10-16-2017 Council Minutes

Crooksville Council Meeting Minutes   Monday, October 16                  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. Locke. Motion carried.

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

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

Mayor Redfern asked Police Chief Walters if he had the Mayor’s Report for September. He explained that Tracy was off sick today so it hasn’t been done and that we will have at the next meeting for approval.

CORRESPONDENCE AND MESSAGES: Mayor Redfern explained that he spoke with Buckeye Hills regarding the $100,000 CDBG grant for service lines that need replaced with LMI qualifications. This won’t be done until March or April of 2018 so that their up to date tax information can be used to qualify them. This will be when the public meeting regarding this will be held. Mr. Mohler asked how this will affect the project. Mayor Redfern stated that he does not have an answer for this but will try to get one for Council.

SOLICITOR’S LIST: Jan Baughman stated that we had two more closings completed last week.

PAID BILLS: A motion to approve Resolution 2017-73 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 2017-74 to be paid bills was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

TRANSFER: A motion to approve Resolution 2017-75 transferring funds was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

PARK & RECREATION: Mayor Redfern just wanted to remind Council that we have 2 Park Levy renewals on the ballot this year and would like for them to inform their neighborhood and constituents that this is up and seeking approval.

SERVICE: Motion to approve the Winesburg Hardwoods bid of $151,793 to harvest the timber on Village properties in Morgan and Perry County was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

LEGISLATIVE: Motion to suspend the rules for Ordinance 2600, an Ordinance Amending the 2017 Budget and Appropriations as an Emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

Motion to accept Ordinance 2600, an Ordinance Amending the 2017 Budget and Appropriations as an Emergency was made by Mr. Mohler and seconded by Mr. Locke. Motion carried.

UTILITY: Motion to approve Temporary Termination Permit for Lonnie Porter at 425 North Street retro to September 1, 2017 was made by Mr. Hampton and seconded by Mr. Mohler. Mayor Redfern stated that the photographs showing that it has been disconnected are included. This began back in April and Lisa explained that the pictures were not received until recently. Lisa stated that she believes his prior bill should have been for the $20 instead of the full minimum bill. Motion carried.

OTHER OLD BUSINESS: Nothing.

NEW BUSINESS: Nothing.

SAFETY: Police Chief Walters stated that Jeff Finley resigned from the Police Auxiliary due to getting a job as Police Chief in Kirkersville. He would like to make Jerry Marks head of the Auxiliary once he gets back and is feeling better. Mayor Redfern stated that while Jeff was here, he did a good job.

CITIZENS COMMENTS/ COMPLAINTS: Nothing. This was asked to be removed from Council agenda since it was approved that it will only be done at Workshop meetings.

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

 

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BRITTANY ROSS                                                     FRED REDFERN

Fiscal Officer                                                              Mayor