02-01-2016 Council Minutes

Crooksville Council Meeting Minutes   Monday, February 1,               2016

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

MINUTES: Motion to approve Clerk’s minutes was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Ms. Smith. Motion carried.

REPORTS: Motion to approve February Revenue Adjustments for the 2016 Budget was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Motion to approve February Expense Adjustments for the 2016 Appropriations was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Ms. Smith. Motion carried.

PAID BILLS:  A motion to approve Resolution 2016-9 paid bills and payroll was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Rice. Motion carried.

TO BE PAID BILLS:  A motion to approve Resolution 2016-10 to be paid bills was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Ms. Smith. Motion carried.

TRANSFER:  A motion to approve Resolution 2016-11 transferring funds was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Mayor Redfern stated that Ben Carpenter was present from the Perry Soil & Conservation to discuss with Council about the flood plain and the Ordinance that are in place as well as additional information about what he takes care of. Mr. Carpenter explained what being in the flood plain does for residents in regards to disasters and flood insurance.

PARK & RECREATION: Mayor Redfern stated that as a reminder, next month Council will need to start focusing on the pool and getting lifeguards taken care of. Council discussed this and wants it to be advertised for lifeguards once we figure out the training dates available.

SERVICE: Motion to approve paying off Tom’s accrued sick leave at 25% as well as total payout for Vacation and Personal Time per retirement date of January 31, 2016 was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Mohler. Motion carried.

Motion to approve Mayor Redfern’s recommendation of participating in the County’s mitigation plan for a study to be completed by Ohio State University was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Mayor Redfern stated that he feels we should save money and go in with the county’s plan. Motion carried.

SAFETY: Motion to approve financing the Purchase of 2016 Ford Sedan Police Interceptor for $24,780.00 through Ford Motor Credit was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Ms. Smith. Motion carried.  Mr. Rice asked when this would be available, and it was explained that there was no date available yet on when we would be receiving this.

Fire/EMS Chief Ralph Hill was present to discuss with Council the year end totals for EMS runs as well as fire runs broke down by each township. Mayor Redfern stated that Chief Hill is working on updating the mutual aid contracts with the townships. Chief Hill stated that the contracts are the same just updated with new dates. He also stated that he received a grant for Marc’s radios and he is working on two other grants as well. He also discussed needing to declare the third squad as surplus as they only use it if both trucks are out of service or for the race track. Chief Hill will get the information to Tom so this can be declared surplus and added to GovDeals.

Motion to declare the two squads as surplus for Fire/EMS was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Ms. Smith. Motion carried.

LEGISLATIVE: Motion to accept the third reading of Resolution 2016-5, authorizing the Fiscal Officer to request an advance on taxes collected by the Perry County Auditor was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Motion to accept Resolution 2016-5, authorizing the Fiscal Officer to request an advance on taxes collected by the Perry County Auditor was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Motion to suspend the rules for Resolution 2016-12, Authorizing Application for Appalachian Regional Commission funds as emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Rice. Motion carried.

Motion to accept Resolution 2016-12, Authorizing Application for Appalachian Regional Commission funds as emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Rice. Motion carried.

Motion to suspend the rules for Ordinance 2552, Amending the 2016 Budget and Appropriations as an emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Motion to accept Ordinance 2552, Amending the 2016 Budget and Appropriations as an emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Rice. Motion carried.

UTILITY: Motion to approve temporary termination of utilities for Tom Powell at 8628 McKinley Street in Rosefarm was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Ms. Smith. Motion carried.

OTHER OLD BUSINESS: Nothing.

NEW BUSINESS: Nothing.

CITIZENS COMMENTS/ COMPLAINTS:  Nothing.

Mayor Redfern stated that Council has been given the January Mayor’s Report. Motion to approve Mayor’s Report for January was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Mohler. Motion carried.

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

 

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BRITTANY ROSS                                                    FRED REDFERN

Fiscal Officer                                                              Mayor