May 2015 Special Meeting Minutes

SPECIAL MEETING

COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP

 

MAY 26, 2015

 

THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP COUNCIL WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 5:15 P.M. BY MAYOR TOM VANVLERAH.  COUNCIL PERSONS PRESENT: STEVE DERCK, LARRY RYAN, KEN REINHART, KEITH WEST, AND COUNCIL PRESIDENT JAN REEB.

 

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE: SOLICITOR MELANIE FARR, FISCAL OFFICER AIMEE LICHTY AND ADMINISTRATOR SARA KEERAN.

 

MOTION MADE BY RYAN, SECONDED BY REINHART, TO EXCUSE COUNCILMAN RUDIE REEB FROM THE SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

EMERGENCY READING OF RESOLUTION NO. 2015-03: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO TO ENTER INTO ANY AND ALL NECESSARY AGREEMENTS RELATED TO THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP CRA #04A AND THE COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT AREA PROGRAM APPLICATION OF MOWERY INVESTMENTS, LLC; AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY

 

DISCUSSION WAS OPENED BY REINHART WITH QUESTIONS REGARDING THE PROPOSED PROJECT IN CRA #04A.  SOLICITOR FARR INFORMED COUNCIL THE REQUEST IS FOR A 100% REAL PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENT OVER A TEN YEAR PERIOD FOR A NEW FACILITY TO BE CONSTRUCTED AT 301 SOUTH MAIN STREET.  CONSTRUCTION COST ESTIMATED AT $460,000.00.  COUNCIL REVIEWED HAND-OUT PROVIDED BY JERRY ZIELKE SHOWING CURRENT PROPERTY TAXES AND PROJECTED TAXES ON NEW BUILDING WITH TAX ABATEMENT PAYMENTS FROM PROPERTY OWNER.  COUNCIL ALSO REVIEWED PROJECTED ANNUAL PAYROLL AND POTENTIAL INCOME TAXES AS A RESULT OF PROJECT.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY JAN REEB, SECONDED BY RYAN, TO SUSPEND THE RULES REGARDING RESOLUTION NO. 2015-03. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

v  MOTION MADE BY WEST, SECONDED BY RYAN, TO ACCEPT RESOLUTION NO. 2015-03. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.

 

 

v  MOTION MADE BY REINHART, SECONDED BY WEST, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. 5 YEAS, 0 NAYS. MOTION CARRIED AND APPROVED.  MEETING ADJOURNED AT 5:26 P.M.

 

 

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