SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING SET FOR MARCH 2, 2020

The Village of Antwerp council will meet in special session on Monday, March 2, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. at town hall to hear the second reading of Ordinance No. 02020-06, An Ordinance authorizing the Village Administrator of the Village of Antwerp to enter into a contract with the lowest and best bidder for the collection, transportation and disposal of residential solid waste within the corporate limits of the Village of Antwerp.  This is the only item on the agenda that will be heard at this special meeting.

SPRING FIRE HYDRANT FLUSHING TO START IN MARCH, 2020

The Village of Antwerp Utility Department intends to start hydrant flushing starting the week of March 2, 2020.  The first area to be flushed will be located south of River Street, depending on weather this process should take the four weeks.  Starting approximately March 30,  2020  hydrants north of  River Street will be flushed.  The above schedule is contingent on weather and/or emergency repairs.

Residents may experience temporary discolored water during this process.  If noticed, residents should run your tap water until the water is clear.  This notice is being given to try to avoid discoloration to clothing during the hydrant flushing.

If you have questions, please call the Village Administrator at 419-258-2371

 

Antwerp Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) set to Meet

The Antwerp Community Improvement Corporation has set it’s first meeting of the year to reorganize and elect new officers on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. in town hall, 118 N. Main Street, Antwerp, OH.  Also on the agenda is the introduction of Tim Copsey, new Paulding County Economic Development Director and an update on economic development activity in the County.

Ordinance 2019-27: 2020 Budget

ORDINANCE NO. 2019-27

AN ORDINANCE TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS FOR CURRENT EXPENSES

AND OTHER EXPENDITURES OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO,

DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2020, AND

DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY

 

Section 1. BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of Village of Antwerp, State of Ohio, that, to provide for the current expenses and other expenditures of the said Village of Antwerp during the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020, the following sums be and they are hereby set aside and appropriated as follows:

 

 

Appropriations by Fund
Amount
A1 – General
$   536,350.00
B1 – Street Construction, Maintenance, and Repair
$   111,138.12
B2 – State Highway and Improvement
$     10,000.00
B5 – Law Enforcement Training
$       1,131.34
B7 – Fed-Mayor’s Court
$       4,700.00
B8 – Permissive Tax Budget
$     25,000.00
B9 – Fire
$     81,104.11
B10 – Fire Truck
$     54,141.25
B11 – EMS
$   119,000.00
B12 – EMS Vehicle Replacement
$                –
B14 – Severance Pay Reserve Fund
$     61,310.43
B15 – VET’s Memorial
$         600.00
B17 – Ind Dr Alcohol Monitor
$                –
D05 – OPWC – Canal/S. Main
$   116,891.14
E1 – Water
$   369,050.39
E2 – Sewer
$   266,232.52
E5 – Trash
$     63,000.00
E6 – Deposit
$         600.00
E8- Compost
$     10,000.00
E14 – Storm Sewer
$     46,650.00
G5 – Cemetery
$     14,580.00
G6 – Indigent Driver
$                –
G7 – FOJ
$       1,390.91
G8 – Mayor’s Court
$     35,000.00
H1 – Police
$   280,300.00
H3 – Street Lighting
$     22,500.00

$2,230,670.21

 

 

Section 2. The Fiscal Officer is hereby authorized to draw warrants on the Village Fiscal Officer for payments from any of the foregoing appropriations upon receiving proper certificates and vouchers therefore, approved by the board or officers authorized by law to approve the same, or an ordinance or resolution of council to make the expenditures; provided that no warrants shall be drawn or paid for salaries or wages except to persons employed by authority of and in accordance with law or ordinance.  Provided further that the appropriations for contingencies can only be expended upon appeal of two-thirds vote of Council for items of expense constituting a legal obligation against the village, and for purposes other than those covered by other specific appropriations herein made.

 

Section 3. It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council concerning and relating to the passage of this Ordinance were adopted in an open meeting of this Council, and that all deliberations of the Council and of any of its committees that resulted in such formal action, were in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all legal requirements including all lawful ordinances and any applicable provisions of Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.

 

Section 4. This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, safety and welfare of the Village and for the further reason that the appropriations identified herein need to be approved by council prior to January 1, 2020, and this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect immediately after its passage; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law.

 

Passed ______________________                                __________________________

Jan Reeb, President of Council

 

__________________________

Ray DeLong, Mayor

Attest: ___________________________

Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CERTIFICATE

 

Section O.R.C  5705.39 – “No appropriation measure shall become effective until the county auditor files with the appropriating authority . . . a certificate that the total appropriations from each fund, taken together with all other outstanding appropriations, do not exceed such official estimate or amended official estimate. When the appropriation does not exceed such official estimate, the county auditor shall give such certificate forthwith upon receiving from the appropriating authority a certified copy of the appropriation measure . . . .”

 

 

The State of Ohio Paulding County,

 

I, Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer of the Village of Antwerp in said County, and in whose custody the files, journals, and records are required by the Laws of the State of Ohio to be kept, do hereby certify that the foregoing Annual Appropriation Ordinance is taken and copied from the original Ordinance now on file with said Village, that the foregoing Ordinance has been compared by me with the said original and that the same is a true and correct copy thereof.

 

Witness my signature this _____ day of _______________, 2019.

 

 

__________________________

Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer

Village of Antwerp, Paulding County, Ohio

Ordinance 2019-26: Appropriation Changes Year End

ORDINANCE NO. 2019-26

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE FISCAL OFFICER OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO TO AMEND APPROPRIATIONS AND DECLARING IT AN EMERGENCY

 

WHEREAS, the Fiscal Officer has determined that it is necessary to amend the following appropriations, and

 

WHEREAS, Council must approve the amending of appropriations pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 5705.40.

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio:

 

Section 1:  The Fiscal Officer is hereby authorized to amend the following appropriations:

 

2019 REAPPROPRIATIONS

REAPPROP

ORIGINAL APPR
ADJUSTMENT
BALANCE
A01- GENERAL FUND
$         557,886.25
(94,381.81)
463,504.44

B01 – STREET FUND
$            93,388.12
(23,930.13)
69,457.99

B02 – STATE HIGHWAY FUND
$            10,000.00
1406.00
11406.00

B05 – LAW ENFORCEMENT FUND
$              3,392.60
(1,131.34)
2,261.26

B07 – FED-MAYOR COURT
$              5,200.00
(2,730.79)
2,469.21

B08 – PERMISSIVE TAX
$            25,000.00
(192.00)
24,808.00

B09 – FIRE FUND
$            82,791.90
(27,890.10)
54,901.80

B10 – FIRE TRUCK LEVY FUND
$            52,474.38
9.13
52,483.51

B11 – EMS FUND
$         137,613.05
(15,747.52)
121,865.53

B12 – EMS VEHICLE REPL FUND
$         125,794.27

125,794.27

B14 – SEVERANCE PAY RES FUND (NEW IN 2017)
$            50,382.18
(50,382.18)

B15 – VETS MEMORIAL
$              2,600.00
(600.00)
2,000.00

B17 – IND DR ALCOHOL MONITOR
$                           –

D01 – OWDA – PUMP STATION
$            15,986.16
5,224.75
21,210.91

D02 – WATER TREATMENT PLANT IMP (NEW IN 2017)
$         229,139.00
(12,534.58)
216,604.42

D03 – CDBG – PARK DRAINAGE (NEW 2019)
$            25,575.00
(25,575.00)

D04 – WATER ASSET MGMT PLAN
$            13,135.38

13,135.38

D05 – OPWC CANAL/MAIN
$                           –
173,943.14
173,943.14

E01 – WATER FUND
$         383,678.47
(38,335.31)
345,343.16

E02 – WASTEWATER FUND
$         371,740.22
(48,489.42)
323,250.80

E05 – TRASH
$            60,000.00
522.84
60,522.84

E06 – DEPOSIT FUND
$                  600.00

600.00

E08 – COMPOST FUND
$            15,000.00
(7,248.00)
7,752.00

E14 – STORM SEWER
$            26,500.00
(9,732.20)
16,767.80

G05 – CEMETERY FUND
$            14,700.00
760.12
15,460.12

G06 – INDIGENT DRIVER
$                           –

G07 – FOJ FUND
$              1,390.91
(1,390.91)

G08 – MAYORS COURT
$            35,000.00
16,652.90
51,652.90

H01 – POLICE FUND
$         271,182.66
(23,987.89)
247,194.77

H03- STREET LIGHTING
$            22,500.00
(1,504.04)
20,995.96

GRAND TOTAL
$      2,632,650.55
$    (190,076.34)
$2,442,574.21

ORDINANCE NO.  2019-26

Section 2.  It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council concerning and relating to the passage of this Ordinance were adopted in an open meeting of this Council, and that all deliberations of the Council and of any of its committees that resulted in such formal action, were in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all legal requirements including all lawful ordinances and any applicable provisions of Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.

 

Section 3:  This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, safety and welfare of the Village and for the further reason that the appropriations identified herein need to be amended in 2019 and this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect immediately after its passage; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law.

 

 

Date: __________________                          _______________________________

Ray DeLong

Attest:                                                                          Mayor of the Village of Antwerp

 

______________________________

Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer

 

LIVE CHRISTMAS TREES CAN BE PICKED UP BY CALLING 419-258-2371

Live Christmas Trees can be taken to the Village’s Compost site at the sanitary sewer plant if they are completely bare of all decorations.  Do not leave them in bags.

If you can’t get your tree to the compost site, please call 419-258-2371 for pick up.  Again, do not place in plastic bags and be sure you have removed all decorations so they can be chipped.

SPECIAL VILLAGE OF ANTWERP COUNCIL MEETING

The Village of Antwerp Council will hold a special council meeting on Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in council chambers at town hall, 118 N. Main Street, Antwerp, Ohio to amend 2019 appropriations and pass the 2020 budget.  These are the only 2 items on the agenda.

Ordinance 2019-25: Establishing Salaries

ORDINANCE NO. 2019-25

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING COMPENSATION FOR THE

VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 2020,

AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, O.R.C. Section 731.13 provides that the legislative authority of a village shall fix compensation, and the Village Council hereby fixes the compensation of Village officials, employees, appointees, and volunteers for the Village of Antwerp, Ohio for the calendar year 2020 as set forth herein.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio:

 

Section 1.  That compensation and wage rates for the various Village officials, employees, appointees, and volunteers is hereby adopted as follows:

 

 

Position
Compensation / Wage Rate
Mayor
$9,600.00
Base annual salary
Council Members –existing

Newly elected Council Members
$3,800.00
 

 

Base annual salary
Fiscal Officer
$26,802.70
Base annual salary
Village Administrator
$48,025.97
Base annual salary
Chief of Police
$48,229.30
Base annual salary
Police – Full Time – On Probation
$28,246.75 to $32,351.45
Base annual salary
Police – Full Time
$32,328.60 to   $38,263.87
 

Base annual salary
Police – Part Time
$10.45 to $20.18
per hour
Police – Reserves
$10.45 to $16.14
per hour
Fire Chief
$2,689.76
Base annual salary
Fire Dept. Secretary
$423.59
Base annual salary
Fire Chief Assistant
$423.59
Base annual salary
 

$11.48
per meeting
 

$14.90
first hour

$11.60
each add’l hour

 

 

Fire Captains
$125.05
Base annual salary
Fire Lieutenants
$87.43
Base annual salary
Volunteer Fireman
$11.48
per training hour
 

$11.48
first hour
 

$11.48
each add’l hour
EMS Coordinator
$2,689.54 to

$4,034.29
 

Base annual salary
EMS Maintenance Man
$759.89
Base annual salary
EMS Assistant

 

$353.13

 

Base annual salary

 

EMS Secretary
$353.13
Base annual salary
EMS Drivers
$10.18
per hour
EMR
$11.24
per hour
EMT – A (BLS – Basic Life Support)
$12.29
per hour
EMT – B (Immediate Life Support)
$15.89
per hour
All EMS Personnel
$11.84
per training hour
General Labor/Utilities Billing Clerk
$9.47 to $14.98
per hour
Mayor’s Court Clerk/EMS Billing Clerk
$9.47 to $14.98
per hour
Tech I Water/Sewer/Assigned Duties
$15.88 to $20.50
per hour
Tech II Water/Sewer/Assigned Duties
$17.53 to $22.55
per hour
 

Section 2.  Each Department Head has the authority to establish a wage rate and change in an employee’s compensation within the wage structure above based upon the Village’s finances and an employee’s level of education, performance, attendance, certifications / licensures, knowledge, skill, abilities, variety and scope of responsibilities, and such other attributes the Department Head considers necessary for the position.

 

Section 3.  Any and all other benefits to which Village officials and employees may be entitled are as set forth in the Village of Antwerp’s Personnel Manual, subject to any and all amendments thereto, and any applicable Ordinances and Resolutions of the Village.

 

Section 4.  It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council concerning and relating to the passage of this Ordinance were adopted in an open meeting of this Council, and that all deliberations of the Council and of any of its committees that resulted in such formal action, were in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all legal requirements including all lawful ordinances and any applicable provisions of Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.

 

Section 5.  All prior legislation, or any part thereof, which is inconsistent with this Ordinance is hereby repealed as to the inconsistent parts thereof.

 

Section 6.  This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and safety of the Village, and for the further reason that compensation must be established for Village officials, employees, appointees, and volunteers for the provision of services that are essential to public peace, health, and safety and this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect immediately after its passage; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law.

 

 

Passed:____________________, 2019.

__________________________________

Ray DeLong

Mayor of the Village of Antwerp

 

Attest:

 

________________________________

Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer

Ordinance 2019-24: Police Transfer

ORDINANCE NO. 2019-24

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE FISCAL OFFICER TO

TRANSFER $38,000.00 FROM THE GENERAL FUND TO THE POLICE FUND,

 AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, the Village Fiscal Officer has determined that it is necessary to transfer certain funds from the General Fund to the Police Fund to provide necessary funding for the operations of the police department, and

 

WHEREAS, the Village Council must approve certain transfers pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 5705.14, and

 

WHEREAS, this is a transfer of funds pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 5705.14(E), which requires a majority vote of the Village Council to authorize transfers from the General Fund to any other fund of the Village, and

 

WHEREAS, the Village Council elects to approve the transfer of funds from the General Fund to the Police Fund with the understanding that the Village is not required to seek any other approvals as may be required for other transfers of funds under Ohio Revised Code Sections 5705.15 and 5705.16.

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Paulding County, Ohio:

 

Section 1.  The Village Fiscal Officer is hereby authorized to transfer the sum of Thirty-Eight Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($38,000.00) from the General Fund to the Police Fund.

 

Section 2.  The transfer of these funds from the General Fund to the Police Fund is necessary for the operation of the police department of the Village of Antwerp.

 

Section 3.  It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council concerning and relating to the passage of this Ordinance were adopted in an open meeting of this Council, and that all deliberations of the Council and of any of its committees that resulted in such formal action, were in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all legal requirements including all lawful ordinances and any applicable provisions of Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.

 

Section 4.  This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, safety and welfare of the Village and for the further reason that the Village is in immediate need of funds for the operation of the police department necessary for the well being of the residents and this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect immediately after its passage; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law.

 

Date ________________

_____________________________________________

Ray DeLong,

Mayor of the Village of Antwerp

Attest:

 

__________________________

Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer