02-06-2017 Council Minutes

Crooksville Council Meeting Minutes,   Monday, February 6                2017

 

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

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

REPORTS: Motion to approve Clerk’s Reports for January was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Ms. Smith. Motion carried.

PAID BILLS: Motion to approve Resolution 2017-9 paid bills and payroll was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

TO BE PAID BILLS: Motion to approve Resolution 2017-10 to be paid bills was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

TRANSFERS: Motion to approve Resolution 2017-11 transferring funds was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried. 

PARK & RECREATION: Mayor Redfern stated that both gates are locked at the Park until around April other than for the Commodity Truck and their listed dates.

SERVICE: Motion to approve Trash Hauling Permit for Boyd Sanitation was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Mohler. Motion carried.

Motion to approve Trash Hauling Permit for BA Disposal was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

Motion to approve Trash Hauling Permit for Mr. Trash was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

Motion to advertise for sale the Service Garage (former Elliott Building) at 35 China Street was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

Motion to approve the purchase of the CIC Building (former Beaumont Building) at 301 E. Main Street for the sum of $68,000 for the purpose of a temporary Service Department Facility was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Mohler. Tom stated that he took Mr. Locke and Mr. Rice up to look at the building. He explained that this will be appropriate for what the Village needs. Tom thanked Jerry for taking his crew up there and cleaning up the building and around it. Motion carried.

SAFETY: Police Chief Walters explained to Council that he has given them November and December Summary Report and will have January as soon as possible. He explained the reports and what they included with auxiliary hours donated. Radar guns were sent out to be calibrated and should be back soon. Chief Walters went over the changes to the auxiliary and who would be leaving permanently and who would be gone for a specified period of time.

Jerry Marks gave Council an update on Community Service for January. The workers helped clean catch basins as well as empty trash cans around the Village and Jerry worked on sending letters out to people without house numbers visible on their home. Jerry explained more about what all they accomplished with Community Service workers.

LEGISLATIVE: Motion to accept the third reading of Resolution 2017-5, 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 2017-5, 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. Locke. Motion carried.

Motion to accept the second reading of Ordinance 2583, an Ordinance Waiving the water/ sewer rate increase for 2017 was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Ms. Smith. Motion carried.

Motion to suspend the rules for Resolution 2017-12, A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor of the Village of Crooksville to Apply for, Accept, and Enter into a Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) Agreement on Behalf of the Village of Crooksville for Construction of a Water Line and Storage Replacement Project and designating a Dedicated Repayment Source for the Loan as an Emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

Motion to accept Resolution 2017-12, A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor of the Village of Crooksville to Apply for, Accept, and Enter into a Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) Agreement on Behalf of the Village of Crooksville for Construction of a Water Line and Storage Replacement Project and designating a Dedicated Repayment Source for the Loan as an Emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

CEMETERY BOARD: Mayor Redfern asked Mr. Mohler if he had anything for the Cemetery Board tonight. Mr. Mohler explained that the year-end report is being worked on and he should have a report to bring before Council last workshop of the Month.

UTILITY: Motion to approve water/sewer temporary termination for Rodney C. Wilson, Inc. at 525 Amerine Street retro to January 23rd was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Tom Collins explained that they will be selling this property since it has not been used for three years and Mr. Wilson discussed with Tom that they would see that the Village of Crooksville will obtain that property for the Park somehow. Motion carried.

Council has been given a copy of the Burr Oak Bill to look over.

OLD BUSINESS: Mr. Mohler asked if Council was going to do the raise for EMS as discussed at the prior workshop meeting.

Motion to approve EMS raise of $0.50 for each level effective February 6th was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS: Chief Walters stated that the Police Policy & Procedure Manual was done and Jan was looking it over.

CITIZENS COMMENTS/ COMPLAINTS: Nothing.

Mayor Redfern explained that he has been reviewing the cameras at the Rec Center and that he had discovered a few things. A few younger kids came in from 8-10PM and they leave and lock up on Saturday night. There are also people coming in in the mornings walking a few times a week. He also seen where there were kids coming in going to the weight room and seen the weights being taken out of the Rec Center. Mayor Redfern estimated that from January 16th through today, we lost approximately $600 from people coming in walking, playing, etc. Mayor Redfern explained that we need to find a way to control the keys and monitor the Rec Center better. He asked Council to think about what options we may have. Mayor Redfern stated that he is in favor of changing the locks and will need to figure out how to manage the keys.

 

Mr. Hampton stated that he has not been involved with it as much. He stated that he will go down to the Rec Center every now and again just to check on things. He stated that he would need a key as well as Junior Hunter. Jan Baughman stated that at the Courthouse you enter a code and this monitors and keeps track of who goes in and out and if you don’t have to code then you cannot get in. Tom stated that we cannot afford not to do something and will look into what all options are available.

Motion to adjourn was made by Ms. Driggs and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

 

 

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BRITTANY ROSS                                                     FRED REDFERN

Fiscal Officer                                                              Mayor