December 2015 Meeting Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP

DECEMBER 21, 2015

 

THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP COUNCIL WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 5:30 P.M. BY MAYOR TOM VANVLERAH.  COUNCIL PERSONS PRESENT: KEITH WEST, RUDIE REEB, KEN REINHART, LARRY RYAN, STEVE DERCK AND COUNCIL PRESIDENT JAN REEB.

 

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE: SOLICITOR MELANIE FARR, ADMINISTRATOR SARA KEERAN, FISCAL OFFICER AIMEE LICHTY, POLICE CHIEF GEORGE CLEMENS AND EMS BILLING CLERK ASHLEY MCDOUGAL. MEDIA PRESENT: JOE SHOUSE FROM PAULDING PROGRESS AND PETER GREER FROM THE CRESCENT NEWS. VISITOR RAY DELONG.

 

MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING HELD NOVEMBER 16, 2015, WERE REVIEWED.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY DERCK, TO ACCEPT THE MINUTES FROM THE NOVEMBER 16, 2015, COUNCIL MEETING.  6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

THE NOVEMBER DISBURSEMENTS WERE REVIEWED. DISCUSSION ON EXPENSES.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY WEST, TO APPROVE THE NOVEMBER RECONCILIATION REPORT. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

VISITORS

INCOMING MAYOR RAY DELONG WAS IN ATTENDANCE TO OBSERVE.

 

POLICE REPORT

CHIEF CLEMENS REPORTED 130 CALLS FOR SERVICE AND 36 CITATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER.

 

EMS REPORT

A WRITTEN REPORT SHOWING 23 RUNS FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER WAS PROVIDED.  EMS BILLING CLERK MCDOUGAL PROVIDED A WRITTEN REPORT SHOWING EMS RUN COLLECTIONS YEAR-TO-DATE OF $71,535.92.  CLERK MCDOUGAL ALSO NOTED THAT ONE OF THE NEW COTS HAS BEEN INSTALLED AND THE EMS DEPARTMENT IS STILL TRAINING ON USING IT.

 

FISCAL OFFICER’S REPORT

THIRD READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2015-31:  AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 2 OF ORDINANCE NO. 2007-21 AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP TO UTILIZE A CONTRACT FOR UTILITY SERVICES PROVIDED TO PROPERTY OWNERS THAT RENT SAID PROPERTY TO TENANTS IN THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY WEST, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2015-31. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY DERCK, SECONDED BY RYAN, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2015-31. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2015-36: AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO, AND PARAGON TEMPERED GLASS, LLC FOR THE SUPPLY AND PURCHASE OF WATER AND PROVISION OF SEWER SERVICE, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY DERCK, SECONDED BY RYAN, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2015-36. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY WEST, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2015-36. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2015-37: AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE FISCAL OFFICER OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO, TO AMEND APPROPRIATIONS AND DECLARING IT AN EMERGENCY.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2015-37. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY RUDIE REEB, SECONDED BY DERCK, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2015-37. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2015-38: AN ORDINANCE TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS FOR CURRENT EXPENSES AND OTHER EXPENDITURES OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, STATE OF OHIO, DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2016, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2015-38. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2015-38. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2015-39: AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING COMPENSATION FOR THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO, FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 2016, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2015-39. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY RUDIE REEB, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2015-39. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2015-40:  AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH TIME AND PLACE OF REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE COUNCIL FOR THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, PAULDING COUNTY, OHIO, FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2016, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY RUDIE REEB, SECONDED BY JAN REEB, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2015-40. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2015-40. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2015-41:  AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL FUND FOR THE REVENUE GENERATED BY THE SPECIAL LEVY OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO, SUCH LEVY PASSED BY THE ELECTORS FOR THE PURPOSES PROVIDED UNDER O.R.C. § 5705.19(I), INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PROVIDING AND MAINTAINING FIRE APPARATUS, APPLIANCES, AND EQUIPMENT INCLUDING A PUMPER/TANKER FIRE ENGINE AND FIRE GEAR FOR FIREFIGHTING PERSONNEL, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY RYAN, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2015-41. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY WEST, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2015-41. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2015-42:  AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE FISCAL OFFICER TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM THE GENERAL FUND TO THE WATER FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,000.00, AND DECLARING THE SAME TO BE AN EMERGENCY.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY DERCK, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING ORDINANCE NO. 2015-42. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY RUDIE REEB, SECONDED BY DERCK, TO ACCEPT ORDINANCE NO. 2015-42. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

SEE ATTACHED REPORT.

 

PUBLIC service COMMITTEE MEMBERS WILL MEET JANUARY 14, 2016, FOLLOWING COUNCIL MEETING THAT BEGINS AT 9:00 A.M. AT TOWN HALL REGARDING BUILDING/RENTAL STANDARDS.

 

ADMINISTRATOR KEERAN ASKED FOR A MOTION TO MOVE DUE DATES FOR WATER/SEWER BILLS FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 2016 IN fEBRUARY TO THE 16TH OF THE MONTH DUE TO A HOLIDAY AND ALSO IN MAY DUE TO THE 15TH FALLING ON A SUNDAY.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY DERCK, TO MOVE FEBRUARY AND MAY WATER/SEWER BILL DUE DATES TO THE 16TH OF THE MONTH INSTEAD OF THE 15TH FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 2016.  6 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

NO COMMITTEE REPORTS.

 

OLD BUSINESS

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE WILL BEGIN WORKING ON FIRE AND EMS CONTRACTS FOR 2016.

 

NEW BUSINESS

NO NEW BUSINESS.

 

MAYOR’S REPORT

MAYOR’S COURT DEPOSITED $4,011.00 FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER.  A TOTAL OF $1,050.00 WAS SENT TO THE STATE AND $42.00 WAS DEPOSITED INTO THE ALC TREATMENT FUND.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY WEST, TO ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS PENDING LITIGATION WITH LEGAL COUNSEL AT 6:45 P.M.  6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY WEST, TO EXIT EXECUTIVE SESSION AT 6:49 P.M.  6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.  NO ACTION TAKEN IN EXECUTIVE SESSION.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY RYAN, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. 6 YEAS, 0 NAYS.  MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.  MEETING ADJOURNED AT 6:50 P.M.

 

 

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