENT NEWS.  VISITORS:  BARRY HOOK AND CLINT VANCE.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY WEST, SECONDED BY ROHRS, TO EXCUSE RUDIE REEB FROM THE COUNCIL MEETING. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY WEST, TO ELECT JAN REEB AS THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF COUNCIL. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING HELD DECEMBER 18, 2017, WERE REVIEWED.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY WEST, SECONDED BY JAN REEB, TO ACCEPT THE MINUTES FROM THE DECEMBER 18, 2017, REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING.  5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

MINUTES FROM THE SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING HELD DECEMBER 27, 2017, WERE REVIEWED.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY JAN REEB, TO ACCEPT THE MINUTES FROM THE DECEMBER 27, 2017, SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING.  5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

THE DECEMBER DISBURSEMENTS WERE REVIEWED.  DISCUSSION ON EXPENSES.

 

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

 

VISITORS

BARRY HOOK PRESENT TO OBSERVE ONLY.  CLINT VANCE INFORMED COUNCIL HE IS RUNNING FOR PAULDING COUNTY COMMISSIONER IN THE MAY 8th PRIMARY ELECTION.

 

POLICE REPORT

MAYOR DELONG PROVIDED A WRITTEN REPORT PREPARED BY POLICE CHIEF GEORGE CLEMENS SHOWING 101 CALLS FOR SERVICE FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER WITH 41 OFFENSES.

 

DISCUSSION ON POLICE PRESENCE AT THE SCHOOL DURING DROP OFF AND PICK UP TIMES.  MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE WILL DECIDE ON A DATE TO MEET WITH POLICE CHIEF CLEMENS TO DISCUSS POLICE PRESENCE AT THE SCHOOL IN THE MORNING HOURS.

 

EMS REPORT

EMS CLERK ASHLEY MCDOUGAL PROVIDED A WRITTEN REPORT SHOWING COLLECTIONS OF $9,683.41 FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER WITH YEAR-END TOTAL COLLECTED OF $82,824.85 AND A TOTAL OF $14,925.00 TRANSFERRED TO THE VEHICLE REPLACEMENT FUND.  SHE ALSO PROVIDED A WRITTEN REPORT SHOWING 34 EMS RUNS FOR DECEMBER WITH A TOTAL OF 316 EMS RUNS FOR 2017.

 

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT

DISCUSSION ON MEMBERSHIP IN PAULDING COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, INC. AT $1,500.00 LEVEL.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY WEST, SECONDED BY ROHRS, TO APPROVE MEMBERSHIP IN PAULDING COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, INC. AT $1,500.00 LEVEL.  5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

FINAL READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2017-26:  AN ORDINANCE REGULATING UTILITY VEHICLES AND MINI-TRUCKS WITHIN THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO, AND REQUIRING INSPECTIONS OF THE SAME BY THE ANTWERP POLICE DEPARTMENT.

 

  •  MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY WEST, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2017-26. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2018-01: AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, ADOPTING AND ENACTING AMERICAN LEGAL PUBLISHING’S OHIO BASIC CODE, 2018 EDITION, AS THE CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY JAN REEB, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2018-01. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

  •  MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY WEST, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2018-01. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2018-02: AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO THIRD ADDENDUM TO AGREEMENT FOR COLLECTION, TRANSPORTATION AND DISPOSAL OF RESIDENTIAL SOLID WASTE WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY RISTER, SECONDED BY ROHRS, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2018-02. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY WEST, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2018-02. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR KEERAN REPORTED THAT HER CREW IS SPENDING A LOT OF TIME THAWING RESIDENT METERS, DOING SHUT-OFFS FOR RESIDENTS WITH BURST PIPES, AND REPAIRING VILLAGE WATERLINE BREAKS.

 

KEERAN DISCUSSED MAUMEE VALLEY PLANNING OFFERING TO ASSIST VILLAGE IN SUBMITTING LETTER OF INTENT FOR GRANT MONEY AVAILABLE THROUGH ODOT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF SIDEWALKS ON SOUTH ERIE STREET TO DOLLAR GENERAL. ESTIMATED PROJECT COST IS $63,000.00 WITH THE VILLAGE BEING RESPONSIBLE FOR 5% AND ENGINEERING COSTS, WHICH AMOUNTS TO APPROXIMATELY $8,700.00

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY RISTER, TO APPROVE VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR WORKING WITH MAUMEE VALLEY PLANNING TO SUBMIT LETTER OF INTENT FOR PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION OF SOUTH ERIE STREET SIDEWALKS WITH GRANT MONEY AVAILABLE THROUGH ODOT.  5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

NO REPORTS.

 

MAYOR’S REPORT

MAYOR’S COURT BROUGHT IN A TOTAL OF $6,894.39 IN THE MONTH OF DECEMBER WITH $5,100.39 GOING TO THE VILLAGE, $1,725.00 GOING TO THE STATE, AND $69.00 GOING TO THE COUNTY.  MAYOR GAVE A REPORT ON HIGHLIGHTS OF 2017 PROJECT ACCOMPLISHMENTS BY THE VILLAGE.  MAYOR ALSO DISCUSSED PROCLAMATION HE ISSUED IN RECOGNITION OF JANUARY 21-27, 2018, AS ANTWERP SCHOOL CHOICE WEEK.

 

OLD BUSINESS

DISCUSSION ON COMPOSITE SITE AND AVAILABILITY TO USE IN WINTER.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY JAN REEB, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING.  5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.  MEETING ADJOURNED AT 9:01 A.M.

 

 

MAYOR___________________________

 

 

FISCAL OFFICER____________________                        DATE_________________________

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