01-02-2018 Council Minutes

Crooksville Council Meeting Minutes   Tuesday, January 2,                      2018

 

ROLL CALL: Mayor Redfern called the meeting to order with the following members present Mr. Rice, Mr. Locke, Mr. Hampton, Ms. Smith, Mr. Dennis, and Mr. Loomis. Tom Collins and Jan Baughman were present.

Solicitor Jan Baughman swore in all of the newly elected Council members including R. Scott Locke, Chris Rice, William Dennis, and John Loomis.

Motion to elect Mr. Rice as Council President was made by Mr. Locke and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Mr. Rice abstained from the vote. Motion carried.

Motion to reappoint Village Solicitor, Jan Baughman at a salaried wage of $17,280.00 annually was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

MINUTES: Motion to approve Clerk’s minutes was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

APPROVAL OF REPORTS: Motion to approve December Revenue Adjustments to the 2017 Budget was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

CORRESPONDENCE AND MESSAGES: Council was given a copy of a funding application timeframe from ODOT that Mayor Redfern stated he will go over in further detail at the following workshop meeting.

Council was also given a copy of Freedom Construction’s waterline schedule that Tom explained he will go over in further detail with specifics next week at the workshop meeting.

SOLICITOR’S LIST: Jan Baughman stated that she has received a copy of the default judgement regarding the Sprankle property that was signed by a visiting judge. On December 13th the judgement was for $8,994 plus interest and court costs. She stated that she has already prepared a certificate of judgement as well as a motion for debtor’s examination. There is an order that within 60 days they are supposed to take all steps to remove all debris from the property and 90 days to fill and grade the property as well as barricade immediately for safety effective December 13th. She will keep Council informed of any updates.

PAID BILLS: A motion to approve Resolution 2018-1 paid bills and payroll was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

TO BE PAID BILLS: A motion to approve Resolution 2018-2 to be paid bills was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Ms. Smith. Motion carried.

TRANSFER: A motion to approve Resolution 2018-3 transferring funds was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

Motion to approve Resolution 2018-4 Issuing Blanket Purchase Orders was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

SERVICE: Motion to approve trash hauling permit for Evans Hauling & Refuse was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Hampton. All requirements are met. Motion carried.

Motion to approve trash hauling permit for Leckrone Sanitation was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Rice. Motion carried.

Motion to accept the Village of Crooksville Public Records Policy was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

Motion to approve sign permit for Craig Hobbs at 107 E Main Street for High Road Computing was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Mayor Redfern asked if Council wanted to table until after Workshop but they decided that it was ok for approval. Tom stated that usually these go to workshops before approval. Motion carried.

SAFETY: Motion to authorize Contract with Kelly Architectural Services for the Crooksville Volunteer Fire Department on Walnut Street was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

LEGISLATIVE: Motion to accept the third reading of Ordinance 2605, the 2018 Appropriations was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

Motion to accept Ordinance 2605, the 2018 Appropriations was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Ms. Smith. Motion carried.

Motion to suspend the rules for Ordinance 2608, an Ordinance Amending the 2017 Budget and Appropriations as an Emergency was made by Mr. Locke and seconded by Mr. Rice. Motion carried.

Motion to accept Ordinance 2608, an Ordinance Amending the 2017 Budget and Appropriations as an Emergency was made by Mr. Locke and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Motion to suspend the rules for Ordinance 2609, an Ordinance Amending the 2018 Budget and Appropriations as an Emergency was made by Mr. Locke and seconded by Mr. Rice. Motion carried.

Motion to accept Ordinance 2609, an Ordinance Amending the 2018 Budget and Appropriations as an Emergency was made by Mr. Locke and seconded by Ms. Smith. Motion carried.

Motion to accept the first reading of Resolution 2018-5, authorizing the Fiscal Officer to request an advance on taxes collected by the Perry County Auditor was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Rice. Motion carried.

Motion to accept the first reading of Resolution 2018-6, a Resolution Authorizing Agreement with GovDeals for Internet Auction of Government Surplus Items was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

Motion to suspend the rules for Resolution 2018-7, a Resolution Authorizing a mutual aid agreement with the Village of Roseville, For Police Protection for the Year 2018 and Declaring it an Emergency was made by Mr. Locke and seconded by Mr. Rice. Motion carried. Motion to accept Resolution 2018-7, a Resolution Authorizing a mutual aid agreement with the Village of Roseville, For Police Protection for the Year 2018 and Declaring it an Emergency was made by Mr. Dennis and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

RULES OF COUNCIL: Motion to accept the Rules of Council was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Locke. Brittany stated that she gave each of the two new Council members a copy of this. Motion carried.

CEMETERY BOARD: Motion was made to Elect Mr. Locke to the Cemetery Board by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Rice. Mr. Locke abstained. Motion carried.

UTILITY: Motion to approve the second reading of Ordinance 2607, an Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 2455 of the Ordinances of the Village of Crooksville Fixing and

 

Establishing Water and Sewer rates was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

OTHER OLD BUSINESS: Mayor Redfern stated that in the near future there will need to be Council members nominated to the Fire Dependents board as well as the Police Auxiliary board.

NEW BUSINESS: The next regular Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 16th due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day being observed on Monday, January 15th. Workshop meeting the following week will be at its normal day and time.

Also as an FYI to Council, minimum wage was increased to $8.30 effective January 1, 2018. Mayor Redfern stated that this will affect our lifeguards.

Council asked Tom questions regarding the Waterline project and where they would be. Tom explained that he just got back from Vacation and hasn’t really got to look over the waterline project schedule. He stated that he will explain this in further detail about the map sheets next Monday evening at Workshop. He explained that the schedule that Freedom Construction has been giving them is incorrect. Tom stated that every third Thursday of the month there is a construction meeting with the construction crew, engineer, and all key players at 9:00 am.

ADJOURNMENT: A motion to adjourn was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

 

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BRITTANY ROSS                                                     FRED REDFERN

Fiscal Officer                                                              Mayor