April 2018 Meeting Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP

APRIL 16, 2018

 

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: RUDIE REEB, KENNETH REINHART, DEAN RISTER, 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: JOE SHOUSE OF THE PAULDING PROGRESS AND PETER GREER OF THE CRESCENT NEWS.  VISITORS:  HIGH SCHOOL GOVERNMENT STUDENTS AND CLINT VANCE.

 

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

 

MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING HELD MARCH 19, 2018, WERE REVIEWED.

 

  •    MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY WEST, TO ACCEPT THE MINUTES FROM THE MARCH 19, 2018, REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING.  5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

THE MARCH DISBURSEMENTS WERE REVIEWED.  DISCUSSION ON EXPENSES.

 

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

 

VISITORS

HIGH SCHOOL GOVERNMENT STUDENTS IN ATTENDANCE TO OBSERVE ONLY.

 

CLINT VANCE WAS IN ATTENDANCE.  HE INFORMED COUNCIL THAT HE WOULD BE SEEKING ELECTION IN THE MAY 8 PRIMARY ELECTION FOR PAULDING COUNTY COMMISSIONER.

 

POLICE REPORT

POLICE CHIEF CLEMENS PROVIDED A WRITTEN REPORT SHOWING 112 CALLS FOR SERVICE FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH WITH 17 OFFENSES.

 

EMS REPORT

EMS CLERK ASHLEY MCDOUGAL PROVIDED A WRITTEN REPORT SHOWING COLLECTIONS OF $12,061.81 FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH AND YEAR-TO-DATE TOTAL COLLECTED OF $24,389.24.  SHE PROVIDED A WRITTEN REPORT SHOWING 26 EMS RUNS FOR MARCH WITH A TOTAL OF 69 EMS RUNS FOR 2018.

 

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT

SECOND READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2018-07: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 2 OF ORDINANCE NO. 2012-27 TO DESIGNATE EAST WOODCOX STREET AS A TWO-WAY STREET EXCEPT DURING THE DAY IN THE PARK FESTIVAL IN WHICH EAST WOODCOX STREET SHALL BE DESIGNATED AS A ONE-WAY STREET

 

EMERGENCY READING OF RESOLUTION NO. 2018-01: A RESOLUTION OF NECESSITY TO LEVY A TAX THAT IS A RENEWAL OF AN EXISTING LEVY IN EXCESS OF THE TEN-MILL LIMITATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF POLICE PROTECTION, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY (R.C. §§ 5705.03, 5705.19(J), 5705.191, 5705.192, and 5705.25)

 

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

 

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

 

EMERGENCY READING OF RESOLUTION NO. 2018-02: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR TO APPLY FOR, ACCEPT AND ENTER INTO A WATER SUPPLY REVOLVING LOAN ACCOUNT (WSRLA) AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP FOR PLANNING, DESIGN AND/OR CONSTRUCTION OF WATER FACILITIES, DESIGNATING A DEDICATED REPAYMENT SOURCE FOR THE LOAN, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY

 

  •     MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY WEST, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING RESOLUTION NO. 2018-02. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

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

 

EMERGENCY READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2018-08: AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE FILING OF AN APPLICATION FOR TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES PROGRAM FUNDS FOR SIDEWALK CONSTRUCTION, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY

 

  •     MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY RISTER, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2018-08. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

  •     MOTION MADE BY RUDIE REEB, SECONDED BY WEST, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2018-08. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

 

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

SEE ATTACHED REPORT.

 

VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR WILL SUBMIT FULL APPLICATION FOR SIDEWALK INSTALLATION PROJECT ON SOUTH ERIE STREET BY MAY 8, 2018.  ESTIMATE FOR THIS PROJECT IS $63,256.60 OF WHICH THE VILLAGE WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR 5% OF THE CONSTRUCTION COST AND $5,500.00 IN ENGINEERING.  FUNDING SHOULD BE AWARDED IN AUGUST WITH CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN IN 2019.

 

ADMINISTRATOR KEERAN SUBMITTED APPLICATION THROUGH CDBG FOR FUNDING TO ADDRESS DRAINAGE ISSUES AT RIVERSIDE PARK.  ESTIMATE TO INSTALL CATCH BASIN AND STORM TILE IS $19,411.25 FOR WHICH THE VILLAGE WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR $3,836.25.  THE VILLAGE SHOULD BE NOTIFIED SOMETIME IN JUNE IF THE COMMISSIONERS AWARD FUNDS FOR THIS PROJECT.

 

FIRE DEPT. PURCHASED NEW CUTTERS AND ACCESSORIES FOR JAWS OF LIFE EQUIPMENT USING MONEY RAISED OVER THE LAST YEAR.  TOTAL PURCHASE PRICE WAS $7,485.00.

 

SENATE BILL 2 PASSED IN JULY 2017 REQUIRES THAT THE OHIO EPA DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR WATER PLANTS TO FOLLOW AND DEVELOP AN ASSET MANAGEMENT PLAN.

 

SANITARY SEWER LIFT STATION IMPROVEMENT PRE-CONSTRUCTION MEETING HELD APRIL 10. PROJECT START DATE IN JUNE WITH COMPLETION DATE ANTICIPATED FOR AUGUST 31, 2018.

 

COMPOST SITE WILL BE OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK FROM NOW UNTIL LATE FALL, UNLESS SITE IS TOO WET.  A SIGN LOCATED ON CR 43 WILL BE POSTED INFORMING IF THE SITE IS OPEN OR CLOSED.  LIVE CAMERAS ARE LOCATED ON SITE.  VIOLATORS WILL BE CITED.

 

BACK FLOW PREVENTERS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL COMMERCIAL BUSINESSES.  PREVENTERS NEED TO BE INSPECTED BY A LICENSED PLUMBER WITH A BACK FLOW CERTIFICATE. THE RESULTS OF INSPECTION NEED TO BE SENT TO THE VILLAGE ONCE PER YEAR ACCORDING TO EPA GUIDELINES AND THE VILLAGE’S ORDINANCE.

 

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

NONE TO REPORT.

 

NEW BUSINESS

COUNCIL ASKED THAT 10 MPH SIGNS BE POSTED IN THE PARK.

 

DISCUSSION ON THE WIDENING AND RESURFACING OF WATERPLANT DRIVE. KEERAN TO SPEAK WITH SUPERINTENDENT DR. MILLER IN REGARDS TO THIS ISSUE.

 

DISCUSSION ON THE TRAFFIC CONGESTION WHEN TURNING ON OR OFF PARK AVENUE.

 

COUNCIL MEMBERS, POLICE PERSONNEL, AND MAYOR HAVE RECEIVED MANY COMPLAINTS ON REMNANTS OF BURNT HOUSE LOCATED ON HARRMANN ROAD.

 

  •     MOTION MADE BY WEST, SECONDED BY RISTER, TO AUTHORIZE VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR TO NOTIFY PROPERTY OWNER TO HAVE REMNANTS OF HOUSE REMOVED 30 DAYS FROM RECEIPT OF CERTIFIED LETTER.  5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

DISCUSSION ON JUNK VEHICLES, REMOVABLE SHEDS, AND LITTER VIOLATIONS.  LETTERS HAVE BEEN SENT BY ADMINISTRATOR KEERAN.

 

MAYOR’S REPORT

MAYOR’S COURT BROUGHT IN A TOTAL OF $2,780.00 IN THE MONTH OF MARCH WITH $2,128.00 GOING TO THE VILLAGE, $626.50 GOING TO THE STATE, AND $25.50 GOING TO THE COUNTY.

 

  •     MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY WEST, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING.  5 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.  MEETING ADJOURNED AT 6:43 P.M.

 

 

 

 

MAYOR___________________________

 

 

FISCAL OFFICER____________________                               DATE_________________________

 

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