December 2018 Meeting Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP

DECEMBER 10, 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: RUDIE REEB, KENNETH REINHART, DEAN RISTER, MIKE ROHRS, KEITH WEST, AND JAN REEB.

 

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE: SOLICITOR MELANIE FARR, FISCAL OFFICER AIMEE LICHTY, ADMINISTRATOR SARA KEERAN, AND POLICE CHIEF GEORGE CLEMENS.  MEDIA PRESENT: NONE.  VISITORS: JAMES YOUNG AND ANTWERP HIGH SCHOOL GOVERNMENT STUDENTS.

 

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

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY ROHRS, SECONDED BY JAN REEB, TO ACCEPT THE MINUTES FROM THE NOVEMBER 19, 2018, REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING.  6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

THE NOVEMBER DISBURSEMENTS WERE REVIEWED.  DISCUSSION ON EXPENSES.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY RUDIE REEB, TO APPROVE THE NOVEMBER RECONCILIATION REPORT.  6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

VISITORS

ANTWERP HIGH SCHOOL GOVERNMENT STUDENTS AND JAMES YOUNG PRESENT TO OBSERVE MEETING.

 

POLICE REPORT

POLICE CHIEF CLEMENS PROVIDED A WRITTEN REPORT SHOWING 140 CALLS FOR SERVICE FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER WITH 26 OFFENSES. CHIEF CLEMENS APPLIED FOR A GRANT TO PURCHASE BULLET PROOF VESTS. IF AWARDED, THE GRANT WOULD PAY FOR 75% OF THE PURCHASE PRICE FOR THE VESTS AND THE VILLAGE WOULD BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE BALANCE. CLEMENS SHOULD HEAR EARLY NEXT YEAR IF VILLAGE WILL BE AWARDED GRANT.

 

EMS REPORT

NONE

 

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT

THIRD READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2018-15: AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND THE FISCAL OFFICER TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH HARRISON TOWNSHIP FOR PROVIDING FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES IN CALENDAR YEARS 2019, 2020, 2021, AND 2022

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2018-15. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

THIRD READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2018-16: AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND THE FISCAL OFFICER TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH HARRISON TOWNSHIP FOR PROVIDING EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE IN CALENDAR YEARS 2019, 2020, 2021, AND 2022

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY RISTER, SECONDED BY WEST, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2018-16. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

THIRD READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2018-17: AN ORDINANCE INCREASING WATER RATES FOR THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, COUNTY OF PAULDING, OHIO

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY ROHRS, SECONDED BY JAN REEB, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2018-17. 5 YEAS, 1 NAY.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

THIRD READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2018-18: AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND THE FISCAL OFFICER TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH CARRYALL TOWNSHIP FOR PROVIDING EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE IN CALENDAR YEARS 2019, 2020, 2021, AND 2022

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY RUDIE REEB, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2018-18. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF RESOLUTION NO. 2018-10: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO TO ENTER INTO A DONATION AGREEMENT WITH PAULDING COUNTY HOSPITAL FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A TEN-STATION FITNESS TRAIL AT RIVERSIDE VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY RISTER, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING RESOLUTION NO. 2018-10. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY WEST, SECONDED BY RISTER, TO ACCEPT RESOLUTION NO. 2018-10. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF RESOLUTION NO. 2018-11: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH PENN CARE, INC. TO PURCHASE A BRAUN AMBULANCE FOR THE VILLAGE EMS DEPARTMENT; AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY RISTER, SECONDED BY JAN REEB, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING RESOLUTION NO. 2018-11. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY WEST, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO ACCEPT RESOLUTION NO. 2018-11. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

FIRST READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2018-25: AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO FOURTH ADDENDUM TO AGREEMENT FOR COLLECTION, TRANSPORTATION AND DISPOSAL OF RESIDENTIAL SOLID WASTE WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO

 

DISCUSSION ON RENEWING MEMBERSHIP IN PAULDING COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, INC.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY WEST, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO APPROVE SILVER LEVEL DONATION OF $500.00 FOR 2019 PAULDING COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, INC. MEMBERSHIP. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

WATER PLANT IMPROVEMENT PROJECT:

WORK IS ONGOING.

 

EHRHART PROPERTIES UPDATE:

NOTICE TO FRITZ EHRHART HAS BEEN SENT ON JUNK VEHICLE.

 

VISION BOARD:

MAYORS’ MEETING WILL BE SCHEDULED TO DISCUSS HOW VILLAGES CAN SHARE SERVICES WITHIN THE COUNTY.

 

BUDGET:

WAITING ON INVOICES TO COME IN FOR 2018 PAYMENT SO THAT WE KNOW HOW MUCH TO SET ASIDE FOR 2019 IF ALL OF PROJECT IS NOT BILLED BY YEAR END.

 

ALSO, CONTACTING VENDORS TO REQUEST INVOICES FROM THOSE THAT HAVE COMPLETED JOBS BUT NOT YET BILLED.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

NONE

 

MAYOR’S REPORT

NONE

 

 

NEW BUSINESS

SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING IS SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 27, 2018, AT 8:00 A.M.

 

  •   MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY RISTER TO ADJOURN THE MEETING.  6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.  MEETING ADJOURNED AT 9:37 A.M.

 

 

 

MAYOR___________________________

 

 

FISCAL OFFICER____________________                               DATE_________________________

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