08-17-2015 Council Minutes

Crooksville Council Meeting Minutes   Monday, August 17,                       2015

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

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

REPORTS: Motion to approve August revenue adjustments was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Motion to approve Clerk’s report for July was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

PAID BILLS: A motion to approve Resolution 2015-51 paid bills and payroll was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Redfern. Motion carried.

TO BE PAID BILLS: A motion to approve Resolution 2015-52 to be paid bills was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Redfern. Motion carried.

TRANSFER: A motion to approve Resolution 2015-53 transferring funds was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Rice. Motion carried.

SAFETY: Motion to approve Narcotics Equipment purchase out of Police Equipment/ Drug Fund for a total of $5,195.00 at $2,597.5 out of each fund was made by Mr. Redfern and seconded by Mr. Rice. Sergeant Carr explained what this equipment was needed for as well as what we would benefit from having it. Motion carried.

Motion to approve purchase of (2) two Bullard Cameras from Finley Fire out of Fire Levy totaling $6,916.00 after trade in allowance of old camera was made by Mr. Redfern and seconded by Mr. Rice. Motion carried.

Motion to approve A. Westcott and C. Ketchum to attend EMT Intermediate classes at $1,600.00 each was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Redfern. Motion carried.

BUILDING: Motion to approve Building Permit for Andrew Swingle at 620 Summitt Street for a Privacy Fence was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Mr. Mohler explained the size of this and Brittany stated that Mark checked all of the lines and it was all okay. Mr. Mohler stated that this will only be on his property partially. Motion carried. Mr. Hampton stated that we need to start checking for visual obstruction and right of ways to make sure all is okay.

Mr. Dennis is now here.

LEGISLATIVE: Motion to accept the third reading of Ordinance 2532, an Ordinance Declaring Certain Property Surplus and Authorizing Its Sale (Raw Water Pumping Station and Floating Intake Structure) was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Motion to accept Ordinance 2532, an Ordinance Declaring Certain Property Surplus and Authorizing Its Sale (Raw Water Pumping Station and Floating Intake Structure) was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Motion to accept the third reading of Ordinance 2533, an Ordinance Adopting and Enacting the 2012 International Property Maintenance Code, Published by the International Code Council for the Village of Crooksville, Ohio; Repealing Ordinances and Resolutions in Conflict Therewith; and Publishing the Enactment of New Matter was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Redfern. Motion carried.

Motion to accept Ordinance 2533, an Ordinance Adopting and Enacting the 2012 International Property Maintenance Code, Published by the International Code Council for the Village of Crooksville, Ohio; Repealing Ordinances and Resolutions in Conflict Therewith; and Publishing the Enactment of New Matter was made by Mr. Redfern and seconded by Mr. Hampton. Motion carried.

Motion to suspend the rules for Ordinance 2535, an Ordinance Amending the 2015 Budget and Appropriations as an emergency was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Redfern. Motion carried.

Motion to accept Ordinance 2535, an Ordinance Amending the 2015 Budget and Appropriations as an emergency was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Redfern. Motion carried.

UTILITY: Motion to suspend the rules for Resolution 2015-54, a resolution Acknowledging Payment and Directing Release of Assessment for Cost of Water Charges and declaring it an Emergency was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Rice. Brittany explained that we have this because there was a lien put on the property and a payment was processed and now the lien needs removed. Motion carried.

Motion to accept Resolution 2015-54 a resolution Acknowledging Payment and Directing Release of Assessment for Cost of Water Charges and declaring it an Emergency was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Redfern. Motion carried.

Motion to approve Water/ Sewer Temporary Termination for Joan Gottke at 11027 No. 8 Hollow Road NE was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Redfern contingent on Tom’s approval. Motion carried.

Council has been given a copy of the Water Report for July. Mr. Hampton asked if there was a water break or what was going on with Main Street. Council discussed the search for the leak and all of the hardships to do this because it has to be done by hand due to other lines being so close.

INSURANCE: Motion to approve insurance premium through Argonaut Insurance for $32,716 was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Redfern. Motion carried.

Motion to approve Cyber Insurance premium through BCS Insurance Company for $1,831 was made by Mr. Rice and seconded by Mr. Redfern. Motion carried.

OTHER OLD BUSINESS: Mr. Rice stated that he would like to have a first reading on bidding out trash hauling to a single hauler for the whole village. This motion was seconded by Mr. Redfern. Motion carried. This would get everything started so we can see what the different pricing would be for each. Mr. Mohler asked Mr. Rice to notify Jan Baughman and let her know about this so she can put together what is needed.

NEW BUSINESS: Nothing.

CITIZENS COMMENTS/ COMPLAINTS: Billie Smith asked about the trash hauling and if anyone is going to have a choice on trash haulers. Mr. Mohler explained about one trash hauler being used for a contract to try and save citizens money with same service and save alleys and streets. He also explained about being able to know who the complaints would go to and who the responsible party would be if any problems would occur. Mr. Redfern stated that it was discussed in length on who would do the billing and he explained that they felt it would be better to have a separate bill so the citizens can see the savings.

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

 

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BRITTANY ROSS                                                    CHRIS MOHLER

Fiscal Officer                                                              President Pro Tem