Crooksville Council Meeting Minutes Monday, June 18, 2018
ROLL CALL: Mayor Redfern called the meeting to order with the following members present Mr. Rice, Mr. Locke, Mr. Hampton, Ms. Smith, Mr. Mohler and Mr. Loomis. Tom Collins was present. Jan Baughman was absent. Police Chief Walters and Fire/EMS Chief Hill was present as well.
MINUTES: Motion to approve Clerk’s minutes was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Mohler. Motion carried.
APPROVAL OF REPORTS: Motion to approve June Revenue Adjustments to the 2018 Budget was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Ms. Smith. Motion carried.
Motion to approve Clerk’s Reports for May was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.
Motion to approve Mayor’s Court Report for May was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.
CORRESPONDENCE AND MESSAGES: Mayor Redfern let Council know that the Industrial Drive Bridge Replacement Project through ODOT was selected for 95% funding through the Municipal Bridge Program up to a maximum of $935,845. This will require the Village to pay 5% which would be approximately $47,000 but he is not sure if this will include the sidewalk on the bridge or not.
SOLICITOR’S LIST: Mayor Redfern let Council know that the Debtor Exam for the Sprankle Property on Main Street is scheduled for June 27th at 1:15pm. There was nothing else from the Solicitor to report.
PAID BILLS: A motion to approve Resolution 2018-44 paid bills and payroll was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.
TO BE PAID BILLS: A motion to approve Resolution 2018-45 to be paid bills was made by Ms. Smith and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.
TRANSFER: A motion to approve Resolution 2018-46 transferring funds was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.
PARK & RECREATION: Tommy Lucas was present to discuss with Council about using the fields behind the Rec Center for Fall Soccer. He is with the Perry County Soccer League and explained that in 2013 was the first year that Crooksville didn’t have soccer and he would like to bring it back to Crooksville as they have grown. The season is August through October and are aiming between 4-7 year olds. Tom asked if everything was down there and Mr. Lucas stated that they would provide the goals and painting of the fields. It was asked what he planned to do about restrooms and he explained that he could get a port-o-let to place down there. They discussed storing the equipment inside the Rec Center so they don’t have to haul back and forth or risk them getting torn up. Motion was made to allow Tommy Lucas to use fields behind the Rec Center for Fall soccer was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Rice. Motion carried.
Tom stated that he will need to discuss with Council at the following workshop work that needs done at the Rec Center regarding new water and sewer lines. These things need fixed.
SAFETY: Fire/EMS Chief let Council know all the air paks were inspected and passed as well as the trucks have been pump tested with PMs done and passed. Engine 213 had to have valves replaced on it and new fuel tank put on due to small leak. Next Monday night at workshop Kelly Architectural will be present.
Tom let Council know that the workshop meeting on July 9th, Jim with JHA will be present to go over the Storm Water Study with Council thoroughly and answer any questions they may have as he is currently doing a study in Zanesville.
Mr. Rice asked if they could get a clock for the Rec Center as there is not one on the wall down there.
Tom let Council know the clock from Verdin is down at the Street garage and he is just waiting on someone to become available to pour the foundation.
BUILDING: Motion to approve Building Permit for Michael Dalrymple at 241 N Buckeye Street for a Privacy Fence was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Rice. Motion carried.
Next on the agenda was a Building Permit for Troy Stevens at 167 Taylor Street for a post frame Pole Building. Tom explained that he is planning on building on top of our lateral and called Mr. Stevens to let him know that he will have to either move this forward or reroute the sanitary line per the specs for rerouting. Mr. Stevens was not aware of this and Tom recommends approving this pending changes being made to the location. Motion was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Loomis to approve Building Permit for Troy Stevens pending changes made to location and approval by Administrator. Motion carried.
LEGISLATIVE: Motion to approve the second reading of Ordinance 2622, an Ordinance Amending Ordinance Nos. 2184, 2425, 2457 and 2522 Regulating Trash and Refuse Collection in the Village of Crooksville, Perry County, Ohio was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Loomis. Motion carried.
Motion to suspend the rules for Ordinance 2624, and Ordinance Amending the 2018 Budget and Appropriations as an Emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.
Motion to accept Ordinance 2624, and Ordinance Amending the 2018 Budget and Appropriations as an Emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Ms. Smith. Motion carried.
OTHER OLD BUSINESS: Mr. Mohler asked about the ODOT bridge replacement grant and what year this will be taken place. The letter says 2021 and Mayor Redfern stated that he thought it was moved up to next year. He will check this and get back with Council on when this will be taking place.
Mayor Redfern let Council know that at the Conference last week he attended, he brought up in a round table discussion, the rates for Stormwater fees. He stated that for Villages close to our size, the range was anywhere from $4-$6.50. He also explained that he has a couple other Ordinances being sent to him from other Villages regarding vacant property registrations and keeping track of landlords as well as vehicle registrations that sit in the yards.
NEW BUSINESS: Ms. Smith brought up a sign that used to be at the end of an alley that no longer is there off of Industrial Drive. Tom stated that there was not a sign ever there that said Industrial Drive for that alley where the trailers are located.
Tom asked Council to come up with some questions to ask Mr. Kelly as well as Jim from JHA.
Council discussed the Rec Center and what needs taken out or changed around. Tom asked about the lockers that are over there and what can be done with them to get them out of there. Mr. Hampton stated that he has new lunch tables coming from Crooksville Schools that can be used for banquets or anything because they received new ones and are donating the old ones to the Rec Center. Tom asked about the targets that are up on stage and stated that they are a liability and need moved. These belong to Archery and Tom stated that he will contact Mr. McNeal about this and take care of it. Mr. Rice stated that he feels the climbing rope should be taken down as this is old and a safety hazard. Mayor Redfern would like for all of Council to walk through the Rec Center so they can have a firsthand look at the issues that need fixed. Mr. Hampton stated that Mr. McNeal needs to organize his program equipment. Mayor Redfern stated that he sent Bryan Alexander out to get the key from the lady who runs 4H but has not heard anything back. Mr. Hampton stated that he will talk to her and see if he can get it back.
ADJOURNMENT: A motion to adjourn was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.
BRITTANY ROSS FRED REDFERN
Fiscal Officer Mayor